- Faux Echo Tap (By hollotim)
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- Not for me (By Cylon99)
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For what it does, The Wampler is a great analog sounding pedal. The sway and movement knobs are really usable. This would be a great "always on" type of delay. Good trails, great slapback sound. Very natural sounding. Excellent for most applications.
However, where it failed for me were two important areas.
1) When I tap in the tempo while the pedal is engaged and I am playing, the sound fluctuates (like turning the echo knob back and forth, you get that weird ambient effect sound). Most delays just change the tempo as you tap it in. Not this pedal. It messes with your sound if you happen to be playing a riff and decide to tap in again. Not usable in a live setting for me.
2) I like to do ambient swells sometimes. That means I need a delay pedal with a long repeat time and a long echo with a hot mix. Unfortunately (and fortunately), this pedal simulates an authentic delay so well, that it hisses (like a vintage tape noise) and sometimes overdrives slightly when pushed. I wanted a cleaner sound, not the overdriven color. I really like the modulation and sway and movement, just not a drive sound. The hissing the pedal makes is very unusable when I play volume swells. I play for a church and that hiss is unbearable in that type of setting.
If you want an everyday, always on type of delay, go for it.. this is a great sounding pedal! For the price though, I think I'm going to try Way Huge Echo Puss (or Supa Puss) or Diamond Memory Lane Jr.
(Posted on 3/22/14)
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Wampler Faux Tape Echo
Wampler Faux Tape Delay with Tap Tempo
Brian Wampler is taking the world of digital delay to the next level with his Faux Tape Delay. This unit makes it easy to dial in anything from a crisp slap back to spacey Gilmour-esque lead tones. The Wampler Faux Tape Delay provides a vast amount of dynamic tone making it as close to the real thing as possible without the fuss of tape or head adjustments.
Wampler Faux Tape Delay with Tap Tempo
The modulation on the Wampler Faux Tape Echo is like no other modulated delay out there. When you engage the modulation, it actually speeds up and slows down the echoes just like a true tape delay. The rate of the modulation is dependent on how hard you attack the strings; the harder the strike the more the modulation is triggered. This feature makes the Faux Tape Echo a definite must have for anyone wanting to recreate the classic echo tone of the past.
Wampler Faux Tape Delay with Tap Tempo
- Level - Volum of the Delays
- Repeats - Number of repeats
- Tone - Controls Tonality of the Echo
- Delay - Controls the Delay Time
- Depth - Controls the Depth of Modulation
- Modulation Toggle - Turns Modulation On/Off
- Tap Tempo Foot Switch
- True Bypass
- Standard 9v operation or battery (power supply recommended)
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