What's your favorite delay pedal?

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  1. Suttykins

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    Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man.

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    I'm a real delay junkie and they don't come much better than this folks.

    It's got everything you need and nothing you don't.

    Next on my list is a Strymon El Capistan.
     
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    I used to have a TC Nova Delay and it was fantastic. I really can't say enough good things about it- tap tempo, up to 9 presets (and you can change it to less if you don't want to cycle through that many), relatively small footprint considering all it does.

    It's one of the only 2 pedals I've ever regretted selling (along with a RAT). I sold it and put the money towards an M9 (which also has great delays) so that I could use the delays, modulations and crazy synthy effects. Then I decided I didn't care about modulation and crazy synthy effects anymore so now I have this giant box that is only used for 2 delay sounds (and reverb... just so it can be doing something else to make me feel better about it being there).
     
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    The way I use my Carbon Copy to adjust tempo on the fly is by replacing the "Time" knob with a bit larger knob off of one of my old MXR pedals that has a rubber boot that fits over it. Works great! The analog tempo settings are a little more forgiving since the repeats are softer. If the digital repeats are not exact its a lot more obvious. Of course, the cleaner/more pristine repeats of digital delays are what makes them more suited to the rhythmic applications while the analog (IMHO) provide a better spacey echo to my ears
     
  5. BiggerJohn

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    I like delays which can emulate the old multi-head Meazzi and Binson magnetic platter type delays of the early 60s.

    For pedals, an old Yamaha Magicstomp does multi-head real well. The key to doing multi-head right is you have to be able to set the delay and level of each head separately, and then pick which head provides the feedback.
     
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    +1.
     
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    ^^
    Sorry... I meant to +1 the Next Analog Delay that Fezz posted.
     
  8. Coldacre

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    it's a close call between the Maxon AD-900 & the Deluxe Memory Man. but I have to give it to this:

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    SUPERB delay. there's something about those MN3005 chips that I just adore
     
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    Likewise my workhorse of 7 years, a DD20, recently has been given the boot by an El Cap. does what I need superbly, with a smaller footprint.
     
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    Vox Satriani Time Machine
     
  11. jondanger

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    I changed my mind. DM-2 can't be beat.
     
  12. Coldacre

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    pretty damn fine. for short delay, there's really only 2 pedals that come close: a 1981 Ibanez AD-9 and the Ibanez AD-80. all 3 are ridiculously good!

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    Right now, I'm using and Digging the TC Alter Ego.
     
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    Budget - joyo analog delay
    Used - boss dd 3
    Retro - rocket alien echo
    Fancy - providence chrono
     
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    I have the TC electronics Flashback and it does everything very well. It's only drawback is the strum-tempo instead of the tap-tempo. Built to last, small footprint, you can opt between true bypass and buffered bypass, great pedal.
     
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    I love the strum tempo feature on the flashback.
     
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    Just got into the Deluxe Memory Boy. Really love how thick it can get in the mix.

    For versatility my Stymon Timeline

    Easy of use the EHX Deluxe Memory Boy
     
  18. Lunchie

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    Not exactly a zombie thread but its getting ripe :rolleyes:...

    However i still feel the need to mention the TC Flashback. The more and more I play around with it, the more I love it. I really like the lofi and the tape settings. Aquapuss is a short second, I kind of wish I kept mine around. I may end up getting another eventually.
     
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    Love my AnalogMan ARDX20 dual delay and the separate controller.
     
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    Of all the delay pedals I've been through I think the Keeley Ibanez AD9 was my favourite solely for the tone. Not too dark, or bright, and kind of... 'chewy' :lol:

    It's the only delay I've ever actually missed. No idea if the stock AD9 sounds the same.
     
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