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What is the best

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by kurtolo, Nov 5, 2005.

  1. kurtolo


    Nov 3, 2005

    I want to buy a multieffect but I have a little budget (about 100 $)

    What is the best of these pedals?

    ZOOM 607

    ZOOM B2



    Fabi :bassist:
  2. BassyBill

    BassyBill The smooth moderator... Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2005
    West Midlands UK
    Hi, welcome to TB!

    I have a Zoom 607 that I use for rehearsing. It's a bit hissy but... it's cheap.

    I also have a V-Amp (the Pro version, but there's not much difference). The amp modelling side of this is really very good (especially for the price). Some of the actual effects are okay, some are not. It sounds to me like you want effects rather than the amp modelling capabilities, right?

    I would have to say think about what you REALLY want to use one of these for, then if you can try some of them out (you haven't filled out your profile, so not knowing your location it's not possible for us to suggest where you might be able to do that).

    For practising at home and experimenting with a few effects you may get some fun out of any of these. Bear in mind that you, of course, get what you pay for and the quality will reflect that. But at that price, you may be able to use these to learn a bit more about what you want to do with them and get some better stuff later, without having spent too much early on. Go try some!
  3. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Supporting Member

    For 100 you'd be better going 2nd hand.
    Check eBay for older Korg or Boss units.
  4. kurtolo


    Nov 3, 2005
    I want a pedal to have fun when I play, also if I don't use it for live ehxibition. There are only some songs with effect in my band.

    I was thinking also for an amp modelling to use it when I can't carry out my amp.
  5. i am interested in the B2...it looks like it might be nice!
    but of the others, i'd say the Vamp
  6. kurtolo


    Nov 3, 2005
    Other opinions?
  7. I have a 607 that I use daily and while it is not perfect it is quick, ez & handy for all those times I don't wanna haul around the pedal board. Many of the players I use the Zoom with are always impressed that a plastic box can get such great sounds. The Zoom B2.1U looks really cool with much higher quality specs, metal case and a usb plug for recording and hooking it up to your computer.
  8. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Supporting Member

    Somebody really needs to try the B2.1U
  9. opivy3056

    opivy3056 stardust in a light beam Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2004
    Annapolis, MD
    If I was you i'd spend the money on a Electro-harmonix Big Muff Pi (75 USD brand new!!)

    its a great pedal to start out with. Most multi effect units in that price range will be crap. big muff is a solid choice for a great effect.

    I realize im avoiding the question, but i thought id just put in my 2 cents.