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This problem is popping up radomly. Right now both the volume and wah lights are on A, C, and D. B is the only one I can switch between volume and wah with the pedal. As stated, the other three...both volume and wah lights are on and I can switch either one of them off (even mashing the pedal toe down as hard as possible). Anybody have any idea what's going on?

 

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What's probably happened is some of the FX in the preset banks have pedal assigned "tweaks", which means your volume pedal has been assigned to control various parameters, such as wah, pitch bends, etc. When this is the case, both wah and volume lights come on at the same time, and the volume pedal toe switch has no effect (see Configuring Pedal Functionality in the Firehawk FX Pilot's Guide). When both lights are on for a particular preset, go through the FX banks for that preset in the Firehawk FX remote app, looking for "assign to pedal" effects, and select "no". (Synth effects, for example, are often "assigned to pedal".) After selecting no, your volume pedal will work normally, and the "intensity" of the effect can be assigned to the FX knob on the Firehawk board instead. But you need the app installed on a bluetooth capable tablet or phone to do this.

 

Note: If you plug a second volume / expression pedal into the pedal 2 input jack, then the onboard volume pedal toe switch will work normally, toggling either wah or volume.

 

Hope this helps.

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Outstanding! You nailed my friend. This is exactly why this forum is so valuable. While the information you provided me might actually be written down somewhere, either I couldn't find it or I just didn't understand it. Thank you so much for your help.

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Thanks for your encouraging reply. It's good to know that my analysis was correct and that I could help. Modern FX boards involve a learning curve: there's a lot to know, and to be frank, the instruction manuals are often sketchy. As you aptly stated, this forum is indeed a valuable resource for demystifying the process.

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Exactly the solution to my problem! I could find this information nowhere else! Thanks a lot VAX700!

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