Would you keep a digitech pedal in your signal path?

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  1. g-nem

    g-nem Member

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    So the digitech ex-7 seems like a winner to me, and I think is going to replace my wah on my main board. BUT right now my board is set up to plug into my wah first (with TB added) then to my looper box. To put the digitech in a loop is going to be a hassle- so I think I will try to leave it first in my chain. I am just worried about tone suckage when off. Any thoughts?
     
  2. MrSage

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    Does it have bad bypass?
     
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    I don't know for sure but I guess that is what I am worried about. My general principle is to not trust the big companies bypasses.
     
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    Actually, a lot of the more modern big companies' bypasses are pretty decent. Maybe not if you have 10 of them in your chain, but one or two probably won't be bad at all. May even help the signal to have a buffer at the front of all your true bypass effects.
     
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    +1.
    Though all versions of digitech whammys have worse bypass than a dunlop wah

    However, I think that's an outlier and most of digitech's stuff has decent bypass
     
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    Well, I guess that's what I'll find out. It would be cool if it is a good buffer.
     
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    FWIW, i have a Digidelay in the chain and notice no tone suckage at all.
     
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    Cool- I'll assume I'm good.
     
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    +1 :AOK
     
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    I keep a bad monkey and am now using a digidelay in my signal path ...no problems whatsoever....their new stuff is pretty damn good have to say
     

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