Route and control your effects pedals with maximum flexibility!
The Boss LS-2 Line Selector/Power Supply makes it easy to switch settings among several effects and to route input and output signals. 2 line loops and 6 looping modes provide a wide...
s you can see (above), Reb's pedalboard is constantly evolving as he adds and discards effects - it ain't the neatest thing you've ever seen! We asked Reb to describe his signal path: "My signal goes into very expensive Shure wireless units, which are the closest thing to being on a cable I have found. From there it goes into a Bradshaw router that helps with guitar changes. Then it goes to the pedalboard and out to the amps." "The pedalboard signal goes to a Cry Baby wah, a Boss Metal Zone distortion, a Danelectro echo for long delays when making weird noises, a Boss tuner and a Digitech Whammy pedal, which is in a loop because it messes with my signal in line. The whammy pedal is great with the long delay for weird noises. Then to a A/B box, which chooses between clean or dirty amps." "The clean line goes from the A/B box into a Guild Hartke bass head with a TC electronics multi effects unit for wetness. The bass head gives a very loud full clean sound. The other signal from the A/B box goes to the Marshall dirty heads." Reb has recently replaced the Boss Overdrive pedal seen on his Homegrown DVD with the Boss Metal Zone, as he felt that the overdrive pedal (used for solo boost) was taking away too much low end. Anyone who has heard Reb's live sound on the 2004 Whitesnake tour will agree he made the right choice!more
"After 15 years of using exactly the same pedal board, I am finally ripping it up and starting again. Same idea, but using the @roland_us RC30 looper plus some of their great #fx pedals with beautiful big fat pads that I can trigger without even looking down! It's just the beginning, but exciting (and scary!!) to learn new gear."more
0:10 - Syu can be seen in the studio with Galneryus, using an MXR Carbon Copy analog delay, a Vox V846 wah, a Boss LS-2 Line Selector, a Boss NS-2 Noise Suppressor, a Boss tuner and a BB King preamp pedal. This video footage was taken at September 10th, 2010 at an MIT Studio in Tokyo, Japan.more
Route and control your effects pedals with maximum flexibility!
The Boss LS-2 Line Selector/Power Supply makes it easy to switch settings among several effects and to route input and output signals. 2 line loops and 6 looping modes provide a wide variety of applications. Used with an AC adapter, the LS-2 can supply 9V DC power to several Boss compact pedals. An ideal supply and switching unit for multiple effects setups.
I have used this pedal as a loop selector for two dirt/distortion loops in the past, and it works flawlessly. I am currently using this to combine the stereo outputs of my Boss PS-6/ Boss RC-3 and sending the combined monaural signal to my amp or DI box. Again, works flawlessly! I have not used this to power additional pedals yet. Great value here.
The LS-2 has a lot of settings for various loops and amp sends. It is very versatile because of this, and allows for quick switches between pedals. I use it to switch between a distortion and an overdrive and it works great for that purpose
Analog looper pedal, row selector.. A Swiss knife pedal.. I usually use in A-B-Bypass setting to change loop overdrive + Delay to Fuzz / Wah.
Two knobs allow you to manage the volume of a particular loop or a particular line, convenient, people use it to mix the volumes of tackiness effects used simultaneous A and B which can give very nice rendering sound.
This pedal is everything that you need to make some routing for signals and wet-dry stereo. I've been using it also to have my dry amp, then I add the effects with a nice blend. My most used config is A+B Mix - Bypass, so I put the Delay on A, the modulators on B and I run them on parallel, also I keep my dry signal for a big three-dimensional sound.
I use this pedal with my Boss BF-3 and Cry Baby Mini (set in A/B mode) for 3 main reasons; 1. it helps keep the signal clean from bad buffers, the boss Bf-3 (I put it in Loop A) has a nasty tone cut in my main signal so throwing it in my loop helps keep my clean tone sparkly. 2. Pedals like the Cry Baby Mini (I put it in Loop B) may be a bit hard to switch on and off live, so using it in the LS-2 loop makes it easy to call upon it without any fuss 3. if you have two effects you love using but don't play well together like the way I use a Flanger and a Wah, its good to switch between the two without tap dancing the flanger on/off to the wah off/on, with the line selector the job is done with One switch! Plus being able to boost or cut the volume of each line allows for extra versatility, I put a bit of volume boost in loop B with my wah, so when my wah is not active in the loop I can still use Loop B as a Clean boost to push my Distortion pedals! Your results and use may vary, I recommend this pedal to musicians who are experimental with their effects and amps setups.
Very good and flexible pedal! I use it to get the bass sounds samples from my keyboard into my pedalboard, mixing with the actual bass guitar. It does the job nicely and on live performances most of people can't tell if the bass sound is coming from keyboard or from bass...
I use this for a wet/ dry rig on bass where I send a clean signal to one amp and a distorted signal to another, allowing me to DI my clean amp and mic my drive amp. The switching is very effective, giving multiple options and features a volume for each channel. A bright green and and relatively bright red LED indicate which channel is active.
So much more than a "line splitter", the LS-2 offers two effects loops along with every combination of how you want those inputs routed. This same pedal can be used to split a signal chain, add in (and take out) an effects loop, and even blend those loops in every way imaginable. It even offers a "9V power out" so you can use it to daisy-chain power to other pedals. I like playing around with my pedal board, and I like having options, so for me the LS-2 is indispensable. Indeed, I will be purchasing at least one more. This is a must-have pedal for me.
This amazing piece of work combines the amazing fact that you can have two effects loops running at once using just one pedal. With 2 volume knobs to perfectly blend your two sounds, you can also achieve with the BOSS TU-3 an amazing clean boost sound. Along with a great Royal Blood style effects loop with an overdrive and an octave pedal.