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Carvin FX2 rackmount multi-effects

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by lowendblues, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. lowendblues

    lowendblues Supporting Member

    Oct 8, 2004
    Has anyone tried one of these for bass? If so, how did it sound?
  2. lowendblues

    lowendblues Supporting Member

    Oct 8, 2004
    Wow. I figured someone from here would have tried one of these.
  3. bongomania

    bongomania Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    Yeah, I guess it's just because people associate Carvin so strongly with the instruments and amps/cabs that "we" don't think of them as an effects-making company.
  4. Mo'Phat

    Mo'Phat Supporting Member

    Oct 1, 2003
    San Diego, CA, USA
    Well...it looks like a simple stereo dual-engine studio processor. It's not MIDI compatible, can't store any settings at all, and is rather limited in the effects it can do (reverb, delay, chorus and flange). I don't know if I would call it a multi-effects unit in the modern sense of the term.

    I can see some big limitations in using this in a live situation. For the studio it looks like it would work just fine to color already-recorded tracks during mixing.

    The answer to your original question is that I haven't tried it, because I don't have a need for a studio rack stereo processor.

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