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Switching two pedals on at once

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Worshipbass12, Jun 23, 2013.

  1. Worshipbass12


    Feb 23, 2013
    Nw georgia
    Hey guys i like to run my chorus and delay at the same time which always reguires an awckward tapdance routine, is there a way to turn them both on without tapdancing?
  2. Weshunter413


    May 6, 2009
    Hickory NC
    True bypass looper pedal.
  3. derrico1

    derrico1 Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2005
    Charlottesville, VA
    search TB for "bypass loop" pedal.

    edit: missed it by *that* much!
  4. Pedals that I use together are next to each other
    on my board. Thankfully its only 2 pedal and they
    are both BOSS so they have a big surface area
    to switch on/off.

    It's easy turning them on/off while playing. Don't
    get me wrong, I've miss one here and there.
  5. Nev375


    Nov 2, 2010
    I'm moving to micro-pedals like mooer. I can hit up to 3 of them at once, but then I have a size 13EEE foot.
  6. winterburn69


    Jan 27, 2008
    I just arrange them so I can turn them on/off with one stomp.
  7. gregmon79

    gregmon79 I did it for the muff... Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2012
    Chicago IL
    This can get tricky. I tap dance at times as well. It's something I almost need to practice to get it down just right. It's almost like singing and playing at the same time. An A/B selector like a boss LS2 would work fine I believe.
  8. Gadgetjunky


    Aug 9, 2011
    midi switcher, but for a simple setup the LS2 would wok great as mentioned above
  9. Bassmike62

    Bassmike62 GAS resistance is utterly futile... Supporting Member

  10. Worshipbass12


    Feb 23, 2013
    Nw georgia
    Thanks guys i want to be able to keep my preamp in the chain also
  11. IMAG02402_zps35602c11.

    running pedals in a loop and using a 1 or two channel switcher will achieve your goal

    Note the Radial Big shot on my board...

    it allows me to alternate between two very distinct dirt channels or run the both at the same time!
  12. Boss ls2 .... problem solved....
  13. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS *

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north
    One Control Mosquite Blender - problem solved with smaller footprint and without Boss bypass tone suck ;)

    (Though the LS-2 is one of the less tone-sucky ones, and has some nifty extra features).
  14. very easy to make your own loops and can cost <$20 in parts.
  15. I've always thought tap dancing was a necessary technique that every serious pedalboard user needs to learn at some point.
  16. gregmon79

    gregmon79 I did it for the muff... Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2012
    Chicago IL
    Can you point me to where I can learn how to do this please?
  17. warwick.hoy


    Aug 20, 2006
    Spokane, WA.
    Beta Tester: Source Audio.
    There is nothing wrong with the BOSS Buffer. If anything the LS-2 helps preserve tone as a result of being a buffered bypass.

    The LS-2 is one of the best products that Roland/BOSS has ever put out.

    At least in my experience. YMMV. Agree to disagree. Yadda Yadda Yadda.
  18. adamsmatthewj


    May 4, 2013
    Aw man, the tap dance is half the fun!!