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Nocturne MYStERy BrAin vs 4, SEaFoAm SpaRkle avail!!

Discussion in 'Commercial Sellers, Dealers and Manufacturers' started by TV the Wired Turtle, Feb 17, 2018.

  1. TV the Wired Turtle

    TV the Wired Turtle Gretschified

    Jul 25, 2009
    so cal
    Hi guys, okay Mystery Brain BS-301 echo preorder is live on my site www.thenocturnebrain.com vs 4 seafoam sparkle w the effex loop insert (you can put other pedals between the preamp and echo). I've got a new batch of the NOS TA linear chip too, someone found me some of these hens teeth, so I dropped the upgrade price to $395 for Nos, and $365 for the Burr Brown chip version.


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  2. nasonm

    nasonm Gretschie

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    Gotta love it! Wish I could justify getting another brain (my 3rd) but maybe someday I'll break down (it's likely) but, for what it's worth, I'm a proud Nocturne ambassador whenever I can be!
     
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  3. gtttrrr

    gtttrrr Gretschie

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    gtttrrr Gretschie

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  5. TSims1

    TSims1 Friend of Fred

    Jun 18, 2013
    Atlanta
    HOT. What a great color......
     
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  6. Bertotti

    Bertotti Country Gent

    Jul 20, 2017
    South Dakota
    Is the loop new? Sounds like a very useful addition.
     
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  7. Sid Nitzerglobin

    Sid Nitzerglobin Country Gent

    Jun 8, 2015
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    Damn Tavo, the insert and Surfy Sparkle? That's just not fair... :p
     
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  8. Tricone

    Tricone Synchromatic

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    Feb 9, 2009
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    April +/-

    Minus: Tax Day
    Plus: Mystery Brain Day
     
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  9. nickurso

    nickurso Friend of Fred

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    There is only 3 jacks, so how does the FX loop work? Do you need a stereo Y cable?
     
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  10. Pdnlegs

    Pdnlegs Country Gent

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    Hmmm. Wonder how many different shades of Green Tavo will do. Also my phone is still trying to change your name to Taco.
     
  11. Henry

    Henry Friend of Fred

    Apr 9, 2014
    Petaluma
    Dang. The loop is tempting. I put my compressor in front of my MB because it was lifting the repeats too much. Now I can put the MB delay at the end of My chain now that I've foregone using the fx loop in my mesa.
     
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  12. TV the Wired Turtle

    TV the Wired Turtle Gretschified

    Jul 25, 2009
    so cal
    Ya the side box jack is a stereo jack so you use a stereo Y cable and it places those effects in the loop between the preamp and the echo. We couldnt fit anything more on the box. :) I'm working on getting sinasoid cables to make me a good stereo Y cable w one length at 33" and the other at 12". If you use adapter jacks and a cheap RCA cable it will work buts it really cuts the high end because of the capacitance loading. So, ya there needs to be a dedicated stereo 1/4" patch cable.. Its one of those things.. had many people going "man I wish I could have an insert between the two effects" so when the latest vs4 board was being made we added that along with placing the socket for the preamp on the backside plus a micro trim pot for setting
    a wet/dry mix on the modulation... again because we had a lot of lads going "I wish you could make the modulation more subtle without messing w the depth control. Well tada its there :) One more control for getting an even more authentic randomizing tape warble.
     
  13. TV the Wired Turtle

    TV the Wired Turtle Gretschified

    Jul 25, 2009
    so cal
    thanks MNason! :)
     
  14. TV the Wired Turtle

    TV the Wired Turtle Gretschified

    Jul 25, 2009
    so cal
    I think its finally reached its apex in design features. :) Colors will continue as we go, I get cross eyed bored w just one color and like to have fun w the change up. One day they might just end up bubble gum pink :) Changing knob colors is also fun
     
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  15. TV the Wired Turtle

    TV the Wired Turtle Gretschified

    Jul 25, 2009
    so cal
    yes version 4, final revision.
     
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  16. TV the Wired Turtle

    TV the Wired Turtle Gretschified

    Jul 25, 2009
    so cal
    Racist phone haha :) OR it just loves tacos?
     
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  17. gtttrrr

    gtttrrr Gretschie

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  18. gtttrrr

    gtttrrr Gretschie

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    Had my 14 YO teenn watchin for listing, like it was a contest
     
  19. gtttrrr

    gtttrrr Gretschie

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    She or course said "how did you win, and pay that much $$" ":p:cool::cool::cool::p:cool:
     
  20. gtttrrr

    gtttrrr Gretschie

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    I told her to ask Tavo, and "be happy with your rice and beans, I gots tone to work on!!!" "" "
     
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