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the wha
by MIKEY9966 on 2012-11-28 17:20:34

i am new to the pod but have a problme. when a find a tone with the amps,cab, efects ect.. sounds good then i add a wha effect and the tone changes ..please help?

Re: the wha
by spaceatl on 2012-11-28 17:33:02

This most likely the Input Impedance settin (Input Z or GTR Input Z)g in the input menu that is thowing things off...If it is set to AUTO, then the first AMP or FX in the chain will dictate the Input Impedance...The AMPs are 1M...However, wha pedals are notorious for tone suck and that is the reasons for the feature...A log of the WAHs are low input impedance....So when the impedance drops to 300K, your tone will get darker...Generally, the higher the better...or the more high fidelity...As long as the Impedance is higher than your guitar, it should behave...You have set this per patch, so there might be case where you want a lower impedance...Great for taming a bright strat...If you hard set it to 1M then you should not hear the change you hear now...This is not modelled impedance...rather it is analog and will only affect input 1...

Re: the wha
by DonW on 2012-11-29 15:57:38

I'm having a very similar problem, and I think it's more associated with how the wah is set up.

I set up a patch last night and it sounded great. I added the wah to it, and what I seem to be getting is the sound of the wah wide open, whether or not I hit the pedal to turn it on. I moved it to the end of the chain, and sure enough it was the wah pedal wide open.

I'll take a closer look and pedal configuration tonight, hopefully I'll find where it's coming from and will post  if I find anything.

Re: the wha
by DonW on 2012-11-29 19:31:49

I found the answer in this thread.


"style="color: #000000; font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; background-color: #ffffff;">You have to select the expression pedal toe switch as the on/off switch for the wah effect. In HD Edit, this is on the Controllers tab. Selet the wah model, and right below it you'll see the "FS ASSIGN" pulldown. Select the "EXP TOE SWITCH" from there."

Re: the wha
by MIKEY9966 on 2012-11-29 20:08:34

thanks i really didnt think i would get a reply i will read close and let you know who it turns out .

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