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Electro-Harmonix Volume Pedal  

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The EHX Volume Pedal is part of EHX's innovative Next Step Effects series. It does not use a potentiometer, optics or magnetism to sweep the volume c...Read More

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A precise volume control that responds to all of your needs.

The EHX Volume Pedal is part of EHX's innovative Next Step Effects series. It does not use a potentiometer, optics or magnetism to sweep the volume control. It delivers accurate and very expressive control over the volume of an instrument.

FEATURES
  • Direct & effect outputs with bypass level control
  • No moving parts
  • Ultra-rugged. No pots, footswitches or gears to break
  • Super responsive and expressive
  • Instantaneous bypass switching that is completely silent

Total volume control. Order today!

SPECIFICATIONS

Volume Pedal

  • Battery included, 9Volt power supply optional
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Electro-HarmonixVolume Pedal
 
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1.0

Save your money

By James59

from Bergen county, NJ

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Built Well
  • No Moving Parts
  • The Logo Lights Up

Cons

  • Cables Move With Unit
  • Not Responsive
  • One Piece Design
  • Sweeps Poorly

Best Uses

  • None

Comments about Electro-Harmonix Volume Pedal:

I purchased this unit being totally unaware of its workings. The pedal in one piece and relies on an internal mechanism to raise and lower the volume..So the entire pedal rocks back and forth moving the cables as you use it. The response is poor, and the pedal walks across the floor when you use it. I was not aware that you you have to buy a cradle holder in addition to hold the pedal stable. Needless to say I returned it for a Morley. While this is a neat idea, there needs to be a base that it cradles on. The coolest thing about this pedal is the logo That lights up. Back to the drawing board EH!

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1.0

Good Idea, Bad execution

By This Evil Ross

from Topeka, Ks

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Pros

  • Compact Design
  • No Moving Parts
  • No Potentiometer
  • Solid Build

Cons

  • Noticable Noise
  • Not Responsive
  • Poor Sound Quality
  • Terrible Response Range

Best Uses

    Comments about Electro-Harmonix Volume Pedal:

    I bought this pedal right when they announced it, as I was recording and my Ernie Ball volume pedal had an unfixable scratchy pot. Well, this pedal seemed like a godsend with no moving parts and a calibrated sweep. NOT THE CASE! There are two reasons why I use a volume pedal: one is to erase the attack of my pick to get a bow-type sound. The other is to set my rig at a certain volume, say for an open mic night or something where I know people won't use my guitar's volume knob. This pedal can't do either unfortunately.

    If my foot isn't depressing the pedal, it resets to full volume. When I want to do swells, it seems like no matter how I calibrate the pedal, I cannot get a satisfactory swell. In my experience, the pedal goes from zero volume to halfway with the tiniest motion of my foot, then the most noticable expression is from half volume to full. It never really sounds like a swell in the beginning; it sounds like the pedal is off, then to half-volume. There is a noticable moment when the pedal starts "expressing" the volume. On my scratchy Ernie Ball, this expression is seamless, and the swell is smooth (in terms of the actual volume output) from no volume to full volume. Also, and this was the final straw for me, there is noticable noise when the pedal is switched on. Since this pedal is used primarily in low-volume situations for me this was unacceptable.

    I had very high hopes for this pedal because I am a fan of EHX and their visionary pedals. But this pedal needs to be retracted for further development. It was a good try but I feel like more of a beta tester than a musician gigging and recording with this thing. I did not end up recording with this pedal, and instead went through the labor of programming an algorithm for the repeated swells in the song.

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