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RE: Switch Blade (was: Re: Mixer Board Stood On Its Head)

An outfit called www.loooper.com (3 o's) makes handbuilt, cost-effective
mechanical true-bypass boxes, but that approach may be best suited for mono
stompboxes; stereo stuff, jees, looping multiple stereo boxes in and out of
the path could be hell, but this guy could probably build something
sensible if you told him what you wanted... ditto Brian at 

> [Original Message]
> From: Per Boysen <per@boysen.se>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Date: 1/24/2005 4:01:46 AM
> Subject: Switch Blade (was: Re: Mixer Board Stood On Its Head)
> On Jan 24, 2005, at 5:09, David Coffin wrote:
> > Being an FX guy myself, I've often looked for something similar...only 
> > thing I know of is the Switchblade stuff, which I believe can be 
> > configured that way....full-stereo FX busses are RARE!
> >
> > http://www.soundsculpture.com/products/switchblade.htm
> >
> > ...these have always seemed too expensive, so I've not tried 'em; I 
> > think they recently introduced an 8-channel version that's less $$.
> > dc
> I could use something like that for choosing between my three stage 
> inputs, which one to direct into the loopers. But I'd like it to be 
> smaller than those rackmounted things. I've been checking out the Lehle 
>   3@1 (http://www.lehle.com/) but it's so damn expensive! I once bought 
> a Small Stone Switch Blade for ten dollars. It had a very simple 
> construction with a bunch of switchers and I doubt you need anything 
> more advanced when inputing instrument/mic lines into electronics. It's 
> not like when you have dual amp stacks as alternate output. Am I right 
> here?
> Greetings from Sweden
> Per Boysen
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