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Ritch

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Two pedal circuits with one switch
« on: June 09, 2021, 05:09:01 AM »
Hi, Iím new here, looking for a bit of help with switching.

Does anybody have a diagram for wiring a 3dpt switch to switch between two pedal circuits (two boards, each with their own in/out/9v/ground points).

I want it to have one 3pdt switch to switch between the two circuits, with no other bypass (one effect is always on) and two leds - for when either circuit is engaged.

Canít for the life of me find a good diagram!

Many thanks




Drew Hallenbeck

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Re: Two pedal circuits with one switch
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2021, 08:18:26 AM »
You can do it with a 3PDT easily enough. I usually like to have the input to the circuit board grounded when the effect is bypassed. To do that you could use a 4PDT.
Grounding the input isn't always necessary but I figured it might be a helpful idea to see it both ways.
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Re: Two pedal circuits with one switch
« Reply #2 on: June 09, 2021, 09:29:11 AM »
Very clever, I was thinking about just a flipper diagram, but one with an LED looks way cooler.


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Re: Two pedal circuits with one switch
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2021, 04:09:42 AM »
Thanks Drew,

Thatís awesome! Iíve just ordered a 4pdt so Iíll do it that way as it looks best.

Will post the outcome.