New Pedalboard 2014

Time for an overhaul – Again…

My previous board did not match very well with the new band I started in last november. I had a clear need for an easier way of switching between electric and acoustic pickups and amps. With my previous board, I had to make too… Continue reading

How to use a Boss NS-2 Noise Gate

[Article updated October 29, 2017 with some clarifications]

[Article updated January 15, 2018 with some more clarifications]

If you, like me, occasionally use a high gain distortion pedal, you know that these are notoriously noisy when the pedal is on and you are not playing. At one point it just… Continue reading

Considerations before building a new pedal board

The list below represents my accumulated experiences with building pedal boards through the last 15-20 years. I do not make any claims that the list is anywhere near complete, but if you follow it, you should not be too far off.

This list also applies to most commercial pedalboards (Pedal Train, Emma Amarhyll, T-Rex Tonetrunk etc.).

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My pedalboard 2012

In December 2012 I decided my pedal board needed an overhaul. I had also acquired a few new pedals that I wanted to include, and there was not enough room on my old board. So I decided to build a new board. Click on the images to zoom.

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