Boss Microrack Delays

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Boss Microrack Delays

Post by Tyler2000 » Sat Dec 29, 2007 9:07 pm

I need a delay and I think I am giong to crack down and get something pretty serious. Are these good? They sure are cute! I was looking around ebay and I found at least 3 different kinds. One was a pitch shift/delay which seems right up my alley. The one with modulation seems nice too.

If I'm going to put that much money on a delay it needs to be able to self-oscillate and have a pretty long delay time.

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Post by hageir » Sat Dec 29, 2007 10:01 pm

I do remember reading some thread about which one's the "best.
I think the delay+sampler was the most "boring" one..
And the Pitchshifter delay was the best?

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Post by Tyler2000 » Sat Dec 29, 2007 11:05 pm

Based on prices alone, I believe the one with delay modulation is supposed to be the best. It seemed like the sampler one wasn't exactly a delay.
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Post by tallowwaters » Sun Dec 30, 2007 4:38 am

1 the stictly delay models sound muddy
2 you should have put this in sound production
3 the sampler model (rsd) works great as an echo. they bill it as a sampler because it samples the sound and repeats it over and over like a looper. it can get pretty spacey to most other delays i have used. it aint no lexicon vortex but it can get the sweeps in, and is great if you can have somebody fooling with it while you track a vocal
4 all the boss microracks i have used have been great bang for the buck items. the reverb can get warm and wet, and the pre/eq is superb.
5 i wouldnt mind parting with my RSD
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Post by Tyler2000 » Sun Dec 30, 2007 6:56 am

Thanks for the info and sorry about the misplaced thread. I'm considering buying one so I put it here.

Anyway, how much do you want. It might be a week or so before I can get it, but I would rather like to get it if the price is good.
so what do I put down here now?

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Post by Synthazaiser » Mon Dec 31, 2007 2:29 am

I had the delay/pitch shifter variety on loan to me for a while. It is a real neat effect that can get crazy and unpredictable at times. I would say go for the pitchshifter delay.
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Post by Tyler2000 » Tue Jan 01, 2008 10:52 pm

tallowwaters, you have a couple PMs from me.
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Post by pricklyrobot » Wed Jan 02, 2008 11:01 pm

You might also want to have a look at the Digitech RDS range. They have some modulation options, and there always seem to be lots of them on Ebay for not too much money.
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