L6 dl-4

hendrixstrat

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...Quick question about the line 6 dl-4...Can you remotely turn the unit on/off with a regular amp channel switcher?..Since it has an expression pedal input this seems logical, but I haven't had a footswitch handy to try this...Anyone know?
 

storm319

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No. The expression input has nothing to do with controlling the bypass functions of the pedal. It basically is like adding another ban of presets. I have tried a standard switch to control this and it doesn't work.
 

puddinstone

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not to get too technical...but I bet you could make it work.

Technically not bypass but you could have switch that went between 2 resistors (or a fixed or open resistor side and then a pot) and use this to control the mix level.

So... one(switch off) is mix down (only dry signal) and the other (switch on) is a set mix level.

Am I right on this?
 

hendrixstrat

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not to get too technical...but I bet you could make it work.

Technically not bypass but you could have switch that went between 2 resistors (or a fixed or open resistor side and then a pot) and use this to control the mix level.

So... one(switch off) is mix down (only dry signal) and the other (switch on) is a set mix level.

Am I right on this?

..sounds interesting, but a little too in depth for me..
 

kldonegan

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not to get too technical...but I bet you could make it work.

Technically not bypass but you could have switch that went between 2 resistors (or a fixed or open resistor side and then a pot) and use this to control the mix level.

So... one(switch off) is mix down (only dry signal) and the other (switch on) is a set mix level.

Am I right on this?

Yes. The only potential problem is the fact the the DL-4 converts your dry signal AD/DA when you turn it on. So, if that kind of thing bothers you, you'd be dealing with a guitar signal that's always going through converters. It would work, though.
 




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