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>>(it is possible to connect an infinite number of pedal boards or single
>>overdub pedals to the ECHOPLEX, so you can operate it from various points
>>on the stage!)
>I have been using one footpedal to control multiple echoplexes, using an
>A/B box (or an A/B/C box for three units). I imagine that this would work
>just as well to have multiple footpedals control one echoplex. THe
>important thing is that the footpedals are not in the circuit AT THE SAME
>TIME. AS you probably know, the footpedal works as a resistor in the
>circuit, with different resistances corresponding to the different
>footpedal functions, so I don't think you can have multiple footpedals
>connected at the same time, without screwing up the resistances.
Sisi, thats what I am saying: You CAN use the pedals directly in parallel,
at the same time, because they are "open" when no switch is pressed. In
fact, the front pannel keys and the foot pedal keys are in parallel, too.
Even if you press two switches at the time, the software will hold it, as
it does if you press two keys on the same pedal board (yes, that was a hard
one to do: you can even hold Overdub and do Multiply-Record to correct loop
time, and you are back in Overdub until you release it! Kim gave the idea,
but I had to put it together %-/ ).
Did you manage to control simultaneously two machines from one pedal board?
I have done it, it takes an opertional amplifier. But its not acurate. Use
>Your idea would be great, using multiple echoplexes, all "brother synced"
>together! In this case, any one of them could be used to start the first
>loop. Then, you could jump around stage, adding loops which would be
>synced to the "master".
You are probably the one with the most Echoplexes in the world (I have two
to make stereo sound and an old one for programming) - so show us what is
In my vision of this stage, there was one machine, operated from several
points to make the process visible - more interesting than switching on a
drum machine program. The second machine for the second musician, at