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Morley ABY Channel Switcher   

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This rugged footswitch lets you choose between 2 inputs or 2 outputs. It can also mix 2 mono inputs or split an input to 2 outputs at once. LED indic...Read More

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Reconfigure your rig with one lick!

This rugged footswitch lets you choose between 2 inputs or 2 outputs. It can also mix 2 mono inputs or split an input to 2 outputs at once. LED indicators.


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MorleyABY Channel Switcher
 
3.4

(based on 41 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Compact (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Performances (4)
  • Home studio (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

An easy way to fix AC ground loop hum

I bought this to switch back and forth between a Fender Twin Amp and a Marshall JCM2000 TSL. No hum in either amp before I wired this product into my rig, but a terrible...Read complete review

I bought this to switch back and forth between a Fender Twin Amp and a Marshall JCM2000 TSL. No hum in either amp before I wired this product into my rig, but a terrible hum once installed and when a gain channel on either amp was on. It is caused by an AC ground loop from one amp through the guitar and into the other amp.

The problem can be easily fixed by running each amp off a different circuit. Plugging each amp into a different wall socket will not work if both are on the same circuit to the electrical box. In my case it was easy to do because I play in a basement, so I just wired in a new plug from a different light circuit down there, then plugged one amp into the new circuit and the other into the old. I tested it first using extension cords which is fine if you don't have a problem with an extra cord laying on the floor. NO HUM at all once I did this and the box works well.

The manufacturer suggests that you buy a HumX box to fix the problem -- no way I would do that.

There is a VERY slight bleed of signal to the amp not switched on but this is not annoying to me as the amp chosen by the box is >100X in volume.

These new models have a battery access panel, you do not have to take the box apart to put a battery in. All the battery does is energize the lights and I don't use one as it is easy to tell which amp is selected.

Hope this helps.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Well built but sucks tone...

I just got one of these for switching channels on my 68' Custom Deluxe and was excited by the possibilities. It wasn't noisy and didn't make the clicking noises I've heard of but its...Read complete review

I just got one of these for switching channels on my 68' Custom Deluxe and was excited by the possibilities. It wasn't noisy and didn't make the clicking noises I've heard of but its still getting returned today. I played through our set for a few hours and just didn't feel the normal mojo from my tone. I swapped repeatedly with the switch in and out of my signal path and this thing just sucks tone. Didn't matter weather I had effects on or off it just cut the highs and seemed to diminish the signal much like a poor cord/connection will. I'm going to spend some time reviewing things and will get something more transparent.

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1.0

I would not buy this product again.

By Chico

from Denver Co

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Compact Design

Cons

  • Breaks Easily
  • Not Responsive

Best Uses

  • for parts to fix the other A BY switch that brok

Comments about Morley ABY Channel Switcher:

it came broke

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5.0

Does exactly what it is expected.. and good!

By glp4me

from Morrisville, NC

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact Design
  • Simple

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Events
    • Home Studio
    • Performances

    Comments about Morley ABY Channel Switcher:

    Does exactly what I purchased it for. Simple design and easy to use.

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    5.0

    Two guitars - One amp

    By jbluesman

    from omaha, NE

    About Me Experienced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Guitar Switching

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Morley ABY Channel Switcher:

        Great product, switch guitars without unpluging.
        no noise while using and no noise when switching.
        You need a 9V battery, not to operate but for the light. The red indicator light lets you know which side, or guitar you are using.

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Well built but sucks tone...

        By NiguelT

        from vancouver, wa

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Compact Design

        Cons

        • Poor Sound Quality

        Best Uses

          Comments about Morley ABY Channel Switcher:

          I just got one of these for switching channels on my 68' Custom Deluxe and was excited by the possibilities. It wasn't noisy and didn't make the clicking noises I've heard of but its still getting returned today. I played through our set for a few hours and just didn't feel the normal mojo from my tone. I swapped repeatedly with the switch in and out of my signal path and this thing just sucks tone. Didn't matter weather I had effects on or off it just cut the highs and seemed to diminish the signal much like a poor cord/connection will. I'm going to spend some time reviewing things and will get something more transparent.

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          An easy way to fix AC ground loop hum

          By Cellarguitarguy

          from Indianapolis, IN

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          Pros

          • Good Spacing Of Switches
          • Solid Build

          Cons

          • Caused An Ac Hum

          Best Uses

          • One Guitar Into Two Amps

          Comments about Morley ABY Channel Switcher:

          I bought this to switch back and forth between a Fender Twin Amp and a Marshall JCM2000 TSL. No hum in either amp before I wired this product into my rig, but a terrible hum once installed and when a gain channel on either amp was on. It is caused by an AC ground loop from one amp through the guitar and into the other amp.

          The problem can be easily fixed by running each amp off a different circuit. Plugging each amp into a different wall socket will not work if both are on the same circuit to the electrical box. In my case it was easy to do because I play in a basement, so I just wired in a new plug from a different light circuit down there, then plugged one amp into the new circuit and the other into the old. I tested it first using extension cords which is fine if you don't have a problem with an extra cord laying on the floor. NO HUM at all once I did this and the box works well.

          The manufacturer suggests that you buy a HumX box to fix the problem -- no way I would do that.

          There is a VERY slight bleed of signal to the amp not switched on but this is not annoying to me as the amp chosen by the box is >100X in volume.

          These new models have a battery access panel, you do not have to take the box apart to put a battery in. All the battery does is energize the lights and I don't use one as it is easy to tell which amp is selected.

          Hope this helps.

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          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          My favorite AB Switch

          By Marco

          from Baltimore

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          Pros

          • Compact Design
          • Excellent Sound Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Mobile DJ
            • Performances
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Morley ABY Channel Switcher:

            This is great, sturdy ,simple box. Its an old school, heavy duty type of switch..its not really intended for a plush carpet and headphones - pro tools- computer emulated amps environment (get a powered switching device like the EHX switchblade if the switch click gets on your nerves). This box is a throwback to Marshall stacks and Big Stages and Loud Rock concerts. I don't know why anyone would give this simple switch box a bad review - if you buy a broken pedal off craigslist for cheap don't come on here and review it - does that seem honest? Also, don't review it if you don't know what it is. Its made for switching between amps as if the two amps were channels - like going between your Marshall and your Fender amp..people used to do this before multi channel and modeling amps. I still do because I don't use multi channel or modeling amps. Or you can plug in your Les Paul and your Strat and alternate between them using different effects chains for each guitar, without having to use a different amp rig or mess with switching cables. . Even If you've figured out how to play two guitars at the same time you cant do that with this box. Buy the ABC box for 15 clams more if your an octopuss.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great for single amp or pedalboard

            By Craig

            from undisclosed

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            Pros

            • Compact Design
            • Sturdy Construction
            • Versatile

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Home Studio
            • Performances
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Morley ABY Channel Switcher:

            Works great. I use it for channel switching on my Vox AC15C1. Very sturdy construction, works with or without 9V battery/power supply. For applications involving two amplifiers, I would recommend a different product that has a ground lift option.

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            5.0

            Great pedal.

            By Tim

            from Arkansas U.S.A.

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            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Morley ABY Channel Switcher:

            Pedal switches quietly. LED's let you know what it is set on. Good sound quality when playing from both amps at the same time. What else do you want?

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Basic Function Heavy Duty Switcher

            By Utility_Player

            from Kansas City

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            Pros

            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Performances

              Comments about Morley ABY Channel Switcher:

              The ABY is a sturdy box for switching between a couple guitars to one amp, feeding one guitar to two amps, or even just as a mute switch. Huge footswitches feel positive and large LEDs let the user know with obvious clarity which instrument is on line, or where the signal is going if used in AND/OR mode. Only downsides - lack of external DC input (battery adapter) and it clicks a little when foot switches are pressed.

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              (5 of 28 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              spend your money on a product that works

              By tone matters

              from Ohio the arm pit of the USA

              Comments about Morley ABY Channel Switcher:

              this pedal sucks... loud clicking noises the pedal is shorted out so the lights dont even work please i beg you to buy a whirlwind selector ab/y that is the best for your money if you dont have that much go to www.this1smyne.com 50 bucks and have a handmade PERFECT pedal and if you dont feel like waiting 3-4 weeks for a handmade pedal than go to www.loop-master.com and wait 2 weeks for a handmade pedal. please do not sacrifice tone because you dont have the money in your pocket this second. go to this 1s myne and support a local builder and trust me no other product will sound better. im only loooking out for fellow guitar players i thought 20 bucks off craigslist was a good deal and what could it matter... yeah it matters take my advice NOT WORTH IT! when building your rig do it right, cables, pedals, heads, birch cabs never sacrifice anything you will just have to replace it thank you

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