#1
i was looking in my digitech products book (you know, the one you get if you buy any digitech product) and i looked at the set-up classed as alternative and i noticied a chorus pedal and i wondered what they do?
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#2
This effect thickens up the signal to make it sound like more than one instrument. It can also add sparkle and warmth and give a standard guitar 12-string quality .

Digital and analogue chorus pedals are now available and these work by delaying the sound by thousandths of a second, sometimes with a slightly altered pitch, and then combining it back with the original signal.

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#3
Classic example of chorus pedal use:

Nirvana - Come As You Are

Metallica - Nothing Else Matters (light chorus effect on the intro (sounds like one at least))
#5
Check out the soundclips on Digitech's site if your still in wonder
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