Deluxe Memory Man owners: Chorus or Vibrato?

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  1. Steve73

    Steve73 Member

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    Well, what do you prefer using on your DMM for modulation and why?
     
  2. Empros

    Empros Supporting Member

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    Vibrato. More character, to me. I just love how it sounds! It's perfect.
     
  3. JSteed

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    Seconded. I find it I can use more of it without it getting too crazy, unlike the chorus. Which I still definitely use, just on separate occasions...
     
  4. Paulo Grua

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    Vibrato, I don't even remember what the chorus on it sounds like :p
     
  5. davidkim1221

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    If I had to choose, vibrato. But lately iv'e been switching to chorus and it's pretty good haha.
     
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    Slight vibrato for pseudo tape warble, it's perfect. I hardly ever touch the chorus.
     
  7. la noise

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    I assumed I was all Vibrato all the time. Tonight I
    looked at my switch to check after seeing your post,
    and apparently I have been on Chorus and digging it
    since I don't know how long. :dunno
     
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    Vibrato for me, too. Chorus sounds fantastic but nowadays you find modulated-chorused echoes everywhere and it's starting to become boring. I liked the vibrato more from the start. It sounds more out of the ordinary, more characteristic and more dreamy to my ears. I dial it a bit before the "seasick" setting with long trails around 360ms.
     
  9. aaronblues

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    Vibrato, all day long.

    Miss my DMM. Someone sell me one please.

    cheers
     
  10. MilwMark

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    The DMM has vibrato?

    A/k/a chorus here.
     
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    The switch on my XO is broken and engages Vibrato in both positions, so — Vibrato by default!
     
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    my favorite delay sound of all time
     
  13. tapehead

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    Both. Buying a 2nd one is easy to justify.
    Chorus/Vibrato knob set just where it becomes audible in both modes, usually around 6o'clock.
    Chorus adds lush, blooming expansion of depth and space in the repeats...and the Vibrato's swaying textures and warble make the DMM the best sounding non-tape tape-echo option for 37 years and counting.
     
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    It's just a speed control fyi... I like both but usually stay on the chorus setting for more subtle movement.
     
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    Chorus, I love detuned delays
     
  16. theanalogdream

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    Vibrato is where the magic is for me! That being said, I plugged my DMM in last night and it's not working properly... ugh.

    Am going to have to get it sent in.
     
  17. mutron

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    Trick question for me- I have the DMMTT 1100 and it has controls for depth and rate, no chorus/vibrato switch. All I know is it sounds amazing wherever I put it, anywhere from subtle waves to alien sounds. Also both controls can be used with an expression pedal!
    (Did I mention I'm in love with this pedal?)
     
  18. JWLee

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    Using old mn3005 DMM. Vibrato sounds like old tape echo fluttering. Detune of the chorus seems too warble and no better than Vibrato sound.
     
  19. NewDr.P

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    Vibrato.

    It's my favorite modulation sound of all time, not vibrato generally but the dmm vibrato.

    Anyone have any luck recreating with a stand alone vibrato? I'd LOVE to be able to have the dmm vibrato by itself.


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  20. Matticus

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    It wouldn't be too hard with a TC Electronic toneprint pedal. I did the math on the schematic and found out the modulation rates for the chorus and vibrato sides when I was creating a toneprint for my Flashback. I've had others compare it and it's pretty spot on now.

    Otherwise you'd have to use some type of pitch vibrato pedal and compare it with the DMM until it was right. I haven't had a chance to do that yet.
     

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