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Re: Octave/Pitch Shifter

Post by MKULTRA » Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:43 am

Dyecap wrote:
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:18 am
...
Although...
The PS-3 is not through stereo.
Rather independently pitchable outs on a couple of modes only.
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True. Independent pitched outs is very useful

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Re: Octave/Pitch Shifter

Post by s.p.i.n. » Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:04 am

my us600 isn't even a harmonizer or a pitch shifter...it's a garbageizer shit pitcher.

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Re: Octave/Pitch Shifter

Post by Minnie » Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:52 am

Bipolar Fucking Joe wrote:
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:26 am

Honestly, I think the Digitech Whammy will be the only pitch shifter you'll need
Is this the one you mean? Or the other bigger one with a foot pedal?

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Re: Octave/Pitch Shifter

Post by Minnie » Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:52 am

s.p.i.n. wrote:
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:04 am
my us600 isn't even a harmonizer or a pitch shifter...it's a garbageizer shit pitcher.

Feel u man :wall: :wall: :wall:

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Re: Octave/Pitch Shifter

Post by Minnie » Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:17 am

MKULTRA wrote:
Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:16 am

PS - 2 purchased in 1988.
PS - 3 purchased in 1995.
Never an issue, problem or fault.
Wow, thanks for the detailed reply. Great to hear your input. I searched and was able to find the PS-2 that I could buy and get delivered pretty quickly but no PS-3 in sight. Would you consider the PS-2 good for a start or should I aim for the PS-3 and get the PS-2 later?

Also: what do you think of the PS-5/PS-6?
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Re: Octave/Pitch Shifter

Post by Bipolar Fucking Joe » Sun Oct 15, 2017 10:38 am

I've only used the one with the pedal, because I wanted to do wicked awesome divebomb effects. The PS-3 is also a really great choice.

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Re: Octave/Pitch Shifter

Post by s.p.i.n. » Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:36 pm

Minnie wrote:
Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:52 am
s.p.i.n. wrote:
Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:04 am
my us600 isn't even a harmonizer or a pitch shifter...it's a garbageizer shit pitcher.

Feel u man :wall: :wall: :wall:
LOL Honestly, I love it!
I'm not exactly sure how and why, but it mangles my signal so horribly it ended up a lucky accident.

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Re: Octave/Pitch Shifter

Post by Minnie » Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:10 am

alright so based on everyones replies it seems like its definitely worth to invest in something a little bit more expensive than the us600.
The Boss PS-2 and PS-3s are classics that seem great but I feel like its difficult to tell the difference between the pedals in the boss series.

The PS-2 is common to find and a good choice in terms of price, the PS-3 is prob better sound wise but twice as expensive which is a bit over my budget. Then there's like all the other versions after so PS-5 and PS-6? Does some1 know if these are also worth getting or should I settle for a PS-2?

(sidenote: i live in eu so not super keen on shipping gear from japan etc)

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Re: Octave/Pitch Shifter

Post by timdrage » Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:39 pm

Octavers and pitch shifters are two very different things really.

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Re: Octave/Pitch Shifter

Post by Minnie » Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:39 am

timdrage wrote:
Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:39 pm
Octavers and pitch shifters are two very different things really.
yea thought they were kinda the same but i understand they are different now!

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Re: Octave/Pitch Shifter

Post by Misomusist » Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:02 pm

Sorry was on the road.

US-600, had it err 7 or 8 years, maybe longer, got it new, never used it on it's own, it's always in a chain with a bunch of other stuff, so I can't comment on it's sterility, or lack thereof. Does the job, I have a FX600 too, got it used with a bunch of other pedals and if memory serves, the two controls in PS mode are Semitone and Cents, so you can use one to fine tune the other, I carry the FX600 as a fill in, in case something else breaks, so it doesn't see a lot of use, except when I just want to grab one pedal and go, but it's nice enough for what it does. Think it only goes up and down a single octave though.

I like the US600 because it flashes as you change the setting, so you can count what pitch you are at, I've used it for playing tunes with oscillators and loops before.

I've had not bad luck with Behringer, the shit I hate is Mackie and Crate, overpriced crap all the LOUD technologies stuff, and the SLM stuff before that, but it's parent company is American, so all the Trump-ites love it. :eew:
I think trying to quantify music is one of the biggest wastes of time in the world, like discussing your favourite colour or deity or pizza topping. People should realise that and get on with their life.

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Re: Octave/Pitch Shifter

Post by crochambeau » Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:11 am

timdrage wrote:
Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:39 pm
Octavers and pitch shifters are two very different things really.
I'm designing an octave divider using discrete transistors, I wouldn't dream of trying the same with a pitch shifter.

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Re: Octave/Pitch Shifter

Post by Minnie » Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:15 am

crochambeau wrote:
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:11 am

I'm designing an octave divider using discrete transistors, I wouldn't dream of trying the same with a pitch shifter.
What do you think about getting the Boss PS-2? Is it worth it or should I try get the PS-3 first? It seems so rare to find.
Also: I really dont know if the PS-5 or PS-6 could be an alternative aswell? Do you know anything about these different models?

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Re: Octave/Pitch Shifter

Post by Bipolar Fucking Joe » Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:41 am

Misomusist wrote:
Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:02 pm
it's parent company is American, so all the Trump-ites love it. :eew:
There's always one.

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Re: Octave/Pitch Shifter

Post by crochambeau » Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:43 am

Minnie wrote:
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:15 am
crochambeau wrote:
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:11 am



I'm designing an octave divider using discrete transistors, I wouldn't dream of trying the same with a pitch shifter.
What do you think about getting the Boss PS-2? Is it worth it or should I try get the PS-3 first? It seems so rare to find.
Also: I really dont know if the PS-5 or PS-6 could be an alternative aswell? Do you know anything about these different models?
I don't comment on models I have no first hand experience on.

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