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Fender Switchboard Effects Operator

Fender Switchboard Effects Operator – Unleash the full potential of your pedal board! The Switchboard Effects Operator is a streamlined and compact effects switching solution with a remarkably simple interface, bringing complete signal path control, multi-pedal preset recall, and convenient effects switching right to your feet.

Designed in collaboration with Ron Menelli, the premier loop switching expert called on by the pros, the Switchboard utilizes five rearrangeable relay true bypass effects loops combined with a powerful processor to intuitively reroute your pedal board – all while maintaining a completely analog, high-fidelity signal path. Use the Switchboard to access any combination of pedals in any order, toggle multiple or individual effects on and off, and even control your amp’s footswitches and MIDI enabled pedals.

Don’t bog down your tone workflow with complicated menus; the Switchboard’s graphic user interface and easy-to-use encoder knob makes crafting presets in real time straightforward and fun. The full color LCD screen displays bold visual graphics, so you always know what pedals are on and what preset is currently active. Packed with 500 user presets, a built-in professional tuner, two high fidelity buffers, a built-in volume pedal and much more, the Switchboard provides pro-level board control in a user-friendly package.

Fender Switchboard Effects Operator

Fender Switchboard Effects Operator – Unleash the full potential of your pedal board! The Switchboard Effects Operator is a streamlined and compact effects switching solution with a remarkably simple interface, bringing complete signal path control, multi-pedal preset recall, and convenient effects switching right to your feet.

Designed in collaboration with Ron Menelli, the premier loop switching expert called on by the pros, the Switchboard utilizes five rearrangeable relay true bypass effects loops combined with a powerful processor to intuitively reroute your pedal board – all while maintaining a completely analog, high-fidelity signal path. Use the Switchboard to access any combination of pedals in any order, toggle multiple or individual effects on and off, and even control your amp’s footswitches and MIDI enabled pedals.

Don’t bog down your tone workflow with complicated menus; the Switchboard’s graphic user interface and easy-to-use encoder knob makes crafting presets in real time straightforward and fun. The full color LCD screen displays bold visual graphics, so you always know what pedals are on and what preset is currently active. Packed with 500 user presets, a built-in professional tuner, two high fidelity buffers, a built-in volume pedal and much more, the Switchboard provides pro-level board control in a user-friendly package.

Features

  • 5 relay true bypass effects loops
  • 400 easily accessible presets with an additional 100 favorite presets
  • Large, full color LCD screen and Encoder knob provide easy-to-use graphic UI
  • Completely rearrangeable effects loop order
  • Programable footswitch and MIDI outputs for controlling outboard gear
  • Integrated professional tuner
  • Built-in moveable volume pedal
  • Switchable high-fidelity input and output buffers
  • Stereo capable loop 5 can host stereo effects

Unmatched loop and preset control

Housing five banks to accommodate five separate effects loops is a monstrous undertaking, but the Switchboard Effects Operator makes it look easy. Each relay loop can speedily rearrange your entire pedal path should you like to change up the signal flow, providing maximum board management with zero headaches. Aboard the Switchboard Effects Operator, you can access 400 quick-recall user presets, with an extra 100 favorite presets waiting on standby. Need to toggle between multiple effects and their varying intensities and tones? Even numerous versions at once? Not a problem! The Fender Switchboard Effects Operator is your total command center for hastily queuing all the best details your board has to offer for fast transitions in the spotlight and soundstage.

Connect and navigate with ease

Each loop’s quality Send/Return jacks are dutifully lined up at the back panel of the Switchboard Effects Operator, flanked on the left by general I/O jacks and on the right by available Expression Pedal and amplifier Footswitch connections for quickly expanding the operational appeal of your unit. Next to this grid of 1/4-inch connections are MIDI out and USB-C connections, allowing users to engage and command their outboard gear effortlessly.

The top panel, however, poses a control board that’s as charming to look at as it is easy to use. With its gold-finished top plate, stylish encoder knob, built-in tuner, and clearly marked banks and commands, effects users of all stripes can navigate the Switchboard Effects Operator’s waters in style and with total ease. What waters are these, you ask? The waters of its full-color LCD! Presenting vivid graphics with insight into your active effects, engaged presets, and more, this screen showcases the blueprints of any effected route you need to take with comprehensive grace.

Primed for superior signal quality

What good is an effects controller that hinders your tone? That certainly isn’t the case with the Switchboard Effects Operator. Courtesy of its all-analog, high-fidelity operation with true bypass looping and extremely powerful processing, every nuance of your hard-fought-for tones is represented with truly clear and accurate translation. Also to thank is its dual I/O buffering, providing complete tonal preservation that’s entirely free of loss due to frequency roll-off so your original sonic vision is exactly what you and your audiences experience.

Tech Specs

  • Type: Effects Loop Pedal
  • Number of Footswitch Buttons: 6, 1 x knob
  • Inputs: 1 x 1/4″
  • Outputs: 1 x 1/4″
  • Effects Loop: 5 x FX Loops
  • MIDI I/O: 1 x 5-pin DIN (out)
  • USB: 1 x Type C
  • Other I/O: 2 x 1/4″ (EXP Pedal, FTSW out)
  • Presets: 400 x presets, 100 x favorites
  • Bypass Switching: 5 x Relay-based True Bypass Loops
  • Power Source: 9V 500mA DC power supply (included)
  • Height: 2.72″
  • Width: 9.52″
  • Depth: 4.53″
  • Weight: 3 lbs.
  • Model #: 0235150000

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