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Tech 21 DLA-TT Boost D.L.A. Tap Tempo Guitar Effects Pedal

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Tech 21 brings a fresh perspective to the standard delay pedal. By incorporating a clean Boost function, up to 9dB, your solos will jump out with gre...Click To Read More About This Product

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With Tap Tempo, Triplets and Trails, you can go to the edge of sanity or completely off the wall.

Tech 21 brings a fresh perspective to the standard delay pedal. By incorporating a clean Boost function, up to 9dB, your solos will jump out with greater dimension. The Boost D.L.A. is designed with user-tweakable, "lo-fi" analog technology. By manipulating the controls, you can infuse degrees of warmth and life with the characteristic of vintage delays. The Tech 21 delay pedal's circuitry intentionally injects the inherent imperfections of vintage units, which is what makes them so seductive and nostalgic. A single, continuously variable Time control provides a full sweep, up to 1000 milliseconds, of delay. The Boost D.L.A. effects pedal parameters are engineered so that you can explore and custom-tailor such delay styles as digital, vintage tape, and bucket brigade.

Tech 21's Boost D.L.A. with Tap Tempo offers an abundance of easy-to-use, intuitive controls in an incredibly compact guitar effects pedal—and it's battery operable, to boot. All of the features this delay pedal has are truly useful, not simply a bunch of clever ploys that are overkill and that you'll rarely, if ever, have a need or desire for.

This individual footswitch is dedicated solely for Tap Tempo function, avoiding confusion during your performance. It gives you the ability to set it, even when it's off, which aids coordination with your drummer. Triplets work in conjunction with the Tap Tempo. Engaged, it shifts the timing so triplets play in sync with the actual tempo. Trails works in conjunction with bypass and allows the natural decay of the delay signal rather than cutting it off abruptly. Feedback control has greater sensitivity and can be thrown into a state of self-oscillation.

  • Uniquely combines delay and clean boost, up to 9dB, in one effect pedal.
  • Custom-tailor a wide variety of delay styles, such as digital, tape and bucket brigade.
  • Highly sensitive controls provide a broader range of tweakability and maximum flexibility.
  • 100% analog Mix, Feedback, Tone and Level controls for warm, organic sounds.
  • Up to 1000 milliseconds of continuously-variable delay time.
  • Flutter introduces modulation which adds a slight shimmering/chorus-like effect of a vintage tape echo.
  • Mix control ranges from 100% dry to 100% wet.
  • 1 mOhm high-impedance 1/4" input, same as traditional tube amplifiers.
  • 1 kOhm low-impedance 1/4" output drives long cables without loss of signal integrity, even in bypass.
  • Custom, silent-switching actuator.
  • Buffered bypass eliminates the shortcomings associated with "true bypass" (pops and clicks, and high-end loss when multiple pedals are connected together), as well as signal loss associated with other types of switching circuits.
  • Heavy duty, all metal construction.
  • Operable with 9V alkaline battery (not included) or optional DC power supply (Tech 21 Model #DC2).

A versatile delay with tap tempo and much more! Order yours today!


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Tech 21DLA-TT Boost D.L.A. Tap Tempo Guitar Effects Pedal

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Live Players Delay

By UnskinnyBop

from Phoenix, AZ

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Comments about Tech 21 DLA-TT Boost D.L.A. Tap Tempo Guitar Effects Pedal:

The Boost DLA is the live players dream delay. The dedicated tap tempo switch is a tremendous plus. You can tap the tempo in bypass mode then activate the on/off switch and the delay will already be on tempo. It has a "trails" feature which will continue your delay when you switch the pedal off. For example ending of a lead solo, when you switch the pedal off you can go back into rhythm and the delay will continue repeating the last note of the lead. It is a great feature. This feature is switchable in case you don't want the trails you can turn it off. The boost feature is a clean boost for boosting overall volume, perfect for solos. The Feedback control puzzles me a bit. Anything past noon and the unit feedbacks, even at low volumes. I am not sure what that feature is good for. Flutter is a slight modulation effect, like a chorus. The overall sound is of a warm vintage type delay. It has tone for the delays, With the tone turned up it has a clear repeat frequency with it rolled back it sounds like an old tape echo effect with increasingly darker repeats. I am very happy with this unit. It does not have a delay hold/loop like some of the newer Boss pedals, but the built in tap tempo is a huge bonus for live players and makes this Delay well worth the price.

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perfect delay

By MakeMetal460

from CT

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Comments about Tech 21 DLA-TT Boost D.L.A. Tap Tempo Guitar Effects Pedal:

very warm and vintage sound. i like to use this with everything i play because it can either add an awsome choppy van halen tone or make all your music flow together. it includes all the controlls you need to make a perfect delay to your likings.
people think its a bit pricy, but if you look atalot of diferent delays with the same features, you will see how inexpensive it really is.

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