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Len Amaral


From:
Rehoboth,MA 02769
Post Posted 18 Jun 2017 2:23 pm     Reply with quote

I have a Telonics VP that I use in my home studio and use another type of VP in my gig bag to play out with.

Was thinking of using the Telonics VP at the next gig. I have mine set on the #4 taper and have not touched the impedance control. What other tapers are you using and how do you set the impedance control for a single coil pickup?


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George McLellan


From:
Duluth, MN/Mesa, AZ USA
Post Posted 18 Jun 2017 2:52 pm     Reply with quote

Contact Dave Beatty, he will walk you through it. He even upgraded mine at the SWSGA.
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Paddy Long


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Christchurch, New Zealand
Post Posted 18 Jun 2017 4:22 pm     Reply with quote

I use the #6 taper setting which emulates the old Allen Bradley pot with a bit more throw on the business end, which I feel gives me better sustain.

I use my pedal for everything, it's just that good Very Happy
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Justin Griffith


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Taylor, Texas, USA
Post Posted 19 Jun 2017 5:17 am     Reply with quote

Paddy Long wrote:
I use the #6 taper setting which emulates the old Allen Bradley pot with a bit more throw on the business end, which I feel gives me better sustain.

I use my pedal for everything, it's just that good Very Happy


Me too! When you miss a chime just enough, that extra power at the end of taper 6 is a life saver!
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Len Amaral


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Rehoboth,MA 02769
Post Posted 19 Jun 2017 7:01 am     Reply with quote

Is the #6 taper programmed into the pedal or do you have to download it from Telonics?
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Justin Griffith


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Taylor, Texas, USA
Post Posted 19 Jun 2017 7:37 am     Reply with quote

Unless it is a super early model, it should be in there.
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Len Amaral


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Post Posted 20 Jun 2017 6:11 pm     Reply with quote

I emailed Dave Beaty at Telonics and he gave me a very detailed reply on the Volume pedal. Great customer service and a nice guy👍
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Mike Perlowin


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Los Angeles CA
Post Posted 20 Jun 2017 6:29 pm     Reply with quote

I also use #6. My pedal has the new 7 and 8 tapers, but after trying them out, I decided I prefer #6.
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Jim Palenscar


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Oceanside, Calif, USA
Post Posted 20 Jun 2017 9:04 pm     Reply with quote

Another shout out for Dave and all the great folks at Telonics!!
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robert kramer


From:
Nashville TN
Post Posted 21 Jun 2017 6:54 am     Reply with quote

An additional shout out for Telonics products and service. I have my taper on #6 - never tried the other settings - it sounds so good.
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Johnny Howington


From:
Lillington, NC
Post Posted 21 Jun 2017 10:22 am     telonics pedal Reply with quote

#6 it is but after talking with Dave I did turn the impedance down quit a bit. Great pedal!! Great people to deal with as well.
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Gerard Drury


From:
Pennsylvania, USA
Post Posted 25 Jun 2017 8:33 am     telonic vp Reply with quote

I use number 5
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b0b


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Northern California
Post Posted 25 Jun 2017 8:55 am     Reply with quote

I just got one recently. I'm using #3 when practicing, and #7 on stage. #7 is the same taper as #3, but if has a volume gain at the top end that's useful for harmonics and long sustained notes. I don't want that boost when I'm practicing quietly at home.

I'm still learning about the pedal. The differences in the settings are pretty subtle. I have a Telonics pickup too, and a Telonics speaker in my amp. They make good products!
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Greg Cutshaw


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Corry, PA, USA
Post Posted 25 Jun 2017 9:58 am     Reply with quote

I've settled into taper #4. Gives me a bit shorter stroke and quicker action for gutting and adding sustain. Didn't think much about the taper capability until I found one I really liked and now the pedal has a unique feel to it that I can't duplicate elsewhere.


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Dale McPherson


From:
Morristown, Tennessee, USA
Post Posted 25 Jun 2017 2:34 pm     Reply with quote

I use the number 7 and really like it. Holds a note for a long time when you get to the upper section of the pedal throw. Awesome pedal well worth the money.
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Len Amaral


From:
Rehoboth,MA 02769
Post Posted 25 Jun 2017 4:34 pm     Reply with quote

My Telonics is an earlier version as # 6 is blank. I can hook up a USB to the pedal and download the patch to the pedal. Very cool to have this option in the unit. Also, the buffered tuner output is nice feature.
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Len Amaral


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Rehoboth,MA 02769
Post Posted 30 Jun 2017 5:38 pm     Reply with quote

A big thank you to Dave Beaty. He sent me all the info and details how to upgrade my Telonics VP with new tapers. Customer service at its best. 👍
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Marlin Gengenbach


From:
New Mexico, USA
Post Posted 11 Jul 2017 1:04 pm     Vp Reply with quote

Dave Beaty invited me to stop by last week and he added 6, 7 and 8 to my pedal which is an older model. Dave and Sophie are just the greatest! Best customer service ever!
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Steve Spitz


From:
New Orleans, LA, USA
Post Posted 11 Jul 2017 1:31 pm     Reply with quote

Agreed about the great service from Dave and the gang from Telonics.

Ive settled on #4 as well.
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Kevin Barber


From:
Marianna, Florida, USA
Post Posted 15 Jul 2017 3:17 pm     Reply with quote

I also have a Telonics volume pedal and I prefer #6. Just personal preference, I could probably get used to any of the tapers if I played each long enough.

Telonics has some great products!

I just got a Telonics 409 pickup from Steve Spitz this week. I'm trying to go all Telonics products, even though my playing is nowhere near the quality of Telonics, hehe.
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