Delays settings on Boss PS-3

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by kiki_90291, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. kiki_90291

    kiki_90291 Member

    Mar 15, 2006
    Portland, OR
    So I recently picked up a PS-3 on a lark and am really enjoying it. The detune settings are very nice as is the infamous mode 7. I also really like the delay settings. I can't really put my finger on what it is I like about them, but Id like to reproduce that delay in a dedicated delay pedal so I can use the PS-3 for the pitch shifting stuff. Has anyone compared the PS-3 to other delays? Do the old DD-2 or -3's sound the same? They are about the same era, right?
  2. AXXA

    AXXA Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2011
    Atlanta, GA
    Check out the bossarea website ( I think?). I was actually reading about the PS-3 earlier today, and I believe it mentioned having a different chip than the delays at the time... You'll have to read it, I may be mixed up as I read about a few pedals there. I'm thinking about picking one of these up soon, seems like a cool pedal.
  3. fieldsroyal

    fieldsroyal Member

    Jan 4, 2008
    Bris Vegas Australia
    I own a PS3 and a DD3 - they sound different but an old DD3 would get very close to the delay on the PS3 - the PS3's are to my ears a little bit brighter/clearer in the repeats.

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