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3-in-1 FX Unit, custom

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Aussiephoenix, Aug 7, 2008.

  1. if you had a chance to build a Custom 3-in-1 FX Unit,

    which 3 fx would you choose (brand and model please) considering the following:

    1 - the unit will be true-bypass, have a master volume and a wet/dry blend.

    2 - choice of fx wont include: compressor, eq, or distortion. I already have those.

    Fire away!
  2. A phaser, chorus, tremolo. Like a Small Stone circuit (for the Deep swtich), A Boss CEB-3 chorus, and a stripped down EHX Pulsar circuit with Stereo Output.
  3. grygrx

    grygrx Lookout! Here comes the Fuzz!

    Dec 24, 2003
    Columbia, MO
    Audiomonk Fuzzpotion
    Creation Audio Holy Fire
    Analogman Clone Chorus (deep)

    That would be a box to die for.
  4. Here is what I would want:

    Fuzz (either a B:assmaster or a SuperFuzz), envelope filter (either a Mutron or a Meatball), and phaser. I would want the envelope follower circuit before the fuzz, but the filter after. Because I love the sound of an env. filter with a fuzz in the loop, but I also want to be able to do the Jet Phaser sound.
  5. distortion includes fuzz, od, etc.

    I did like the meatball ref though, didnt remember that one ;)
  6. RichSnyder

    RichSnyder Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2003
    I would never do a three-in-one pedal. You're stuck with all three.
  7. bongomania

    bongomania Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    Resonant filter, delay, and ring modulator. Each would have its own expression pedal too. :bassist:
  8. dannybuoy


    Aug 3, 2005
    You need fuzz, you just haven't realised it yet! It warrants inclusion, because like bigchiefbc said, with everything in one pedal you could take the filter envelope from the clean sound, while it processes the fuzzed sound. I would go for octave -> brassmaster clone -> Korg MS-20 or DOD440 filter. Then you could sell it to all the synth nuts on TB!
  9. andvari7


    Aug 28, 2004
    EHX Stereo Polychorus
    EHX Q-Tron +
    EHX Polyphase
    I'm a bit of a fiend for tweakable pedals.
  10. grygrx

    grygrx Lookout! Here comes the Fuzz!

    Dec 24, 2003
    Columbia, MO
    So you say! They sound different to me.
  11. syciprider

    syciprider Inactive

    May 27, 2005
    Inland Empire
    I will build it to be just like the Octavius Squeezer
  12. newbold


    Sep 21, 2008
    -octave down/octave up ring mod circuits
    -built around gritty multiple resonant filters
    -With a multi-mod that can be controlled by the input or follow the envelope...

    If we're going with an EHX theme it's be...

    So it's like the Multiplexer meets frequency analyzer built in front of a polyphase with bassballs, worm, and pulsar circuitry.
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