The industry benchmark 


Chosen by David Gilmour, The Edge (U2), Richard Kruspe (Rammstein) and many more…

Our famous MIDI Foot Controller, which has become the industry benchmark, is housed in a zinc-plated steel chassis.

Introduced in February 2000, SC1 has been a reliable tool for numerous world-tours ever since.

With its elegant design, innovative features, and reliable performance, SC1 has earned its place in music history.

SC1 was meticulously designed to meet the most rigorous touring demands of professional guitarists everywhere.

When designing the SC1, we strived to create a MIDI Foot Controller that would give you maximum flexibility, reliable performance, intuitive functions, and a sleek ergonomic chassis.

That’s why we believe SC1 is the ultimate MIDI Foot Controller.

SC1’s high quality, easy-to-read, 12-character, red display makes changing presets in even the toughest stage environments easy.

Finally, by adding a clear LED-lens on every single LED, we have improved the visibility from any angle, perfecting your live performance with an SC1 at your feet.

“I wanted an intuitive and logically structured controller that would do everything I’d ever need on the stage – and it should be built like a tank to handle years and years of touring.”

Steen Skrydstrup

Steen Skrydstrup
SC1 EX1 EX2 family


  • 25 Banks with 5 presets each (8 presets per bank with the EX1 extension)
  • 99 Songs / 5 Set lists of up to 50 songs each
  • 10 direct access switches – expandable to 25 switches with the EX1 and EX2 extensions
  • High-grade Carling switches
  • Large easy-to-read, 12-character, red display
  • Master/Slave function
  • Zinc-plated steel chassis
  • All Caveman products come with a 10 Year Warranty 

Technical Specifications

  • Dimensions (metric) : 465 x 310 x 40/90 mm (WxDxH) 
  • Dimensions (imperial) : 18″ x 12″ x 1.5″/3.5″  (WxDxH) 
  • Weight: 5.5 kg / 12 lbs.
  • Power requirements: 9VAC or 12VDC / 300mA (+100mA per extension)
SC1-System Controller
SC1 Midi Foot Controller

Rear side – left to right:

  • 5-pin XLR to connect EX1/EX2 extensions
  • 2 ports for expression pedals, etc.
  • Fuse
  • Power inlet – 9VAC or 12VDC
  • 5-pin MIDI IN
  • 7-pin MIDI OUT
  • 6-pin XLR for connection with e.g. Rack Interface (All MIDI communication and power is handled via this connection)
  • 6-pin XLR connection for combining two SC1 units
SC1-System Controller

The industry benchmark 


Additional information

Weight 6 kg
Delivery time

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Niklas Schneidermann

We met up with guitarist Niklas Schneidermann from Magtens Korridorer in the band's rehearsal room in Copenhagen (September ’21). He kindly showed us his rig and demonstrated some of the settings he uses, when playing live with Magtens Korridorer. Niklas' main piece of gear is his 3 channel tube amp, that he uses for three different types of overdrive sounds.

The amplifier & cabinet

Niklas is an avid Caveman Audio user and has multiple custom-made products from Steen Skrydstrup. Niklas has been playing the VOX AC50 amp for many years. Three years ago he decided to shift to the Skrydstrup TD50 Triple Drive amp. Last year Niklas tried going back to the Vox amp, but quickly realized that after playing the Skrydstrup amp, there was no turning back. - It simply sounds better!

Niklas is getting his dirt sounds from the amp, which has three levels of overdrive. Channel 1 ranges from fat and warm clean tones to gentle overdrive, Channel 2 goes from fast overdrive tones to high-gain bliss, and finally, Channel 3 takes you from a punchy-power-chord type of sound to screaming high-gain lead tones.

The Skrydstrup TD50 Triple Drive is now called Caveman Audio X3 - 3 Channel amp. The name is new, but the amp is the same. The guitar cabinet used is a Caveman Audio 412-V30 Cab.

Niklas Schneidermann-Magtens Korridorer-1
Niklas Schneidermann-Magtens Korridorer
Niklas Schneidermann-Magtens Korridorer

“For the past three years, I have needed to have my Skrydstrup amplifier with me, because it just sounds fantastic - even when I play it!”

-Niklas Schneidermann (Magtens Korridorer)

Niklas’ favorite guitars

Niklas uses a variety of guitars, but mainly uses three types, when playing live with Magtens Korridorer.

His main guitar is the Fender Custom Shop Esquire Telecaster, which has an old beat up look. He also has a spare Fender Custom Shop Esquire Telecaster, this one with fancy gold paint.

Niklas’ latest edition to the guitars, is the Fender Jazzmaster Firemist gold ’65 that he purchased last year.

Also added to the guitars that will be going out on tour shortly, is the Fender Custom Shop LTD 60 Strat Relic in shell pink finish and a rare Vox Mandoguitar from the 60’s.

Niklas Schneidermann-Magtens Korridorer
Niklas Schneidermann-Magtens Korridorer

"Back to basics - just with great sound”

-Niklas Schneidermann (Magtens Korridorer)


Pedals & effects used live

The switching is controlled by the SC1 Midi Foot Controller from Caveman Audio. Niklas appreciates the noiseless switching he gets when using the SC1 controller, opposed to a regular pedalboard. Niklas likes to keep his setup simple and does not have a lot of pedals. These are the pedals that he uses live:

Caveman Audio TRM1 Opto Tremolo

2x Caveman Audio BOS1 Boost 28 booster pedals

Boss DD-5 Digital Delay

Strymon El Capistan Tape Echo

Niklas Schneidermann-Magtens Korridorer
Niklas Schneidermann-Magtens Korridorer

“The great thing about the SC1 Midi Foot Controller, opposed to using a regular pedalboard, is that you can get the sounds from all your favorite stompboxes without all the noise and the hiss”

-Niklas Schneidermann (Magtens Korridorer)


Custom-built products

Niklas is using a Skrydstrup custom-built interface in his rig. When playing live he also uses a Skrydstrup Input Selector as well as a Skrydstrup Acoustic Preamp, to make sure his acoustic guitar sounds right when playing live.

Niklas Schneidermann-Magtens Korridorer
Niklas Schneidermann-Magtens Korridorer

Niklas Schneidermann's Gear