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Expression Pedals

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Bass-aholic, Jan 7, 2011.


  1. Bass-aholic

    Bass-aholic

    Dec 28, 2010
    Northern New Jersey
    I own a cat... Owned a cat........... I think it was a cat.
    I am looking into buying an expression pedal for my Boss Bass Synthesizer. The Boss manual recommended buying the Roland expression pedal, and although the price is great the reviews are not. I was looking into purchashing one from toneczar.com which they make out of ernie ball volume pedals. Does anyone have any experience with said pedal? And if so, do you recommend it?
     
  2. wolffman

    wolffman

    Oct 2, 2008
    Philadelphia PA
    Beta Tester: Red Panda Labs
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  4. Matt Dean

    Matt Dean Supporting Member

    Jan 2, 2007
    SF (North) Bay Area
    +1... cheap, works.
     
  5. TOOL460002

    TOOL460002 Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2004
    Santa Cruz CA
    +2

    im guessing the tone czar costs more and has a wait list? just a guess... i like the moog over roland (kept moog; returned rv7, which is still a good exp).
     
  6. kevteop

    kevteop

    Feb 12, 2008
    York, UK
    I think the Roland is just a rebadged Bespeco pedal. They look cheap and indeed they are cheap but they're pretty good value IMO. I've had a couple over the years (and I've got one now) and not had a problem with them.

    Some people don't like them because they're light so it's easy to kick them around by accident, but if it's velcro'd to a board it won't go anywhere.
     
  7. RickenBoogie

    RickenBoogie

    Jul 22, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    The Roland pedal is just fine, works as it should, and feels sturdy.
     
  8. newbold

    newbold

    Sep 21, 2008
    Toronto
    m-audios are great!!
     
  9. +3
     
  10. Gopher Bob

    Gopher Bob

    Nov 24, 2001
    Florida
    Any experience with the rocktron volume/expression pedal? Seems a great space saver. I ask because there is probably some disadvantage of having them combined that I can't quite put my finger on.
     
  11. Bass-aholic

    Bass-aholic

    Dec 28, 2010
    Northern New Jersey
    I own a cat... Owned a cat........... I think it was a cat.
    The rocktron is what I ended up getting. Effing fantastic.
     
  12. RoeyHaviv

    RoeyHaviv

    Apr 1, 2011
    Charlotte NC
    Endorsing Artist: Vigier guitars, Pigtronix Effects