Momentary kill switch pedal...

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Momentary kill switch pedal...

Post by zhivago » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:38 am

So I am a bit bored, and full of confidence after my Memory Man switch repair :D

...I got to thinking...maybe I could make a kill switch pedal for stutter effects... :-/

I have a few bits and pieces in my parts box, but I am missing the switch...

Do you guys think that this one will work?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2X-Foot-Swit ... Swr9Beb2d8

I want it to be non-latching, so I can great some crazy on-off sounds :)
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Re: Momentary kill switch pedal...

Post by SY6655321 » Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:21 am

They are push to make (aka normally open) so you should be good to go.

http://beavisaudio.com/projects/stutterpedal/

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Post by zhivago » Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:50 pm

Awesome!

will report back!! 8) 8) 8)
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Post by marqueemoon » Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:00 pm

You want normally closed.

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Re: Momentary kill switch pedal...

Post by StevenO » Sat Apr 04, 2020 4:01 pm

I've done this exact thing with a momentary switch. It worked for what it was supposed to do, but I didn't feel like it worked well for fast stuttery madness the way I wanted it to, almost like there was a latency issue that wasn't merely user error... Perhaps it was just the switch I used, though, and yours winds up working better! :)

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Post by timtam » Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:56 pm

Yeah, not sure that the foot can be moved fast enough for stutter effects ? ;)

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Re: Momentary kill switch pedal...

Post by Shadoweclipse13 » Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:09 pm

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Stutter effect and a nice graphic. Hard to be that, even with a switch and an enclosure.

That said, I'd probably home-brew one myself as simple as it would be.
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Re: Momentary kill switch pedal...

Post by zhivago » Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:53 pm

I waited for ages, and the switch I ordered finally showed up...happy to report that I managed to complete this mini project, and I can stutter all day long! :D

Many thanks for all your help, guys! 8)
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Re: Momentary kill switch pedal...

Post by marqueemoon » Fri Apr 24, 2020 2:11 pm

I’ve always wanted to mod a tuner with a momentary switch, both so it can pull double duty as a stutter and because I’m an idiot who mistakenly steps on the tuner mid-song at least once a set and my board only has one row. :fp:

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Re: Momentary kill switch pedal...

Post by wproffitt » Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:49 pm

zhivago wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:53 pm
I waited for ages, and the switch I ordered finally showed up...happy to report that I managed to complete this mini project, and I can stutter all day long! :D

Many thanks for all your help, guys! 8)
Congratulations! I love it when a plan comes together! Perhaps I’ll build a pedal during quarantine...

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Re: Momentary kill switch pedal...

Post by zhivago » Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:07 pm

wproffitt wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 6:49 pm
Congratulations! I love it when a plan comes together! Perhaps I’ll build a pedal during quarantine...
Hey thanks!

I've been looking at simple kits online...maybe I'll try an make something else...I have an SHO pcb board from Madbean that I bought probably 10 years ago...maybe I should get some parts and give it a go :)
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