Keeley Electronics 30ms Double Tracker

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pro level sounds and always on  (By ducatihawk)
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its definitely an always on pedal in my book. At first I thought "its a little subtle" and didn't really hear the double tracking. After an hour or so I messed with the knobs and my guitar knobs as well and its a pedal you may never turn off so I gave 5 stars for value on that. I haven't even tried the stereo setup yet which sounded amazing on the PGS sample. Nor have I tried it with my DOOM rig because it sounds so damn good with just a strat or tele into my snowjob underdrive to the 30ms to a vibrochamp, just thick and rich and no over the top 80's tones. Love it. (Posted on 12/8/16)
Great Pedal ...  (By sanborns)
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It's like having that chorus pedal I always envisioned in my head but could not find (and I have two other choruses.) Plus you get a nice reverb as a bonus. (Posted on 4/12/16)
It's the bomb!!  (By Geno)
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Using it in the mono mode with my guitar, all 3 switch setting sound great!

I really like the Abby Road setting with the reverb dialed back some.

This is a no brainer, pull the trigger you won't regret it. (Posted on 2/7/16)
Perfect transparent shine  (By John Flansburgh)
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My first positive review!

The set up of this pedal implies it might be a specialty item--and it can definitely deliver some authentic double tracked sounds--but for the gigging musician, sometimes setting and forgetting a bit of transparent polish is what is needed. This pedal is PERFECT for that. Dial back the reverb and the "abbey mode" and you have the full, thick direct sound you always wanted. No one is going to ask you what pedal you were using--they'll just say your guitar sounded great!

For recording there is a world of great stuff in here too--especially in stereo--but its more subtle, practical charms should not be overlooked!

Built like a tank, silent operation--Keeley is the best going.

(Posted on 12/23/15)
great for vocals  (By mr manchester)
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I have only used this in the factory setting mode so far, but will look at the "pro" mode over the next few weeks.
I bought this pedal for thickening vocals for my home recordings and it does just that. Using the supplied TRS-stereo cable, there is an obvious improvement to the depth and dimension of the vocals. I have kept it in Abbey mode and kept the reverb of the effected fairly low as not to sound overly "vintage" and gimmicky. I think it will be the new default for my vocal recordings. (Posted on 11/27/15)

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Keeley Electronics 30ms Double Tracker

Let's talk about double tracking for a second. The process of doubling instruments and vocals has been around for decades, although the process was particularly annoying for vocals. John Lennon was so peeved with the vocal doubling process that he indirectly forced Ken Townshend to devise a mechanical method for double tracking. Thus was born the somewhat complicated tape method of double tracking, and recording technology was subsequently advanced.

This sweetening technique is something that's eluded players since that fateful day in Abbey Road studios. Chorus pedals have tried, but they're just not the same. And short of carting tape machines around everywhere, nobody's been able to accurately replicate it. Leave it to Keeley, then, to cram all the double tracker features one could ever want into a compact package.

Enter: the 30 ms Double Tracker. Keeley has oufitted this effect with several control parameters to truly cement its place on your pedalboard or in your studio. There's a Tuning knob that tunes the signal between +/- 30 cents (in Abbey Mode it adjusts rate and depth). The Time knob adjusts the milliseconds of delay from 0 to 30 (in Slapback mode, 30 to 120ms).  

An onboard reverb can be dialed in with its eponymous knob, with frequency rolloffs of 600Hz and 10kHz.

The three modes are Dimension, Abbey Mode and Slapback. Dimension mode is a classic double tracker featuring two voices, adjustable with the Tuning knob. Slapback adds to this by expanding the delay time to 120ms, while retaining the voices. Abbey Mode calls back vintage tape-tracking, with a modulation control to emulate a gentle-worn tape machine.

There is a host of other features, namely TRS cable operation and DIPswitch submodes, which players can read about here: https://robertkeeley.com/woo/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/30MSLayout1PRINTFINAL.jpg

Keeley Electronics 30ms Double Tracker Features:

  • Studio-quality double tracking effect with adjustable tuning
  • up to 120ms delay time in Slapback mode
  • "Abbey Mode" for vintage tape machine-style double tracking
  • Onboard echo chamber-style reverb
  • Standard 9v center-negative power operation
  • TRS cable included - Hosa YPP-117
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  • 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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