Looking for a new verb to replace my Yamaha spx90ii, which is terribly noisy. Someone local is selling an Alesis Microverb 3 for \\\. Would this. They said it couldn’t be done – yet Alesis’ Microverb III incorporates improvements over its predecessors while retaining its “budget” status. WHEN YOU THINK. Multi-Effects unit. This is the original and not the remake model. From the Alesis manual:Born from the original Alesis MICROVERB and MICROVERB II, the.

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Added to which, manually switching to a different reverb setting on the Microverb III doesn’t generate any of the peculiar changeover effects which occur on some units. Like all non-programmable machines, using the delay settings involves adjusting the tempo of your music to suit the repeat time of the effect.

Previous article in this issue: So, provided there is a suitable point at which to do so in the song, you could always switch in a different reverb or delay program by hand. Now in its third revision, the popular Microverb has attained full rackmount status and boasts an incredible effects programs. It’s enough to give you ulcers You might expect a budget reverb unit to be fairly simple in operation, but the kind of simplicity we’re talking about here is one which doesn’t compromise overall performance and ultimately makes this such an attractive machine.

Just turn the knob marked High EQ. If you value this resource, you can support this project – it really helps! As owners of earlier models will be aware, the Microverb was one of the first pieces of equipment to feature a revolutionary new concept in parameter control – the knob.

It’s reassuring to see Alesis prepared to take a few chances, too. Reverb Unit by Nigel Lord. Joking aside, to be confronted with a piece of equipment which features individual controls for each of its parameters is most welcome in this day and age.

ONE OF THE great things about reviewing the original Microverbs was that with only 16 programs, it was quite feasible to run through each one and describe the quality of the effect. Small Print Terms of use Privacy. In addition, there are settings for Short, Medium and Long Delay effects, for Medium and Long Regenerative Delay effects and for Multitap and other “FX” – again, with 16 different varieties of each arranged in ascending order of delay time.


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The days of a reverb unit having a particular quality of sound are thankfully at an end. Given the rather unpleasant nature of digital distortion, however, this is perhaps no bad thing.

Both have to micdoverb value for money – but this is usually much easier for the public to identify in budget equipment. For those not familiar with the idea let me explain that this form of control involves gripping a round plastic “knob” which protrudes from the front panel, and turning it either in a clockwise or anticlockwise direction. And with more and more models competing for whatever gaps are still left in the market, the pressure on manufacturers has grown in intensity and the need to come up with a best-selling design has taken on a new urgency.

They said it couldn’t be done – yet Alesis’ Microverb III incorporates improvements over its predecessors while retaining its “budget” status. One-third rack size cases which were home to the first two Microverbs were not only a pain to accommodate, but microferb seemed to carry the stigma of “non-professional” equipment with them.

No longer is it possible to characterise an entire processor as being “ringy” or “woolly”.

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More importantly, it’s everything that a piece of budget audio equipment should be: In this respect, I found the Microverb III an excellent workhorse that provided an extensive range of sounds which worked well both with vocals and instruments.

Similarly, both need to offer some technological improvement over previous models and over their nearest rivals – but make your entry-level unit too good and you’re left with a problem as to what to include on units higher up the ladder. Before getting to grips with the Microverb III’s sonic capabilities, I should just mention a few of its physical mircoverb.


Alesis Microverb III 16 Bit Digital Reverb and Delay

What more could anyone reasonably ask? Basically, all the most popular reverb types are catered for, and alongside Small, Medium and Large Rooms, we find settings for Medium and Large Halls as well as Chambers, Plates, Gated and Reverse effects. Music Technology – Mar Please include your email address if you want to be contacted regarding your note. Perhaps we’re on the verge of a new era in technology.

Nigel Lord is drowning in reverb. Happily, you soon begin to remember the settings with a little use. But what about systems in which the Microverb III would be called on to provide the sole source of effects?

If you’re enjoying the site, please consider supporting me to help build this archive And although the Microverb III is eclipsed by most other rack-mounted effects units in terms of onboard facilities, its performance cannot be judged to be anything but professional. Carrying the torch aalesis this exciting new field, the Microverb III comes equipped with no less than seven of them – for control of Input, Mix and Output, Low and High EQ, and for selecting the effects program itself.

Though they couldn’t claim to have actually set the ball rolling – that accolade has to go to Yamaha for the release of its ground-breaking R design with four count ’emseparate reverb programs – Alesis have probably been responsible for filling more “U”s of rack space with effects processing gear than any other company.

But it also has a whole range of other reverb types to choose from, and to refer to them as anything other than stunning would be to admit to having become blase about reverb effects in general. To this extent, the absence of MIDI clearly represents no drawback at all. It really helps – alesos you! I genuinely thought knob twiddling mjcroverb vanished for good. This was particularly interesting when creating rhythmic effects in conjunction with a drum machine.