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Delay Effects for Guitars

  • 13-06-2013 9:08am
    Registered Users Posts: 38 ✭✭✭ blindmelon

    Whats the best multieffect pedal for creating a great U2 sound?

    Im looking at a boss multieffects pedal because its in my price range as oppsed to Line 6 or Nova TC. Any experiences good or bad out there


  • He used to use EH Memory Man delay pedals, you'll be able to replicate the sound with anything that has a decent dotted 8th note delay though, the Boss DD20 and the DD6 both have it if memory serves correct.

    Another thing to look out for is to get something with a tap tempo if possible, makes life on stage handier if you're not playing to a click.

  • Can you programme delay timings (digital display)? into the EH Memory Man or do you have to tap in timings? and then store it

  • The memory man has no tap function or display.
    You control your delay time/feedback etc using potentiometers so it's a little tricky to get an exact delay time as far as I'm aware.
    I don't use one for that reason, I tend to play to a click on stage so I like to have a digital delay where I can set the exact delay time to the millisecond.

  • Thanks man :)

  • That Line 6 big green delay pedal is of use and the boss DD20

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  • I have got that effect on my tc electronic flashback. Has a dotted 8th setting and you hit the strings to set the tempo, instead of tapping the foot switch. Great pedal and fairly affordable.

  • That sounds really interesting :) I think i saw them on the X Music website, cheers :)