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what effects if any should I get???

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by ldiezman, Oct 1, 2001.


  1. ldiezman

    ldiezman

    Jul 11, 2001
    Nashville
    Ok.. So I have never been a user of effects.. but for some reason I just want to add something different to my sound on occasion.. I love the way my Stingray5 sounds... but I think I want to get a bit more funk if poosible in my sound... I was thinking about getting an envelope filter or a cry baby wah-wah pedal... probably not both.... what kind of sounds can I get with an envelope filter?? does anyone have any suggestions??? thanks

    Jim
     
  2. get an envelope filter but a good one that's tweakable, If your only going to use <i>one</i> effect get a good one, try this site it will show you the basics of what an envelope filter can do the <a href="http://buzzfox.com/el-qtronplus.html">Q-tron+</a> is a good one.
     
  3. Good thread, i might as well add my question to it. I have never used effects and don't plan to either. My problem is, my amp is old, and has a fuzz to it etc. I was wondering if there was some sort of pedal that could give my bass more of a punch to it?

    Not an overdrive or distortion *shudders* but sorta like a switchable pre-amp to the pre-amp. Someone suggested a Graphic EQ or maybe a compressor. I am not sure.

    Merls
     
  4. ldiezman

    ldiezman

    Jul 11, 2001
    Nashville
    yeah i'm diggin that qtron filter... but is it for bass... or is an envelope filter an envelope filter???
     

  5. Adding a compressor (I suggest the a pedal compressor) or a <b>mild</b> overdrive (try the Sans Amp Bass Driver DI) to your input signal should do that for you.



    An envelope filter is an envelope filter, their all pretty much universal, there are so many out there too so it will take you a while to find one to suit your taste. Good luck.
     
  6. ldiezman

    ldiezman

    Jul 11, 2001
    Nashville
    has anyone tried the alexis microverb4 effects processor? I think victor Wooten uses it... I think it runs for about $300.00 but I'm not sure..
     
  7. I'm not a fan of any multi effects and don't recomend people to get one, singles are always the best way to go if you want more control.