Morpheus drop tune pedal

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  1. carlocki

    carlocki Member

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    Morpheus drop tune pedal:
    does someone is using it?
    does the drop keep intonation good?
    is that real useful ?
    is that revolutionary pedal?
     
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    Wycked Lester Well-Known Member

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    nope, sucks.

    I too hoped that it would be the answer to my prayers, and that i'd no longer have to take 3-5 guitars to a gig just to cover all the tuning, but no,....the thing sucks. You can 'feel' a hair of lag between when you hit the note and when you hear it. Also kills you dynamics, or your 'touch',...and it muddies up your tone too.

    .....maybe someday.
     
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    Stringjunkie Well-Known Member

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    Yup, sucks if you use it with tube amps. It seems to work well with the modeling amps though, no lag then.
     
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    Get a Korg Pitchblack chromatic pedal tuner. 100% bypass, 4 displays, large LED screen so it can be seen easily, but small and compact, built like a tank. I love it and its amazing. It also has super accurate tuning. you should get one of those instead
     
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    chuckmehh New Member

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    I also have a Pitch Black and love it. It's the only piece of gear over the past 3 years I haven't thought of selling at some point hahaha
     
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    Thanks for positing this. I too had high hopes for this and was currious. If it worked, I'd pay top dollar for it. Like you said.. ....maybe someday.
     
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    American Viking Well-Known Member

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    Chuck, rjtm, WTF are you guys talkin' bout tuners for?
     
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    The Morpheus Drop-tune demos seem ok. I would expect some sort of coloration of the tone. It definitely wouldn't be the same since it is being completely shifted of pitch.

    I've always wanted to try one for use around the house. If you really are interested I would youtube it and maybe contact the people that had or have one and are currently using it.
     
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    I had one.
     
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    sounds like someone put a blanket over your amp,....and it feels like someone put one over your guitar.

    I had one,....for like 30 minutes,....probably the quickest return to GC ever,...for me anyway.
     
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    Dunno man, he brought it up so I chimed in. Herd mentality haha You can detune on stage silently and quickly; I guess it's moderately relevant.
     
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    Sorry my bad i thought it said tuner :lol:
     
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    unless you're using a floyd to go with your chugga-chugga-whhheeeeeeeeeee!
     
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    dude, this aint about tuners....lol. Its a pedal that drops the pitch of you guitar. Like a harmonizer set to -1 or -2 or whatever, and no dry signal.

    Dont get to excited tho, they suck.:hippie:
     
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    haha My comment was just a reply to the first dude that mentioned the pitch black. I know what the Morpheus Drop tune is, but when the other guy mentioned the pitch black, I just thought I'd say I have one and like it as well.

    My point was just that, if you want a morpheus (to drop tune obviously), a pitch black is a decent alternative as you can physically change your tuning onstage silently and quickly. No digital tracking to worry about, just real tuning.
     
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    :hippie::hippie:

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    I'm using the Morpheus for a band I'm playing in. Whether it's good or not depends on what you're playing I think. If you're playing a lot of really fast tight stuff then it'less than ideal. If you're doing a lot of open chords it works pretty good. I'm using it primarily with a Les Paul and DSL 50 and it seems to stilll sound good regardless of what pitch I'm in.
     
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    This is one of the most ridiculous pedals I've ever seen..

    It's just a bandaid IMO. If you need multiple tunings, set up a guitar to do it right.
    All of the demos sound so muddy!
     

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