Tools for the Task: Pedalboards
September 8, 2017
Ten pedalboards primed to provide a happy home for your growing stompbox family.
Whether you rely on a couple pedals or a dozen, standard-sized or micros, laying them out in an efficient manner that works for you is key. This month, we’ve rounded up 10 pedalboard options that will help you get there.
FRIEDMANTour Pro 1520
This ’board features a two-tier design along with a detachable/moveable riser to accommodate volume, expression, or wah pedals.
Cut from a single piece of anodized aluminum, these tough, lightweight pedalboards have strategically placed cutouts to accommodate a wide spectrum of routing configurations.
VOODOO LABDingbat PX
Designed to integrate seamlessly with the company’s power supplies, these pedalboards include Voodoo’s PX-8 PLUS pedal switcher with 36 programmable presets.
TEMPLE AUDIO DESIGNTRIO 28
These boards promote ditching Velcro via their unique pedal-plate system, while the pre-cut slots allow for customization through the company’s interchangeable connectivity modules.
ACLAM GUITARSSmart Track S2
Utilizing a fastener system that allows for quick changes and prevents possible pedal damage, these pedalboards also feature adjustable rear feet for fine-tuning the slope.
BLACKBIRD PEDALBOARDS1224 Tolex Series
These pedalboards are available in a variety of Tolex options and can accommodate up to 12 standard pedals. They are equipped with 1/4" in/out jacks for setup/breakdown ease.
Available in a variety of colors, these lightweight aluminum pedalboards feature non-slip feet, angled cutouts for easy cable routing, and a universal power-supply mounting bracket.
To keep it light and tight for minimalist guitarists on the go, this compact aluminum-alloy pedalboard was designed to accommodate a spread of micro pedals.
SCHMIDT ARRAYGO Board
Complete with a 9/12/18V power supply, this single-deck mini system features a latch-down lid and a hinged, locking pedal deck that provides ample storage inside.
PEDALTRAINMetro 24Thanks to its low profile, horizontal orientation, the company’s first three-rail pedalboard system is sized right for players who live or work in tight spaces and require portability.