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Strymon | DECO V2 | Tape Saturation & Doubletracker Delay Pedal | w/ Analogue JFET & ARM DSP

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by Strymon
Original price $779.00
Original price $779.00 - Original price $779.00
Original price $779.00
Current price $555.00
$555.00 - $555.00
Current price $555.00

or 4x fortnight payments of $138.75 AUD with

There's something undeniably special regarding the characteristic odd-order harmonic saturation and unpredictable artifacts that occur when using genuine magnetic tape. That said, channeling this vintage effect in a live setting and with any consistency was a near impossibility. With this in mind, Strymon set out to capture the beloved sound of 2-inch magnetic tape and store it inside an optimized, pedalboard-friendly product. The Deco Tape Saturation and Doubletracker delay pedal accomplishes this in strides, now available in a V2 version with additional controls and tonal flexibility for the most comprehensive and accurate tape emulator available today. The Deco splits its tape saturation and doubletracker functions into a pair of easy-to-follow sections with clearly labeled controls. On the Tape Saturation side, you get the Saturation and Volume knobs found in the previous version with an added Tone control for fine-tuning your sound. Strymon also included a 2-position Voice control with a new Cassette setting for some extra compression, unlocking an entirely new realm of sonic options for Deco users. Returning in the Doubletracker section are Lag Time, Blend, and Wobble controls, with a 3-position Type switch toggling between Sum, Invert, and Bounce settings. The massive range of exciting and inspiring tape tones of the original expands into the stratosphere with the Deco V2 pedal!

Under-the-hood improvements provide unparalleled performance

While the cosmetic and sonic improvements are easily seen, further inspection of the Deco V2 reveals several changes to its core for an even more premium playing experience. To start, Strymon loaded the Deco with a top-quality JFET input circuit. The result? Enhanced responsiveness, dynamics, and feel tailor-made for gigging performers and touring pros. Swapping between mono and stereo modes is as easy as flicking a rear-panel switch, with the option to now control the Deco via an expression pedal or MultiSwitch Plus. Perhaps best of all, a new ARM DSP chip significantly increases processing power while decreasing energy consumption for a clearer and more accurate tone.

  • An effects pedal that emulates classic reel-to-reel tape saturation and effects
  • Variable tape saturation lets you dial in rich odd-order harmonics
  • 2-position switch swaps between Classic Deco voicing and compressed Cassette voicing
  • Tone control adjusts the effect's darkness or brightness
  • Doubletracker section provides thickening and classic tape effects
  • Adjust the Lag Time control for flanging, chorusing, and echo effects
  • Wobble control lets you add natural variance to the second tape deck speed
  • Auto-Flange, wide-stereo, filtering, and more available by depressing both switches
  • Take control of any parameter via standard expression pedal
  • Connect a footswitch to instantly recall your favorite preset
  • JFET input circuit enhances responsiveness, dynamics, and feel
  • Swap from mono to stereo and back via the rear-panel switch
  • ARM DSP chip significantly increases processing power
  • Durable aluminum chassis
  • True bypass switching keeps the Deco from sucking tone when disengaged

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