The PageFlip Dragonfly is a premium Bluetooth/USB four-pedal controller. It can be used with select iOS/Android apps to instantly trigger up to four operations, including page turning, navigation among setlist songs, volume control, and play/pause multimedia content. The Dragonfly is the most advanced quad pedal on the market. It features:
- compact 4-pedal design with standard dual pedal footprint
- four illuminated pedals for use in dim venues
- five programmable pedal modes for added versatility
- 30-minute inactivity period before entering sleep mode
- wireless (Bluetooth) or wired (USB) connectivity options
- totally silent pedal action
- ergonomic design and added heft for rugged use
- operates for about a year on two AA batteries or use with AC adapter
Inspired by the layout of black and white keys on the piano, the Dragonfly features a revolutionary design with two smaller pedals set back atop two larger pedals. Tap the larger pedals to trigger the more common tasks. Stomp on the smaller pedals to initiate secondary tasks. The PageFlip Dragonfly works with iPads and Android tablets under select apps that accept keyboard commands. The pedal emits a keypress with each tap so any app that responds to a Bluetooth keyboard will also work with our pedal. A list of compatible iPad and Android apps can be found here.
Dimensions: 7.0" (W) x 6.7" (H) x 2.2" (D)
Weight: 17.2 ounces (488 grams)
Battery Life: 200 hours of continuous turning or approximately 200,000 page turns
Connectivity: Wireless operation using Bluetooth 3.0, or wired operation using USB cable
Sleep Mode: Enters sleep mode after 30-minute inactivity period. Press pedal to awaken within 3 seconds.
Pedal Modes: PageUp/Dn, Left/Right arrows, Up/Down arrows, Left/Right mouse click, Space/Enter
Programming: The five preset modes can be reprogrammed using our Windows 7+ (64-bit) or MacOS 10.9+ software.
Power: 2 AA batteries or supplied USB cable (input: 100V-240V, 50/60 Hz; output: 3V, 40 mA)
USB: Supplied power/data cable plugs into USB ports or any iPad/iPhone USB AC adapter
Warranty: One year
Includes: Dragonfly pedal, USB power/data cable, Quickstart guide in English/French/German/Spanish
Shipping: Free in US/Canada, $20 (Europe/Australia), $30 (elsewhere)
The PageFlip Dragonfly emulates a standard keyboard and works with any software that can interpret keyboard strokes to navigate through digital files. The pedal emits key presses, such as up/down arrow, with each tap of the left or right pedal. Users may select among five preset modes for the four pedals. They include PageUp/PageDown, Left/Right arrow, Up/Down arrow, Left/Right mouse click, Space/Enter, Volume Up/Down, and Previous/Next track. Changing modes is as simple as pressing a button. Most compatible apps use the up/down arrow mode to move from page to page. Since that is the default pedal mode, the user won't even have to make a selection.
Reprogramming the pedal
The Dragonfly offers the option to reprogram the five preset modes so that each pedal can now transmit any desired key press combination or hotkey function. Simply download our free software, pair the pedal to a Windows or Mac computer using Bluetooth, and run the downloaded software to reassign the pedal functions. Just press the Mode Reset button on the rear of the pedal to restore the factory settings anytime.
Compatible iPad apps
The PageFlip Firefly 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.
Compatible Android apps
The PageFlip Firefly 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 Firefly pedal also works with any Windows, Mac, or Linux computer. Try PowerMusic Software for superior sheet music display and annotation on Windows platforms.
If your computer does not have Bluetooth, no problem. You can either purchase a Bluetooth USB dongle from us that you can plug into your computer's USB port for instant wireless Bluetooth support, or you can use the USB cable (included) for wired connectivity!
Once you try the PageFlip Dragonfly pedal you will be amazed by the convenience of hands-free reading and hands-free app control with the wireless Dragonfly 4-pedal foot controller!
Frequently Asked Questions
PageFlip Dragonfly manual (English)
PageFlip Dragonfly 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.