thread: What Delay?
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Old 7th May 2006
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Gear Maniac
 

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Originally Posted by arpodthegreat
so i've been reading the mixing engineer's handbook and i realized that i have been using way to little delay and way too much reverb (that's an exageration but what i mean is that i am starting to understand that delay is used way more than just sounding like an echo). anyways what are some good delay units. i already have a space echo and a couple of pedals i like like the memory man. i also have a lexicon mxp-1 and a tc m-one. the tc sounds like aweful compared to the lexicon! what kind of digi delay should i look at? i'm either asking from the point of view of what should i rent when i mix or what should i buy. in the case of buying, nothing more than $500 so i think renting when it comes down to mixing is better.
thanks guys.

If you want to go cheap. Consider picking up a used Ensoniq DP4+. It has nice warm sounding delays.... plus lots of other useful stuff, even though it is a million years old.