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 Post subject: my first switcher/looper PX-8 plus
PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:05 pm 
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Hello I have a PX-8 more
I use a combo Laney VC15-110 without Footswitch and I do not use MIDI
I would like to change the channel of my amp only with the PX-8
If I connect a jack of my amp (footswitch channel) to a loop of the PX-8 without using the return it will work it
Sorry for my question i read a lot of topic but with google translation i am not completely sure about having all understood
thank you


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 Post subject: Re: my first switcher/looper PX-8 plus
PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:16 pm 
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No, that won't work unfortunately. The loops on the PX-8 plus switchers route audio, which is not what you need for amp channel switching. You would need something that has a dedicated switcher built in.

Since you already have a switcher your options are to get a footswitch and use it alongside your PX-8, or you could decide to just use the clean channel of your amp and put some drive pedals in the loops for your gain sounds.

Hopefully this translates well for you.


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 Post subject: Re: my first switcher/looper PX-8 plus
PostPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:52 am 
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Yea, the PX-8 Plus itself will not control your amp. But the PX-8 Plus will work with our Control Switcher to include your amp settings into the PX-8 Plus presets.

Here is a link to information on the Control Switcher.

The MIDI Out of the PX-8 Plus would connect to the MIDI In on the Control Switcher. An Insert Point Cable would connect between the 1/4" jacks on the Control Switcher and the Footswitch Jack on your amp. This would allow you to control the Drive and Reverb on your amp from the PX-8 Plus.

I hope that helps!


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 Post subject: Re: my first switcher/looper PX-8 plus
PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:39 pm 
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Thank you for your help
I was afraid to make the big jump towards the Midi
I will go to the Control Switcher MIDI Amp Commander
But I have another question I own a pedal suhr eclipse an overdrive channel and a distortion channel and I wonder how to switch from drive to disto passing only by the px8 +


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