Boss ME-50 modification question  [schematic]

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Boss ME-50 modification question

Postby Zagreus » 31 May 2017, 15:10

Hello dear friends I will be short.
I want to modify my ME-50 and split modulation and rev/delays go through the stereo outs ONLY and distortion wah and comp to go through another output ONLY .(maybe through the headphone out)
Purpose being to hook up mod/delays in the fx loop of my amp and dis/comp in the front using the different outputs.while i plug my gtr on the input of the Boss.
is there a way to do that and if so,can anyone instruct me on how to do it?

Thank you very much
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Re: Boss ME-50 modification question  [schematic]

Postby Ice-9 » 01 Jun 2017, 09:56

First you are going to need a full circuit diagram schematic, in below the full manual in PDF with pcb layout and schematic are on page 23-28. It took a little while to open on my pc.
http://schems.com/bmampscom/boss/boss%20ME50.pdf
It's fairly straight forward, if you want to start it , press start. You can work out the rest of the controls for yourself !

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Re: Boss ME-50 modification question

Postby Zagreus » 01 Jun 2017, 14:17

Ice-9 wrote:First you are going to need a full circuit diagram schematic, in below the full manual in PDF with pcb layout and schematic are on page 23-28. It took a little while to open on my pc.
http://schems.com/bmampscom/boss/boss%20ME50.pdf


First of all thank you very much for the reply.
BUT I have issues, I have no idea at what im looking at.
Is it too much to ask for instructions??

thanks alot brother
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Re: Boss ME-50 modification question

Postby phatt » 01 Jun 2017, 15:50

Short answer ,,, No it can't be done.

Unless I'm sadly mistaken,,,ALL the effects *Including the distortion and comp* are done in the Digital realm (that's what COSM means) and without an in depth understanding of that you have no chance at separating the different parts.

You can of course invest in some OD, Dist and Comp pedals in front of amp and keep the ME50 in the FX loop.
HTH,, Phil
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Re: Boss ME-50 modification question

Postby Fender3D » 01 Jun 2017, 15:51

Zagreus wrote:I have issues, I have no idea at what im looking at.
Is it too much to ask for instructions??


In these cases, the only advice or instruction, if you like better, is:
find a a repair center near you and pay someone for your needs... :secret:
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