Ibanez Echo Shifter ES3 vs. MXR Carbon Copy Deluxe

This is a comparison of the Ibanez Echo Shifter ES3 with the MXR Carbon Copy Deluxe.
For one part of the circuit of the ES3 is completely analog, I compare the Ibanez analog delay to the MXR analog delay. Both provide modulation and tap tempo as well.

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Ibanez Echo Shifter ES3 vs. DOD Rubberneck

This is a comparison of the Ibanez Echo Shifter ES3 with the DOD Rubberneck. Both are dark analog delays with tap tempo and a beautiful modulation.
Their features like the rubbernecking and the slider are inspiring for all those who like to experiment with their delay pedals.

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Ibanez Echo Shifter Battle – ES3 vs. ES2

This is a comparison of the Ibanez Echo Shifter ES3 with the ES2.
Check out if there are any sonic differences between these two wonderful Ibanez delay pedals. The ES3 got rid of the little ES2, contains a additional digital delay and you can oscillation can be used freehand.

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Ibanez Delay Battle – Echo Shifter ES3 vs. DE7

This is a comparison of the Ibanez Echo Shifter ES3 with the DE7.
I compared the digital and the analog/echo setting of both pedals, as well as settings like slapback and long feedbacks. Check out if there are any sonic differences between these two wonderful Ibanez delay pedals.

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Ibanez Echo Shifter ES3 – digital setting

This is a demo of the digital setting of the Ibanez Echo Shifter ES3.
Get inspired by some of the numerous digital sound options of this wonderful delay pedal.

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Which pedal should I get: Boss DD-7 or MXR Carbon Copy Deluxe?

The Boss DD-7 as well as the MXR Carbon Copy Deluxe are two popular delays. Both have some similarities (tap tempo, modulation) but actually, they are fundamentally different. Continue reading “Which pedal should I get: Boss DD-7 or MXR Carbon Copy Deluxe?”

Ibanez Echo Shifter ES3 – analog setting

This is a demo of the analog setting of the Ibanez Echo Shifter ES3.
Check out the sounds while I am playing around with different setting options and start a journey through the beautiful world of analog delay sounds with modulation, chorus, vibrato and oscillation.

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Ibanez Echo Shifter ES3 review part 2

While the first part of this review was dedicated to the design of the Ibanez ES3 Echo Shifter, now it comes to the crunch: the sound of this brilliant delay pedal. Continue reading “Ibanez Echo Shifter ES3 review part 2”

Ibanez Echo Shifter ES3 review part 1

Ibanez ES3Certainly, the Ibanez ES2 has been a resounding success: the slider inspires experimenting and the beautiful analog delay does not only sound very pleasing, it also provides a brilliant oscillation.
The device was made and still is perfect für dark delays and sonic escapades.

With the ES3 Echo Shifter, Ibanez now remastered the great predecessor and added some sought-after features.

This first part is dedicated to the design of the Ibanez ES3 Echo Shifter, while in the second part you will learn all about the sound of this great delay pedal. Continue reading “Ibanez Echo Shifter ES3 review part 1”

TC Electronic Flashback Triple

TC Flasback TripleThe TC Electronic Flashback Triple is a less pedalboard-friendly digital delay, which, as compensation for its size offers the possibility to use three different delays at the same time. Continue reading “TC Electronic Flashback Triple”

Empress Echosystem vs. Wampler Faux Tape Echo

This is a comparison of the Empress Echosystem with the Wampler Faux Tape Echo.
These two digital delays emulate the sounds of a tape echo. Both provide a very nice modulation and the sound can be fine-tuned quite well via the tone control.

 

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TC Electronic Flashback Mini

Flashback miniThe TC Electronic Flashback Mini is most pedalboard-friendly mono-version of the Flashback.
In a very compact enclosure, this digital delay comes around with up to 7 seconds of maximum delay time and only very few pots. Continue reading “TC Electronic Flashback Mini”

Boss DD-200 vs. Source Audio Nemesis

This is a comparison of the Boss DD-200 with the Source Audio Nemesis. Both digital delays provide likewise functions and have the same form factor.
Check out their sonic differences and similarities in varying settings.

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Catalinbread Belle Epoch vs. Empress Echosystem

This is a comparison of the Catalinbread Belle Epoch with the Empress Echosystem.
The Belle Epoch emulates the legendary Echoplex EP-3 as well as the respective algorithm of the Echosystem. Both delays provide modulation, a tone control and for those, who like grittier sounds, they also add some dirt to the signal.

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Ibanez AD-80 vs. DOD Rubberneck

This is a comparison of the Ibanez AD-80 with the DOD Rubberneck.
I wanted to compare the analog classic (AD-80) that is pretty hard to find on the second hand market with a modern classic which is easily available.
By using the the sonic options of the Rubberneck (gain/tone), I tried to make them both sound as similiar as possible.

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