#1
i have recently bought a mxr phase 90 and i was wondering were the best place in my effects chain to put it

i was thinking at the end of the chain which goes into the front of my amp

is this a normal place to put it

or would it be better in the effects loop
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#2
the only way for you to find out what sounds best is to try things out. noone will know what it's going to sound like with your gear, so you're going to have to try it yourself
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the only way for you to find out what sounds best is to try things out. noone will know what it's going to sound like with your gear, so you're going to have to try it yourself


True.

But usually modulation fx is put in the fx loop. Try what's the best sound for you.
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I put mine out in front, because I like the sound going into a dirty amp. But that's just me.
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#7
i havent got my amp back from practise =[

but i bought a phase 90 aswell.

i have had a play on my toneport (which won't sound as good as the real thing)

but i prefer using phaser in the "effects loop" because it will phase the distortion too which i love the sound of.

if you put it before the amp it sounds a bit more subtle but its worth playing about with to see what you like best.

once again, i've only tried this through toneport so far
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#9
Put the Phase 90 in front of your amp. The pedal is running at line level and sounds best in front of your amp. Try sticking it in the loop if you like. The majority of players that use a Phase 90 pedal have it up front and not in the loop.
#10
Modulation/delay effects generally go at the end of your effects chain (dist, wah. Chorus/phaser/ delay) before plugging into your amps input. Most pedals are not designed for the line in/out jacks of your amp. They expect guitar pickup levels in (mv) and providing a line level (V) from the amp is too much signal.
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#11
^ I read that the best place to put the Wah is right at the beginning of the chain so it has a clean signal to process for the sweep. Not really anything to do with Phase, as I'd still put that at the end of my chain.
#12
i run my phase 90 in front of the amp. i just prefer that phase sound. but i do run it at the end of my chain in front of the amp. I think that is general a good place for it
#13
The phase 90 is a bit more subtle in front of the amp and gives off that infamous David Gilmour/Peter Frampton swirling amp effect. It sounds a bit harsh, too loud, and is known for clipping if placed in the effects loop. Think of it like your wah pedal, you want it to filter your signal before any source of gain or distortion.
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Quote by Guitarmiester
The phase 90 is a bit more subtle in front of the amp and gives off that infamous David Gilmour/Peter Frampton swirling amp effect. It sounds a bit harsh, too loud, and is known for clipping if placed in the effects loop. Think of it like your wah pedal, you want it to filter your signal before any source of gain or distortion.


cant forget the van halen phaser tone. that was in front of the amp to. i agree with the harshness of the phase 90 in the loop. i dont like a phaser to be in your face.
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^ I read that the best place to put the Wah is right at the beginning of the chain so it has a clean signal to process for the sweep. Not really anything to do with Phase, as I'd still put that at the end of my chain.



I think that depends on whether you want a wah'ed distortion sound or a distorted wah sound. The wah doesn't really process anything, it's a hi-Q, variable (bandpass) filter and most don't even provide gain! Providing a hotter signal to it shoudln't affect it's ability to filter.
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