Can the instant lo-fi junkie do this?

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  1. redbeardrob

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    i'm really looking for the "phonograph simulator" type effect...
     
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    So you mainly want a filter and hiss/pop?

    Gotta say Strymon Timeline Lo-Fi machine for that...
     
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    I love that phonograph thing too . its just tooo expensive for some thing you can only reallu use once in a set
     
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    the strymon is too pricey, same with the melusine. the zvex is doable though.
     
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    that demo just made me want an openhaus. I don't own an instant, but I do own a lofi loop junky and I can only assume the instant will get you what you're looking for. the hexe didn't really do anything special for me :dunno
     
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    bump...looking for input from actual instant lo-fi junkie users....
     
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    The Instant LoFi Junky is more of a chorus/vibrato & a compressor with a blend pot to go between the two and a tone pot to add/cut high end. If you are looking to simulate a phonograph, it will not get you there. If you are looking to add a bit of tape warble/wow/flutter, it can get close to that...
     
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    Yeah, the instant lo fi junky will not get you those phonograph sounds. Tape-like warble and vibrato as Bazaboy mentions above. But i'm liking it for the vibrato and chorus sounds and that pseudo delay like hiccup with the square wave - it produces great melancholy tones. There is a really good justnick demo on youtube of the ilfj that you might want to check out.
     
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    The original lo-fi looper does the warped record thing. I liked mine but found it kind of limited overall. Not being able to overdub is a deal killer for many.

    PJ
     
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    get an Ibanez Sound Tank Cyber Drive (worst pedal ever BTW) and maybe a phaser or vibe and you got that windy/scratchy swoosh sound.
     
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    Does the warble and flutter, and the extreme compression, but no hiss and pop.

    I love it though...

     
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    I was refferi g to the original loop junky -.-
     
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    I'm a new owner of an Instant and IMO it's does a great warped record thanks not only to true pitch vibrato and 100% wet capability, but also due to the choice of waveforms.

    You'll have to find another source for irregular pops, but with a noisy single coil guitar and the tone maxed you 'may' be able simulate a touch of hiss.

    The Instant is very quiet though with my old school Tele and dirty power from my 80 year old apartment building.
     

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