Inserting a guitar effect pedal

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Inserting a guitar effect pedal

Post by Newmoog » Sat Apr 16, 2016 3:00 am

Are there any impedance issues in connecting a guitar effect pedal to the insert plug of a Voyager?
Do I need to use a reamp box for that?

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Re: Inserting a guitar effect pedal

Post by stiiiiiiive » Sat Apr 16, 2016 9:34 am

I've done this the simplest way before, no problem for me :)

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Re: Inserting a guitar effect pedal

Post by Newmoog » Sat Apr 16, 2016 1:47 pm

stiiiiiiive wrote:I've done this the simplest way before, no problem for me :)

Thanks, I was planning to get an overdrive. Any suggestions welcome!

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Post by stiiiiiiive » Sat Apr 16, 2016 6:55 pm

I must have tried a POG2 for even more octaves :)

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Re: Inserting a guitar effect pedal

Post by jsharpphoto » Sat Apr 16, 2016 10:18 pm

Try a BBE Sonic Stomp then into a EHX Bass Muff Deluxe.
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Post by Stevie Ray » Mon Apr 18, 2016 1:03 pm

Depends on the particular effects pedal but I have connected all kinds of pedals (including some very old and weird ones) via the FX insert on my Voyager and they have all worked - some better than others. It's a lot of fun. Do check that the pedal is working properly first though.

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Post by NickGrooves » Fri Aug 05, 2016 5:24 am

So thrilled to read this. I was wondering the same thing when I looked in the manual and read about the FX send/return jacks.

Related question, has anyone tried plugging a Mother-32 into that FX loop? This could essentially turn the Voyager into a sequencer. Problems with impedance or voltage?

Of course there would need to be adapters for the difference in jack size (going into M32 ... the output is 1/4" TRS)
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Re: Inserting a guitar effect pedal

Post by GregAE » Fri Aug 05, 2016 7:19 am

From KnobTweak, two articles related to the use of guitar effect pedals with the Voyager:

‘Secret Weapon’ (see below) – Using an exciter with the Voyager.
‘Kicking It Up A Notch’ – Overdrive techniques using pedals.

Both articles are ZIP files that include mp3 examples. To download, look in the Voyager section under Files:

KT > Files > Voyager

- Greg

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Post by NickGrooves » Sat Aug 06, 2016 2:54 pm

Awesome. I have a rack version of an Aural Exciter, will try it. Maybe post an A/B video if I can find the time.
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Re: Inserting a guitar effect pedal

Post by Stevie Ray » Tue Aug 09, 2016 6:05 pm

NickGrooves wrote:So thrilled to read this. I was wondering the same thing when I looked in the manual and read about the FX send/return jacks.

Related question, has anyone tried plugging a Mother-32 into that FX loop? This could essentially turn the Voyager into a sequencer. Problems with impedance or voltage?

Of course there would need to be adapters for the difference in jack size (going into M32 ... the output is 1/4" TRS)


Yes I have patched a Mother 32 into a Voyager Old School. The CV tracking leaves a lot to be desired on the VOS.

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