Good Leslie Simulation Pedal?

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  1. MagicNelson

    MagicNelson Member

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    I just got a Voodoo Labs MicroVibe but it doesn't go as fast as I would like for leslie sounds. So whats a good leslie pedal for around $100?
     
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    Not that they have much in common, but Arion Sch-1 or A used AM clone are many people`s favourites. Depends a bit what you like and depends a lot on your amp.
     
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    i use and actual leslie amp with my rig, but fulltone's dejavibe is one of my fav's. to get the real effect you need to run two amps in stereo.
     
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    go for the Arion SCH1. I bought a boss RT20 and while it looks preatty it thins out my tone while the SCH1 doesn't. Great leslie tones! I kind of want two so i could switch between sounds easier.
     
  5. Don A

    Don A Silver Supporting Member

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    I wouldn't recommend any Leslie sim for $100.

    I use a Hughes & Kettner Rotosphere. It was very expensive, but sounds very similar to my Leslie 145.

    BTW, the Voodoo Lab Microvibe is not a Leslie simulator. It's similar to a Univibe, which was intended to be a rotating speaker simularot, but had it's own, very different, sound.
     
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    Yeah, in my experience you're going to have to spend more than that. An Option 5 DR single is on my board. Great Leslie 120 sim.
     
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    Arion Sch-1 or the old DOD 690 Chorus.
     
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    Line 6 Roto Machine
     
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    Joe Walsh says Option 5 analog Destination, but I don't know what they cost. <$100 isn't going to get much, is it?
     
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    They are almost $300. Maybe a bit cheaper used, of course.

    For right around $100, you can't go wrong with the Roto Machine, imho.
     
  11. burner

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    I have the same issue and sent an email to Voodoo Lab several days ago asking for a mod to speed it up.
    Haven't heard back yet.....

    The MV doesn't sound like a Leslie, not even as much as some other common chorus/flangers I've used but it is a pretty cool sound.
    I used to own an *actual* Univibe and I don't remember it sounding very much different.
     
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    Kinda tough. I picked up an Option 5 Destination Rotation Single used from a TGP member but it was still $180. Great pedal BTW
     

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