Tremolo --- I'll describe what I want, you tell me what pedal

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  1. Eskimo_Joe

    Eskimo_Joe Rocker, roller, way out of controller Supporting Member

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    Ok, tell me what tremolo pedal delivers this:

    - analog
    - tap tempo
    - three wave forms (brown, black, square)
    - volume, depth, and speed knobs ONLY
    - amp-like sound quality
    - NOTHING ELSE
     
  2. Eskimo_Joe

    Eskimo_Joe Rocker, roller, way out of controller Supporting Member

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    Basically -- I'd be happy with a Kingsley Bard that had all 3 wave forms. Or a Toneczar PowerGlide that only has one channel/side instead of two. I know there's gotta be one out there, what is it?
     
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    Supa Trem 2
    Diamond

    Seem close to what you want
     
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    Lovepedal Tremelo.../
     
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    Go buy the Kingsley for $275 if that's what you want...
     
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    Does the ST2 somehow not meet these requirements? The "warble" mode is very much like a brownface. Also, a Tap Semaphore technically has more modes, but doesn't take up more real estate because of them.
     
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    Supa Trem 2 (if you can live with the added feature of stereo with variable panning)
    Lovepedal Tremelo
     
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    Based on your list of requirements, and the fact that I had one on my pedal board for a solid two years, I would also suggest the Supa-Trem2.
     
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    empress
     
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    Eskimo_Joe Rocker, roller, way out of controller Supporting Member

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    It's not what I want. It would be if it had the other 2 wave forms I mentioned.
     
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    No question, you are defining the Empress.
     
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    I had the Empress for awhile and got rid of it because I thought the sound was too stiff and not as amp-like as I want. Also, the Bard does Bias trem (my favorite) and not Brown, Black or Square, but it is the most amp-like I've tried. The Bard is one of those pedals where it just sounds so good it makes up for lack of features.

    Another viable option is the Source Audio Vertigo. Even though it's not analog, it happens to sound more amp-like than most analog trems I'm familiar with, IMO. It also is infinitely tweakable with the Neuro app, multiple engines and the shape knob. Just something to think about.
     
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    If by "brown" you mean the pitch-bending harmonic trem, I can't think of any that tick all your boxes. Minus the harmonic trem, there are many options, mostly what has already been suggested here.

    Edit: Perhaps the Supa-Trem 2 comes closest, depending on what the "Warble" mode is and sounds like...?
     
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    Catalinbread's now-discontinued Semaphore (the later, larger one).
     
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    There is a Lovepedal Tremelo on Reverb for like $170 right now (not my sale).
     

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