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Re: Volume Pedal Question
Well I hope you have an amp w/ effects loop-in my long(20 yrs) search for
guitar tone and its manipulation you need a stong signal to start
with-therefore the guitar should go straght to amp(pre) and then to
processors(volume pedal included) then to power amp. By having the vp first
you are not allowing a slamming signal to hit your pre-amp therefore
belittling your overall guitar signal. All of the great guitar tones that
you or I have ever heard have been dependent on the guitar pick-ups to
preamp relationship. Also this allows for the vp to shut off any anomalies
inherent in your system. You wont hear anything until you engage your vol.
pedal.IMHO. I hope this helps...STANNER
>From: Michael Clark <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: Volume Pedal Question
>Date: Sun, Aug 27, 2000, 3:18 PM
>So far, the set-up looks like this:
>Guitar to VP to DT 2112 to Berringer DeNoiser to EDP to amp.
>I'm getting noise (hiss) from the amp and a bit from the 2112, annoying
>artifacts from the 2112 and an erratic volume curve from the VP.
>I'm want the nice, Real Quiet (low, low hiss factor), violin sound so I
>loop smoothly, evenly and atmospherically w/o building up too much noise.
>I'm getting a bit frustrated, but I'm not giving up! ;-)
>At 02:59 PM 8/27/00 -0700, you wrote:
>>What is the imput and the output of your vp hooked up to?...STANNER
>>>From: Michael Clark <email@example.com>
>>>Subject: Volume Pedal Question
>>>Date: Sun, Aug 27, 2000, 2:32 PM
>>>With all the hi tech talk that goes on here, my question may seem silly.
>>>I'm recording soft, atmospheric, ambient pieces with an EDP and DigiTech
>>>I'm using a RFX volume pedal. One of those cheap deals from Guitar
>>>(is that a hint?).
>>>My problem is that the pedal (or, maybe it's the 2112) isn't "even."
>>>not able to add expression to the sound because the sound may come up to
>>>abruptly, or sometimes, not at all. Are the more expensive pedals
>>>significantly better - smoother? If so, which ones?
>>>I've really spent mega time to get things even and responsive. The
>>>Any help is appreciated.