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Re: echoplex- footswitch problem?

thanks, i'll try..

enjoyed the bach on bass clips


>From: "David J. Grossman" <dave@unpronounceable.com>
>Reply-To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
>Subject: Re: echoplex- footswitch problem?
>Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2004 09:46:08 -0800
> > i think the problem is the the footswitch pedal, (it happens with 
> > 1/4" cables)...
>The Echoplex footswitch uses resisters in series with each button to tell
>the plex what button was pressed. It probably measures the current or
>voltage drop and figures out which button was pressed based on that. If 
>have a bad cable, the resistance will change causing a different button to
>be interpreted. You should try it with a nice new high quality cable and 
>you still have the same problem, maybe you can open up the footswitch and
>clean the button contacts (not sure that's possible though). If those get
>corroded, it could result in the same anomolies.
>     Sincerely,
>         Dave

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