Chorus Pedal

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  1. larry johnson

    larry johnson New Member

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    What is the best chorus pedal to use with a Marshall DSL 40 and a PRS to achieve the prettiest sound?
     
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    Matt_Krush Well-Known Member

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    Analogs that I have used and Liked:
    I have a Moog Minifooger chorus that sounds great...a little darker toned than some.
    An Inexpensive great sounding analog chorus, the Electro Harmonics Neo Clone.
    Korg...80's analog pedal, really pretty butt did have some volume loss.

    If I were to need another, I'd try one of the Digitech Hardwires (used from eBay)

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    TC Electronics
     
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    ricksdisconnected Well-Known Member

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    wakjob Well-Known Member

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    Or the MXR-234...super cheap for the sound you get.
     
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    scott-colorado2016 Active Member

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    One of my favorite chorus pedal is the DOD FX-65. I should know, Ive had several of them... I stupidly sold them cheap (bought them cheap as well, usually $30-40), now I don't have one, and they are going for $60 and up. Excellent for running in stereo with a 2 amp setup. That being said, an analog chorus with a mix control is best for me. I find that on a clean sound, add more chorus, overdriven, less chorus, that's why I like having the mix control. The one I have now is a Twinote BBD Analog Chorus, there is also a mini version (don't know if it is the same circuit or sound, but there it is).
     
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    Boss, MXR, or TC ELECTRONIC are the best brands to start when getting into pedals IMHO.

    Best thing you can do is visit a local music store and just try some out. Then use Facebook marketplace or kijiji or reverb and buy used.
     
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    As Scott-colorado2016 mentioned a mix control can be very useful to help
    tailor the sound to your liking. For me, this little lady is dead simple to use
    and sounds great. Analog goodness.
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    This.
    Or get a newer CE-2w. But as far as warm, organic analog chorus go, the CE-2 is king of the mountain.
     
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    I was thinking this too. I nearly bought a TC Electronic Corona 2nd hand from my LGS but they has this on the shelf too.

    ZOOM MS-70CDR. So I got it yesterday.

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    May be a bit of a cop out as it is a digital modeller, but most the above suggestions (and probably the ones below too!) are onboard.
    Plus a s#it ton of Mods, Gates, Delays & Reverbs.
    Same price as most single chorus pedals. And built like a tank (not plastic).
    Audition them, then sell the ZOOM, and get the one you liked the best.
     
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    Kolanti Active Member

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    i have the mxr micro chorus and a early 80s mxr stereo chorus.
    if you want a lot of buttons go with stereo chorus. if you want just a flavor go with micro.
    live i play with micro chorus if i want to make freaky sounds ill put the stereo
     
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    ricksdisconnected Well-Known Member

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    i had one of these. it went out the door faster than it came in.
    take it back and trade for the Corona. Today.
     
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    Why not just buy the one you tried out, money that tight?
     
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    If only life were that simple (and inexpensive).

    A BOSS GT-100 and DSL40CR are my main rig.
    The ZOOM stays for now as a placeholder, and jack of all trades for my secondary VS65R setup.
    I needed a Reverb, a Delay and a Chorus.
    The ones I was looking at (lusting after) total about £300+.
    I simply cannot afford that, even at second hand prices.
    The MS-70CDR was £70. And it has a load of other functions.
    I may replace modules with better pedals over time, and this will give me a fair idea of which pedal will do what I want.
    But I am just a bedroom hero and to me the ZOOM is good enough for the noise me and my mates make!

    Though I must admit, the Corona TriChorus sim is my favourite chorus so far.

    Doh!
     
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    ricksdisconnected Well-Known Member

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    its christmas. money is always that tight.
     
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    Find an original one of these. I paid $30 for this one. Dual effects..Awesome chorus, plus delay. Dual outs for multiple amps. Bargain priced. they're everywhere for under $75.
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    My LGS had one of those in last month for £69, along with a Route 66 (£89). They must be rare in the UK.

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    Mines the original version. From the factory One out is wet, one dry simple mod makes both wet.
     
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    I have one of their Volume pedals. Very nice.
     
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    Tc electronic Corona Chorus transparent no noise and amazing tone . Can also be set to sound like a Flanger. It's excellent and yes I own it and was just throwing with a few minutes ago it has a permanent place in my chain.
     

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