#1
I am thinking about getting a used Digitech rp355 and I was wondering: on average how long do mfx units last?
Guitars: Fender FSR Standard Strat, Squire Affinity Strat, Epiphone Nighthawk
Amps: Vox AC15C1, Roland Cube 15x, Peavey KB-1
Pedals: Digitech RP355, HD500, Joyo AC-Tone, EHX Soul Food
#2
They last as long as you take good care of them, and the build quality stands up to abuse?

Kinda makes sense right?

That said, upgrade your amp first, a multifx will do very little for your cube.
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#3
13 minutes in the microwave.

As long as you don't do anything stupid, they'll last a long time. They're designed to be stepped on, so any pedal worth its salt is pretty rigid. Of course, you might get a defective one. It's hard to make any sort of generalisation.
#4
I play through headphones slot of the time so the amp wouldn't matter.
Guitars: Fender FSR Standard Strat, Squire Affinity Strat, Epiphone Nighthawk
Amps: Vox AC15C1, Roland Cube 15x, Peavey KB-1
Pedals: Digitech RP355, HD500, Joyo AC-Tone, EHX Soul Food
#6
Quote by sashki
What do you plug your headphones into?

My amp.
Guitars: Fender FSR Standard Strat, Squire Affinity Strat, Epiphone Nighthawk
Amps: Vox AC15C1, Roland Cube 15x, Peavey KB-1
Pedals: Digitech RP355, HD500, Joyo AC-Tone, EHX Soul Food
#8
Quote by greeny23
until you realise you should have got pedals.

What do you mean?
Guitars: Fender FSR Standard Strat, Squire Affinity Strat, Epiphone Nighthawk
Amps: Vox AC15C1, Roland Cube 15x, Peavey KB-1
Pedals: Digitech RP355, HD500, Joyo AC-Tone, EHX Soul Food
#9
Quote by ragingkitty
They last as long as you take good care of them, and the build quality stands up to abuse?

Kinda makes sense right?

That said, upgrade your amp first, a multifx will do very little for your cube.


Don't forget you get what you pay for a Zoom G2 @ $80 is a piece of crap what won't hold up.

While a line 6 POD 500 will last a long time and take a lot of abuse.
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#10
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Don't forget you get what you pay for a Zoom G2 @ $80 is a piece of crap what won't hold up.

While a line 6 POD 500 will last a long time and take a lot of abuse.


Urrgh... read this part again "and the build quality stands up to abuse".

granted a G2 won't last as long as the Pod, but neither should fall apart the moment you get your hands on them.
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#11
I'm not getting a g2. I'm probably getting a rp355 which has die cast metal chasis.
Guitars: Fender FSR Standard Strat, Squire Affinity Strat, Epiphone Nighthawk
Amps: Vox AC15C1, Roland Cube 15x, Peavey KB-1
Pedals: Digitech RP355, HD500, Joyo AC-Tone, EHX Soul Food
#12
Stop worrying about it. The main issue I've heard about any multifx are footswitches for people who gig and are rough on them. It's unlikely you will have any problems with your RP355 using it at home, unless you get too excited when you play.
#13
Ok.
Guitars: Fender FSR Standard Strat, Squire Affinity Strat, Epiphone Nighthawk
Amps: Vox AC15C1, Roland Cube 15x, Peavey KB-1
Pedals: Digitech RP355, HD500, Joyo AC-Tone, EHX Soul Food
#14
Quote by fly135
Stop worrying about it. The main issue I've heard about any multifx are footswitches for people who gig and are rough on them. It's unlikely you will have any problems with your RP355 using it at home, unless you get too excited when you play.


Footswitches, and maybe the wah pedal if it has one. The tension screw on my Vox Tonelab wouldn't work worth sh*t after a couple months so it just fell down. Didn't necessarily make it not work, it was just annoying.

My M13 has been great, I can see the footswitches breaking down the road though...
#15
That seems to be a common problem on the Tonelab. Apparently there are a couple of allan head screws that keep coming loose and require something like a dab of nail polish or glue to hold them in place.