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Tryton
post Nov 24 2010, 10:18 PM
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I'm tired of hauling my 24U rack around just for my Lexicon effects unit. I'm ready for something new,
something you don't need a degree in Rocket science to operate, preferrably something on the floor and not in a rack..

What do you use??

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post Nov 24 2010, 10:53 PM
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I guess you are looking for a multi-effect unit, and not sepparate stomps.

I use a Boss ME-70 for practice.

Maybe it's too simple for you, don't know. Here are acouple reviews from our own knowledge base:

https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/wiki/index.php/Boss_ME-70
https://www.guitarmasterclass.net/wiki/inde...-70_Mini_Review



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post Nov 24 2010, 11:23 PM
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Depends on your budget, possibly something from TC Electronic? They make high quality units...

http://www.tcelectronic.com/guitarfloor.asp


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post Nov 25 2010, 02:40 AM
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QUOTE (Tryton @ Nov 24 2010, 10:18 PM) *
I'm tired of hauling my 24U rack around just for my Lexicon effects unit. I'm ready for something new,
something you don't need a degree in Rocket science to operate, preferrably something on the floor and not in a rack..

What do you use??

Thanks

Greg


this is what i did
i went to guitar center and told them that i am going to buy a GT-10 , and RP 1000 and in 30 days i will bring back the one i did not like
asked them if they were ok with that , I said the only way i could no which one sounds best , is to have it with my guitars , in the band practice room--they said we're fine with that
i keep the RP 1000 because the distortion sounds were so much more realistic than the GT-10
however i wanted the effects that were in the Boss, but when it came right down to it
give me a good distortion and i'm good to go

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post Nov 25 2010, 03:20 AM
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I'm still using a Digitech GNX3 for killer Tube Screamer emulation and massive amounts of gain/distortion the unit provides. I have tried other units including the spiffy ROCKTRON EUTOPIA which I reviewed here @ GMC. Here is the link to the review

ROCKTRON MULTI EFFECTS PEDAL REVIEW

It was nice but didn't produce enough gain/distortion for my liking and didn't have enough user control. I have heard good things about the new Pod HD pedal boards and also some good things about the new dual footswitch zoom board.

Bottom line, I'd take your guitar to a local music shop and try several to see what you think. And as was mentioned earlier, you can always buy a couple and bring one back. I'd have to say, if you can find a used GNX3 on ebay (now they run about $150) it would be money well spent. Here is a pic of my GNX3 in my home studio.


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Glad you solved the problem. That unit will indeed server you well! smile.gif


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Assuming that you want something that quality wise is in the same league as Lexicon then both TC, as Bogdan mentions, and Eventide (mod factor/time factor etc) make some floor units.

If you just want to save some rack space then also look at the Fractal Audio Axe-F, TC and Eventide.

If you're happy with a vst for a pc Lexicon now make a very good emulation of their PCM reverb.


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Thanks I'm gonna check out all mentioned above!!
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