If your dream-fantasy pedal comes true, what would it be?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Sindhu Partomo, Oct 9, 2016.


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  1. fhm555

    fhm555 So FOS my eyes are brown

    Feb 16, 2011
    Beat me to it. :D
     
  2. Dug 1000 in a pedal....and no where near $1800
     
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  3. It's called the Altec-loaded B25B/B25B and it would give me that tone with a tiny, high-power amp and cab at any volume up to and including super loud.
     
  4. mpdd

    mpdd neoconceptualist

    Mar 24, 2010
    LA
    vintage g&l L2000 preamp in a pedal for low output basses?
     
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  5. gully_jones

    gully_jones Stone cold groovy man Supporting Member

    Aug 26, 2012
    Mississippi
  6. FilterFunk

    FilterFunk Everything is on the ONE! Supporting Member

    Mar 31, 2010
    I'll take 10, please!
     
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  7. lz4005

    lz4005

    Oct 22, 2013
    The one pedal I would love but that isn't available as far as I know is a bass whammy type pedal that is octave up and down only where the expression pedal controls wet/dry instead of pitch.

    Bonus points if you could set different mixes for the maximum travel of the pedal.
     
  8. Oddly enough, that's not a fantasy pedal - just one that doesn't have a high enough demand for anybody to want to build. Fairly simple circuitry could get it done.
     
  9. FretNoMore

    FretNoMore * Cooking with GAS *

    Jan 25, 2002
    The frozen north
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  10. Honch

    Honch Guest

    Sep 7, 2006
    That one already said. Getting a database, and if you're in a cover band, it nails the tone of the bass on the original recording. And of course, some sort of autotune, i e that if it was a alternate tuned or dropped tuned bass, it makes up for that too, without having to adjust tuners. However, I would like to have some pre requisites. That you tell the pedal beforehand which song it is, and it doesn't have to guess it. It takes a while until you've started playing it, before it guesses. It must nail it at the intro (say Walk On The Wild Side).

    And I would like to have the option, that it dials in a tone that hasn't been used before, with the sum/calculation of all that databases tones together. Something new....and then I lock it down, to my patent....;)

    EDIT: I do think that a pedal that will mimick perfectly each and every bass there is would be awesome. Ric sound on a Hofner bass, Dingwall sound on a Ukulele bass, and upright sound on any.... Skipping to have switch out pickups for this and that punch and timbre. Or by other basses.
     
  11. Chicory Blue

    Chicory Blue Secretly Queen of the Moon Supporting Member

    I'd love to see some sort of completely ridiculous vocalizing pedal like Korg's Hatsune Miku stomp, but with a mic input to record your own sound clips- kind of like a sampling keyboard, but for your bass.

    Nevermind the wealth of actual musical implications- just imagine backing someone up with a symphony of farts, then look me in the eye and tell me you don't want that.
     
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  12. Al Kraft

    Al Kraft Supporting Member

    May 2, 2016
    Northern Virginia
    A primarily analog signal path, voice-activated pedal that could take direction from me to execute any tone or sound I need - sort of an advanced audible interface multi-effect that could combine everything from effects to EQ to amp/cab sim simply by speaking instructions into a small Bluetooth mic.
     
  13. DavC

    DavC

    May 17, 2005
    Tallmadge , Ohio
    a real world 'mute' ... as in ' shhhhh ' dog , wife , kids , noise , whatever ....
     
  14. knumbskull

    knumbskull

    Jul 28, 2007
    UK
    Multi-band filter based distortion with LFO, envelope following and expression options for 0-all frequency bands.
     
  15. RedJag

    RedJag

    Mar 2, 2016
    San Jose, CA
    A pedal that combines ABY with tremolo, with ability to set phase of tremolo between the two channels. With expression pedal input that can be used to set the rate, or the pan between the two channels.

    With this you can run wet/dry, A/B or A+B, as well as panning stereo trem, synced trem, trem on only one channel, variable rate via exp, variable pan via exp, or constant volume on one channel and variable volume/trem on the other. So many combinations.
     
  16. ficelles

    ficelles

    Feb 28, 2010
    Devon, England
    It would be my Panda Audio Future Impact, but with more footswitchable options and including everything my Akai Headrush does, plus... I don't know, maybe a ring modulator, a rotary simulator, and everything that was in my old SubDecay Prometheus DLX (I never used it live but I still miss that one, hours of filter fun). And anything else I've forgotten about but really liked at the time.
     
  17. Sindhu Partomo

    Sindhu Partomo

    Mar 10, 2015
    Indonesia
    Cool ideas, people. Keep 'em coming, who knows if the builders are considering to mass produce your dream pedals :D
     
  18. SanDiegoHarry

    SanDiegoHarry Inactive Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2008
    San Diego, CA
    On that makes my talking lines all sound like Ron Carter
     
  19. Icemanaroonie

    Icemanaroonie

    Sep 6, 2015
    Delaware
    Wal tone in a box.
     
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  20. Marial

    Marial weapons-grade plum

    Apr 8, 2011
    Basically a Boss RC-300 but with the effects I want in it (PLL, MA CT5, you get the drift).
     
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