Need a hand with my pedal chain!

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by peladosf, Jan 15, 2013.


  1. peladosf

    peladosf

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    Hello guys, I have a few effects, and I want to make low noise pedal chain.
    So let’s cut to the chase this are my pedals:

    1)Sansamp para driver DI
    2)Mxr Bass envelope filter
    3)Boss Bass Overdrive
    4)Boss Bass Chorus
    5)MXR micro amp


    that’s how I use them, the bass goes directly to the number 1, and from the number five I plug to the amp.

    Any suggestions??
  2. 254 stringer

    254 stringer Supporting Member

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    I put my DI at the end for tone shaping and so I can send a signal to the board with my effects in it. The others are probably how I would do it I guess.
  3. RickenBoogie

    RickenBoogie

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    There's no right answer, but if those were mine, I'd go 3, 2, 5, 4, 1.
    Reason, I like dirt before filter, and DI should always be last.
    Where's the tuner?
  4. peladosf

    peladosf

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    I dont have a pedal tunner! =(, I always tune before playing, But I'm planning to buy a pedal tunner
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  6. milkman2k10

    milkman2k10

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    I second this statement. Only thing I may do different is put the Chorus after the DI if I was using it for heavy distortion.
  7. peladosf

    peladosf

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    I used the DI for tone shaping because of the crappy amps that I usually play in the differents pubs with my band, I don't use it like a heavy distortion.
  8. peladosf

    peladosf

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    Forgot to tell you that I play a active bass (mm stingray)
  9. Snakeman1066

    Snakeman1066

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  10. Bassmike62

    Bassmike62

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    I'd spend hours playing with the order, but I'd probably start with this and see where I'd take me.

    BASS > BEF > micro amp > OD > Boss Bass Chorus > Sansamp para driver DI > AMP

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