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Is there nothing new on Octave pedals??

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by yousaiditman, Dec 30, 2013.


  1. yousaiditman

    yousaiditman Supporting Member

    Jan 23, 2011
    San Clemente, CA
    I sold my MXR M288 Bass Octave about 2 years ago, and I'm kinda missing it.

    Seems like there is nothing new out on Octave pedals since I sold mine. Just the usual suspects.. MXR, Aguilar and EBS.

    Anyone know of a new Octave pedal coming out at NAMM? I guess an Octave pedal is a pretty simple device, but I would think there would be something new and cool out in the last couple of years.
     
  2. boomertech

    boomertech Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 8, 2009
    Syracuse, NY
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    Designer/Owner of FEA Labs
    This is new...

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    -Frank
     
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  4. yaksonator

    yaksonator Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2011
    Branson, MO
    ^^^^ yes and completely brilliant.. right now there is nothing like it.
     
  5. Adamixoye

    Adamixoye A PT Pro is cool for worship, right?

    Apr 9, 2012
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    Infrequent Beta Tester for Confusion Studios, Singular Sound, and Source Audio
    I didn't think the OP made much sense until I saw the SubT suggestion, but even then I still don't totally think it makes much sense. I don't see what could be new in octave effects at this point. The SubT is sort of cheating since a pure octave is only part of it.
     
  6. Smallequestrian

    Smallequestrian Rock and/or Roll Supporting Member

    Jul 6, 2004
    Chicago, IL
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    A small digital Octaver that could say do the pitch shifting that the Line6 M series does in the size of that Subt. I would buy said pedal immediately.
     
  7. connected2aj

    connected2aj

    Jun 5, 2008
    Passaic County, NJ
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    Endorsing Artist: Spector, Godlyke, Hartke, & Hipshot
  8. ZedZed

    ZedZed

    May 15, 2011
  9. yousaiditman

    yousaiditman Supporting Member

    Jan 23, 2011
    San Clemente, CA
    Yeah, the SubT and GD2 are cool, but I'm just interested in the Octave. I'm not big on Synth effects and Bass, so getting one of these pedals for me would be overkill.
     
  10. BioDriver

    BioDriver A Cinderella story

    Aug 29, 2008
    Texas
    What about the POG2 or Foxrox Octaver? Or do you just need octave down?
     
  11. connected2aj

    connected2aj

    Jun 5, 2008
    Passaic County, NJ
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    I gotcha. This is new to the crave world, but I see what you're looking for. It's got a pretty awesome octave down sound just so you know. And you can adjust the internal controls to find your sound. I've been tweaking it and getting some great results to supplement my Boss OC-2 & Pearl Octaver (might even replace it).



    Expensive? Yes, but worth every penny IMHO.
     
  12. eloann

    eloann

    May 14, 2012
    Switzerland
    I've been experimenting with a Boss MO-2, which supposedly is not technically an octave pedal, but sounds much like an octave up (mode 1) to octave up + unisson + octave down (mode 3). Not unlike the micro pog, except you can't control the different octave's volumes separately.
     



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