Leslie Tones: Option 5, Analogman, or Deja Vibe?

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  1. centsmin

    centsmin Member

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    I'm specifically going for the fast leslie pulse as heard on "Cold Shot" and "Willie the Whimp" by SRV. This is mainly a solo thing for me and I'm not concerned with any other slow chorus/vibe sounds for chords.

    I've narrowd the list down to:

    Option 5 Destination Rotation Single
    AnalogMan Chorus
    Deja Vibe

    Anybody with experience with all three getting this sound?
     
  2. mprvise

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    Never tried the AnalogMan Chorus, but own the other two. The Deja is nice, but for what you're looking for I'd go with the Optioin 5.
     
  3. popsongsmith

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    Analogman is nice, but the Arion chorus is the best I've heard for the fast Leslie thing.
     
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  5. SonicVI

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    BBE Mind Bender is the best chorus for Leslie that I've heard. It was designed specifically for that purpose.
     
  6. Ringwraith

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    Deja Vibe's in a different ballpark.

    If you're just looking for a fast Leslie, grab an Arion chorus.
    Super cheap & hits that sound wonderfully!

    Sean
     
  7. lifeinsong

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    If you just want a chorus pedal that can get a great leslie tone then go with an Arion SCH-1, but if you're looking for a pedal to give you the best leslie simulation then go with the DR Single.
     
  8. screamingduck

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    I have an Option 5 and have owned the Deja Vibe and currently have a Lovepedal Vibe. I also have an MXR Phase 100 which also could be used as a rotating speaker sim. Hands down the best sounding, most like a real Leslie and/or Vibratone is the Option 5. Add to it's realistic sound it's small footprint and ability to run off 9v and you have yourself one fine pedal indeed.
     
  9. H_V_C

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    The deja vibe is a univibe clone, which doesn't sound anything like a leslie.

    I'd say either the analogman or the arion. The option 5 always left me wanting more for some reason.
     

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