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This project aims to design and build a prototype for a fully interactive delay pedal (for guitars or any other instrument). Delays usually need to be controlled by hand, which means bending down to reach the knobs and also taking one hand off the instrument - unless the pedal's settings keep unchanged while playing. Another possibility is attaching a controller pedal to the delay, in order to change some settings by foot, which can be done while playing. But an external controller hardware is needed. The idea behind the Full Control Delay pedal and its main difference is that it allows any of the effect's parameters to be controlled while playing and without the need of an external controller pedal. One single piece of hardware will enable the user to handle a variety of effects and soundscapes, easily changing settings between songs or even between sections in the same song.
Valencia (Spain) Campus
delay; effects; pedals; guitar pedals; guitar effects; handmade
Project Components: project video (.mp4), reflection paper (.pdf), presentation (.pdf).
Dias, Christian. “Full Control Delay: an unique and innovative guitar pedal.” Master's thesis, Berklee College of Music, 2022. https://remix.berklee.edu/graduate-studies-production-technology/243.