Moogerfooger... crankin that resonance

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by ImNotGeddyLee, Oct 22, 2001.

  1. on the moogerfooger lowpass filter there is a resonance knob that creates a loud hum when turned up past 8. It reacts to how you play and sounds kinda cool for weird interludes but am not sure how dangerous it is. Its a little louder then my bass but is a constant noise. Is this damaging to my amp or speaker?
  2. 6-stringer

    6-stringer Guest

    Feb 5, 2000
    Yes, it very well could be. Throwing your filter into self-oscilation can easily damage your speakers. Your rig is not made to handle the inaudible high frequencies that the moogerfooger produces in full on oscilation. Neither are your ears. If your back the mix nob off to about 3 it shouldn't be a problem.
  3. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz Supporting Member

    Oct 18, 2000
    Milwaukee, WI
    also - i've read that when you have the resonance knob up to the point where it's making a constant noise, it can take out parts of the pedal if you leave it on for too long. i recorded some wierd stuff with the resonance knob up, and it did get hot.

    do you have expression pedals plugged in? i would get at least 2 for the resonance and cutoff controls. then, if you wanted you could crank the resonance and drop the frequency really quickly, that could prevent any super high frequencies from doing any damage.

    if you have a tweeter though, i'd turn it down.