This page holds the information on how to use the Settings menu on your MOD Duo and MOD Duo X devices.
- 1 Overview
- 2 Accessing and navigating the Settings Menu
- 3 Banks
- 4 Current Pedalboard
- 5 Hardware Bypass
- 6 Tempo & Transport
- 7 Tuner
- 8 User Profiles
- 9 System
These are the Settings you can access and control directly in your device, even when you are disconnected from your computer:
- Banks: Navigate your Banks of pedalboards
- Current Pedalboard: Restore default state or save a new state for the current pedalboard
- Hardware Bypass: Control hardware bypass
- Tempo & Transport: Control Tempo & Transport settings
- Tuner: Access tuner and configure whether it should mute the outputs or not
- User profiles: Manage User Profiles
- System: Access system-wide settings and information such as inputs and outputs gains, Bluetooth configuration and more.
Press and hold the left endless knob to open the Settings Menu.
On the left screen you will see the main menu. The right screen will display the sub-menu related to the current item selected on the main menu.
Scroll the options in the main menu by rotating the left knob. Some options have a toggle indicator that can be triggered by quick-pressing the left knob. These options have a "[ ]" or "[x]" indicating the state of the toggle. For example, the Hardware Bypass can be turned on or off by pressing the left knob.
Scroll the sub-options using the right knob. Quick press the right knob to access a third level menu or to just turn on and off the selected option.
Press and hold the left knob again to exit the Settings Menu.
Note: You can only access this menu when you are disconnected from your computer.
Both MOD Duo and Duo X come with many pedalboards ready to be used. They are organized in banks and can be accessed via Banks menu.
Place the selector on the left screen over the Banks option and navigate in the right screen between the Banks.
Press the right knob to enter a bank and navigate its pedalboards. Once you enter a bank, you will see a list of all Pedalboards inside the bank. In the image below we have entered the Bank called "DUO X":
Press the right knob again to select and activate a pedalboard.
You can organize your banks anyway you want using the Web GUI interface.
MOD Duo: Changing pedalboards using the footswitches
For Mod Duo users, there is also the option to use the footswitches to navigate the pedalboards.
On the left-hand screen, beside the "Banks" menu item, there is a "Foot NAV [ ]" option. By pressing the left knob you can turn this option on and off.
When Foot Navigation is on, The Footswitches will navigate to the next or previous pedalboard in the current bank. Left footswitch will load the previous pedalboard, and the right footswitch will load the next.
This option allows you to restore the default state of the pedalboard, or to override it with the current state.
Selecting the "Restore default" option on the right screen will discard any changes you might have made to any parameter of any plugin and restore the state of the pedalboard as it was the last time it was saved.
Selecting the "Save state" option on the right screen will save the current state of all parameters of all plugins. Next time you load the pedalboard or choose the "Restore default" option, the pedalboard will go back to this state.
Note: You can only access these setting when you are disconnected from your computer.
Both MOD Duo and MOD Duo X have a true bypass circuit for each pair of input/output. This allows you to physically connect input 1 to output 1, and input 2 to output 2. The true bypass is enabled when the device is off and it is automatically disabled after the current pedalboard is loaded.
This option allows you to quickly activate the Hardware bypass to both channels or independently bypass each channel.
Quick press left knob to quickly turn Bypass on and off. On the left screen you will see "Bypass [ ]" indicating that the bypass is off or "Bypass [x]" indicating that the bypass is on.
Hardware Bypass options
On the right-hand screen you can turn bypass on and off independently for channels 1 and 2 or for both.
You can also change the behavior of the "Quick bypass" by changing the last option called "Quick Bypass Channel(s)". You can set it so "Quick bypass" will bypass both channels (default) or only one of the two channels.
Tempo & Transport
Note: On MOD Duo (Not MOD Duo X) You can quickly access the Tuner by pressing and holding the right-hand knob any time. Press and hold it again to exit.
This option allows you to tune your instrument. Both inputs can be used as the tuner input, to select between them short press the right knob.
If you see a question mark on the tuner screen, it means the MOD Duo is not receiving any input or the input levels are too low.
Choosing whether the tuner should mute the outputs when activated.
In the main menu there is an indicator "Mute [x]" that you can toggle to mute your outputs or not when tuning. Short press the left knob to change this value.
User Profiles allow you to switch between pre-configured device settings.
Say you use your device sometimes to play with your guitar and microphone, in the studio, and sometimes with a synth in a live performance. For each situation, you might need to have different Input and Output gains and volume settings. So a user profile can be used to quickly switch between setups.
The settings that can be stored in a User Profile are:
- Input settings: Everything under System > Inputs
- Output settings: Everything under System > Outputs
- Sync and MIDI settings: Everything under System > Sync and MIDI
Factory User Profiles
TODO: Describe here the default User profiles that come pre-configured from the factory. What are the values and what are they for.
Switching between User Profiles
On the left screen, navigate to the "User Profiles" menu. On the right screen, the 4 User profiles (A, B, C, and D) will be displayed. The current selected user profile will be marked with a checkbox "[x]".
With the right knob, navigate through the profiles and short press the knob to select the profile you want. Confirm the change.
Saving a new User Profile
You can have up to four User Profiles. The first step to save a new user profile is to choose which from these four profiles will be overwritten.
- Sitch to the profile you want to overwrite
- Navigate to System Settings and change values for Input, Output, and Sync an MIDI settings
- Navigate back to the User Profiles menu
- On the right screen, select the "Overwrite Current Profile" option
- Short press the right knob to select this option and confirm
Below this menu you have the following options:
- Sync & MIDI
- Display Brightness (Duo) / Device Settings (Duo X)
- System Upgrade
This menu allows you to control Input gains.
Stereo Link: If on, input gains for both channels will be linked and changes applied to one channel will also be applied to the other one.
Input 1 and Input 2 Gain: Navigate to one of these options and press the right knob to select which one you want to change. Turn the knob to change the value and press it again to exit edit mode.
CV / EXP Input (only Duo X after 1.9): Choose whether the CV/EXP input should be used with an Expression Pedal or a CV input.
EXP Mode (only Duo X after 1.9): If using CV/EXP with an Expression pedal, you might need to adjust the expression pedal signal mode. Options are "Signal on tip" and "Signal on ring". Check your pedal and adjust it accordingly.
This menu allows you to control Output volumes.
Note: For MOD Duo-X users, there is a shortcode for controlling the main output volume. Press and hold the right endless knob to activate the Master Volume control mode. Turn the knob to adjust the volume. Press and hold it again to exit this mode.
Stereo Link: If on, output volumes for both channels will be linked and changes applied to one channel will also be applied to the other one.
Output 1, Output 2, and Headphone Volume: Navigate to one of these options and press the right knob to select which one you want to change. Turn the knob to change the value and press it again to exit edit mode.
Master Volume Link (Duo X): For Duo X users, controls whether the shortcut to control the master volume (by pressing and holding the right endless knob) will change one or both channels.
CV / HP Output will be available in a future release to control the Headphone/CV output mode.
Sync & MIDI
PEDALBOARD NAV MIDI CHN
Here you can set the MIDI channel to be used with an external controller in order to change pedalboard.
If the channel is set to anything except OFF, the device will listen for Program Change messages on the selected channel. The incoming message value will be used as the index of the pedalboard to load from the current bank. This means that if PC 1 is issued, the first pedalboard will be loaded, if PC 2 is received the second pedalboard will be loaded, and so on. Pedalboards can be reordered using the Web interface.
SHAPSHOT NAV MIDI CHAN
The functionality is analogous to that of the PEDALBOARD NAV MIDI CHN setting, but in respects to snapshots of the current pedalboard. At the moment, snapshots can't be reordered.
This option displays several Bluetooth information and allows you to turn on the Discovery mode.
Enable Discovery: Select the option to turn on the Bluetooth discovery mode. After confirmation, your device will be visible for two minutes.
Note: This menu only exists in Duo X devices. Mod Duo users will see only the "Display Brightness" option instead.
Press the right knob to change the LCD displays brightness. Each click will change between the available options:
- 0% (off)
Press the right knob and then rotate it to change the LCD displays contrast.
Once you've finished adjusting, press the right knob again to save the new value.
This section displays several information about your device:
Services: The status of the different services running
Versions: Version of MOD software
Device: The serial number of your device
Note: You can also access this information in the Web GUI Settings page
This option is only meant to be used for maintenance purposes. In a regular situation, all software upgrades will be performed via the Web GUI interface.
If you need to run a manual upgrade, use this option. See Manual upgrade for more details.