How do you run your effects?

Discussion in 'Live Performance & Stage Sound' started by Anj, Dec 18, 2011.

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  1. Anj

    Anj New Member

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    Alright, having trouble figuring out the odds and ends to getting my fx loop to work correctly on the back of my mesa triple rectifier? How do you run your effects through your amp without impeding the signal and muddying the sound?
     
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    TheKindred TimeTravel Innovator

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    What specific effects are you trying to chain?

    Some are better up front, while others play nicer in the loop after your preamp.
     
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    goatLuke ss.org Noob

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    really depending on what pedals you are running. I am not real farmiliar with the triple rec. but I do know pedals are notorious tone suckers and can destroy your signal. if U are running a lot of pedals but dont use them much I would suggest using a looping pedal to remove them from the chain when they are not in use.
     
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    SirMyghin The Dirt Guy Contributor

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    ^^^

    That is the biggest load of misinformation out there.

    Pedals only suck tone if A, they are poorly buffered (not many of those on the market nowdays, most are pretty solid) or B, your signal chain is absurdly long (add 2 feet per true bypass pedal too). A good buffer can make signal chain a non-issue.

    I run compressors,wah,whammy IV (in a TB loop, as that one is actually a big attenuator of high end), and boosts/Ods out front, and all my modulation in the loop, which I switch off not in use (the entire loop), just to shorten the chain as much as possible.
     
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    MitchellJBurgess SS.org Regular

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    I run my effects through the effects look and just play around with the different order of pedals.
    =)
     
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    Domkid118 Knives and Wolves

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    What would you guys recommend as a noise gate in an FX loop?
    I have a 6505.
     
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    Atomshipped SS.org Regular

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    I usually run all my effects in front of the amp. The equalizer is pretty much the only pedal I like in the effects loop.
     

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