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3PDT Stomp Switch

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3PDT Stomp Switch

About This Item

A special replacement footswitch for pedals and effects boxes. Modify your effects for true bypass and even wire a status indicator LED.

For pedals and effects!
Ever notice how a wah-wah and other vintage-style effects color your sound and mess with the tone of your other pedals, even when turned off? That's because many guitar effects aren't wired for a true bypass. This will muddy your tone, and cause other effects in the signal chain to lose volume.

Use this special triple-pole double-throw 9-lug footswitch to rewire vintage pedals or effects boxes. It allows unbuffered bypassing of the effect circuit without coloring the tone of the instrument or other components in the signal chain. The third pole can be wired to control an LED status light or other custom function. This is useful for stage performers, as it leaves no question if the "box" is on or off.

At least 1" (25.4mm) depth and a 1/2"-diameter (12.70mm) mounting hole are required. The threaded portion is 7/16" (11.11mm) tall.

Hex nuts, spring washer, flat washer and wiring instructions are included.


Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

Build this bypass pedal to turn your stompboxes OFF!

Erick Coleman's got a simple wiring project that most guitarists need: a true bypass stomp switch to take your effects pedals in/out of your signal chain.

Instructions

Product Instructions

3PDT Stomp Switch Instructions

How to install the 3PDT Stomp Switch as a true bypass in old and new effects pedals.

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5.0

Best quality stomp switch I've seen

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I haven't installed it yet, but it looks like it's very high quality

5.0

Too bad it can't be shorter!

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Love this! Used it to replace the bypass on a Whammy II with LED indicator! Works great. We even had a guy 3D print us an enclosure for the top of the pedal, replacing the much flatter bypass pedal. That's really the only issue is the height of this enclosure and its tendency to get knocked off in transport, but we're dealing. :-)

5.0

Perfect fixt for my pedal

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Except for my poor soldering skills, this was a perfect replacement for my faulty switch. Built like a tank!

5.0

YES

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Been wanting to true bypass my effects for quite some time as well as wire an led indicator. This is THE SWITCH! Ty StewMac

5.0

refurb an old Vox Wah

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nice way to make an old wah true bypass. I installed this easy switch when I already had the pedal taken apart to replace the pot. Too bad SM doesn't stock the replacement pot as well. +/- on adding an LED if you don't care about battery life.

4.0

Nice

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I got this 3 pole switch to add an LED on/off indicator to a wah pedal. It works well and is well made and sturdy. I did find it a bit stiff but it may be Im just used to the old one that has been worn in. All in all, pretty nice.

5.0

Nice!

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If you need a 3PDT switch, you can't find much better quality than these. In fact, these may be the best you can find. Heavier construction than the typical blue Chinese and Korean 3PDT switches and a denser plastic for the body. They all fail eventually, but this one will last a long, long time.

5.0

Good piece

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nice compact switch that does as it should.

4.0

quality product

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A solid, well built switch. Far better than the Taiwanese knockoffs. A little steep at $12.95 per, but buy three for $9.95 and you have a great value. Can be wired several ways. eg., LED with transistor. Recommended

5.0

stomp

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stomp..stomp..Good~

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