Eventide Eclipse...Anything else out there similar yet less expensive???

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  1. tinkercity

    tinkercity Supporting Member

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    I'm looking to get the high quality effect of the "warm hall" setting on the Eventide Eclipse but without the 2 grand price tag...Anyone know of anything else out there that can compete without having to eat ramin noodles for the next year? haha

    note: this would be used for live vocals...

    Thanks!
    Mike.
     
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    I've got an Eclipse and a TC G-Force and much prefer the G-Force for reverb
     
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    tinkercity Supporting Member

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    Wanna sell me your Eclipse? :D
     
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    :D

    No because I like Eventide delay better than TC!
     
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    tinkercity Supporting Member

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    Since I would only be using this unit for the vocal reverb "warm hall" is there anything out there of this high quality that's just a verb? The eclipse and G Force have many different effects right?
     
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    The effects on the Axe-FX are damn good, and you get the modeling functionality along with it, for what equates to an incredibly good value.
     
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    I agree pick up an Axe-fx standard for less.
     
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    A Kurzweil Rumour can deliver world-class reverb (same algos as the KSP8) for under five bills.


    cheers,
    Ian
     
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    Lexicon MPX1 or used PCM91?
     
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    Thanks for the recommendations! I'm checking em' out....any other less expensive ideas?
     
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    I'm bumping this cause I'd love to hear some more options.

    If I spent the bones needed for the eventide I'd be in the doghouse with the Wife for a year!!
     
  12. IvIark

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    I've heard very good things about the Rocktron Intellifex
     
  13. testing1two

    testing1two Gold Supporting Member

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    Industry standard would be a Yamaha SPX2000. Even the older SPX990's are still in use for their reverbs.
     
  14. LouRossi

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    Lexicon PCM-80.... & the reverb is better then the eventides
     
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    SPX-90 is great (ask Mike Sterm)
    Rocktron Intellifex is great ( ask any 40 year old dude with a reck system):)
    etc etc.
    An Eventide Eclipse is an AWESOME tool. So is PCM-60/70/80/81/90/91.
    For guitar PCM-80/81.

    I'd have the Eclipse!
     
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    +1. I really don't like Eventide reverb but that may just be me
     
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    The Eventide reverb is hard to access but great sounding.
    I have compared it to a LOT....
    Such as
    Lexicon PCM 60/70/80/90 +200 480L 960
    TC M-2000 / 3000 /5000

    I do understand those who love PCM-80 I used to have 3 of them in studio and all three was in use at every mix. So was Both the Eventide Orville (double eclipse) and H3000.

    If speaking guitar ONLY.. the PCM - 60 has always been my personal favorite but I do understand those of you not sharing my point of view on this unit.
     
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    Very hard. I've got a DSP4000 and the Eclipse and until recently a H7600 and I just didn't get on with the reverb for guitar with any of them compared to TC and Lexicon which seemed to sound great easily. To me Eventide excels in other areas.
     

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