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VT Bass Pedal Switch

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Kuchar, Dec 7, 2012.


  1. Kuchar

    Kuchar

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    May 31, 2006
    Location:
    Michigan
    Does anyone know where I could buy a replacement VT Bass Pedal switch? The one I have doesn't seem to be functioning properly.

    If I push it 20 times it will probably turn on once. And then I have to push it another 20 times to turn it off.

    I have the pedal taken apart and I've never seen a switch like that before..

    Also, is there any chance it just needs to be cleaned?

    Thank you!
     
  2. insomniac2295

    insomniac2295

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    Minneapolis, MN
    What's the switch look like? I might have a few lying around that I could just mail to you
     
  3. VanillaThundah

    VanillaThundah Straight out a donkey's mouth Supporting Member

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    Get in touch with Tech 21 about it. I hear amazing things about their customer service and I'm sure they will be happy to help you out.
     
  4. Kuchar

    Kuchar

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    Michigan
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  6. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion Gold Supporting Member

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  7. tech21nyc

    tech21nyc

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    Manufacturer: Tech 21
    The switch on our pedals is an actuator that engages the switch on the circuit board. Here is some information from our tech support team.

    If you still can't make it work or the tact switch is broken, please contact us. http://www.tech21nyc.com/support/index.html
     
  8. Massimo636

    Massimo636

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    Mine was doing the exact same thing a while back. I can't remember exactly how I fixed, but it was easy. It involved taking the plate off of the back and spraying some electronics contact cleaner on some part of the switch and pressing it a few times. Worked like a charm.
     

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