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OC-3 Question

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by paniak17, Jun 26, 2005.


  1. Can this effect go an octave up? it doesnt mention it, it only says down. im not sure. here's a link to the site.

    http://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/OC3/

    EDIT : how does playing more than one note sound on it? i heard octavers mess up when multiple notes are played at the same time. what about this unit?
     
  2. Tritone

    Tritone Supporting Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Santee, America
    Nope, it only goes an octave down (2 in OC-2 mode). And the polyphonic setting actually works quite well with double-stops.
     
  3. thanks for the reply. do you know of any other octaver out there that can go at least up one octave and handles more than one note well, and in the 150 and under price range. thanks.
     
  4. any links?
     
  5. RunBeerRun

    RunBeerRun Banned

    Mar 10, 2003
    Seriously, the only octave up I respected was the expensively discontinued Akai Unibass.

    I have clips of it at: http://runbeerrun2.tripod.com

    Octave ups always sound like organs.
     
  6. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    I tried it, it works perfectly for bass. The only two settings that are pretty bad are the two octaves down setting and the dive-bomb setting. Simply because most cabinets can't handle notes that low.

    I'll get one to fool around with one day.
     
  7. does it handle chording well?
     
  8. anyone???
     
  9. JPrisus

    JPrisus

    Jun 8, 2005
    wonder how the fuzz sounds... might have to try it, although i love my OC2 Octaver