1 Analog Delay, 1 Digital Delay: What Order?

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  1. esxmac

    esxmac Member

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    [FONT=Verdana, Arial]I just got a MXR Carbon Copy to go with my Boss DD-20. I am not sure what order to put them in. I searched all over this forum (and others), and there doesn't appear to be much info about this--is it rare to use both an analog and digital delay?

    When using any pair of analog and digital delay pedals, what order is recommended: analog to digital, or digital to analog? Does it matter if I am going to use the CC mostly for ambiance/leads? How about short and long delays: short to long, or long to short?
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  2. JUSTJOB

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    I prefer to run mine analog into digital. That way I can run a nice warm stacked delay when I need it. My analog is a DMM and my digital is a Digidelay. Put them in order any way that works for you, there is no set rule on where to place them.
    Best Regards!
     
  3. wren

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    I like analog -> digital.
     
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    Yeah, I also run analog -> digital. Memory Lane into Timefactor = SWEET!
     
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    I run analog into digital as well but thats because my digital is a DD-20 and gets used as a looper so I put it last because then I can have delay in my loops
     
  6. drbob1

    drbob1 Silver Supporting Member

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    I do it the other way: using the Echopark for weird and long delays for solos, running into the DD2 (well, it's almost analog :) which I leave on most of the time for slap back ambience. That way the long/weird delays get the ambience treatment, too...
     
  7. Sniper-V

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    Analog ---> Digital

    In my case, Diamond Memory Lane into DD-20.
     
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    WORD...
     
  9. Lolaviola

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    Typically you run the shortest>longest (ie: flange>chorus>delay)

    Analog (shorter) > Digital (longer) is pretty standard for letting you use them together.

    Some use the analog delay as ambience, like you would reverb, and running Digital> Analog will produce some different sounds.
     
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    Analog to digital, I run my AP-2 (300 ms) to MP-DBD (600 ms)
     

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