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Which side of the enclosure should tap tempo be on?

Left
15 (27.3%)
Right
15 (27.3%)
Doesn't really matter, but I prefer left
13 (23.6%)
Doesn't really matter, but I prefer right
12 (21.8%)

Total Members Voted: 54

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Re: Tap tempo should be on the ...
« Reply #15 on: December 09, 2014, 04:49:56 AM »
If you are going to mod your shoe, you might as well add a motion detection CV output too  8)

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« Reply #16 on: December 09, 2014, 07:44:40 AM »
And a proximity sensor. Hmm, maybe if we start with the phone in the shoe, we can get the rest for free.
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« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2014, 12:44:15 PM »
Just checked the poll results. 40 votes, and we apparently haven't helped you one bit.  ;D
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« Reply #18 on: December 09, 2014, 01:57:47 PM »
I prefer my bypass switch on the left, and my other switches, like tap, boost, etc. on the right. Like reading, left to right, turn it on, then move to other controls.
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Re: Tap tempo should be on the ...
« Reply #19 on: December 09, 2014, 02:02:57 PM »
Tap (or boost or any extra function) on the left for me.

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« Reply #20 on: December 09, 2014, 02:40:58 PM »
Just checked the poll results. 40 votes, and we apparently haven't helped you one bit.  ;D

I  predict a lot of arguments and confusion over the results.  We'll have to check for hanging chads.
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« Reply #21 on: December 09, 2014, 10:01:11 PM »
How about you use momentary on both, and add a toggle to swap which one controls relay bypass and which controls tap tempo? Best of both worlds...

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« Reply #22 on: December 10, 2014, 02:19:20 AM »
I always put my "extra" switch on the left, probably due to the "direction of signal flow" logic others have mentioned. 

I do almost all my stomping with my right foot, regardless of where the switch lies on my pedalboard.  Is this going in like a 1590BB?  Honestly, I couldn't imagine choosing which foot to use based on what side of the box the switch is on; that's a matter of a few inches difference on the box (at most), where my feet will be much farther away from each other than that.  I'm not gonna switch to my left foot all of a sudden because the tap switch is all the way on the other side of the enclosure.  Maybe I'd feel different if I weren't a giant?

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« Reply #23 on: December 11, 2014, 02:18:03 PM »
For me it just seems intuitive to keep the bypass stomp on the right.  Much like the input jack, you just would not move that to the left side. 

I always tap with my right foot though.  I don't think putting the tap tempo stomp on the right would make a difference though.  You are talking two inches.