WIZ-PEDAL D - New demo by Scott Lerner

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  1. AndrewSimon

    AndrewSimon Member

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    9Volt vs 18Volt


    Watch it in HD for best sound.


    This is what I hear when I up the voltage from 9V to 18V.
    All settings were made on purpose to highlight the difference.
    If your amp is pushing/compressing a little the difference will be less obvious.
    Also with 18V you get more level, if you compensate the difference will be less.
    Still I think this is a good example of what to expect when running on 18Volt.
    Basically the highs sound a little more "open", the lows are becoming less compressed,
    the perception of gain gets reduced and you gain a little more dynamics.
    There is no "best" here, try both and decide for yourself.


    :beer
     
  2. TDJMB

    TDJMB Gold Supporting Member

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    Andrew - thanks for that. I haven't had time to try the 9V and now I'm intrigued.
     
  3. voodoosound

    voodoosound Funk & Grooven member Silver Supporting Member

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    This is an excellent question since it seems all the clips were performed with a D inspired amp.

    How about maybe doing a few clips with a fender?
     
  4. Teleman76

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    Liking the Whiz D at 18v better. More clean headroom & better transparency. Even powered at 9v can get Zen sounds easily. 18v is me. Great job Andrew. Very easy to dial in great sounds!
     
  5. Galo

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    Seriously COOL!!!
     
  6. AndrewSimon

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    More clips are coming.
    Actually the Mid boost and blast were designed with Fenders in mind.
    And I just purchased a 1967 Fender Twin yesterday.... unfortunately I'm not such a great player but I will put something together anyway.

    ;)
     
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    ^^Found this true. Mainly using an all original '66 Fender Twin Reverb. Liking it through the TR!
     
  8. Mayo5

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    Just got mine in today. It's legit. Alot of dynamics and tweakbility, and has that great blooming D style over drive. Definately the best D-Style pedal I've played through.

    I'm playing through a Quinn Texas Steel. (SSS style with OD) so I have plenty of headroom and dynamics that go perfectly with this pedal.

    I've only gotten to try it out with the 9v so far, and I have not messed with any of the internal trimmers. I really like this pedal with minimal tweaking (most knobs at noon).

    Hopefully I can get my hands on some mics to do some clips.


    *EDIT, I'm actually realllly digging the "clean section of the pedal right now. I really like the colouring it adds to my tone. Kind of blends in perfectly with my amp.
     
  9. AndrewSimon

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    Yes!
    Many players just skip the clean channel..... but it's a joy to play.
    I have been playing more clean then ever.
    It "makes clean cool again".
    But you have to try it with 18Volt... it will sound even better!

    Thanks
    :aok:aok
     
  10. Teleman76

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    Yes 18v is the only way on this pedal. Fabulous, just plain fabulous. Feeling like I have it dialed in to my liking. Playing it live this weekend at a local jazzfest. See what kind of feedback I get from it.
     
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  11. DaveG

    DaveG Gold Supporting Member

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    Ordered mine first thing this morning, got the shipping notice a few minutes ago... can't wait! :banana

    Thanks, Andrew! :aok
     
  12. AndrewSimon

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    Thanks!

    Let us know how it works for you.

    :aok
     
  13. AndrewSimon

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    OK, I am now going to commit a marketing suicide.....
    I'm going to play something! (excuse my piss poor playing)

    Wiz-Pedal D into a Fender Twin Reverb




    :cool:
     
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  14. Teleman76

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    Excellent Andy!!
    Man I absolutely love this pedal!! So 3-demensional!
     
  15. TDJMB

    TDJMB Gold Supporting Member

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    Not piss poor at all. I need a demo with single notes and chords that gives me a chance to actually hear them - not shred-speed riffing or totally distorted power chords. So that demo was very useful (although owning the Wiz-D is even better!).
     
  16. Csapo

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    Received mine last week. I'm not supposed to be buying gear but I sold all my pedals with this "type" of tone, and I was impressed with the vids, so I went for it.

    I'm really enjoying the Wiz and what is really jumping out at me is the Clean/P.A.B. combination. Wow!!! I probably won't have a chance to try it in a live setting for a while. But at home, it is stellar.

    I'll try to add a vid next week. Wiz guys, great job!!!
     
  17. AndrewSimon

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    In the very capable hands of Mr Nick Caiano:



    Nick, what an awesome versatile demo!
    And there is a part 2....????... I can't wait!

    Thank you so much!

    :bow:bow
     
  18. AndrewSimon

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    Thanks Galo!

    I'm a big Galo fan.... so this feels really good!

    :aok:aok
     
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    Thank you for the order and the feedback.
    Vid clip would be awesome!


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  20. AndrewSimon

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    Thanks for all the feedback Teleman76.
    Do let us know how it worked.

    Are you using a Tele?
    What kind of amp/cab?

    :wave
     

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