AnalogMan, Bi-Chorus (demo)

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  1. fatback

    fatback Member

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    I had a chance to demo the AM Bi-Chorus last week and was really impressed.

    http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=8347928873799190409

    It sounds lush and deep and its ability to switch between two independent settings is very cool. The three-way switch gives some very different voicing options. This came in handy with my Princeton that can be very fussy with chorus pedals. In the 3-way switch's left-most position I was getting a bit of woofiness on the low strings, but switching to the other two positions took care of this. If I was looking for one do-all chorus/chimey-warbler this would be the one.

    Good stuff. :AOK
     
  2. markom89

    markom89 Senior Member

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    I love all of your demo videos...Theyre soo...good/informative-ish
     
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    Excellent tones once again , John!

    The Vibrato side sounds very good, IMO. Is that a tone you use much? If so, what other boxes have you tried that you liked for vibrato tones?
     
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    analogmike Gold Supporting Member

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    I love that robot thing on the right!!!

    That's a pretty funky ending with max depth.

    thanks so much for sharing your video, great job!
     
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    AnalogMike -

    I don't suppose you make a dedicated Vibrato box by any chance..?
     
  6. fatback

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    My pleasure Mike. That pedal pulled a few surprises out of me. ;) You've inspired a lot of players, (and builders.) I can't wait to see what's next...

    Erskin, I don't have any dedicated vibrato pedals. I am looking forward to Scotty's Maggie when he get's it ironed out...

    cheers, y'all.
    :YinYang


    robo-Burns and friends:
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  7. analogmike

    analogmike Gold Supporting Member

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    Vibrato is simple to get from a chorus pedal, you just kill the DRY sound and the remaining oscillation sound is a pitch shifting vibrato.
    We do have a VIBRATO toggle option on our chorus pedals (not the same as the depth toggle), or you can use the optional MIX knob to get 100% vibrato.

    A good chorus pedal will have more of a square wave oscillation than a sine wave though, so our chorus pedal's vibrato sound is not as good as a Boss VB2 etc. But there are a few useful vibrato settings on it.

    Have fun!
     
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    Thanks for the reply, Mike!
     
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    Can you get a 3 way depth switch for each side of the pedal? That would be cool.
     
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    analogmike Gold Supporting Member

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    That would be awesome, but there are no extra switch contacts available on the A/B switch to switch the toggle, sorry about that!
     
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    Ah enlightenment ! that makes a great deal of sense, I quite couldnt put my finger on the difference....thanks Mike!
     
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    You were dying to play message in a bottle... come on...Admit it!
     
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    Me too! thanks for taking the time to post them!
     
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    +1
    Great playing/Tones
     
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    Probably a dumb question, but where can I get one of these pedals?

    Thanks.

    Michael
     
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    http://analogman.com/clone.htm
     
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    Wow fatback! Great video...by now I'm sure I watched all of your videos on Google.

    I was really impressed with the Leslie effect on this thing on the faster settings.....really great sound, and really great regular chorus too!

    Hey Mike do we get a "fatback sent me" discount?!:p

    If you ever wanna sell that fatback you just let me know!
     
  18. fatback

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    Cheers, but the Bi-Chorus was a loaner from DonneR. So I'm in the same boat as most folks watching this vid. now.

    Ah the memories...

    :drool

    ;)
     
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    Totally agree! :BEER
     
  20. McSoappy

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    Well you've got me Gas'n for one now.........maybe I'll check out a mini chorus so I'll be able to fit it on my board!:AOK

    Thanks again for the great videos man!:dude
     

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