Delay Choice

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  1. jamesepowell

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    MXR Carbon Copy. Some say it's dark. I like dark.
     
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    Yeah, I've never heard a complaint about it. I guess if you want the simplest thing for the least money, a dd3 or something is up your alley. But the dispatch master is one of those effects I think everyone ought to at least look at.
     
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    TC Alter Ego v2 is about $89.00 used.
     
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    TC Flashback. Does it all well. The 2290 template is great! I like the EP-3 template.
     
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    Keep in mind if you are just after a subtle delay then I find analogue delays sit easier in the mix. Digital delays are more fussy about being synch’ed with the time.

    I love my Boss DM2 Waza but if I were to buy another digital delay I would want a tap tempo.
     
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    I'm relatively new to delays, currently have a Eqd Dispatch Master, Vfe BluePrint and couple weeks ago picked up Boss GigaDelay DD20...each one was under $100 used.
     
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    Digital- DD3
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    My favorite digital delay is the now discontinued Hardwire DL-8. I love the fact that it has a slapback mode that is pretty much a set it and forget it sound for me. I also own a Boss DD-3 and a MXR Carbon Copy, both excellent delays in their own right, but there's just something about the Hardwire. Once I put it on my main board it has never left.
     
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    The Hardwire is an update of the Digidelay. Nice
    A DD-7 can be had for $100
     
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    If you want a great sounding, killer analog delay that isn't over complicated and a breeze to use (and did I say it sounds amazing?), I'd go for a used Boss DM-2W. I love mine. Would take it over a Carbon Copy any day of the week. There's one on Reverb right now for $83 (no affiliation to the seller).

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    I'm a simple guy and I'm happy with my Aqua Puss, it does your basic analog slapback stuff perfectly, big dials easy to adjust on stage. If I were getting a second delay I'd go for the Boss DD-3. Tough, cheap, surprising quality.
     
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    The Dispatch Master is a digital delay, correct?
     
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    Correct it is a digital delay, but it is voiced a bit darker like an analog delay. The reverb sounds like a Hall to me. The two blend together perfectly. I used it for a long time and then swapped it for the Belle Epoch, just because every now and then you want to change things up. I just put the Dispatch Master back and it was like, "Ah yes, now I'm home!"
     
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    I've always wanted one of those...always too pricey at any given moment.
     
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    Man I always browse through reverb and put stuff on my watchlist, then when I'm ready to pull the trigger BAM! There are a few on there right now under 150.
     
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    Yeah. The dispatch master is pricy compared to the lower priced delays and reverb, but considering it's both in one unit, it's actually quite a good deal if you want both.
     
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    Used Boss DD-5. I keep mine on pretty much all the time, with the mix set low.
     
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    TC Flashback. I'm sure you can get them for under $100 used. I'm selling mine cause I just upgraded to Flashback 2 -- three toneprints. Use one for chorus. Killer.
     
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    The Mad Professor Deep Blue Delay is a good choice. My favorite delay, is just sounds more natural than other delays. My only complaint is that is needs more delay time.
     
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