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 In few words: I want to start a song with a clean sound of a fender tweed and then change it to a distorted sound of a Mesa Boogie. Let's say that I want to play Fade to Black from metallica, how can I change between these two amps using just one footswitch? I have pod hd500X for over a year and I just can't do that, its so frustrating. Thank you! 

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Have you tried assigning the 2 amps to the same footswitch in controller view and have 1 amp off and the other one on?  Then, when you press that footswitch, it would toggle the 2 amps to their opposite status.

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If you want a nice clean transition between the two tones, set up a dual amp patch. Clean amp in PATH A, and dirty amp in PATH B. Assign each one to the expression pedal, and you can morph seamlessly between the two sounds without changing patches or engaging any footswitches at all.

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I'd you want a nice clean transition between the two tones, set up a dual amp patch. Clean amp in PATH A, and dirty amp in PATH B. Assign each one to the expression pedal, and you can morph seamlessly between the two sounds without changing patches or engaging any footswitches at all.

  Best option, and I've been going from clean to crunch this way for years!

Smoothest transition ever, and you can apply effects to each amp path discreetly.

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You can also Morph a Soldano crunch...It will get fairly clean and works pretty good for me on some tunes that need the morph with more FX than a dual tone morph can bear in DSP. There are few other models that can do it, but not many....so this is a limited option.

 

Using expression parameters you can setup a clean tone on pedal min to crunch on pedal max. Takes a bit to dial one of those just right, but can save quite a bit a of DSP and give an instant clean crunch toggle. I have used a expression FS for it at times and that approach can save an FS for other stuff...lots of way to skin the cat here.

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Have you tried assigning the 2 amps to the same footswitch in controller view and have 1 amp off and the other one on? Then, when you press that footswitch, it would toggle the 2 amps to their opposite status.

I tried this, but the sound is not good. There is a clean awful sound when you turn any amp on. But thanks for the help!

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If you want a nice clean transition between the two tones, set up a dual amp patch. Clean amp in PATH A, and dirty amp in PATH B. Assign each one to the expression pedal, and you can morph seamlessly between the two sounds without changing patches or engaging any footswitches at all.

this is a good solution, but I am trying to do this change with a footswitch, I mean, the smoothness is not my priority. But i think your solution is the only one existent hahahaha thank you!!

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I tried this, but the sound is not good. There is a clean awful sound when you turn any amp on. But thanks for the help!

 

When you bypass an amp, the channel volume of the amp changes to bypass volume, which if I remember, defaults to 100. Change it to zero.

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