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Rig Rundown: U2's The Edge

Strats, Explorers, Les Pauls, AC30s, and a healthy amount of delay help form some of the most iconic tones ever recorded. Famed tech Dallas Schoo walks us through the ins and outs of The Edge’s expansive setup.

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The Edge has worked with Bob Bradshaw for years to help create his live rigs. The effects are controlled by two Bradshaw RS40 controllers: one is onstage, and a second unit sits with Dallas. In addition to the RS40, Edge has a DigiTech WH-1 Whammy, a Boss 500V Expression Pedal for his Custom Audio remote wah, two Dunlop Volume X pedals (one for reverb, one for delay), and a Dunlop Mini Volume X, which is used for quick octave pitch shifting.

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