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Idiotbox Blasteroid

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by CHILDISHGAMBINO, Dec 13, 2013.

  1. CHILDISHGAMBINO

    CHILDISHGAMBINO

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    I just got this thing and it is awesome! I know it's still the honeymoon or whatever but if you are looking for very reasonably price fuzz that doesn't need a clean blend then it is well worth checking out. It does a really nice beefy rumbly fuzz and some strange open wah/ringmodish/gated sounds as well. I can't do a video right now but the fuzz wars episode with it on youtube is worth a look. Matt was really fast with the shipping and very friendly in his emails. I will definitely be giving him some more business in the future. The only negative thing about this pedal is that it can't be daisy chained. Here's a link to the fuzz wars vid and the idiotbox site.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wS-ZLuZYFQ

    http://idiotboxeffects.bigcartel.com/

    Anybody else try the Blasteroid? Thoughts?
  2. CHILDISHGAMBINO

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  3. adamsmatthewj

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    I got one! Unexpectedly came to me through a trade offer , and after seeing that old fuzz wars vid I had to have it!

    It's unlike any of my other fuzzes, my favorite part about it is the weird gate/ring mod/crazy tones that come out of it! My sweet spot is to dial the top knob in right at the crossover between the sub-fuzz warmth and the ring-mod screech, then I set the bottom knob to unity gain

    Only downfall for me is that there's no expression pedal jack, the ability to control the top knob with an expression pedal and do sweeps from that sub-rumbling fuzz all the way up to the screeching ring insanity would just be amazing!
  4. CHILDISHGAMBINO

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    Yeah, the smash knob really would be cool if you could control it with an expression pedal. Although the last little bit of knob travel(hee hee)is silent so that could be weird. I think Matt was trying to make this thing as close to the Graphic Fuzz as possible and since it didn't have expression control neither does the Blasteroid maybe? Anyway just loving the mad girth of this thing.
  5. adamsmatthewj

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    Yeah man! All the way up with that smash knob and all the dogs on the block start whining lol!

    Maybe we find someone to do a mod? I want to express the smash knob (hehe!)
  6. rjovin

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    I don't have the blasteroid
  7. rjovin

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    Sorry, stupid phone. Anywho, i do have dimension x delay and i love it! It's so much fun. I'm also about to get the blower box in a week or so. Come on chirstmas bonus!
  8. CHILDISHGAMBINO

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    I want the dimension X and the Blower Box. I also really want a Mad Doctor Who stutter box and Death Ray. Hell I'll probably buy a Cool Buzz at some point too. I also wouldn't mind hearing the Hobo Santa with a bass either. Idiotbox makes some neat stuff.

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