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Geddy Lee Sansamp Pedal!

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by KJackman, Jan 12, 2019.


  1. Agreed. Simply awful response to demand.
     
  2. PeterH

    PeterH

    Dec 31, 2015
    NY
    Does anyone here with a 2112 and a YYZ have an opinion on the tight switch and what the 2112 misses out on that? I have a 2112 but the YYZ is looking good...
     
  3. tonymcbony

    tonymcbony

    Mar 21, 2006
    Same boat here...
     
  4. KPO2000

    KPO2000 Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Sep 5, 2001
    MA
    I like pyrmaxe but maybe they didn’t order enough? They’re available elsewhere.
     
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  5. Clemouze

    Clemouze

    Sep 1, 2016
    Paris - France
    Is someone running the YYZ in parallel of another effect or clean tone ?

    I'm thinking about running it in parallel of clean tone and also a BDI-21 for super tube attack presence cling clang ( Behringer copy of sansamp BDDI )
    But currently still waiting my YYZ To ne delivered in Europe, maybe I won't even need such a parallel thing .
     
  6. Thomann (for Europe) have update lead time to delivery by another 5-6 weeks :thumbsdown:
     
  7. Clemouze

    Clemouze

    Sep 1, 2016
    Paris - France
    Today ?

    They already said that on the twelve of june !
    Arghhhh
     
  8. Yep, date just seems to be getting pushed back.
    Not seeing anything earlier anywhere else in the EU either.
     
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  9. RickenCliff

    RickenCliff

    Aug 6, 2012
    St. Louis
    I've been hearing 2-3 weeks from Prymaxe for the last 4-5 weeks now. I feel your frustration bud.
     
  10. jnumme

    jnumme Low End To No End Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2010
    Muskegon, Michigan
    Playing around with the yyz settings today into my rig (cali 76tx into sonic stomp into yyz into mesa d800 head) and I noticed a metallic click when I hit hard on a fret but would not happen when pedal was off . Does anyone know what might be happening and what can I do to get rid off it. Besides the obvious turn it off ...lol
     
  11. SteveFromBerlin

    SteveFromBerlin

    Jan 3, 2008
    Oh noOo, not again!
     
  12. At this point I’m hoping Tech21 jump in and say Wallace you’re wrong we’ve just shipped 200 units to ?? in Europe. :hyper:
     
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  13. fauxtoe

    fauxtoe Supporting Member

    Apr 20, 2018
    Murrieta, California
    I received mine on the 6th (my bday!) and I just got around to trying it tonight. I plugged my Rickenbacker 4003w into it and then went to town on some Rush songs. Instant tone! Holy moly does this thing nail exactly what I’m looking for when I use the Rick. Absolutely, 100%, a keeper!
     
  14. tech21nyc

    tech21nyc Commercial User

    Aug 17, 2010
    Manufacturer: Tech 21
    There have been units shipped to Germany already and some were just shipped to the UK.
     
  15. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    www.geartree.com says they have some in stock. They are also on Amazon. I've purchased from them before.

    No affiliation, just tryin' to help some brothers and sisters out.
     
  16. That's great news. Looking forwards to them making an appearance.
    (Soon!)
     
  17. Thanks Ken. Appreciated.
    I can see them on Amazon.com but they won't ship to the UK:(
     
  18. a-37

    a-37

    Apr 23, 2015
    Helsinki
    Quick update for fellow Europeans, just got mine from the Finnish distributor. I picked it up at their Helsinki store. So, yes, YYZ is in Europe and your store will hopefully have it soon, too :)
     
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  19. Agosix

    Agosix Supporting Member

    May 7, 2013
    Woodhaven NY
    Just got notice that Prymaxe is getting ready to mine. Woohoo!
     
  20. Thom Smith

    Thom Smith Supporting Member

    Apr 12, 2017
    Bangkok, Thailand
    Christmas in July! Pretty nervous plugging in first time, I do not like to waste money on gear. But it has been ages since I got anything new, and this pedal seemed tailor-made to my interests and needs. Tried a passive Jazz with flats and an active with rounds.

    Both channels performed as advertised, sweeping the MIX and getting a sense of the tones. Then I went right for the settings as a starting point. Of course tried Geddy Lee’s Personal Setting first, and darned if it did not sound like him especially when digging in. Tried all the other samples, too. Will definitely revisit the Jack Bruce setting! Found the Tool setting to be a little muffled. I ended up working from the Rickenbacker setting, switched on a fat stereo chorus and dug into “Forty Six & 2”. Very smooth with just the right grit when you dig in, and lovely harmonics with chords. It is responsive. It is certainly the quietest Tech 21 unit I have, very hi-fi.

    Before I got too far, I quickly compared to the Oxford, which always made my Jazz sound farty and flabby. The Oxford loves the P, like John Wetton, dynamic and loud but a bit wild and uncontrollable. Clearly, the YYZ’s two channels and MIX are its heart and soul, but as usual with all Tech 21 pedals, all the controls are gloriously interactive, so I will continue to experiment.
     

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