AXE FX 2 just for multi effects?

Discussion in 'Digital & Modeling Gear' started by JasonD, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. JasonD

    JasonD Member

    Oct 27, 2009
    Hey guys,

    I've been tossing around the idea of getting some sick multi effects processor(s).
    I was thinking at first of I getting some of the following:
    Eventide Eclipse
    Old school 2290/GTR4000 together
    TC D2/Pitchfactor
    Then I went to go see Dream Theater on this tour and loved his delay sounds and was amazed to find out John is just using a Axe Fx 2! My question is the Axe FX 2 worth it just for multi fx alone? For the price I could pretty much buy any of the stuff I've
  2. Black Squirrel

    Black Squirrel Silver Supporting Member

    Mar 23, 2010
    Peoples Republic Of Cambridge
    I say the ultra would be just as Good as effects only and alot $$$$ cheaper.

    I did not notice any difference in the quality of the effects between the 2 units.
  3. JasonD

    JasonD Member

    Oct 27, 2009
    Yeah. From what I've read, the axe fx2 seems to be more of a upgrade for the amp simulations than the effects.

  4. ejecta

    ejecta Member

    Apr 28, 2005
    I never could get my AxeFX2 quiet enough for my tastes with my Friedman amp.

    If I were a professional at amp rigs I'm sure I could have figured something out but hum eliminators, hum x plugs, level balancing, gates etc would not get rid if this high pitched hum.
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2012

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