Cheap delay pedal options?

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Cheap delay pedal options?

Post by aliendawg » Wed May 08, 2019 1:00 pm

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I'm thinking of adding one more delay pedal to my board. Don't want anything fancy, though.

I know we have to be careful with dealy pedals but I usually don't get too crazy with them

I've been looking into:

Behringer Digital delay (Because the circuit is basically the one of a dd-3)

Digitech Digidelay

There's also this cheapo I saw called Pockecho by Ammoon

Any experience with any of those? Other recommendations?
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Re: Cheap delay pedal suggestions?

Post by PJazzmaster » Wed May 08, 2019 1:06 pm

Go analog, especially if you don't wanna go to too crazy with delay anyway. Many people seem to love the Ibanez AD Mini. Not totally cheap but for sure a fair price.

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Re: Cheap delay pedal suggestions?

Post by aliendawg » Wed May 08, 2019 1:11 pm

I'll check this one out! But I'm leaning towards digital because they're usually more crispy sounding... Also the "helicopter" thingy (does that count as getting crazy?)
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Re: Cheap delay pedal options?

Post by lunaticjaguar » Wed May 08, 2019 6:11 pm

Donner makes a fun 7 mode digital delay called Echo Square, i like it way more than i expected to.

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Re: Cheap delay pedal options?

Post by timtam » Wed May 08, 2019 6:25 pm

Just bought the Caline Blue Ocean, supposed to be a clone of the Mad Professor Deep Blue ...
https://www.cheaperpedals.com/products/ ... elay-pedal
http://www.thecavanproject.com/101-effect-pedal-clones/
https://spartanmusic.co.uk/blogs/smblog ... nes-a-list
Haven't tried it yet but some reviews on YT.

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Re: Cheap delay pedal options?

Post by TinyEv » Wed May 08, 2019 6:37 pm

If you can find one i can highly recommend a Boss RDD-10. You'd have to use a footswitch with it as it's a 1980's mini-rackmount style unit, but thanks to the modulation controls you can get really interesting options with pitch altered delays. Plus it can be used as a chorus, phaser and/or delay. And the best part is that hardly anyone has ever heard of them so you can usually pick them up really cheap!
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Re: Cheap delay pedal options?

Post by 601210 » Wed May 08, 2019 7:07 pm

I like my DigiDelay. All the modes sound good. It's a bit noisy on the power supply, though.

If you want something super cheap and simple the TC Electronic Prophet might be of interest to you.

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Re: Cheap delay pedal options?

Post by Mike S » Wed May 08, 2019 10:09 pm

If you insist on going cheap and digital, the Danelectro PB & J Delay is as good as it gets. Otherwise, I would recommend a good analog pedal like a Boss DM-2W.

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Re: Cheap delay pedal options?

Post by parry » Fri May 10, 2019 11:12 am

+1 for the DE7. I'd also suggest to see if you can find a used Boss DD7.
I was never a tap-tempo kind of guy, but ever since getting a DD7, i can't live without it. It doesn't hurt that it has reverse and a built-in looper...
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Re: Cheap delay pedal options?

Post by aliendawg » Sat May 11, 2019 12:02 pm

Thank you all. I decided to go with the DigiTech Digidelay.

Couldn't find some of the options you guys mentioned here in Brazil.

I was curious about the DE7 but couldn't find a decent one for a fair price. They were pretty beat up

I was tempted to get the DD3 or DD7. But if I was to choose a Boss one it had to be the DD-7 and it was a little out of my price range.

I'll see if I like the DigiTech though. I'll know if I really need a separate tap tempo or even a separate looper. If I do then I'll put the money on a better delay pedal
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Re: Cheap delay pedal options?

Post by Telover » Fri May 24, 2019 9:57 am

Alien, the Caline is a great pedal. Actually I have early Ibanez, but Joyo suprised me positively. Take a look on the tube or to their site.
Super pedals and for ridiculous prices.

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Re: Cheap delay pedal options?

Post by soggy mittens » Fri May 24, 2019 5:33 pm

I've mucked around with cheaper delays and seriously they are a time sucking waste of money, they all sound cheap/awful. Save up and just get a proper delay, the DD7 is amazing, with an external tap tempo it is a game ender when it comes to digital delay.
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