Finally, the best reverb pedal ever

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  1. Username2

    Username2 New Member

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    I have been using Lexicon reverbs for years in a rack. Now, finally there is a pedal that uses them. I recently got this pedal from Pro Guitar Shops in Portland and wired it up in stereo, all I can say is finally we have Lexicon reverbs in a pedal.

    These are limited like the Alter Ego delay was and only available through PGS. In the Demos below Andy goes through each mode, the buffered trails are beautiful. Works well in front or in the loop.

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    Some great sounds off the Plate Reverb

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXy9CWb-d-4"]Hardwire Supernatural Reverb - Plate Preset - YouTube[/ame]


    Now there are some nice juicy Hendrix tones in this Spring mode demo

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-uOhCr-FoU"]Hardwire Supernatural Reverb - Spring Preset - YouTube[/ame]


    Pherb Preset, perfect for Floyd and Zep

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXb4OVd_p80"]Hardwire Supernatural Reverb - Pherb Preset - YouTube[/ame]


    Supernatural Ambient Reverb
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Sbn1qtvq6A"]Hardwire Supernatural Ambient Reverb - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Nice, really could use this with my Jube 2550.
     
  3. Marival

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    This looks and sounds delightfully amazing. I've been in the market for a 'verb pedal. Probably gonna pick this one up.
     
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    Those hardwire pedals look and feel like they're made extremely well. Even the knobs have a little click thing going on when you turn them. Are they made by Lexicon?
     
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    I've been seriously looking at Hardwire gear....For the prices they ask Vs other pedals of their quality, you can't beat them!!!

    Also, this this only other pedal besides the Strymon Blue Sky that has a GREAT plate shimmer mode...which is an effect I've been dying to have in my rig...
     
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    Lespaulnmarshall Well-Known Member

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    You should try the dr. Scientist reverberator too
     
  7. Marival

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    Yeah, I absolutely love Hardwire stuff ever since I first got the Valve Distortion pedal. Quality construction and amazing sound.
     
  8. Australian

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    Digitech owns Lexicon.

    It looks like Hardwire is a subsiduary of Digitech. Is that correct Nuke?
     
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    Sounds nice. Pretty expensive though.
     
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    chuckelator Well-Known Member

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    I honestly think out of pedals of that kind of quality (by that I mean boutique pedals) I think that's a reasonable price...considering similar stuff goes for 250-300 bucks, sometimes more.

    I'd gladly pay what they're asking for something that has as many options, amazing build quality, and superb sound.
     
  11. Jason77

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    Nice! My cousin runs a lexicon unit in his rack and I always liked the reverbs in it. I may actually pick one of the up some time.
     
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    Yes, the company is based out of Sandy Utah. They are one of those company's that is hanging on still doing manufacturing here in the USA.

    This pedal was a result of the guys from PGS working with Hardwire to embed the Lexicon algorithms then tweaking the sounds, I think it came out very well giving the price point of $179. PGS previous project was with TC Electronics when they developed the Alter Ego Delay, this time they chose to work with Hardwire.

    I still use the Hardwire OD and chrous.

    http://www.surfnorthwest.com/images/gear2500.jpg
     
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    Yeah, the price is reasonable in my opinion. There's worse/less versatile boxes going for way more. I'm prepared to fork this amount over for such a pedal.

    Many thanks for posting this up here.
     
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    Im definitely gonna pick one of these up once I get my next paycheck...

    Then comes building a pedalboard...
     
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    I love this pedal. The sound quality / price factor is one of the best in the market.
     
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    I gave up on 'verb after being solidstate rack mount. Quadraverb GT did the job in that setup. Never used reverb again. Talking '96. Gotta check it:hmm:

    Cheers

    Matt.
     
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    You are probably right. I'm just not a pedal guy, but I would love this for my 5E3 clone. By the time you paid duty and shipping to Canada though...yikes..
     
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    :eek: thats from a pedal?:dude: $179 is more than fair!
     
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    66 galaxie Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    Dang.... Anybody want to buy a Hall Of Fame? :(
     
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    When I get back to work I will look into getting one along with a RMC2 wah. Maybe a different model of RMC. Very impressive sounding digital reverb. The spring sounded very real! I have real spring in two of my amps also! Super reverb and alpha 112r.
     

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