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What kind of footswitch is used on the Korg Pitchblack?

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I recently bought a Korg Pitchblack, and I'm really, really liking the smooth action on its footswitch.

All of my other foot pedals with have very stiff and loud footswitches, but not the Pitchblack: it's almost silent and it's smooth as butter.

If I were to upgrade my other pedals, what kind of footswitch do I need to buy to get that Pitchblack mojo?
 

jonathansuhr

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I'm afraid it's more complicated than just changing a footswitch.

The switch on the Pitchblack triggers a relay, which switches the circuit in and out, not like a real switch in most boutique pedals. Think of it as a remote, not a switch.

So you'd have to implement a relay circuit as well as getting the desired footswitch into your pedals, which honestly is more pain than it's worth.
 

Bart

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So what about the switches used in some T-Rex and T.C. Electronics pedals? Some of them, like those on the Moller and TCE Chorus/Flanger, are soft-touch. What do they use?
 

johan

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Probably the same as Sean use in the Cusack designed Lovepedals. You know all the new ones with the "soft stomp".
 




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