Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread
Old 05-27-2010, 01:08 PM   #1
Beside Paradise
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: With the birds I
Posts: 186
Onboard Guitar Effects

Does anyone here have any experience with these? I'm talking about small circuits integrated into the guitars electronics for distortion and chorus effects. I have seen some for sale but they generally had poor reviews. I've only seen the one manufactured by "Guitar Fetish".

I am very interested in these, and any bypass circuits that may be used with them.

Any help is much appreciated!
Beside Paradise is offline  
Old 08-02-2010, 12:56 PM   #2
FunkMetalBass
GrandMaster FunkMetal
 
FunkMetalBass's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Phoenix, Arizona, USA Arrests: More than Ryan
Posts: 14,722
I realize I'm a bit late in answering, but it depends on the effect and the company. I have a ModBoard tremolo in one of my basses and it is an amazing effect. I imagine the chorus and flange would be nice as well. I'd probably stay away from distortion, though.
FunkMetalBass is offline  
Old 08-30-2010, 12:24 AM   #3
Mr. Pickle
 
 
Mr. Pickle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 11,145
Matt Bellamy called and said you all suck.
Mr. Pickle is offline  
Old 10-01-2010, 04:04 PM   #4
mistermikev
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: surprise az
Posts: 766
theoretically speaking... you could toss any effect in there... the prob would be - given the ltd space... what one to go with?
I've built many fuzz faces, tubescreamers, etc and tossing them in the gtr wouldn't really be any dif than putting them in a box.
I built my own active eq... and have it being true bypassed via a 3pdt push/pull toggle. it would be a short jump to go from there to putting in a fuzz face.

afa commercial units... they are mostly digital and suck!

the 'black ice' mod board is nothing more than a cpl of clipping diodes. You could literally buy two 1n914 diodes... face them alternate to each other, replace your tone controls' capacitor with them and voilla. built in overdrive.
mistermikev is offline  
 


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:52 PM.