Arion

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by nickreynolds, Oct 11, 2006.

  1. nickreynolds

    nickreynolds Member

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    My SCH-Z came in today!

    It's about 10x better then I thought it would be... It really does the leslie sound well :dude and through my Demeter TGA 2, STP sounds really good :RoCkIn

    Overall, way more then I expected for the 30 bucks...
     
  2. pfflam

    pfflam Silver Supporting Member

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    Yeah, I have 2 Arion pedals that I like immensely.

    The phaser is pretty great . . . but the one I really like is the Ovedrive SOD-1, the old orange MIJ version that is no longer made. A nice creamy smooth breakup when it works (I need to get into it and resolder some parts, not the hardiest of pedals)
     
  3. nickreynolds

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    is it a Screamer clone?

    your also talking about the vintage phase right?
     
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    I recently procured an SCH-Z as part of a cheapo lot and have been amazed by its price-to-performance ratio. :AOK
     
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    +1 I'm digging the leslie tones as well.
     
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    Does the SCH-Z do the leslie thing as well as the SCH-1? Can they be compared or are they really different?
     
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    The sch-z has been reverse enginered and is confirmed to be the exact same circuit as the sch-1. There are of course a few minor differences in components, as some parts are out of production etc. but the overall sound will be ~ the same.
     
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    Listen to Greg V.'s 'Tailgate Troubador' CD - thats the SCH-Z...
     
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    I used to have a SCH-1... you can set it for a milder chorus I'm pretty sure.
     
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    yeahyeahyeah Supporting Member

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    haven't heard anyone mention the tubulator. could it be the cheapest screamer clone out there? i've never played one but i've seen the insides.
     
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    The turbulator is the best $10 tubescreamer clone I've yet come across, the SCH-Z is better than quite a chorus pedals many times the price, and the SAD-1, if you can still find one cheap, is the poor man's DM-3.
    cheers!
     
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    They're not the same, the Z has a different tone circut. I wish it was the same, the SCH-1 sounds better (IMHO).
     
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    The Tubulator is now $19.99 again, no $10 sale... and I was about to order one to mod into an 8 bit fuzz...
     
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    My SCH1 can do mild chorus, but I like the moderate vibe/chorus/leslie tone, really fat, yet the guitar still is clear.

    Does anyone know someone how will re-house one?
     
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    I have owned several Arion pedals and my favorites have been the SCH-1, which I sold (doh!) and the SAD-1, which I currently own, but am selling. And they are not cheap anymore, by the way. But relatively speaking, compared to other Analog Delays, they are priced just right.
     
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    I haven't played a SCH-1 But the SCHZ will do a lighter chorus, but, IMO, it's not nearly as good at the subtle chorus thing as it is the leslie thing...
     
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    I sure hope I can find my old SCH-1 at home in Indiana over X-mas...
     
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    Any trouble with it distorting on loud strums?
     

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