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Re: active/passive volume & controll
Passive or active volume pedals will affect your sound.
I'd suggest trying one of the pedals under consideration and seeing which
effect is preferable.
My experience is that the Visual Volume (not an active pedal--the power
supply is for the LED display only) has the least coloration of signal, but
that may not be what you want if you're accustomed to standard volume pots,
which tend to attentuate the highs as volume is decreased.
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>From: M T <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: active/passive volume & controll
>Date: Mon, Aug 2, 1999, 12:02 PM
> It sounds like I want a passive pedal, although one person has weighed
> in heavily against them. The reason I say that is because a) I'm not
> sure I really want to deal with the power issue, and b) it seems to me
> that an active pedal will add some noise to the whole signal path,
> which I could do without (the downside of using a used effect rack from
> the 80's). I was thinking of the boss pedal, which is nice and skinny
> (and looks cool), but someone bagged them, so I'll look around.