Fluctuating mains voltage = different sound?

Ask the DudeAlmost every guitarist knows this phenomenon: in the rehearsal room the sound of the guitar was absolutely perfect, and the amp has been situated right in the sweet spot. But live on stage, the magic has disappeared. Continue reading “Fluctuating mains voltage = different sound?”

Tips & Tricks: The best power supply

Tips & tricksThe majority of pedals run on 9V and many of them can be used with a 9V battery.
But insatiable digital effects suck out the batteries at top speed or it is impossible to run them on battery.
This is when the question arises, which power supply is the most suitable one. Continue reading “Tips & Tricks: The best power supply”

Effect pedal switching noise

Tips & tricksMany effect pedal manufacturers offer pedals with true bypass.
This kind of pedals prevail a lot of advantages but also the disadvantage of the switching noise.
But where does this “plop” or “click” come from and how can it be eliminated? Continue reading “Effect pedal switching noise”