G3 review by Zoom

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  • Sound: 9
  • Overall Impression: 9
  • Reliability & Durability: 9
  • Ease of Use: 9
  • Reviewer's score: 9 Superb
  • Users' score: 7.3 (80 votes)
Zoom: G3

Price paid: $ 220

Purchased from: Online

Sound — 9
I Play Zoom G3 using Jackson Dinky JS-22R Guitar And Line6 Spider IV Amp, the Noise is Negligible with settings of 75% gain with no voltage drop. Zoom G3 is perfect in many cases and it has remarkably great sound, I like jazzy tone, sometimes crunchy rock n roll & metal of various Frequency of tone and all that I can get my favorite patches from the Internet or by setting patches by myself. Zoom G3 is very good at replicating analog circuit. The distortion, chorus, etc and all other effect available are very carefully set and gives a very lively tone with max sustain which is very good.

Overall Impression — 9
I am a rock alternative & acoustic artist, and I know how much it is important to have a muti-effect processor, for many reasons Zoom G3 is great, reliable and also cheap in price. Zoom G3 multi-effects pedal specifications: - 3 large LCD displays and footswitches; - Amp or stomp box effects can be used in any combination; - Authentic amp modeling simulates amps, cabinets and mics separately; - Over 100 built-in DSP effects; - Create and store up to 100 original tones; - Integrated drum machine; - Looper function with 40 seconds of phrase recording and overdubbing; - USB audio interface for DAW recording (Mac and PC); - Includes Edit & Share and Steinberg Sequal LE recording software; - Over 6 hours of operation using 4 AA batteries, as well as USB bus and AC power.

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Reliability & Durability — 9
I have used Zoom G3 Processor in Many of my Studio And Live Performances and it's been great experience using this gear. Although I always keep other for back up, but I can definitely rely on Zoom G3, because it doesn't need much for maintenance and it runs smoothly with zero noise.

Ease of Use — 9
The Zoom G3 Multi-effects Pedal. With the power of an advanced multi-effects unit, the convenience of a pedalboard, and the versatility of a USB audio interface, the Zoom G3 guitar effects and amp simulator pedal is your go-to all-purpose guitar super tool. Three large LCD displays and footswitches give you a genuine stomp-box experience, and individual controls for effects and amp molding make the G3 an invaluable live tool. Create and store up to 100 original tones using 100 built-in DSP effects. Other features, such as an onboard drum Machine and a built in 40-second looper are especially handy for private practice. In the studio, you'll love the G3's USB and XLR outputs. And because the it comes with both ZOom's Edit & Share Preset Software and Steinberg's Sequal LE recording software, you'll get even more out of your G3 when you hook it up to your computer!

6 comments sorted by best / new / date

    I have the GX-Next pedal and it is amazing! The older ones were so much better, though. It had a 'Come As You Are' setting! I can't find that on mine.
    i already have this unit, i just like the wah pedal, i also have 2 unit digitech rp-series, i think digitech rp more much better then zoom g-series
    Had a G3 about three weeks now and got to say it is impressive!! Very easy to use once you get the hang of it. Using return of amp rather than going direct, getting some awesome sounds out of it.
    donde puedo patches de vai .. bb king .. y algunos sonidos limpio como para tocar cumbiat tamb nueva luna
    q tan buena es la g3 .. puede alcanzar los sonidos de una g7 alguien sabe del tema resp
    alguien sabe si se van armar mas actualizaciones para zoom g3 aparte de 2.0 m quede pensando si van salir mas adelante mas actualizaciones..