#1
How do i hook up me pedal through the effects loop. do i need three cords or two? Cuase for some reason i thought i need both ends of the pedal in the effects loop and then my bass plugged into the input. So i think im wrong, but can anyone tell me how?

Thanks. Micah
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Fender Rumble 100 2x10
Concertmate-990 Keyboard
BBE Stomp Sonic Maximizer
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Fender 15w Guitar Amp
#2
You plug your bass into the normal input on your amp, then plug one cable into the "effects send" jack to your pedal input, then from your pedal output you need a lead going from it to the "effects return" jack on the amp and you're all hooked up.
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#3
So I need 3 cables?
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Ibanez SR400QM
Squier P-Bass
Fender Rumble 100 2x10
Concertmate-990 Keyboard
BBE Stomp Sonic Maximizer
Squier Stratocaster
Fender 15w Guitar Amp
#4
If you have one pedal, you don't need to use the loop, just run it instrument-->pedal-->amp. If you really want to for some reason, to use the effects loop you run your instrument straight into the amp, use the send jack of the loop to the input of your pedal, run the output of your pedal to the input of your loop.

So: using effects loop, three cables; not using effects loop, two cables.
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#5
Yea I dont need to but i heard some pedals sound better in the effects loop. like in the manual it said it may sound better in my effects loop. bUT THANKS FOR THE HELP :]
Gear
Ibanez SR400QM
Squier P-Bass
Fender Rumble 100 2x10
Concertmate-990 Keyboard
BBE Stomp Sonic Maximizer
Squier Stratocaster
Fender 15w Guitar Amp
#7
Though, judging from his sig, he should run his sonic maximiser post EQ. Can you tell us f any othr pedals you have, so we can check if they go pre or post EQ.
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#8
No just what's in my sig. But i heard that i should run it pre EQ. problem is i cant test it cause i have only two cables
Gear
Ibanez SR400QM
Squier P-Bass
Fender Rumble 100 2x10
Concertmate-990 Keyboard
BBE Stomp Sonic Maximizer
Squier Stratocaster
Fender 15w Guitar Amp
#9
It's strange... the manual for the Sonic Stomp says that it's best before the EQ, but works just fine at the end of the effects loop as well. I guess it doesn't matter. If you're going to set up an effects loop, you might as well put the BBE in the effects loop - although I doubt EQing will futz up with the phase correction.
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#10
yeah EQ pedals generally sound better in the effects loop. but it al depend: do you want a 7 band EQ for your bass? or a 7 band EQ or your amp?

Edit:
just saw that it was for the sonic maximizer. i would defenently recomend putting it in the FX loop.
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