Best Rack Delay/ Reverb/ Multi Fx for effects loop?

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  1. rgee27

    rgee27 Supporting Member

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    I've been looking at a few different units, one being the TC Electronics G-Major. Just did a quick HC search and reviews are not good in terms of reliability. Can anyone recommend any other units I should consider that won't suck tone when in the FX loop of my tube amp?
     
  2. Glowing Tubes

    Glowing Tubes Gold Supporting Member

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    I've had pretty good luck with my Lexicon MPX1. Took a while to learn the tweaks but it sounds really great on delays and reverb. Never had a problem with it, you can get one for just over $300 on fleabay, at that price you can buy a great midi controller or other pedal with your savings.
    YMMV IMO

    Richard
     
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    I have used a Rocktron Intellifex on and off for like 15 years!! Its not as flexable as say a G-major, but it has very transparent FX(no OD) and can be purchased for under $150. Great unit for sure...
     
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    +1! I've still got mine and like it a lot. Sold my Lexicon MPX-1. It sounded really nice, but made my head ache to program it. The deal breaker for me, though, was was huge delay between patch changes (on my unit anyway).
     
  5. Roodboy

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    What type of loop serial or paralell. Id serial go Rocktron beacuse of the dry analogue signal path or G-Force, I think the ad/da converters are better than the system or major.
    If serial loop then just kill dry on any of the above.
    FWIW I have had good and bad G-majors, I don't place a lot of credit in those HV reviews, people are more likely to complain than praise something.
     
  6. jcshirke

    jcshirke Silver Supporting Member

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    What's your budget??
     
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    Hands down, the TC G-Major. $399 USA. It's easy to program, suffers from no patch change lag and is absolutely clean. I own two of them.
     
  8. jcshirke

    jcshirke Silver Supporting Member

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    Eventide Eclipse and the TC G-Force are better units, but they also cost a lot more. That's why I asked what his budget was. I agree completely that the G-Major is a good choice for the money, though.
     

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