Octave divider - Boss OC3 or Tc Sub 'n Up?

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by Paul Conway, Dec 8, 2016.

  1. Paul Conway

    Paul Conway Member

    Jan 3, 2006
    Devon, UK
    Discuss.... I'm keen to hear your thoughts..
  2. MattLeFevers

    MattLeFevers Member

    Mar 29, 2016
    Chandler, AZ, USA
    I had the OC-3, with the intent of using it to fill in for a missing bass player. It sort of worked but I didn't like how synthy and unnatural the lower octave sounded and ended up selling it.

    I loved the idea of a knob that sets what range gets octaved, where you could dial it in to only apply the lower octave to the bottom two strings or whatever. I wish that technology was replicated on a pedal that did better sounding octaves.

    I did briefly mess around with putting the OC-3 on my bass board to do synth-bass sounding stuff on purpose - really lean into that weird unnatural sound it has - and it was much better for that but that's not a sound I ever really need.

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