Most Lush Dripping Wet Chorus Pedal?

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Most Lush Dripping Wet Chorus Pedal?

Post by Gringo Starr » Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:01 pm

I'm in the market for a chorus pedal. I've done quite a bit of research but I'm sure there are a few I've missed. So what are your favorite chorus pedals?

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Post by numan7 » Fri Dec 28, 2012 9:30 pm

:hmm: i probably like ehx small clone (which i fancifully think of as going from "syrupy" to "slinky") the best of what i've played guitars through... analog-man bi-chorus pedal sounded very lush too.

not a pedal, but i've always the sound of the roland jc 120 amp's stereo chorus effect (which can also sort of be had in the form of the rs-505 paraphonic keyboard's external input) very pleasing.

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Post by deltaphoenix » Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:43 pm

Visual Sounds Liquid Chorus is really wet.

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Post by Just me » Fri Dec 28, 2012 11:00 pm

I've got a Small Clone in the 70's that I've always used. The thing I use the most now is my El Capistan. Sure, it's a delay, but that wow/flutter control adds a beautiful chorus to my guitar. Here is a sample from an unrelated video I did. Just a guitar through he Strymon and into a 1 watt tube combo amp.

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Post by Babaluma » Sat Dec 29, 2012 8:09 am

that's easy: fromel seraph deluxe

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Post by udbhav » Sat Dec 29, 2012 9:24 am

TC Electronic SCF is worth a look.

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Post by m0rb1d » Sat Dec 29, 2012 10:33 am

the cluster flux is lush as hell, the stereo out is a beautiful thing as well.

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Post by Navs » Wed Jan 02, 2013 1:00 pm

I'm no chorus expert, but I like my EHX Poly Chorus. It's good for pads and pinged sounds. Bit noisy, but that's analogue ...

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Post by sduck » Wed Jan 02, 2013 1:29 pm

udbhav wrote:TC Electronic SCF is worth a look.
Oh yeah! I need to get another of these. This one cleans up in the chorus department. Whenever I hear a guitarist with a chorus sound I really like, they're almost always using one of these.
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Post by Vacancy Of Disco » Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:51 am

m0rb1d wrote:the cluster flux is lush as hell, the stereo out is a beautiful thing as well.
agreed! Plus you get flanger, vibrato, and slight echo effects not to mention it can be a synth all on its own :omg:

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Post by Vorg » Fri Mar 08, 2013 11:57 pm

Strange but true: ask any pro-guitarist about his favourite chorus. 70% of them will answer: "Arion Stereo Chorus"!
Mike Landau totally relies on it, in fact it doesn't sell cheap anymore, check the net! :hit:

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Post by markjamesriver » Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:13 pm

Not a pedal, but the chorus button on my JX-3P can do wonders. It can be the magic button on certain patches.

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Post by DonaldCrunk » Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:50 pm

back in my guitar-only days, i used a danelectro cool cat which i actually rather enjoyed, as well as some DOD that was pretty noisy. Cool cat was alright, and very cheap.

these days i have only the Boss bass chorus - purchased entirely for peter hook noises, but works very well on synth it seems. additionally the RDS7.6 and a bevy of delays can be turned to for chorus - but it's never really an effect that i've gotten terribly creative with.

i'm looking heavily at the zvex lo fi junky, which i guess could be considered a chorus-type of effect. hoping for a stereo version sometime in the future, i love what i've heard out of this pedal.

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Post by chamomileshark » Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:02 am

Vorg wrote:Strange but true: ask any pro-guitarist about his favourite chorus. 70% of them will answer: "Arion Stereo Chorus"!
Mike Landau totally relies on it, in fact it doesn't sell cheap anymore, check the net! :hit:
I bought one in the 80s to fatten up my DX9 - I think it was all I could afford I was surprised how well regarded they seem to be by some.

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Post by mrbloor » Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:37 pm

I love my earthquaker devices - sea machine. Worth checking out.

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Post by DanielB » Fri Jan 24, 2014 1:18 pm

Howie_Doodat wrote:Image
someone in my area is selling one of these on craigslist. looks cool but I dunno about spending $450 on it.. when for another $50 I could just get a JC-120

But yes.. My first post here.. I am currently in the market for a chorus pedal trying to decide which one to get. Something to get Peter Hook Bass sounds, and also to use on synths/guitars.

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Post by DanielB » Sat Jan 25, 2014 2:57 pm

The Sea Machine looks really cool...

but I've heard people say that for a good chorus effect you should do it in stereo.. looks like the sea machine is only mono? Still looks tempting even if it's only mono...

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Post by Hanz » Sat Jan 25, 2014 4:48 pm

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Post by scozbor » Mon Jan 27, 2014 9:58 pm

Pretty impressed with the tri-chorus algo on the TC nova modulator. I'm no chorus expert though. And you can run 2 of them for .....hex-chorus?! :lol:

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Post by thetwlo » Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:10 pm

this looked interesting, anyone try one?
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Post by J1m » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:19 am

I liked the chorus on the roland tape echo, and I really really like the red witch empress. Only outboard choruses I've owned though.

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Post by mystico » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:36 am

Any Boss Dimension DC2 users out there?

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Post by DanielB » Tue Jan 28, 2014 1:08 pm

sduck wrote:
udbhav wrote:TC Electronic SCF is worth a look.
Oh yeah! I need to get another of these. This one cleans up in the chorus department. Whenever I hear a guitarist with a chorus sound I really like, they're almost always using one of these.
I went to a guitar shop yesterday to try out chorus pedals, and of what they had available (i tried some stuff from MXR, EHX, Wampler, Mr. Black) The TC Electronic SCF really stood out from the pack. Definitely considering picking one up but I still want to try out a couple others like the Sea Machine. But yeah wow, TC Electronic SCF :tu: nice pedal for sure!

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Post by Isaiah » Tue Jan 28, 2014 6:58 pm

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I'd like to know if the two BBDs are modulated in opposite directions and if one is routed to the Left output while the other is routed to the Right.
I wonder which BBDs are used. I guess MN320x or equivalents. This would mean the BBDs have to run off 9V while rest of the pedal can run off 18V.
Can't seem to find any of this information anywhere.
Manual is kind of vague. A block diagram would help.

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