It looks as if Pearl has a new addition coming for their ePro live electronic drum kit. The picture above is now showing the ePro Live kit with a new hi-hat trigger/controller mounted on a standard hi-hat stand (above picture can be seen on Pearl’s Tru-Trac website). The news of a new hi-hat controller in
After posting the original article SoftPot or FSR Hi-Hat Controller it caught the attetion of a few DIY’ers over at Vdrums.com. It gave one DIY’er the information he was looking for to start his new project. The picture above is of Poco Askew‘s (member name at Vdrums.com) newest DIY project SoftPot stealth hi hat controller.
When it comes to DIY’ing variable hi-hat controllers, the main component used is typically a standard slide pot. Though they are cheap, they tend to only last so long before needing replaced (results may very). That’s because they are not designed for the heavy cycle demands of a hi-hat controller. Above are pictures of a