#1
If you had a high gain amp like a 5150 or a Dual Rectifier, what foot switch options would you want or use? What would be ideal?

First button would be a channel switch of course. But what should the second switch be? FX loop on/off? Solo mode on/off? (Solo mode maybe would have an adjustable gain and volume for either channel, and the solo switch would toggle between normal gain&vol and solo gain&vol) Or, what about some sort of tone variation like a mid boost? Or a high pass filter?

Also, how many channels do you use or would you like to use? Is two channels enough? What about three or four?

I'm curious as to what people use and what they like in their amps.
#2
The four cable method is the best, with it you only need a single channel amp. I do it with my GSP1101 and I can do whatever I want.

If it came down to it though I reckon a channel switch and effects on/off would do
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Last edited by sammo_boi at Sep 15, 2011,
#3
I'm over switches. Next rig I build is gonna be MIDI'd out.

My next amp will have 3 channels. My dream amp has 4 channels.
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#4
Quote by sammo_boi
The four cable method is the best, with it you only need a single channel amp. I do it with my GSP1101 and I can do whatever I want.

If it came down to it though I reckon a channel switch and effects on/off would do


What is the four cable method?

If you only have a single channel on an amp, then the amp has to be clean right? Because you are getting your distortion from your GSP1101. But what if you wanted the sound of distortion from say, an ENGL Powerball?
#5
I really wish rectifiers had the modes on each channel footswitchable. When I had a Single Recto I always wanted to be able to switch between the Vintage and Modern modes on the lead channel.
#7
Quote by ragingben
Ideally for any amp I would like (if it had these options being an ideal world but no midi)

1 - Channel switch (A/B)
2 - Channel modifier (boost/solo/bright etc for current channel)
3 - FX loop bypass/engage
4 - Reverb on/off


this covers pretty much everything you need for a 2 channel amp.
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