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Multieffects for Mesa rack

Post by osafer » Fri Jul 20, 2012 6:43 am

Hi all!

I'm building a rack with a Mesa Rec Preamp and a 2:Fifty.
I'm looking for a good quality multieffects around 700 euros.
I'm mostly using delays and pitch.

Would you have any suggestions from stuff you have used?

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Re: Multieffects for Mesa rack

Post by elvis » Fri Jul 20, 2012 3:01 pm

TC Electronic G Major is used widely, and for a bit more the G System is very nice.
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Re: Multieffects for Mesa rack

Post by Geiri » Fri Jul 20, 2012 4:53 pm

Boss gt 10. You'll get a multifx + footcontroller in one unit. I have used it with a mk4 and a mesa rectoverb combo with excellent results. Channel switching and the works. Plus you can use it via the 4 cm and set it up so that your drives come infront of the amp and your timebased effects, delay, reverbs pitch and such go in the loop.
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Re: Multieffects for Mesa rack

Post by osafer » Sun Jul 22, 2012 10:15 am

Thanks for your answers guys.
elvis wrote:TC Electronic G Major is used widely, and for a bit more the G System is very nice.
How's the pitch shifting on the G Major? Can it handle chords and distortion?
Geiri wrote:Boss gt 10. You'll get a multifx + footcontroller in one unit. I have used it with a mk4 and a mesa rectoverb combo with excellent results. Channel switching and the works. Plus you can use it via the 4 cm and set it up so that your drives come infront of the amp and your timebased effects, delay, reverbs pitch and such go in the loop.
I have the GT-Pro, but I don't like it at all.. It seems quite fake.... Do you get decent pitch shifting with gt10?

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Re: Multieffects for Mesa rack

Post by Geiri » Sun Jul 22, 2012 12:52 pm

If you don't like the gt pro then stay away from the 10. It's basically the same engine. I have also used the tc gsystem and that is my second favorite after the boss unit. If you are into the tc stuff you'll love the G system.

For my ears the pitch shifting is good on the 10 but if you think the gt pro sounds fake it will probably translate to the 10 also.
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Re: Multieffects for Mesa rack

Post by elvis » Sun Jul 22, 2012 10:36 pm

I have the G System. Pitch shift and harmonies are good, but not perfect. Definitely useable.

But a Multi-FX is generally designed for 'verb, delay and mod. If you want the best pitch effect, you will probably have to get a dedicated unit.
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Re: Multieffects for Mesa rack

Post by Triaxstasy » Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:09 am

used Lexicon MPX-G2 with the R1 MIDI floorboard.....Delays and Verbs to die for, very convincing Wahs and ODs, lush Modulation FX and a decent Harmonizer (if the guitar is in tune)....

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