I'm looking at getting a TC Electronics Nova System, but I read online that you have to by the Switch 3 to switch the effects on and off and switch the pre-sets?, I just wnted to know if this was true, because I don't really plan on making presets for the time being, I just want to switch the effects on and off like you would do with a normal pedal board.

Mark Tremonti: I have my own mixer on stage so I can alter my volmes while on stage

Myles Kennedy: And why's that Mark?

Mark Tremonti:....I have trust issues with the sound guy

Selling a Marshall DSL401!
I would download the user manual and read through that. Then you know what it's capable of.

Jackson RR3 Rhoads and DK2M Dinky
Peavey 6505+ w/ Avatar 212 cab
Ibanez TS9, ISP Decimator, MXR 10 Band EQ
-Digitech RP1000
The nova is all you need.....no addional switches needed.
Playing on some new gear....review to follow