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EB volume into expression. Is it really this easy?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by nextdimension, Jul 26, 2012.

  1. nextdimension


    Jan 30, 2008
    Austin, TX
    Mostly what I've seen about modding an EB volume pedal into an expression pedal involved taking the pedal apart. But then I just stubbled on this link http://www.ehow.com/how_6623177_connect-volume-pedal-expression-pedal.html
    It says all you have to do is get an insert cable and plug the monos into the input and out put and the stereo into the exp input on your pedal.
    Will that really work? That would make things a lot easier.
  2. ryansalmond


    Nov 21, 2007
    I don't recall exactly but I think it's easier than that.
  3. Yep. That is pretty much how you do it. There may be issues with the sweep range due to the pot value in the VP, but it shouldn't be a major problem.
  4. Jeff Moote

    Jeff Moote Supporting Member

    Oct 11, 2001
    Beamsville, ON, Canada
    It will work fine with some devices, but the pots are audio taper so most of the range will be at one end of the sweep. Changing the pot to a linear taper of a more appropriate value and wiring up a TRS jack yields better results.
  5. nextdimension


    Jan 30, 2008
    Austin, TX
    Thanks for the info

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