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#1 kevin11007

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Posted 30 September 2013 - 01:28 AM

hi just wondering is there a noisegate on an m5


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#2 phil_m

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Posted 30 September 2013 - 05:15 AM

Yes, there is a noise gate that can be found in the setup menu and saved on a preset per preset basis, and there is also a noise gate effect that can be used as a standalone effect in a preset.


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Posted 30 September 2013 - 05:19 AM

just adding that the noisegate is sort of a bonus effect, because it can work in addition with any of the other stomp models.


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#4 jamiek03

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Posted 02 June 2015 - 04:17 AM

I am interested in getting an M5. From reading this and other places I understand that the Noise Gate needs to be set for every preset.

 

On my tube amp and the 2 gain channels are a little hissy/noisy. To quiet this, every preset on my current multi effects pedal has the noise gate on. Seems the M5 functions a little differently. Since I can not change presets with one button press (need to hit both buttons, cycle up down to preset, hit both buttons) my question is:

 

If the noise gate is set to be used on a preset but the effect is turned off for that preset (on/off button), is the noise gate still engaged?

 

Here is a specific example:

Preset 2, Noise Gate is set, Chorus Effect is chosen for this preset, saved etc.

I have selected Preset 2 and have the Chorus Effect On (Chorus Effect is Active, Noise Gate is Active)

I hit the On/Off, Chorus Effect is Off (Chorus Effect is Inactive, Noise Gate is still Active)

I hit the On/Off, Chorus Effect is On (Chorus Effect is Active, Noise Gate is Active)

 

If the above is not true, then this pedal would be rather useless for my specific application and I will need to look elsewhere.


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