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Hello All So another Noob Question

As i assign a Wah to first Block then I use My pedal to Control the Wah Nothing happens

My setting is  EXP1 which is somewhat greyed out and when i use the EXP pedal it shows % value instead of showing EXP1 greyed out 

Now i tried Assigning the wah to separate PEdal and still nothing is there a setting In global that needs to be activated ? 
i read about that if you press hard on the toe it switches something ive tried pressing really hard and nothing happens

 

thanks all for any help or guidance 

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13 hours ago, Hatman777 said:

thanks all for any help or guidance 


Helix 3.0 Owner’s Manual - Rev E - English 
Page 8 

 

Expression Pedal Move the expression pedal to control volume, wah, or a combination of amp and/or effects parameters. Activate the hidden toe switch to toggle between EXP 1 and EXP 2. (The scribble strip above tells you which one is active.) If an external pedal is connected to the rear panel EXP 2 jack, the built-in pedal becomes EXP 1 only.—see “Controller Assign” (Page 53j etc. 
 

plus page 66 re EXP 1, 2 and 3 position

 

Determines whether the Helix expression pedal positions are recalled per snapshot, per preset, or applied globally. If you want a Volume Pedal or Wah to maintain its position when switching presets, set this to “Global.”


Could be worth browsing through.

 

Or, reset your Globals from the backup file you made with HX Edit.

 

Hope this helps/makes sense.

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9 hours ago, datacommando said:


Helix 3.0 Owner’s Manual - Rev E - English 
Page 8 

 

Expression Pedal Move the expression pedal to control volume, wah, or a combination of amp and/or effects parameters. Activate the hidden toe switch to toggle between EXP 1 and EXP 2. (The scribble strip above tells you which one is active.) If an external pedal is connected to the rear panel EXP 2 jack, the built-in pedal becomes EXP 1 only.—see “Controller Assign” (Page 53j etc. 
 

plus page 66 re EXP 1, 2 and 3 position

 

Determines whether the Helix expression pedal positions are recalled per snapshot, per preset, or applied globally. If you want a Volume Pedal or Wah to maintain its position when switching presets, set this to “Global.”


Could be worth browsing through.

 

Or, reset your Globals from the backup file you made with HX Edit.

 

Hope this helps/makes sense.

 

 

Yes Thanks Datacommando, will try that  out for sure 

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My tip: it really requires quite a forceful press on the toe to invoke the wah...for days I was just being too gentle with it, and was frustrated like you that I just couldnt get it to work. Then in anger I really toed it hard and then it all worked. YMMV! 

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