What's the difference between a latching and nonlatching footswitch?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by TheGuildedAge, Feb 12, 2008.


  1. TheGuildedAge

    TheGuildedAge Supporting Member

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    My Framus needs a non-latching. Just curious what the difference is?
     
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    A latching switch is on/off. One click and it performs a function. Another click opposite function. Non latching performs the action when your foot is on it and opposite function when you remove your foot, returning to initial state.
     
  3. TheGuildedAge

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    OK, so basically any single button footswitch should work, like a marshall, fender, etc.
     
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    I mistyped, what I meant to say was a single button switch won't work.
     
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    Check out all the boss stuff.
     
  7. TheGuildedAge

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    I'm just going to buy the boss and be done with it, thanks.
     
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    Momentary is another way non-latching is described.
     

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