analog chorus

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  1. infrared72

    infrared72 Member

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    Hi..

    I'm Looking for a nice analog chorus. Are there any that you've used that sound good with humbuckers? Stereo outs would be nice, but not necessary.
     
  2. critter74

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    Red Witch Empress Chorus- Phenomenal. Can be a little hissy with the bright switch on and high Delay times. But beautiful and rich. The Delay knob allows you to create a myriad of chorus sounds. Works great with OD and Distortion (setting dependent, of course).

    Maxon CS-550 Vintage Series- This is almost exactly like the Empress but without a few options that the Empress has. But again it has a Delay time knob that allows you to dial in a plethora of chorus sounds. This does not work as well with OD and distortion. I only use this one for clean sounds.
     
  3. Passenger84

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    My personal favorite is the Analogman Bi-Chorus, with the stereo option. Chorus-y enough to give lush modulation, but not chorus-y enough to be cheesey...unless you want it to be. :)
     
  4. Davo17

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    Ibanez Bi-mode chorus.
     
  5. fumanii

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    I'm waiting for the new Suhr Chorus.
     
  6. MusicGearGuys

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    You should try a Tortuga Martini
     
  7. Bobby D

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    retro sonic chorus

    analog man clone chorus

    rocketride asteroids chorus

    dr scientist cosmichorus.

    i have owned and demoed all of these, i love chorus!!!
     
  8. CaptainAwesome

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    The CMatMods Waterbox is my favorite.
     
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    One of My all-time favorites:

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  10. EJTone

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    I like the AnalogMan chorus myself. Sounds great, and also does not have the slight volume drop (that I noticed in a lot of the other chorus pedals I tried).
     
  11. jnepo1

    jnepo1 Silver Supporting Member

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    EJTone, I'm surprised you don't use or suggest a TCE SCF, based on your forum name.
     
  12. forum_crawler

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    I would have to suggest the Voodoo Lab Analog Chorus and Visual Sound H2O.

    I play humbucker guitars exclusively (since I am not a fan of single coils), and those two chorus pedals have served me well, and came up on top when I was shopping for my first chorus pedal. I tested lots of pedals before settling for those two.

    Give them a try, but bring your guitar when you do ;)
     
  13. lonelylooper

    lonelylooper Plate of shrimp Silver Supporting Member

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    I use my Hartman flanger. It nails the Andy Summers chorus tones and it is a great flanger to boot.
    Oh and it's 100% analog.
     
  14. Brettski

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    If you don't feel like spending a bigillion dollars, the MXR Black Label Chorus sounds pretty hip.
     
  15. Lolaviola

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    I have the MXR Stereo Chorus, and it is great in stereo mode. And cheap.
     
  16. Konnis

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    DLS Chorus~vib.
     
  17. Funky54

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    on the cheap, I use to have a big box Cool Cat Chorus. It was 18 volt or two 9 volt batterys. It sounded pretty good for the money. I played only humbuckers, Pauls and Gretsch's. I purchased a few more expensive ones. I never liked them any better. Most cover bands are only gonna use chorus on maybe one or two songs per set, so a really expensive one doesn't realy matter. I use my DMM for chorus or delay now. I like it. But nothing wrong with the old Cool Cat. Fleabay has them for like $25-30.
     
  18. MikeHenry

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    Analogman Bi-Chorus is a wonderful pedal and highly recommended.
     
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    Love this one. I've owned the Visual Sound, the Choralflange, the modded CE-2, the Analog Man, and a couple of others, and this one rocks. Beautiful tone, the quietest of any I've heard, a mix knob with a huge range, and lots of different good sounds. I keep finding more good in it. Looks cheap as all get out (too bad), and isn't terribly expensive.

    I use it almost exclusively with single-coil pickups, but it seems to like humbuckers as well.
     

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