another whammy thread...

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by dadodetres, Mar 7, 2005.

  1. dadodetres


    Dec 19, 2004
    just to check, a whammy only shift the tone?

    lets put an example, i set the pedal toreach 1 octave, so when i use the pedla it begins shifting the note i play so in max it reaches an octave, right?

    also, what else can the whammy do?

    i can see here that there are many functions:
  2. Heckxx


    Nov 2, 2004
    Libertyville, IL
    yeah, whammy just does pitch shifting. it also has alot of harmony options that i think are pretty useless, it can do +1,+2,-2 or -1 octave shifting, plus a dive bomb effect which is essentialy like a -5 octave or something. plus detuning effects, which sounds like chorus

    yeah, thats how it works. if u set it at +1 octave, at the heel down position the signal is unaffected, and when u push it all the way to heel up, the tone is shifted one octave up. and of course, everything in between is everything in between
  3. dadodetres


    Dec 19, 2004

    Thancks! just what i needed to know!
  4. Here is an example of what a Whammy can do:
    Korn - this is being played with a bass that is tuned E-A-D-G but the whammy is making it A-D-G-C
    Pantera - This one is tuned standard but the Whammy has it tuned D-G-C-F
  5. dadodetres


    Dec 19, 2004
    does it sucks the low end when set it so a standard tuned bass goes to B E A D?
  6. Absolutely not.