D-5 FAB Chorus review by Danelectro

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  • Sound: 10
  • Overall Impression: 9
  • Reliability & Durability: 9
  • Ease of Use: 9
  • Reviewer's score: 9.3 Superb
  • Users' score: 7.2 (52 votes)
Danelectro: D-5 FAB Chorus

Price paid: $ 15

Purchased from: Guitar Center

Sound — 10
I'm using this pedal with an ESP Viper 50, Boss Metal Zone, Danelectro Fab Echo, Morley Classic Wah and a Line 6 Spider II 212 combo amp. The Fab Chorus isn't noisy and it always sounds great even though it's a $15 chorus pedal. I can get sounds ranging from Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit to Metallica's Sanitarium.

Overall Impression — 9
I play mainly death/black metal, some blues, some Grunge and some general metal and this pedal works great with anything. I've been playing for about 2 years and if this pedal was lost or stolen, I'd totally buy it again.

Reliability & Durability — 9
I'd totally use this on a gig without a backup because so far, nothing bad has happened while playing with this pedal. It has been a totally awesome pedal.

Ease of Use — 9
This pedal is really easy to get the right sound for me. There's a little pamphlet, rather than a manual, but you don't need it. Just take it out of the box and adjust the settings to your satisfaction.

8 comments sorted by best / new / date

    Any way it sounds as nice as the boss pedals? if it does how is that much less expensive
    these effects are piece of crap i had a metal one and i thought it was great at first too, until a day after i bought it, it just stopped working. I didnt abuse it at all, i used it very gently. piece of crap, dont get it
    are you joking? I had mine for weeks and it still sounds great. i dont like how it had that little tab but I stomp hard and it didnt break yet.
    I git this pedal for guitar center and I have loved it ever since Im actually going to go use it right now!
    Ekquiksilver : Check your batteries or use an adapter