Do any of you use the M13 in conjunction with other pedals in a pedal board? Running A/B selection between M13 and another signal chain?
M13 As Part Of Your Pedal Board Anybody Do This
Posted 13 May 2014 - 10:07 AM
I had the M13 on my pedalboard for quite a while - since it came out in 2008, really. I recently switched out to an M9 so I could fit a MIDI controller on my board, but, yeah, I think the M13 works great on a board.
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Posted 13 May 2014 - 11:39 AM
Posted 29 May 2014 - 08:24 AM
I just got on board the M13 train last night; got a sweet deal on an M13 with some killer extras from a guy on Craigslist last night. I am using the JTV59>HD500>DT25, so the M13 is going into the HD500 Fx loop, and it's being configured as a "post" amp fx processor - lots of reverbs, mods, tremelos, delays, etc. LOVE it!~
The extras were a large Gator pedalboard with a soft case, an Ernie Ball expression pedal - and a G50 wireless unit!
Not sure which Gator board/case this is on - the case part is just a zippered soft cover. The pedalboard shown in the photos lifts out and has the carry handle on the back of it. Pretty heavy though! Guy did a sweet job wiring it all up so the power is hidden underneath.
The Gator looks alot like this one - the GPT-PRO. The reviews saying it's heavy are quite correct - the plywood pedalboard portion is maybe 15lbs by itself, so with the M13 and everything on it's pretty beefy! Might look at downsizing it to a lighter, smaller metal frame pedalboard, bump the G50 transmitter into the space that's free on the Tarcase HD500 board, and let my buddy borrow the Gator for his mess of analog pedals; he really needs a pedalboard that big for all his gear! For now it's all tucked under and secured nicely underneath, so no rush to tear it apart until I have a better option in hand.
I do have a Pedaltrain 2 (with the super-sized flight case) and it's well designed - and it comes with brackets to mount a Voodoo Lab power supply under it, with the cutouts for the power in and out, which is pretty nice. I might look into shifting the M13 over on to the Pedaltrain if it will fit properly, and maybe move my analog pedals on to the bigger board. I dunno, will have to spend some time with pedal layout, see how it all fits. As it is now, the analog pedals are pretty cramped on the Pedaltrain 2 board (photo here); it's 24" x 12.5" ; the M13 would be tight on it from top to bottom size - the M13 is something like 15.5" x 12"
Posted 30 May 2014 - 10:47 AM
I use M13 with overdrive (Fulltone Fulldrive 2) and distortion (MXR distorion 2) in FX loop of M13 and It works great. I have a custom case because I not found with right dimensions for me :-) Look at this topic (my rig with custom expression pedal which can switch on/off wah by pressing toe).
Line6 M13, Fulltone Fulldrive 2, MXR Doubleshot Distortion, Engl E320 combo and Tokai Silverstar from 1985