DD-3 problem solved!!!

The Boss DD-3 is a great pedal, and I only found it that way when I solved my problem about it. Delays are one of the best effects pedal, and of course, we need to learn on how to use them properly. Most delay pedals I have used gave me some problem that I know many of you encountered already. The first lesson I have learned is to don't throw a pedal when it does not worked for you. Instead, test it ten or twenty times, and soon you will find their use. The first time I got the DD-3 I want to throw it out the window, because I thought it, was a junk and was a waste of money. However, I realized that I already bought it, so I juts planned of finding its use on my pedal board. Luckily, I found it very useful.

Anyway, you will get problem with your delay pedal if you will place it before the distortion pedal. Never do that my friends!!! Remember that a delay pedal will repeat any notes that are passing through its system. When a distortion is placed after that the distortion pedal will boost the signal "with its repeats". The result is a set of notes having almost the same amplitude. The best thing to do is placing it after the distortion pedal or in the effects-loop (which is ideal).

Now, the DD-3. I experienced a lot of trouble on that certain pedal. It repeats the signal with a nasty noise on all of its repeats. The secret is on the settings of your distortion pedal, the treble. Distortion pedals do have treble, and for others the tone knob. All you have to do is to decrease the treble, and that will solve the problem. DD-3 cannot handle signals with high treble. The next problem would be, "how about playing metal?" Yes, definitely you can do use a DD-3 as well. Boosting the treble should be after the DD-3 pedal. You can use something like an equalizer pedal or the equalizer in your amplifier. Just remember to always place your DD-3 before any pedal that will boost the treble frequencies. I hope this short advice of mine will not make you throw your DD-3 pedal.

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