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1204, Multi-Effects Processor from Zoom.

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la_saucisse 11/20/2006

Zoom 1204 : la_saucisse's user review

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- 1U, a bit of everything from reverb / chorus / delay, of course, but also a vocoder, the reverse, pitch, one p'tite disto ...
- Manually, 32 banks of 16 presets each, comprenent effects solo / parallel / serial
MIDI ports for control
- In memory, a few dozen different effects, some funny (morning megaphone to play live) but not really usable
- User memories

UTILIZATION

- Knobs in the 3 conventional input, output and mix (dry / wet)
- 1 knob 16 positions for banks with a switch to switch bank A / B, one for each bank of 16 presets
- 2 to edit the settings (according to the bank varaibles,
- 2 for a feeble EQ (best left to 0 and return it on a strip equipped with a true equalization)
- Plus a few buttons: switch manual / memory switch fx on / bypass, 2 for up / down the value of the LCD (selection of memories, for example), and 3 buttons store / cancel / midi ...

limited edition of these two parameters, and you need to rate the doc to know what are the knobs, LCD display on two characters, no top at all

So nothing too serious, ultimately it is going the manual, it goes into manual and tested the presets to find one that sticks .....

SOUND QUALITY

Is no mean effects, or they invade all, it's not easy to stick a slight reverb p'tite
So how to use nag, if you want to "effect, no finesse"
the vocoder is nice, I play often with
his flat, without fishing, blowing, which eats the original sound ... not really anything good

OVERALL OPINION

I've had 7 or 8 years, my first multi-fx ...
for the price, well, it's happening, but in retrospect, it was better to put five or more balls 600 (VI VII in francs at the time!) for a clean reverb p'tite
I bought from a MIDIVERB, nothing to do

I put 4 / 10 for the vocoder patches and some fun, if ....