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multi effect rack quest

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by fo0dude, Aug 26, 2012.


  1. fo0dude

    fo0dude

    Aug 26, 2012
    i'm searching for a multi effect rack unit that's in the price range for 100 - 300, anyone have any good thoughts?
    (other wise i'm gonna by a zoom b3, but i preffer a rack)
     
  2. That's a tall order there. What will you be using it for? What kind of music? The only half decent one I can think of is maybe a pod pro or xt pro used. I have a b3 ATM and think it sounds better, but it depends what you're using it for.
     
  3. Goteky45

    Goteky45

    Oct 30, 2009
    Portugal
    behringer bass v-amp pro. It's pretty good and reliable. there's a megathread somwehere on the Amps forum. check it
     
  4. Jeffrey Wash

    Jeffrey Wash Supporting Member

    Jan 2, 2011
    Santa Cruz
    Check out the TC Electronics M-One XL. I think it sounds really good and it isn't very expensive, relative to other gizmos in it's class.
     
  5. I recently got a Boss VF-1 (24bit multi-FX in a half rack size) for around $200 with which I'm pretty happy.

    Peter
     
  6. I second the VF-1. The TC M-One is a nice unit, but doesn't really have much in the way of effects beyond delay and reverb.
     
  7. fo0dude

    fo0dude

    Aug 26, 2012
    can i still buy the vf-1, i thought they were discontinued
     
  8. fo0dude

    fo0dude

    Aug 26, 2012
    i mainly play hardcore, metalcore and djent
     
  9. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    Oh that's easy then! Seriously--you absolutely do not need any multi-fx unit. You need a big amp and maybe one or two distortions to choose between.
     
  10. Yes, discontinued...but available used.

    Decent units. Better (analog) distortions/OD's on the Boss SE-70, though. Though the switching isn't as smooth as the VF-1.
     

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