FAQ - BIAS Pedal Modulation

Q: Where can I buy BIAS  Pedal Modulation ?
A: Please see our dealer listing at https://www.positivegrid.com/dealers/.
 
 
Q: I don’t have the redeem code for my BIAS Pedal Modulation , what can I do?
A: Every unit comes with a redeem card for BIAS Pedal Modulation (desktop only). If you can’t find the redeem card inside the box, or you have problems redeeming the code, please open a support ticket at: https://help.positivegrid.com/hc/en-us and send us a copy of the receipt.
 
 
Q: I purchased it used through a local music shop, do I need to buy the BIAS Pedal Modulation software?
A: We are not able to transfer the license from the previous owner to you due to our software license policy. You will need to purchase the BIAS Pedal Modulation (desktop) if the software license was already claimed by the previous owner.
 
 
Q: How can I get BIAS Pedal mobile version on my iPad? What's the difference between the desktop and mobile version?
A: To get the BIAS Pedal mobile version, you can go to Apple's App Store and and download the trial version for free. You can then buy the full license for each pack in the in-app store.
There is no significant difference between the desktop and mobile versions, but the desktop version comes with a plugin version in addition to the standalone software.


Q: How many modulation effects does BIAS Modulation have? Can I mix two different modulation effects?
A: BIAS Pedal Modulation comes with two major types of modulation effects Time-based and amplitude.
Time-based modulation includes Chorus, Vibrato, Phaser, Flanger and Rotary.
Amplitude modulation includes Tremolo, Pan, Ring Mod and Auto-swell.
Yes, you can mix time-based and amplitude effect together to create much more complex and unique sounds.
 
 
Q: How does stereo in/out work on BIAS Pedal Modulation? My guitar is mono.
A: When using mono signal like a guitar, BIAS Pedal Modulation will duplicate the input signal and process it separately so that you still get a stereo output.
If you are already using stereo input signal, BIAS Pedal Modulation will process them individually.
 
 
Q: What MIDI footswitch do you recommend to use with the BIAS Pedal Modulation?
A: BIAS Pedal series is compatible with both MIDI PC/CC signals. You can change presets through MIDI PC signal as well as adjusting certain parameters via MIDI CC signal with your MIDI footswitch. Please refer to the manual for further details.


Q: What type of expression pedal do you recommend for BIAS Pedal Modulation?
A: The following expression pedal types have been reported by our users to work with the BIAS Pedal series.
Roland EV-7, EV-5 & Korg EXP-2, Hotone Soul Press, etc.
 
 
Q: Does BIAS Pedal Modulation come with built-in amp simulation?
A: No, BIAS Pedal Modulation works like a traditional modulation pedal. You need to route it in front of a guitar amp/stack or in a FX loop of the amp for better performance. However, if you connect the pedal to your computer (via USB) or iPad (via Bluetooth), the Amp Room feature inside the BIAS Pedal Modulation software offers amp simulation. 
 
 
Q: Is it 100% plug-and-play or do I need to engage other software?
A: Yes, it is 100% plug-and-play right out of the box. The 20 default presets on-board the unit cover a wide range of delay/reverb effects. In addition, you can tweak the presets using the on-board parameters and save the results directly within the unit. With BIAS Pedal software, you can further design your favorite pedals at component level and manage your presets with your PC/Mac.
 
 
Q: What's MIDI Clock?
A: MIDI Clock is a MIDI protocol that syncs BPM values in multiple devices.
A MIDI Clock generator or DAW (digital audio workstation) can transmitt MIDI Clock signals to receivers such as BIAS Modulation to keep them in sync.
 
 
Q: Is the pedal true bypass?
A: Yes, BIAS Pedal Modulation supports both true bypass and buffer bypass. The default setting is buffer bypass.
 
 
Q: Can I use BIAS Pedal Modulation with a synthesizer?
A: Of course!
 
Q: Will there be new modulation effects added to BIAS Pedal Modulation?
A: Definitely! We are planning on adding more content to BIAS Pedal Modulation.


Please also refer to  General FAQ  if you can't find the answer here
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