Effects

GENERAL
"Made in Japan" vs Taiwan







DISTORTION!
TYPES OF DISTORTION
Webster's definition;
Guitarist's definition;
Overdrive (OD)
Distortion
Fuzz


DELAY (ECHO)
Analog vs. Digital
Analog delays have a more natural & softer sound than digital delays.  
Analog delays tend to work better (than digital delays) in front of an amp whereas digital delays can slightly "digitize" your signal.
However, analog delays have shorter delay times.

REPLEX by Hughes & Kettner
The Replex is an analog tube-based modern emulation of the venerable classic Echoplex.
Replex has "single head" & "two head" footswitch. Also a decent reverb function.
(Please excuse the extremely poor temporary video.)

YouTube Video



"Digital" Delay isn't necessarily a bad thing for the Classic Rock Guitarist.  
A digital unit usually has longer delays, more repeats, maybe a "tap" capability, & maybe a loop capability.

(place holder for digital delay video)


TIME-BASED (Other than Delay)
Phaser
Flanger

UniVibe clone - Mojo Vibe by Sweet Sound
This is similar to a Leslie, but really it's own thing.  Popularized by Hendrix, & furthered by Robin Trower.  
It has a "Phaser" setting & a "Vibrato" setting.
The Mojo Vibe is a modern clone of the classic UniVibe.

YouTube Video

Popularized by Hendrix & Robin Trower.  
Has "Phaser" a setting (1st part of video) & a Vibrato setting (latter part of video).  


OTHER
Harmonizer


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