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Hey guys new to the forum here hoping you can help out.

 

I have a weird situation with my pod hd500x that has me stumped.  I have a patch set up with 2 of the same amp(one top of chain and one directly below it).  What I have done is set it to where only one amp is active at a time with the press of a button. (what this is accomplishing for me is adjusting a preset gain on the amp in question by actually switching to a different amp)  The problem I am having is once I switch one amp off I get the "dry" bleed through in my live mix.  any ideas?? I have a gig this weekend and I would like to figure this out. 

 

cheers,

shawn

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There is an amp setting that controls the level of signal that is passed through when the amp is turned off. Set that level to 0 to prevent any of the input signal from passing through. Sorry, but I can't remember where that setting is visible. It's among the amp setting pages somewhere - I believe it's called Bypass Level.

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I haven't had a chance to go through the settings yet, but I was wondering if you could point me in a direction to one of the manuals?  ive been poring over the advanced users guide with out any luck.

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I think I found what I am looking for. On the POD HD500x edit pilot's guide (rev b)  on page 21 it shows when an amp is bypassed the channel volume turns in to bypass volume.

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Good that you found it.

 

One question though - if both Amps are the same and you are switching between them then it is presumably because you have different settings such as Gain, Mid. etc.

 

Are you aware that you can use an Expression Pedal to vary these settings?

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Rewolf48 said: 

Are you aware that you can use an Expression Pedal to vary these settings?

 

 

Not just to vary them, but you can pan between them. 

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Yes, I am aware that I can use the expression pedal to change these parameters, but I do use the wah and volume control with the expression pedal.  In my situation it was just more practical to set up two amps and switch between them.  Thank you for the input though.  I would also like to note that on the hd500x itself when you turn off an amp (using two amps) you can highlight the amp that is off and use the channel volume knob to change the bypass volume.

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