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I have been getting a board together, to play heavy rock/space/prog/metal.
I already had a Blackstar HT-Dual, for mild crunch and heavy distortion.
A TC Electronic Mini Shaker, for a fast, rotary sound.
And a TC Mini Spark, for boost and a little sparkle.
I wanted to add a Flanger, an Octaver and a Digital Delay.
I looked into a multitude of possibilities.
Including getting an EHX Epitome, again.
But decided to stick with my old favourites, TC Electronic.
I've always been impressed with their build quality, sound and very smooth switching.
And of course, they are true bypass.

They arrived from Gear4Music, this afternoon.
I don't like to fiddle with pedals, I get one good sound from them and just have them on or off.
The Sub N Up (Octaver), I have the Dry on full, the sub octave on half and the up octave on a 1/4.
Sounds really good on clean and full on distortion.
The tracking is excellent and you don't get the wobble that EHX's Micro POG gets.
I use the Vortex Flanger for that sweeping Jet Flange.
And it does it really well.
Sounds amazing in conjunction with the heavy distortion and octaver.
The Flashback is a really good quality, digital delay.
I use it with around a 3/4 second delay, with multiple repeats that fade reasonably quickly.
Superb for long notes and atmospheric picking.
Yes, I'm very pleased with these great little pedals.
Their one design fault is having the power cable socket on the side.
Certainly doesn't help, with space saving, horizontally.

Other than that, these are superb to use and hear.


Sorry for the poor quality pics.
 

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Good choices!

I've got the Flashback Mini as well and have got some great results with it.:yesway:
 

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I don't notice any weirdness with my Micro POG but I don't use it a ton either :lol:

Solid mini collection :yesway:
 

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Mini TCs FTW. :yesway:

Just in case you didn't know, the Flashback apparently has tap tempo if you hold the switch down. I had mine for months before I learned that. :lol:
 

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Mini TCs FTW. :yesway:

Just in case you didn't know, the Flashback apparently has tap tempo if you hold the switch down. I had mine for months before I learned that. :lol:
"strum tempo" or something according to TC. Useful either way.
 

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Good choices!

I've got the Flashback Mini as well and have got some great results with it.:yesway:
I pretty much railroaded you into buying that as I was gassing for one :rofl: glad it gets good use! I loved mine when I briefly owned one. The tap tempo functions and tone prints are insanely cool. I'd love to try the new flashback where the footswitch doubles as an expression pedal.
 

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I pretty much railroaded you into buying that as I was gassing for one :rofl: glad it gets good use! I loved mine when I briefly owned one. The tap tempo functions and tone prints are insanely cool. I'd love to try the new flashback where the footswitch doubles as an expression pedal.
Yeah, I've had my eye on that one too... and the new reverb! :lol:
 
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