Digital space echo

Discussion in 'THE Gretsch Discussion Forum' started by Parttime, Jan 8, 2019.

  1. Srellim1

    Srellim1 Synchromatic

    504
    Feb 6, 2016
    Los Angeles
    Edit - @nickurso -that should have read ‘a no-nonsense rundown’!
    So sorry about that.
     
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  2. Lost Shark

    Lost Shark Electromatic

    25
    Oct 10, 2017
    Central NC
    Great pedal. The delay is killer and the preamp has been an “always on” effect since I got mine. I don’t think you would regret getting one.
     
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  3. nickurso

    nickurso Friend of Fred

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    Dec 24, 2012
    New Orleans la.
    No worries I speak fluent typo and auto correct
     
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  4. Andy Fortune

    Andy Fortune Gretschie

    242
    May 24, 2016
    Corning, NY
    There’s an internal dipswitch that keeps it from overdriving the echo side. At least that worked for mine. I don’t have mine on my live board anymore only because I need a delay with tap tempo but I have an Atomic Brain.
     
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  5. JCW513

    JCW513 Electromatic

    69
    Sep 21, 2017
    Boston
    They are amazing.
     
  6. Srellim1

    Srellim1 Synchromatic

    504
    Feb 6, 2016
    Los Angeles
    This is actually a very good point. The internal treble cut switch eliminates that ‘issue’ if you need it. I like it as is for filtertons and humbuckers but find that it really helps to round out the sound when using single coils (Jaguar).
     
  7. MartyT

    MartyT Gretschie

    444
    Apr 8, 2010
    Mount Laurel, NJ
    Mmmm........I'm a notorious non-pedal guy. But now you've got me thinking.........
     
  8. Bertotti

    Bertotti Country Gent

    Jul 20, 2017
    South Dakota
    Yep, I actually wish that switch was a small toggle on the outside. I like to switch between my BJP and Strat.
     
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  9. MotorCentaur

    MotorCentaur Gretschie

    235
    May 11, 2016
    Seattle
    I tried the dipswitch but it cut the highs too much.
     
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  10. nickurso

    nickurso Friend of Fred

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    Dec 24, 2012
    New Orleans la.
  11. Gretschmen65

    Gretschmen65 Synchromatic

    540
    May 20, 2016
    Australia
    I can't speak for the "mystery brain" but it gets a lot of love on this forum.

    I would like to own one but, over the years I have had a number of pedals go faulty on me. A Wampler Ego, a Virtual sound H2O and a couple of other less significant items.

    The sheer number of things in the one box keeps me from buying. I have no idea how it would be repaired in this little part of the world or who would do it. And my whole board would be in it.:(
     
  12. nickurso

    nickurso Friend of Fred

    Age:
    52
    Dec 24, 2012
    New Orleans la.
    They are built like tanks and you can always send it back to Tavo for a repair. That’s one of the differences with dealing with the Nocturne Brain is they are accessible
     
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  13. Bertotti

    Bertotti Country Gent

    Jul 20, 2017
    South Dakota
    Tavo has always been easy to deal with but I can see this being an issue for someone not in the North American continent. That said you don’t see complaints of failed pedals. Statistically it will happen, components fail just how it it, but I also don’t believe he uses to much that is inaccessible. Not counting some of his NOS items. I can’t remember anyone ever complaining about a failed pedal.
     
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2019
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  14. TSims1

    TSims1 Friend of Fred

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta


    I have many Nocturne pedals that I gig regularly.......many times every week out in the world being transported and used. I have never had one single solitary issue with any of them. However, if I DID I know I could just call Tavo up and get it fixed.


    I fully believe you would REALLY enjoy a Mystery Brain. I can in good faith recommend them to any/everyone. Whatever level of satisfaction you have currently with your tone/signal chain.....a MBrain WILL make it even better. Puts a huge smile on my face every time I turn on my rig.......sometimes I turn it OFF just so I can turn it back ON again and remember how lucky I am. :)
     
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  15. Gretschmen65

    Gretschmen65 Synchromatic

    540
    May 20, 2016
    Australia
    You ever have a look at the cost of shipping to and from Australia to the USA?
     
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  16. nickurso

    nickurso Friend of Fred

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    52
    Dec 24, 2012
    New Orleans la.
    No
     
  17. Parttime

    Parttime Electromatic

    54
    Dec 6, 2018
    Texas
    I have done some shipping to Australia.
    You’re looking at about $60 USPS with no insurance once it leaves US customs.
    FedEx and UPS can guarantee delivery but it could cost twice as much.
     
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  18. Gretschmen65

    Gretschmen65 Synchromatic

    540
    May 20, 2016
    Australia
    Thanks Parttime,

    The point I was making is that return to the manufacturer for repairs is not an option. Thanks for confirming it.
     
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