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expression pedal

  1. P

    Expression Pedal Set Up Problem

    hi everyone, newish FM3 user here. Loving the unit so far and just took delivery of an EV2 expression pedal to use primarily as a modifier for amp gain in individual scenes. I have set up the pedal and calibrated it however it seems that it is functioning as a volume pedal the whole time. I...
  2. plasmatic

    SOLD EV2 Expression Pedals

    I have two EV2 expression/vol pedals for sale. They are in like new condition, with original feet and Temple Audio plates, and will ship in the original packaging. $100 each shipped. Paypal preferred.
  3. camilovelandiamusic

    Peculiar Expression Pedal setups?

    Hey guys! Was experimenting with assigning expression pedals to different parameters. What are some of your favorites aside from the obvious and why?? Here are mine: *Volume Block after cab block controlling "Volume" parameter (a common one) to control overall volume, before delays, verbs...
  4. NDESMAREST

    🇫🇷 Les Tutos de Nico #2 - Axe-Fx III - Pédales de WahWah, Whammy et Volume. 🎸🎸🎸

    🇫🇷 Les Tutos de Nico #2 - AXE-FX III - Pédales de WahWah, Whammy et Volume. 🎸🎸🎸
  5. NDESMAREST

    One expression pedal can do it all ! ;-)

    With an EV-1 and an Axe-FX III, I have an expression pedal that can do it all! I switch from a clear arpeggio sound to a big lead disto sound just by moving the pedal ! 👌😉
  6. Megahertzz

    Implemented Tuner engage on exp. pedal heel down.

    I want to be able to set up an expression pedal so that the tuner engages when the pedal is in full heel down position, regardless of which parameter and block the pedal is controlling. Mainly I want this to be able to quickly access the tuner between songs when I turn down volume on the volume...
  7. Megahertzz

    Tuner engage on exp. pedal heel down

    Is there a way to set up an expression pedal so that the tuner engages when the pedal is in full heel down position, regardless of which parameter and block the pedal is controlling? I want to be able to turn on the tuner when I turn the volume of either a volume block or output block all the...
  8. V

    Not a Bug Expression Pedal set out1 level to zero

    Hi, I have an issue with the out1 level of my Axe-Fx II XL. I tried to connect a BOSS FV-500H to Pedal 1 to use it as an expression pedal. But as soon as I selected "Pedal 1" in Out1 Volume in the I/O > CTRL menu, my output level 1 dropped to zero. I assume that the BOSS FV-500H is not...
  9. Marciel Marcasso

    EV-2 Problem ...

    I'm using the TRS Fractal cable and I'm having this problem on the expression pedal. (it arrives at 0, but when I force a little more it goes to 10) EV-1 works normal, only EV-2 has this problem .. what can it be?
  10. ThrillGrill

    Expression Pedal - Decrease Gain, While Increasing Volume

    Friends, I have an expression pedal set up to control amp gain. When I roll the pedal back to decrease gain, obviously I am losing volume. Is it possible to set up the controller to increase volume slightly as I decrease gain? Thanks!
  11. axedude

    Expression pedal doesn't work ! HELP !

    Hey All, Recently bought an AXE FX 3, and a Dunlop DVP4 Mini expression pedal to control some of my effects like Wah etc. I've followed everything in the manual about calibration, but no matter what I've done I CANNOT get this thing working. So incredibly frustrating that its hurting my...
  12. gdgross

    Mini expression pedal with switch

    Hi guys, I'm in the process of shrinking my pedalboard. I'm changing my EBJr volume pedal to a DOD mini expression pedal. Now I'm looking for something like a mini cry baby for expression. I like the feel of the mini crybaby as a wah, and I do use my expression with my Ax8 to control wah...
  13. Theurge

    Electro-Harmonix expression pedal experiences?

    I was just wondering if anyone has tried the new plastic pedals out yet. They’re cheap and lightweight and I like the adjustable ‘range’. I’ve no issue about them feeling plastic as long as the pot is linear, the throw long enough to be usable as a volume pedal or to blend effects in and they...
  14. F

    Programming EXP controllers with Axe Fx II and Boss Es-8

    Hi guys Swear this ES-8 will be the death of me but here goes nothing. So most functions I've sussed out to control the Axe Fx II, however I cannot for the life of me get expression pedals working. So this is what I am using to control the axe fx: - Boss ES8 - Mission Engineering SP1 (to turn...
  15. I

    [Solved] Expression pedal reversed with new AX8 Firmware

    Just installed the latest Firmware for AX8 (Quantum 10.01)... and now my expression pedal sweep is suddenly reversed and not smooth. This happens on both my EV1s, and the pedal calibration page displays the reversed action too. In other words, heel down is giving me 100% instead of 0%. I...
  16. T

    Wish MFC 101 & Dunlop Volume X Calibration Issues

    For some reason, when I go calibrate the pedal it only goes up to level 2 or 3 min & maximum despite the pedal being all the way up/down. I know the pedal is in perfect working condition cause when used as just a volume pedal it is consistent. It just doesn't want ro calibrate. I've tried a...
  17. T

    Bug? Dunlop Volume X Calibration Issues

    For some reason, when I go calibrate the pedal it only goes up to level 2 or 3 min & maximum despite the pedal being all the way up/down. I know the pedal is in perfect working condition cause when used as just a volume pedal it is consistent. It just doesn't want ro calibrate. I've tried a...
  18. Petunia

    (solved) Help - control GEQ and wah simultaneously

    Hi folks - I once knew how to do this, but my brain has lost the knowledge. I want a volume boost when I use my wah, without needing to hit an additional switch. How do I get a GEQ block to engage automatically, with a constant level of 1.8 db, when I engage the wah? (My wah is set to...
  19. Wigam2

    FS EV-1 Expression/Volume Pedal - Silver

    Used for an hour, never left the house, in perfect condition. Includes original box. $125 shipped. Would consider trading for an EV-2. Located near Detroit, MI.
  20. S

    Trouble sending controller data to DAW

    Hey everyone, I have my AXE-FX II (FW Quantum 6.01), connected to my Mac (OS X 10.11.6) via USB. I have a Behringer FCB1010 connected to the midi in of the AXE. I have a volume block being controlled by the FCB via CC41. When I move the expression pedal the 'Midi in' light lights up on the...
  21. A

    Rocktron Midi Mate & Boss EV-30 Help

    Looking for some help setting up a Boss EV-30 expression pedal with my Rocktron Midi Mate and Axe-fx 2. I would like to run the pedal through the rocktron instead of having to run a cable all the way back to the axe-fx but I cant seem to get the axe-fx to recognize the pedal through the...
  22. Mesatallic

    Record AX8 Wah Expression Pedal MIDI Data into Logic X

    Hi, I would like to record MIDI data from the movement of my expression pedal (External 1) into Logic X. (so I can automatically control a wah block later on) Does anyone have any experience with this? Thanks. NOTE: I've some experience with MIDI. I can change the AX8 Banks/Presets/Scenes...
  23. Rock Mixer

    Expression Pedal

    So now that I have the AX8 I am thinking expression pedals. I probably want to have 2. One for wah and one for volume or fx volume. The Fractal EV1 looks nice. $178 shipped to my door, so not the cheapest, but I am sure it is super quality. Just wondering if anyone has any other suggestions...
  24. Omega

    Controlling Delay/Repeats With an Expression Pedal

    Hello, This is my FIRST post to the forum, so please bear with me. I have an Axe-FX II and a MFC-101 pedal board. I would like to control the number of repeats (a.k.a. "regeneration" -or- "delay-feedback") via an expression pedal. As an example, when the pedal is "heel down" it would be the...
  25. K

    Using Ernie Ball Jr as expression pedal with AX-8

    Hi, guys! I have an old Ernie Ball Jr volume pedal lying around, and got the idea of connecting it to one of the AX-8 expression in's using a TRS Y-cable. Do any of you have experience with this, and are there things I have to know about, fx as to not put unnecessary strain on any AX-8...
  26. Armando

    Expression pedal modifier value resets when changing patches

    Greetings! So I'm using my POD HD500x as a MIDI controller for my Axe FX II, and I have the expression pedal of the POD set up to control External 1. On the Axe I have a Volume block in all my presets which are controlled by external 1. The problem is, no matter what position the pedal is in...
  27. Ducking Autocorrect

    Building out a pedalboard

    Hi, I have been saving for an AX8 since they came out and just ordered one. Now I have the task of building out the rest of my pedalboard. My gigs are kind of unique in that I need to be very mobile and get in/get out quickly and quietly. My goal is to end up with a light weight pedalboard...
  28. S

    Newbie Needs Help! (MFC + Dunlop DVP3)

    Hi, I'm a relatively new AxeFx II user and a new member to the forum. I am currently trying to setup my Dunlop Volume X DVP3 as an expression pedal via a TRS cable into the MFC 101. I would like to use it for Whammy, wah etc.. I've watched every expression pedal setup videos on youtube, read...
  29. Paperjace

    Assigning Exp. Pedal to ONLY Volume block on Scene 1 and ONLY to Wah block on Scene 2?

    I'm not at my Axe FX computer right now so I can't test, but was curious about expression pedal assignment. I have one expression pedal and would like to use only one expression pedal to keep my pedalboard light and compact. Right now, I have a preset that has Exp Pedal 1 assigned to a Volume...
  30. glombi

    Wish Finer graduation of time settings in auto engage function for expression pedal

    I use an external expression pedal with auto engage set to "position" for my wah block. As I often operate it near to the heel position, "fast position" or "medium position" will turn of my wah very often unintendently. "Slow position" on the other hand most of the time takes too long to turn...
  31. drubarlow

    Expression Pedal Help

    I've been reading through the AX8 manual this evening trying to find an answer to the following question to no avail. It wouldn't be hard to guess it, but I'll just go ahead and say, "I'm new." I recently bought a Mission SP-25M-Pro Aero expression pedal for use with my AX8, but I can't figure...
  32. Mark Scrivener

    Wish Expression pedal switching (ala Expressionator)

    On the AX8 it would be cool if we either had a control switch that changed what the expression pedal was driving (with the level held at the last position when the pedal was switched to something else), or perhaps expression pedals could have different assignments per scene. There is a 3rd party...
  33. A

    EV-1 Expression Pedal Setup Problem

    I have set my new EV-1 Expression pedal up and calibrated it per the instructions in the manual through my MFC-101 (XP1 Port) and Axe FX II. Every time I attach a modifier to a parameter value, the following happens: -When the heel is all the way down (which is set to the 0 value/off position)...
  34. Pete1959

    Any news on the EV-2 pedal

    I recall some time ago, there was discussion that Larry Mitchell was recording a video and was using a prototype mini expression pedal identified as an EV-2 Since then, no word, no news. Any hope to be released? While I am please with my EV-1, I would like to pair it with a smaller pedal. DOD...
  35. glombi

    AX8 still a rack device?

    Hi, I'm pretty sure that the AX8 is intended as a floor board for live use. Sound, user interface and robustness are perfect. But there is one thing that really irritates me - the layout of the connetors on the back side of the unit! Those are still aranged as for a rack unit. The jacks are...
  36. M

    Ultra and expression pedals

    can anyone tell me if they have used an Ernie ball vp jr with the ultra and how was it, what's the most suited or best one to use with it. Thanks guys
  37. glombi

    Mission EP-1 Expression Pedal - Touch (Wah) Mod

    Hi, I would like to share this mod also here, to maybe get even more feedback and proposals for improvement... Regards, glombi http://forum.fractalaudio.com/threads/mission-ep1-expression-pedal-touch-wah-mod.123220/
  38. glombi

    Mission EP1 Expression Pedal - Touch (Wah) Mod

    Hi, I just finished a little mod that I want to share, even though I'm not sure how reliable this will be. But maybe you have some proposals, how to improve this. It's not AX8 specific, but I use it together with my AX8... In my analog rig I use a G-Lab WoWee-Wah that I really love. It sounds...
  39. Feodor Saveliev

    Wish Morph with Expression pedal

    Hi, good people of Fractal! I didn't find it on wiki and this why I am asking. It would be great to have morphing function related to expression pedals. It may have variety of uses : mix different blocks (toe - delay for solo, heel - enhancer for riffs), mix different types within a block (toe -...
  40. Smittefar

    How to reverse external switch globally

    I just got the Mission SP-25L 'Aero'. It has the cool feature that the base lights up, when the toe switch is engaged. My problem is that AX8 thinks, the pedal is ON, when the light is OFF and vice versa. I could reverse the 'min' and 'max' settings in the modifier menu each time I use the...
  41. H

    Changing output volume with latching switch?

    Ok - I'm stumped and hoping that someone can tell me if this is possible. I've been using a NosePedal Expression Preset Switch in EXP2 to cut my output volume slightly when needed. I generally run the volume full up but if I need a quick way to pull back during a quieter spot it's come in...
  42. Muad'zin

    Cannot get a 2nd expression pedal to work

    Hi, I've got an Axe FX II XL+ controlled by the MFC101 through the faslink cable and I cannot get a second expression to work. They're both plugged into the MFC. The first one is in Ext.2 and works perfectly as it should. At first I had the other one in Ext.1 but that only seems to function as a...
  43. CactusTone

    Loud Noise with Ethercon & Exp Pedal

    I'm using a Best-Tronics Ethercon cable to connect my XL II+ to the MFC-101 MKII. When I don't plug in my Mission SP-1 it is perfectly quiet. As soon as I plug in the SP-1, however, there's a loud, persistent noise coming through the speaker. If I use the SP-1 along with the MFC using a 7-Pin...
  44. Ytolyccuz

    DB Instruments 4E Dual Axis Expression Pedal

    Hi Fractalites, Would like to ask if anyone has this in their axe fx 2 rig? Would love to hear your feedback on this. Thanks! http://dbinstrumentamp.com/drupal/content/4e-dual-axis-expression-pedal
  45. Ytolyccuz

    Mini Expression Pedals for the Axe Fx 2

    Hi Fractalites, Would like to ask for your recommendations on a high quality mini expression pedal. I don't have enough space on my temple audio duo 24 pedalboard. I shall be purchasing a couple of these soon and these are the two models I'm looking at: AMT Ex-50 Dunlop DVP4 I've seen...
  46. Pa5calG

    Roland EV5 expression pedal calibration error

    Hi all I recently purchased a Fractal AX8 and it's killer. Totally loving the unit. I have discovered an issue when using a Roland EV5 expression pedal. When I calibrate the pedal, the minimum reads as 0 and the maximum reads as 94 (when it should be 100). When I move the wheel on the side...
  47. Pete1959

    New AX8 owner

    Hello Forum members Just got the pedal a few days ago and loving the factory presets. I have been a long time user of the Boss GT family of gear and now using a combination of GT100 and a GP10 to use with my GK3 equipped Strats. I would still keep the GP10 as alternate tunings and models come...
  48. brianv4

    Bug? I'm calling it a bug...

    i first noticed this with the AX8 but now it works this way on the axefx too. if you have a parameter, let's say delay mix mapped to an expression pedal and the pedal is not connected, the delay goes to the maximum value set. So, you must have the expression pedal plugged in or bypass the...
  49. ozanerkal

    Make Your Own Expression Pedal

    Hi everyone! After a period of searching for affordable expression pedals, i finally found one.. for FREE :) Well not exactly free, but in my case I consider it free because I made a very simple modification on my existing wah pedal which I haven't used in years. The steps were as follows: 1...
  50. EricBic

    BUG: Alien noises

    I think i've found a bug that i've been able to recreate. I've added both preset and sound clip below. When using an expression pedal to control wah, input drive, delay mix after a few seconds i get very strange noises. Changing presets doesn't seem to help, only a reboot. This is my setup: Ax8...
  51. F

    What do I need to use a expression pedal?

    Do I have to have a mfc floor board in order to connect and use a expression pedal? And how many cables do I need for one expression pedal and what kind?
  52. J

    4 crucial questions.

    I have a few crucial questions. Hope you can shed some light. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I have been thinking whether to go "standard cab" or "FRFR". Things to consider: - 1st...
  53. ZenRigs Man

    I modded an EV-1 to feel like a regular Wah pedal. Full details inside!

    Hey folks! Hope you're all well. A couple of months ago I received 3 Fractal EV1's to replace the expression pedals on my board. I LOVE the EV1's, they feel fantastic, look awesome and are super responsive for controlling stuff on the Axe FX. As much as I tried, however, I couldn't get used to...
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