What's THE BEST A/B/Y pedal?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by krisharmony, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. krisharmony

    krisharmony Supporting Member

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    The quietest, cleanest, purest a/b/Y, not a/b.
     
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    krisharmony Supporting Member

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    yeah i was checkin those out, i won't need the third output though so their dual might suit me better.
     
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    I like the Tonebone Switchbone. Very quiet. I hear great things about the Lehle, but have never tried one.
     
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    I'm like a broken record on these threads, but the answer is Lehle, Lehle and Lehle. If you do a search on Lehle, there have been several threads lately with the same question.

    Had the Framptone, could not get rid of it fast enough. Brilliant switcher, atrocious buffer.
     
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    Startouch is good by me.
     
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    So then what exactly do the two switches on the Lehle Little Dual do? Is one a/b and the other "both" or do they engage their individual signals thus allowing the user to add one to the other?
     
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    The Startouch I just got is 100% perfect. No phase or grounding trouble, records beautifully, and I scored it for 60 bucks.
     
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    Hi krisharmony,

    you are right, the Little Dual works exactly that way: with one button you toggle between A or B and with the other you engage both A and B.

    All the best
    Burkhard
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Lehle Dual owner here- used to have a Radial Switchbone but it didnt do stereo. Plus the lehle is built like a tank, can be controlled remotely, and comes with great customer service!
     
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    Loop-master makes a great one for about $50. It even has LEDS.
     
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    Has anyone ever ordered this custom pedal that Diamond is selling from their custom shop? It is supposed to have some unique features.
     
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    Hi,

    I got the Startouch and it works fine and not too expensive.
    And the seller is a real nice guy to do business with.

    Here a link if you are interested...

    http://www.startouchpedals.com/Merc...uchpedals&Product_Code=ST-2DCIN&Category_Code=

    There is a few models...with or without the adaptor (DC input)
    Or if you want it can be used without any power at all but the leds won't be activated.

    Also make sure that if you buy it ask the seller the little ''one Spot'' reverse polarity converter.

    And while your at it, tell him about your set up....it's a must for no noise issues, OK?

    Good luck


    GREAT PAINT JOB too.
     
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    I had a Startouch and currently have an older version of the Lehle Dual. Both are solid, well made, the Startouch uses regular pedal footswitches and the Lehle uses special spring-loaded footswitches (very smooth operation) and gold-plated relays. Both sounded fine, no real tonal impact. The Lehle seemed to preserve the signal slightly better and the switching is a bit quieter. But the Startouch was fine, switching was standard for pedals, it runs on a battery, and costs less. Can't go wrong either way IMHO...
     
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