Roland DC-30 Chorus Echo Question

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Roland DC-30 Chorus Echo Question

Postby minime123 » Mon Jun 11, 2007 6:08 pm

I know it's kind of off topic (sorry) but I'm testing one of these right now and wanted some feedback from people who have them.

This one's chorus is cool at a low intensity setting but at high intensity, seems strange - it adds a square wave LFO type of pitch modulation, which at maximum position alters the pitch up to around a 1/2 step in pitch. Is this normal? I've read reviews on the web that say it's "weird" at high intensity, but have wondered how...

Thanks for the help.

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Postby clubbedtodeath » Mon Jun 11, 2007 6:32 pm

C'mon now MiniMe, you know the rules.
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Postby minime123 » Mon Jun 11, 2007 7:07 pm

oh, come on, its an effect processor plenty of people use with vintage synths. who / where else am i gonna ask? :)
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Postby clubbedtodeath » Mon Jun 11, 2007 7:40 pm

minime123 wrote:oh, come on, its an effect processor plenty of people use with vintage synths. who / where else am i gonna ask? :)

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Postby aeon » Tue Jun 12, 2007 11:17 am

It's normal based on my experience with them.

The DC-30 may be analog, may be chorus, may be Roland, but it is certainly one of their lesser efforts - it doesn't have the sound or magic of the chorus units Roland came to be known for.

Reviews back this up.


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Postby minime123 » Tue Jun 12, 2007 1:26 pm

thanks! the delay effects really useful though.
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