The PageFlip Butterfly is a wireless Bluetooth pedal designed to meet the needs of musicians and people with disabilities who struggle with the challenge and inconvenience of page turning. As the successor to our original PageFlip Cicada dual pedal, the Butterfly incorporates a whole set of improved features:
- two rugged pedals for active use
- three pedal modes for added versatility
- intuitive user interface
- 30-minute inactivity period before entering sleep mode
- totally silent pedal action
- ergonomic and streamlined design
- added heft and rugged construction
- operates for about a year on two AA batteries
Dimensions: 6.8" (W) x 5.3" (H) x 1.4" (D)
Weight: 13.0 ounces (368 grams)
Battery Life: 200 hours of continuous turning or approximately 200,000 page turns
Connectivity: Wireless operation using Bluetooth 3.0
Sleep Mode: Enters sleep mode after 30-minute inactivity period. Press pedal to awaken within 3 seconds.
Pedal Modes: PageUp/Dn, Up/Down arrows, Left/Right arrows
Power: 2 AA batteries
Warranty: One year
Includes: Butterfly pedal, Quickstart guide in English/French/German/Spanish
Shipping: Free in US/Canada, $20 (Europe/Australia), $30 (elsewhere)
The PageFlip Butterfly works with iPads under select keyboard-compatible apps such as forScore, OnSong, unrealBook, Deepdish GigBook, MusicReader, Music Podium, Newzik, NextPage, PowerMusic, Avid Scorch, Sheet Music Direct, Scorecerer, Set List Maker, Steinway Etude, Virtual Sheet Music, Planning Center Online, Teleprompt+, Kindle, iBooks, and more. Additional compatible iPad apps can be found here.
The PageFlip Butterfly also works with any Android tablet under select apps such as MobileSheets, SongBook, Fakebook, Lyrics Flipper+, Moon+ Reader, EBookDroid, Cool Reader, ezPDF Reader, and EP45 Pro. Additional compatible Android apps can be found here.
The PageFlip Butterfly pedal also works with any Windows, Mac, or Linux computer. If your computer does not have Bluetooth, no problem. You can purchase a Bluetooth USB dongle from us that you can plug into your computer's USB port for instant wireless Bluetooth support! Once you try the PageFlip Butterfly pedal you will be amazed by the convenience of hands-free reading.
Frequently Asked Questions
PageFlip Butterfly manual (English)
PageFlip Butterfly Quickstart Guide (English/Francais/Deutsch/Espanol)
Our survey on page turning solutions for musicians: "Page Turning Solutions for Musicians: A Survey", George Wolberg and Irene Schipper, WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 37-52, January 2012.