Phaser Fiends Challenge - best phaser for $90 or less on Amazon

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by jazznrick, Oct 14, 2017.


  1. Hey guys,
    This past summer I tried a phaser for the first time and liked it, a lot. So I've just spent too much money on gear, but I have 90 dollars left of an Amazon gift card. So I ask, what's the best phaser available on Amazon for a bassist who loves od, fuzz, rock and a bit of stoner. Thanks!!!
     
  2. stambroker

    stambroker

    Aug 12, 2011
    NoVA
    If you're willing to add $10, very easy - the Electroharmonix Bad Stone reissue. Ridiculously quality pedal.
     
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  3. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    The OG! MXR Phase 90...
     
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  4. FilterFunk

    FilterFunk Everything is on the ONE! Supporting Member

    Mar 31, 2010
  5. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Yamaha, Ampeg, Line 6, EMG
    It's digital, eh? Does it sound digital?

    Personally, I'm all about the Phase 90 and the Small Stone. Phase 90 has an amazing tone but I like the color switch on the Small Stone a lot, too. I only wish they came with a blend knob or wet/dry knobs. I usually hate blend knobs, but for phasing and flanging bass, I think it would help a lot. My big problem with phasing is "Now you hear the bass, now you don't." But I remember in the 80's and 90's when I used effects, I'd go into ch 1 of my SVT clean and ch 2 dirty, and I'd put the phaser in ch 2 and just jack up the knobs so you could tell it's on, and then the lows didn't drop out.
     
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  6. FilterFunk

    FilterFunk Everything is on the ONE! Supporting Member

    Mar 31, 2010
    I don't think it sounds digital. I think they have the 4-Stage and 8-Stage mixed up on the toggle switch, though. It has a Mix (blend) knob which comes in handy.
     
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  7. fourstr00

    fourstr00

    Mar 21, 2002
    Chicago Area
    If you’re looking at a 90, what about a Phase 95? Small footprint, more tonal options, in your price.
     
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