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Volume vs. Master Volume
by eyeguy24 on 2013-01-24 13:10:23

Ok, so here's another silly question.  I am curious as to how people set up their volume and master volume controls on the HD 500.  Do you prefer to keep master volume low and volume high or visa versa, and why.  Thanks.

Re: Volume vs. Master Volume
by TheRealZap on 2013-01-24 13:31:00

the trick is to set the master volume where it's comfortable...

and then use the other volume to change the volume on your patches... (and SAVE them!!!)

then you use the master volume to raise or lower your overall volume to fit the venue or situation...

for the most part... you set the master and leave it alone... do all your editing on the other volume.

not exactly what you were asking... but it sounded like you might not have understood the point of the 2 volumes.

Re: Volume vs. Master Volume
by joel_brown on 2013-01-24 14:14:18

Master Volume at or near full for best S/N ratio.

The patch volume needs to be set where it gives you the correct volumes in relation to your other patches.  For example: I have a high gain sound that's about half volume but when I switch to a clean sound it's almost full volume to keep the two patches at the correct volumes to each other.

Re: Volume vs. Master Volume
by Krontab on 2013-01-24 15:37:39

Just to note for dream rig owners. If you are running into a DT amp the Master wil dertermine tube saturation so the above suggestions are great only for the pod alone.

Re: Volume vs. Master Volume
by eyeguy24 on 2013-01-24 19:02:47

This actually does get to the heart of what I was asking.  I was thinking that the two volumes were used like on an amp and I was running into all sorts of volume issues never really getting things just right largely because my patches were set to different volumes.  I didn't realize that I could use the volume control to set the patch volume and then save it.  How's that for a duh moment?  Thanks for the help.

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