Blue Sky Alternatives

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  1. junior marbles

    junior marbles Member

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    The overall performance of the Blue Sky is quite ok. I also don't want more knobs and buttons for endless choices of sophisticated trails and whatnot. But I am looking for a slightly more complex reverb rendering overall. The reverb quality of the Blue Sky is fine as long as I don't dial up too much of it in the mix- more, and a level of coarseness and lack of 3D shows.

    Any alternatives out there in roughly the same price class and ease of operation?
    JM
     
  2. vernplum

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    Boss RV-6 is easy to operate, sounds great, has stereo outs if you want it to be more spacious, takes less space and costs much less. I sold my Blue Sky, bought it and am very happy.
     
  3. Handmade Music

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    That's easy, Source Audio.
     
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    Sold my Strymon, bought a Mr. Black Supermoon & never looked back!
     
  5. hippieboy

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    Immerse without a doubt. I tried them next to each other, prefer a lot more the Neunaber Immerse.
     
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  6. GTone80

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    Swapped the Blue Sky for a Mercury 7.... Best choice I've made.
    You are able to dial so much more reverb on the Mercury 7 without to make your core tone eaten by the reverb.
    Stereo image and 3D feel even mono is crazy.
     
  7. Pewtershmit

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    I still rock one of them Digitech Supernatural that were all the rage a hot minute ago. Thing is the bomb.
     
  8. RasmusJes

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    I sold my BlueSky after getting a Digitech Polara. It is much easier to get nice sounds from. Maybe I just suck at endless micro-tweaking.
     
  9. Jess 1971

    Jess 1971 Supporting Member

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    Source Audio Ventris is absolutely spectacular. Truly incredible pedal, although more expensive than a Blue Sky.
     
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  10. GuitarsFromMars

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    Immerse Mk II is the deal. Less tweaking and great algorithms.
     
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  11. junior marbles

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    I should have known it before posting: one question, ten different suggestions. But that's ok. I auditioned them all, listening to samples.
    I bought the Neunaber Immerse Reverberator Mk II. I will report how I like it, and how it compares to the Blue Sky, but one thing I already wished the Immerse had: a setting I can recall.
     

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