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Post by MrTea » Tue Dec 15, 2009 8:10 am

hmm make sense. Didn't think about that :doh:

Maybe a good for noise artists though..... :hihi:

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Post by Malekko » Tue Dec 15, 2009 10:08 am

MrTea wrote:Please excuse my ignorance here but why would one by a digital spring reverb when you could get the real thing? or possibly buy a pedal that does the same job and save space in your case..... :hmm:

Maybe i'm missing something ? :despair:
Also Spring reverb tanks, and the cables attached to them can transmit noise from power supplies, other modules etc. Which is exactly why i sold my euro spring reverb.
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Post by MrTea » Tue Dec 15, 2009 11:04 am

Malekko wrote:
MrTea wrote:Please excuse my ignorance here but why would one by a digital spring reverb when you could get the real thing? or possibly buy a pedal that does the same job and save space in your case..... :hmm:

Maybe i'm missing something ? :despair:
Also Spring reverb tanks, and the cables attached to them can transmit noise from power supplies, other modules etc. Which is exactly why i sold my euro spring reverb.
Was this the Dopefer A-199?

Has anybody else had this problem? I was quite keen on getting one but if it's going to turn out to be a bit of a turkey then maybe I should use the space for something else :hmm:

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Post by gmcerveny » Tue Dec 15, 2009 12:07 pm

MrTea wrote:
Malekko wrote:
MrTea wrote:Please excuse my ignorance here but why would one by a digital spring reverb when you could get the real thing? or possibly buy a pedal that does the same job and save space in your case..... :hmm:

Maybe i'm missing something ? :despair:
Also Spring reverb tanks, and the cables attached to them can transmit noise from power supplies, other modules etc. Which is exactly why i sold my euro spring reverb.
Was this the Dopefer A-199?

Has anybody else had this problem? I was quite keen on getting one but if it's going to turn out to be a bit of a turkey then maybe I should use the space for something else :hmm:
I had that issue. I put it in the top left corner of an a100p6 and added a ferrite core and wrapped the excess cord around it. That took care of most of the noise. Before that, I experimented with placing the tank outside the case with success. I imagine an a100p9 might have less interference.

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Post by daverj » Tue Dec 15, 2009 12:11 pm

Luka wrote:why in oil?

that would be a fun thing to try make
I don't think the sound goes through all of the springs. I think the ones in oil are like shock absorbers, or maybe their sound bounces back much slower and adds a little vibration to the top of the main spring. I didn't read the details in the patent.

There's a couple pictures on this page:

http://theatreorgans.com/hammond/keng/k ... ffects.htm

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Post by johnnymad » Tue Dec 15, 2009 12:13 pm

i got a really long rca cable and used rca to rca connectors to put my reverb tank as far away from the psu as possible. haven't had any problems since.

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Post by digitalganesha » Tue Dec 15, 2009 12:57 pm

REwire wrote:Excuse my sceptisism, but what about a digital reverb in a module or anything, something to get excited about? I've never heard a good digital spring tank emulation, is this something unique and diferent? If it's a better nail of a spring it ought to be damn expensive and used in Eventides, TC's and Lexicons. :hmm:
Oh yeah... how about $150 for the best spring emulation you've ever heard?
Earthquaker Devices Ghost Echo. I've tried every digital pedal known to man to match my Retubeverb, spring tanks, etc. and this one kills the Spring Chicken (old version), Holy Grail, anything else.

With that said, I am probably going to buy the new Chicklet pedal from Josh, as I love his products and am super excited that it's their own chip inside now!

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