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Favorite "pedal platform" amps?

boyce89976

Inspired
Yeah, I totally get that. Sometimes it's nice to have the analog knobs right there at your feet where you can reach down and grab them on the fly.

My biggest wishlist item for the FC pedals would be the ability to handle multiple actions with one switch. Rather than just one action.

I know you can technically accomplish a lot of that with control switches, but it seems more cumbersome to work with.
I completely agree! That was the single main reason I bailed on the FC12. I have several buttons on my PBC set to send multiple commands, and to multiple pedals. One of the most convenient is turning one off when you turn one on so you don’t have to hit two separate switches.
 

gberto

Member
That's what Scenes are for... But I do wish for the same thing ;)

The one problem with scenes is that I wish you could exclude blocks from the scene. They implemented this in Helix and it's been incredibly useful.

Ex: Use scenes to control amp, drive, and comp blocks, but exclude delay block from scene control. Then I could use scenes to set up multiple combinations of amp/drive/comp for different gain levels, and I could control my delay separately from that. So when I change scenes it doesn't change my delay to what is set for that scene. The two can be controlled independently of each other.

And I know you can technically sort of do that with scene controllers, but it's not exactly the same and feels more cumbersome to me
 

unix-guy

Legend!
The one problem with scenes is that I wish you could exclude blocks from the scene. They implemented this in Helix and it's been incredibly useful.

Ex: Use scenes to control amp, drive, and comp blocks, but exclude delay block from scene control. Then I could use scenes to set up multiple combinations of amp/drive/comp for different gain levels, and I could control my delay separately from that. So when I change scenes it doesn't change my delay to what is set for that scene. The two can be controlled independently of each other.

And I know you can technically sort of do that with scene controllers, but it's not exactly the same and feels more cumbersome to me
There are multiple wishes for this ;)

Maybe someday...
 

plexi59

Power User
I'll sheepishly admit my pedalboard is a little out of control, haha. Here's what's on it:


The biggest thing for me is that I tweak quite a bit while playing, and I'm just not comfortable with giving up the ability to change things on the fly. I've tried the route of "all in" with Helix, and pre-programming everything, but always ended up making a bunch of changes in Helix on the fly and it was cumbersome, and frankly time consuming.

I have about 10-12 songs preprogrammed in my PBC (Intro; verse; chorus; etc...) but I only do that on songs where I have to make a significant number of pedal changes between song sections (for example if I have to step on more than 4 pedals)... For 99% of what I'm doing I have a PBC preset that allows me to access any pedal via a switch, change between 3 different reverbs and 2 different delays subdivisions. I also have a page set up to access 8 different Mobius presets, so I have instant access to bit destroyer, filter, wah, flanger and other sounds.

I briefly tried the FC12, but I couldn't figure out how to get the same amount of control over the effects that I have via my PBC.
That's a tasteful choice of pedals IMO, and a great looking build. Nothing to be sheepish about. I'm a big believer in using what works. If what works happens to be a pedalboard in front of a modeler, so be it.
 
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