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How do I use NS-2?

How do I use NS-2?

This is the simplest way to use the NS-2. Simply insert the NS-2 into your signal chain as the last item AFTER your noisy pedals or amp. The SIMPLE method, as the name implies, is simple to implement (you just connect it in-line, as you would any other effects pedal) and very effective at killing noise.

Where should a noise suppressor go in the pedal chain?

Where does a noise gate go in your signal chain? In some ways, this is subjective. Naturally, you’ll want to place the noise gate wherever the noise is, for example after your fuzz pedal. It’s most common, however, to put it at the end of your chain but before any ambient pedals such as delay and reverb.

Is a noise suppressor pedal necessary?

Get a Boss pedal, noise supressor pedal, their great! And yes, you will need one eventually, when you play live, having a noise supressor pedal will eliminate all the uneccessary noises that no one likes.

What do noise suppressor pedals do?

The NS-2 Noise Suppressor eliminates unwanted noise and hum without altering an instrument’s natural tone. It’s the perfect pedal to quiet down any pedalboard or effects setup.

Should noise gate go before or after overdrive?

Noise Gate Placement If you are not using a delay or a reverb, go for the end of the chain. If you are, place the noise gate before these effects, otherwise it will interfere with their performance. Some also like to put their noise gate after their high gain pedals such as overdrives or distortions.

Is a noise gate the same as a noise suppressor?

They are pretty similar: a noise gate mutes everything below a certain volume whereas a noise suppressor greatly reduces it. Studio noise suppressors can isolate specific frequencies but this doesn’t tend to be a feature in pedal suppressors.

What should my noise gate be?

Usually, a fast attack is your best bet when using a noise gate. You don’t want the beginning of a drum hit or vocal line to get cut off. So make sure your attack is fast enough that your recording isn’t getting clipped. Start with something under 5 ms and adjust from there.

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