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Overview This classic sounding fuzz offers smooth, rich sustain with great note definition. A tighter low end makes it ideal for full chords as well as sustaining single notes. The empress fuzz is true bypass and has gain control, two bands of EQ and output control to fully tailor your sound. Video Features All Analog Signal Path - no digitals in here! Classic Fuzz - offers lots of gain with smooth, rich sustain. Good Control - medium gain settings offer nice heavy chunk, without losing control. Tight low end - not floppy like some other fuzzes out there. Great Note Definition - Good for single notes and full chords. EQ - Hi shelf and low shelf EQs let you tweak your sound. Bass - Works great on bass! True Bypass - The Empress Fuzz employs true bypass, so you can be sure that it's not affecting the signal when disengaged. Small Size - The enclosure measures approximately 4.5" by 2.5" by 1.5", which is delightfully small when considering all the features packed into this unit.

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help me blow a grand on guitar pedals

...about the Z Vex? What sort of stuff is it good for? I kinda like the idea of an untameable analog fuzz, but it might not work too well on the pedalboard... Do I need a distortion pedal as well as a fuzz? Do I need an overdrive as well as a distortion as well...

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...inclined to send the A/B box into your guitar amp chain - ideally a real tube amp. Or an analog fuzz box. It's worth the trip outside the box for some real analog distortion. An expression pedal is another option for selecting between the two sample sets. But I think...

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POLL: Analog synth: digital or analog effects?

...that it’s stereo in-out. There are also fantastic software delays. Here I am talking mostly synth fx. Guitar wise, things like analog fuzz boxes are very difficult to render properly. And each have their own character as well (fuzz faces, muffs...). Same goes for Uni-Vibe or Wah replicas... So, yeah, I can’t see myself saying “there are...

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