Whammy or Harmonist Pedal Placement On Board?

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  1. MG90

    MG90 Member

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    Wondering where on my board I should put my Harmonist PS6?

    I want to use both the whammy and harmony functions.

    Do they do better before or after wah, drive, chorus, delay?

    Thanks
     
  2. CodeMonk

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    I have the PS-5.
    I think there was something in the manual about it "preferring" a clean signal.

    So, I put it AFTER my dirt pedals :)

    Works great for me there.
    But I usually play it clean, or with heavy fuzz.
     
  3. TrainBridge

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    Conventional wisdom would say first in the chain for better tracking.
     
  4. TrainBridge

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    I'd also try moving it around in the chain to see where it actually sounds better to you. There is no right and wrong.
     
  5. MG90

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    Digital pedals probably don't work the same...
     
  6. hp29

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    :agree

    But don't forget the golden rule of pedal placement; experiment and go for what sounds best to your ears.
     
  7. Magicpad

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    The glitchy loveliness of the whammy isn't fully realized unless it's placed after distortion (ie: in the effects loop) in my opinion.
     
  8. stilwel

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    Whammy right after dirt for me.

    Try both and pick the location you like best.

    ..but think we're probably all in agreement that you always put whammy BEFORE delay.
     
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    Whammy before dirt, PS-6 after, to my ears :)
     
  10. MG90

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    Update: Thanks the all the suggestions. I am putting it before the dirt because after there is a volume drop with the whammy.
     

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