Loop switchers that let you change pedal order.

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  1. kindsage

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    What loop switchers let you change the order of your pedal chain? I know the boss ES-5 does and I’m considering it but, what other loopers out there have that feature?
     
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    You can also look at the Boss ES8, you get more pedal loops...

    My suggestion, log in your web based store (Musicfriends and similar) and search for similar products, you'll see what brands there are in the same ball park value and then head into their websites to learn how or if they have your desired specs.
     
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    I have an arc switcher. Can't change pedal order
     
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    Yeah. Boss are the first and as far as I know, the only loop switching system that allows pedal order change. As already said, the ES8 is the best bet.
    The ARC switch system loops are wired in series.

    Also sidebar: the FTT ARC3 has just been discontinued.
     
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    Looks like Boss is going to be the way to go then. I did some research and it can even run two pedals in parallel so that’s pretty sweet.

    Thanks everyone for the help
     
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    Depending on how many pedals you have, the Decibel 11 Pedal Pallette also allows for pedal order arrangement. Only has 4 loops though. But it’s also on sale for $160.
     
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    Tosin Abasi’s last rig rundown video showed him using the Carl Martin Octaswitch, that looks pretty cool, almost looks like saving analog presets.
     
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    Octaswitches are fucking massive :lol: a friend had one and it was half his board.
     
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    There's a newer version of the Octaswitch which is a bit smaller but is still a huge looper.
     
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    they are, however, pretty limited to the pedal order. Each preset only has loop ON or OFF, but seams to retain a clear analogue signal... It works on dip switches as loop bypass per each Loop channel... I think...
     
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    Basically all switchers give you a true bypass analog signal path. No AD/DA conversion. Some offer a built in switchable buffer but i think that’s it.

    There’s no advantage of the octaswitch over another switcher that i can see other than the dirt simple interface. Simplicity is always nice
     
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    sound sculpture, or the FAMC liquid whatever it's called, both can do some amazing things with order of pedals/preamps, what you got, it does
     
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    Soundsculpture rack modules are way expensive... they have a smaller, pedal like/size thing a little more affordable, obviously with less features...
     
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    oh dear expensive, some used are at an almost reasonable price, the famc music a16 is the exact some thing as the sound sculpture gl but 1400 dollars instead of 2k, but yeah whoa there pricing for the whoa there features

    what and there price indeed
     
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    What about the Mooer L6 or that other cheap one... not Nux... cant remember, but I almost bought it before I stumbled across the deal I got for my Boss ES8.
     
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    I’ve just decided to roll with ES-8 once finances allow. Solves all my problems and allows for expansion/experimentation.
     
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    FWIW... I was also able to buy an G-Lab 4-loop that allows me to have 12 total loops via the ES8.
     

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