New Fulltone MDV-2

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by Jay Douglas, Sep 5, 2008.

  1. Jay Douglas

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    nlopez Silver Supporting Member Supporting Member

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    Two cool things about this!
    1. Mike is asking us our opinion abiout the heel vs switch
    2 He refers to the Great Bob Sweet! excellent!
     
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    Great Idea. I think this will be a big hit.

    Shane
     
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    I could see me getting one of those.

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    traviswalk In the Great State Gold Supporting Member

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    I like the idea, but I don't see what's wrong with the current MDV set up? I typically use one speed over the effect when I activate mine, if I was to use the pedal I would always need to find roughly the same spot once activated through the head relay or wah switch. Hmm. I suppose I shouldn't complain at all, I absolutely love my MDV and it will always have a place on the board - it's nice to see Mike put some variations on a theme out there!
     
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    Being an owner of an original Univox, Iv hooked-up the controller and simply chose to set and forget the pedal, with that said, I would like to see him offer both but that would be a production headache I'm sure. If the treadle can be adjusted in such a way that it is very stiff, I would rather the heel relay control. Well..here's another Vibe I gotta buy :mad:
     
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  7. Jay Douglas

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    Wrong, a STOCK original Univibe (all of them, no exceptions) do not function/cannot function without the speed pedal being hooked up.
    Yours has been modified.
    Please post a picture as to how you accopmplished this cool mod.
     
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    +1 I'd like to have that and the SS Echoplex sent the same day..;)
     
  9. trower

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    NOT MODIFIED, I'll shoot the first person tryin' to gut mine!..Let me clarify, Since the controller is (semi) permanently mounted with the box, I adjusted the rate/speed and never refer to the pedal since I found an ideal rate. I would mention as well, I would use this more if there wasn't such a volume drop..but for now it's just a reference to which all my acquisitions are compared to. Sorry for the confusion.
     
  10. Bonenut

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    Heel switch. I'm stoked about this pedal. I never liked doing the footswitch on the Deja2 being an old Uni-Vibe user...
     
  11. woude

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    great idea, I vote heel relay.
     
  12. Jay Douglas

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    I'm dense, bare with me: How do you bypass the Univibe without using the footcontroller? I use the term "bypass" but Univibes only really cancel the bulb inside so are (in essence) always on/not bypassable.
     
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    I think fulltone vibes are bright sounding. I notice that little blue and white trimmer pot in the gut shot. I hope that will allow you to darken it up ala the mega-vibe. I vote heel relay.
     
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    Darn! and I just bought my DV2 last week!! My treadle doesn't seem to work well though. I'm wondering if it's worth having.
     
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    I have one setting that I love, It's very slow. The pedal is set there and forgotten, not needed, gone, etc..short of turning it off on those rare time's I use it, No need to move it or even look at it. That's why I'm preferring the heel control. Mike makes mention of the switch starting at a fast rate so in my case, It would be very close if not right where I'd like it once ingaged. The problem with control pedals on a vibe, the minute I step on em', IT GOES WAY OUT OF ADJUSTMENT, it's very hard to make suble adjustments...Here it is before I mounted it..These are the Grails and Mike and Bob know Vibe's!

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  16. Jay Douglas

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    nice!
     

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