Wireless Foot Pedal for Hands-Free Page Turning
The PageFlip Butterfly is a wireless foot pedal designed to meet the needs of musicians and people with disabilities who struggle to turn pages while reading books or sheet music. As the successor to our original PageFlip Cicada dual pedal, the PageFlip Butterfly incorporates a whole set of improved features:
- dual pedals
- three versaltile pedal modes
- intuitive user interface
- 30-minute inactivity period before entering sleep mode
- completely silent pedal action
- durable 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 use, or about 200,000 page turns
Connectivity: Operates wirelessly using Bluetooth 3.0
Sleep Mode: Enters sleep mode within 30 minutes of inactivity. Awaken by pressing pedal within 3 seconds.
Pedal Modes: PageUp/Dn, Up/Down arrows, Left/Right arrows
Power: Requires 2 AA batteries
Warranty: One year
Includes: PageFlip Butterfly wireless foot pedal, Quickstart guide in English/French/German/Spanish
Shipping: Free in the USA and Canada, $20 (Europe/Australia), $30 (anywhere else)
The PageFlip Butterfly immitates a regular keyboard. The device works with any software that navigates digital files via keyboard strokes. For the dual pedals, the user may select among three preset modes for added versatility: PageUp/PageDown, Up/Down arrow, and Left/Right arrow. Users can change modes by the simple press of a button.
The PageFlip Butterfly works with iPads in conjunction with select keyboard-compatible apps including 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. Find additional compatible apps here.
The PageFlip Butterfly wireless foot pedal isn't just for iPads — it also works with any Android tablet using select apps such as MobileSheets, SongBook, Fakebook, Lyrics Flipper+, Moon+ Reader, EBookDroid, Cool Reader, ezPDF Reader, and EP45 Pro. Find additional compatible Android apps here.
Users may also use the PageFlip Butterfly pedal with any Windows, Mac, or Linux computer. Bluetooth is not required — You can purchase a PageFlip Bluetooth USB dongle that plugs into your computer's USB port for instant wireless Bluetooth support!
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.