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Adding an external expression pedal - why so hard, LINE 6?

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Hi all expression pedal nerds,

 

In the past, I have simply toggled the on-board pedal between exp1, and exp 2, to change from volume to wah, or whatever else....

 

I just bought a second hand EX1, and it functions as it should.

 

My problem is, every patch, (presumably, because it was set up with toggling the onboard pedal only), I have to physically unplug the EX1, and then re-connect it,and then save the patch, for the EX1 to have control of the volume, freeing up the onboard pedal for whatever else....

 

Is there any way around this? Yea - I know - first world problem, but surely this scenario was thought of, in the design phase!

 

LINE 6??? Anyone home to answer this?

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the chances of being noticed here by them are almost nil..

 

if you want to speak with Line 6 staff I suggest to open a support ticket...

 

and/or.. you can write a new post in thegearpage.net "digital & modeling gear" forum, since some of them often read and reply to posts regarding their devices written over there..

 

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in any case apart from some eventual additional information do not expect anything else ..

 

the HD series is a finished and abandoned project ..

 

Regarding your case, IMO it is likely that your old patches have saved the status of the device taking into account that there was not a second connected expression pedal .. and recalling those same patches but with a second pedal already connected the device is not able to dynamically reconfigure ..

 

unless you re-insert the external pedal which is then seen as a change/edit, and then saving the "edited" patch again the problem is solved.

 

following the same logic it is also probable that, if you saved a patch with the second pedal already connected, and later recall that same patch but without the second pedal already connected, the correct 1 only pedal switching between EXP1 and EXP2 would not work as you would expect

Thanks for your input - making sense, as usual Nico!

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