DigiTech Time Machine RDS8000
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DigiTech Time Machine RDS8000

Time Machine RDS8000, Delay / Echo from DigiTech in the RDS series.

JLDavid 08/15/2014

DigiTech Time Machine RDS8000 : JLDavid's user review

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5

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Delay/looper/almost-flanger, non-editable effects, no tap delay: Its starts to be outdated!
Audio only, one input and 3 outputs (dry, mix, phase) and also three connectors for control via footswitch.

UTILIZATION

The manual has lots of blanks, you need to scribble what you find on your own so you don't forget it. All buttons are on the front panel, it has no presets.

SOUND QUALITY

I hadn't used it for some time and its warmth surprised me! It's very nice, it makes you want to use it. Excellent for guitar.

OVERALL OPINION

Granted, as delay and looper, you can find much more modern stuff! (I bought it around 1995) But it has some nice manual controls that make it a pretty surreal tool. Bill Frisell ─ before turning to a cleaner sound and music ─ made a wonderful use of it (the RDS 8000 or 4000 pedal version).