Catalinbread Talisman Plate Reverb

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Killer.   (By Slodano)
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This pedal sounds absolutely amazing. To me. I wish some of its features were EXPedal compatible but so what. It sounds awesome. We get a ridiculous amount of mileage from its five knobs. I think you'll find that you set it up and tweak it minimally. I have a Strymon Flint that sounds great and has EXP compatibility but it doesn't sound as good and I rarely use the tremolo. Maybe you'd like to buy it. (Posted on 4/11/17)
Excellent pedal, old school sound  (By EnzztheFink)
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Amazing sounding pedal. I bought this primarily to use with my valve jr in a bedroom/ studio setting. It sounds great, especially with other Catlinbread pedals( DLS, Super Chili Boost). It really opens up the sound of the amp on lower settings and can get trippy and deep on higher settings. High quality build and touch sensitive dynamics. The only thing keeping me from more of their gear is money. Zero Point Flanger is next on the list .Thx Catlinbread (Posted on 1/4/16)
Excellent  (By Tony)
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This is a Mid to Dark Reverb. I have a EMT 140 plugin from UA as my reference, and it is Excellent. The controls on the the Talisman makes it in my opinion an extremely smartly design pedal. It allows one to perfectly position the reverb. Just puts a smile on my face. (Posted on 6/22/15)
Very good  (By rob)
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Never heard anything like it. Other than on a record I guess. Interesting that Jimmy Dean uses it more for vocal. Would love to experiment with it. Pricey but sounds like it would well be worth it. Like that saying you get what you pay for. But I still have to pay the gas and electric bill too. (Posted on 4/8/15)
Talisman for vocals  (By Jimmy Dean)
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I love Catalinbread pedals & currently use 7 of them. I bought this one specifically for vocals in the loop of my Eventide Mixing Link. Catalinbread pedals have great tones, but they have a slight learning curve to get the most out of them. Usually takes me a couple of days to dial in the tones I want. This thing is great for vocals, great tone & ambiance, very natural. Also tried it with guitar & bass & was very impressed. Quite different than the Topanga in a good way, but will keep it in my vocal setup. (Posted on 3/14/15)

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Catalinbread Talisman Plate Reverb

Plate reverb is often seen as a Holy Grail of sorts in the reverb realm. Unlike spring reverb tanks that can sit comfortably atop an amp or in the corner of a studio, plate reverb units are massive beasts that are incapable of occupying just a studio corner. They are monolithic beacons of reverberation and stand as monuments to great tone. Plate units are one of the most ubiquitous sounds in classic rock (the entirety of Dark Side of the Moon is coated in plate ‘verb), and Catalinbread has captured all the magic of a real plate unit with its new reverb, the Talisman.

The main problem with a traditional plate reverb is its sheer size. Most studios simply can’t afford the space for a real unit, and don’t even think about taking one on the road. The Talisman is significantly smaller and sounds just as good. Everyone wins.

Based around the sounds of a real EMT140 plate unit (owned by Portland’s own Jackpot! Studios), the Talisman contains not only the core of the plate reverb, but a couple commonly sidechained effects as well; the High Pass control rolls off the low frequencies and the Pre Delay control governs the amount of time between picking and reverb. The Talisman’s Pre Delay control maxes out at 100ms, for those of you that prefer a “slap-back” type sound. Pick some strings and the reverb comes rushing in.

The three controls that round out the Talisman are Mix, Time and Volume, which can be fine-tuned to preserve your signal the way any good studio-quality reverb unit should. Mix controls the wet-dry blend of the effect, Time controls the length of the reverb’s decay and Volume balances the unit out nicely. A choice of operating voltages between 9–18 volts provide players with plenty of headroom.

 Catalinbread Talisman Plate Reverb Features:

  • Studio controls (Pre Delay and High Pass)
  • Based on real EMT140 plate reverb unit
  • 9–18 volt operation for high headroom
  • Hand-built in Portland​

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  • Fast turnaround.
  • We kick them, stomp on them, toss them and play them hard. They can take it. But on occassion a pedal may break down on us. PGS offers a One-Year Platinum Replacement Warranty that covers all new pedals purchased with us from manufacturer defects. Any manufacturer's defect in your pedal within one year of purchase will result in the replacement of that pedal free of charge. Units returned defective due to user error or incorrect powering resulting in a non-functioning pedal are not covered under our replacement policy.  In this case please contact the manufacturer for repair.

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