Ashdown effects pedals..

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Adienn7, Aug 22, 2021.


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  1. Adienn7

    Adienn7

    Jan 26, 2007
    been looking at this.. and can't find opinions with the search menu..

    so has anyone got their new pedals

    I like the sub myself
     
  2. GMC

    GMC

    Jan 1, 2006
    Wiltshire, UK
    No, but it sounds a lot like an OC-2...lol
     
  3. foal30

    foal30

    Dec 3, 2007
    New Zealand
    The Subharmonic on the old ABM Klystrom range was surprisingly good.

    I assume all Ashdown pedals are made in China?

    I'm pretty keen for a try on the Triple Shot OD and the Guy Pratt Compressor.
     
  4. foal30

    foal30

    Dec 3, 2007
    New Zealand
    At $170NZ for the SUBharmonic pedal I should probably just take the plunge.
     
  5. Lammchop93

    Lammchop93 Supporting Member

    Feb 4, 2007
    Louisville, KY
    I have an OC2 and an ashdown ABM head. I cannot tell a difference between the two octaves. so I would bet this pedal is pulled from the ABM amp, and would be a great OC2 alternative.
     
  6. foal30

    foal30

    Dec 3, 2007
    New Zealand
    Righto, cheers. This will probably prompt me into purchase mode.
     
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  7. Adienn7

    Adienn7

    Jan 26, 2007
    I got a broke oc-2 somewhere.. I should prolly get it fixed.. lol.. I like the ashdown for just the simplicity.. if I find a deal later on.. I'll pick one up.. it should fit in with the digitech synth wah.. and the dod fx25.. dod meat box.. still need a blue box.. and brassmaster..
     
  8. cnltb

    cnltb

    May 28, 2005
    Might the octave be a repackaged Dr. green octadose?
     
  9. foal30

    foal30

    Dec 3, 2007
    New Zealand
    I have finally got around to buying the Ashdown Subharmonic Pedal

    Should arrive next week
     
  10. foal30

    foal30

    Dec 3, 2007
    New Zealand
    Well it’s arrived

    Good news - sounds great a really like it and with the Wounded Paw Battering Ram fuzz after it .....well it’s a righteous tone


    Bad news- the Pedal adds hum to the circuit. So I will send it back. Active or Passive Bass same deal. Annoying
     
  11. foal30

    foal30

    Dec 3, 2007
    New Zealand
    So through the Ashdown Klystrom 400 front =hum or like tone pot maxed hiss

    Through the effects loop of the Ashdown CTM-300 no signal noise. Same through the front of the “low input”

    Beyond my comprehension how such things (or not) happen.

    Anyway tonight’s chore is to play around with the pedal board sequence
     
  12. foal30

    foal30

    Dec 3, 2007
    New Zealand
    No question the SubHarmonic Pedal works “better” through the Effects Loop of both the ABM and CTM

    I think it prefers Passive rather than Active instruments.

    Like a lot of Ashdown gear it’s a bit quirky but I like it.
     
  13. dedpool1052

    dedpool1052

    Jan 10, 2011
    Seattle, WA
    Curious about the double shot.

    As it stands, I have too many drives already.
     
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