recommend a good rack delay!

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by sf audio, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. sf audio

    sf audio Member

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    Currently I'm running a PCM81 as my FX between preamps and a poweramp. Of course it's nice, but I'm looking to sell it to finance a nice combo amp.:AOK

    For the most part I'm doing high gain leads and really only want a delay unit - don't need multi-FX. I also don't want to spend a ton a lot, maybe $200 tops for a used rack unit. I realize this rules out the good stuff. I'm looking at older MXR, ibanez, and similar stuff, either analog or digital. Just want something clean, transparent, and not too noisy.

    BTW, has anyone run a high gain setup through an older, analog delay unit? Does it work well or too noisy/grainy?
     
  2. blood5150

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    you may be able to get a Roland SDE-3000 for that much if you look hard on ebay.....that price range really puts you out of the range of some great delays....
     
  3. KLB

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    Get a good deal on a TC D2 ($250-300?)
     
  4. Blues Wail

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    Warren Haynes uses the Chandler, though not in production currently, They still can be found on the bay.
     
  5. orogeny

    orogeny Supporting Member

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    the cheaper lexicon stuff is still excellent. also look for older digitech rackmount. . . .
     
  6. lifeinsong

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    Yamaha used to make a really nice delay...I think it's called the D1500? Anyway, I've seen them on the used market for as little as $150 or so...check eBay.

    Some others that are slightly more than you were looking to pay is the TC Electronic D-Two(around $350 used) and the Line6 Echo Pro($450-600)
     
  7. nitefly7

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    I still dig the delays in a Rocktron Replifex
     
  8. geetarman

    geetarman Supporting Member

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    +1 Roland SDE-3000 or a SDE-330 owned both in the past and they're nice units.
     

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