#1
Hi

Which do you think is best?

I want a good delay, but I also want a good looper. The Hardwire as a 20 Second loop but the Boss has a 40 Second Loop. Should I go for the Boss?

Also, I just want the looper so I can just practice jamming - not for live situations. So should I still go for a Delay/Looper rather than a looper? (The delay feature is still quite important too)

Thanks.
#3
Quote by Darkflame
hardwire has better bypass though, and probably a better tone
try them both and see which one you like the best, the 20 seconds should be enough honestly


Thanks.

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#5
I saw the post you left on my profile, but I'll leave my reply in your thread.

20 seconds has always been more than enough for me. Sometimes I'll lay down a chord progression with a clean tone, then switch to a slightly dirty sound and play the same chord progression over top. I've never ran out of loop time and that's been with, on occasion, 4 different signals being looped.

Apart from the looper function the DL-8 has some really good sounding delay settings. I'm particularly fond of it's analog and tape emulations.

The DL-8 can also give you either true bypass, or a buffer that's superior to the one on any regular Boss pedals.
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Because I bend in such an unorthodox fashion; the notes kinda slide up and slide down...
#6
If you want a looper, get a looper not a delay.
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#7
I agree with all the posts about the dl-8. However, I think the tap tempo function on the dd-7 is invaluable.
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The DL-8 has tap tempo too (hold down the switch for two seconds) but it could use an external tap tempo.
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#9
Quote by ch0
I saw the post you left on my profile, but I'll leave my reply in your thread.

20 seconds has always been more than enough for me. Sometimes I'll lay down a chord progression with a clean tone, then switch to a slightly dirty sound and play the same chord progression over top. I've never ran out of loop time and that's been with, on occasion, 4 different signals being looped.

Apart from the looper function the DL-8 has some really good sounding delay settings. I'm particularly fond of it's analog and tape emulations.

The DL-8 can also give you either true bypass, or a buffer that's superior to the one on any regular Boss pedals.



Thankyou.
#10
DL8.

I own a few HardWire pedal's currently and I absolutely love'em, definitely better than boss.

If you really just want a quality looper you should consider the Digitech Jamman. I just got one and it's fantastic, can be had in the $150-$200 range if you look around.
#11
Quote by forsaknazrael
I haven't tried the DL8, but I'm not a fan of the DD-6's delay. I like warmer, more analog sounding delays, though.


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Quote by Raijouta
The DL-8 has tap tempo too (hold down the switch for two seconds) but it could use an external tap tempo.

Look up!
It has Tap Tempo on the FLY!


No i am not a line 6 salesman.


Although TS, if you can save up for it...a DL 4 would do well.
It's delays are way better than the DD-7 and the DL-8.
Last edited by unet at Nov 28, 2009,
#12
Quote by unet
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Look up!
It has Tap Tempo on the FLY!


No i am not a line 6 salesman.


Although TS, if you can save up for it...a DL 4 would do well.
It's delays are way better than the DD-7 and the DL-8.


It's too expensive, and too big for me. Portability is quite important for me aswell.

It's so ugly too
#13
^the tones it's got make up for it, definitely

and i actually find it good looking lol

on a side note, i played a gig yesterday, and the last band of the night's guitarist was playing into a jcm 2000, and he had 6 boss pedals in chain... he had quite a generic lifeless tone... another reason to hate boss =)
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Quote by unet
Although TS, if you can save up for it...a DL 4 would do well.
It's delays are way better than the DD-7 and the DL-8.
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Because I bend in such an unorthodox fashion; the notes kinda slide up and slide down...
#16
Quote by ch0


Yes, what?

Quote by The Chimney Man
It's too expensive, and too big for me. Portability is quite important for me aswell.

It's so ugly too

I didn't like the DD-7 personally.

The Hardwire was nice enough. I seriously suggest you try them both out side by side and see which you lke better.

Make sure you try out all the sims....analog, tape, whatever.
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