Dirty Robot

4/5, 4 from 1 review
Stereo Synthesizer Emulator Pedal

Recent Reviews

  1. grillman
    A lot of fun. Quite useable
    4/5, 4 out of 5, reviewed Jul 25, 2016
    Build Quality:
    • + A lot of controls but remains very intuitive. Wet/Dry signal Blend knob. Nice variety of tones. Chorus, octave and sub in one synth pedal.
    • - Can't use the octave or the sub on their own.
    Gear used :
    2 band EQ Music Man (Treble Flat, Bass +15%) > Dirty Robot > Eden WTDI (Flat EQ), a bit of compression > Soundcloud
    All the settings are in the tracks description
    There might be some glitches. It's not the pedal but my old 2009 Macbook that is on the verge of dying.

    Unboxing Impression : Small but cool box. No power supply. The pedal is a bit smaller than expected. Quite heavy for its size. Very cool design IMHO. No manual (Available on their website). I don't really care but I can see some people complaining about it, especially because it is not a plug and play pedal. Velcro that fits perfectly the back of the pedal, avoiding the screws. Nice touch. The screws are the weird ones Digitech uses. Seriously I don't understand why they keep using those. I have the key for it (bought it to mod a Bad Monkey) but I haven't opened it yet. I will later but I am a bit cautious, there seems to be a lot of stuff inside.

    Pedal impression : FUN, FUN, FUN. And actually quite useable. There is a learning curve. I'm not over it yet. The good thing is that you just keep having fun while learning. The two voicings interact differently with the knobs. But the knobs parameters are very well thought. I was able to get the sounds that were in my head.

    Next step is to try it with the band. I already have some ideas for it and the band is excited too (We're all gear nerds).
    If you want some sound sample coupled with another effect let me know and I'll try to do it next week.

    PS : I was a bit excited so don't mind the playing and timing please.
    Price Paid:
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Item Details

  1. Pedal Type:
    2 synth voicings.
    Mix (Wet/Dry blend) knob.
    Modulation (Chorus) knob.
    Drift (Square, Octave, Sub) knob.
    Start / Stop knobs.
    Sensitivity knob
    Time Knob
    Other Specs:
    The knobs interact differently with the 2 voicings.