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Bass synth, deep impact vs. micro synth.

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Suckbird, Mar 22, 2005.

  1. Suckbird

    Suckbird Banned

    May 4, 2004
    So im looking for a synth pedal and it's very hard to found the akai deep impact so i wonder what you think about the EH MIcro bassynth, it's pretty pricey though.

    And i would like to hear sound clips of both.
  2. I have both. I like the Deep Impact.

    1. It's built SOLID, the EH is not. I'm afraid to step on it, the sliders are weak.

    2. It's easy to dial in good USEFUL sounds on the Deep Impact. In fact, many of the presets are good. The EH doesn't have presets and you have to lean over and adjust a bunch of flimsy sliders each time to change sounds.

    3. Deep Impact is smaller, easier to transport.
  3. ...and you mention the EH Bass Micro Synth is pricey. It's not compared to the Deep Impact. My EH is on ebay right now for $180. Good luck getting a used Deep Impact for under $250....they are no longer produced.
  4. johnvice


    Sep 7, 2004
    I had an EH bass syth in the early 80s and never liked it. It always seemed to sound like an accordion.

    I have an AKAI SB-1 which I love. Right out of the box it has excellent preset sounds.