I think it’s pretty cool that Musician’s Friend is starting to carry Keeley modded pedals. I hope they will continue to carry smaller builders, because the bottom line, they’re building and creating great pedals.
Today, I wanted to talk about the Keeley Modded Boss DD-3 Analog Switch and Effects Loop pedal. This mod is pretty cool, basically he’s added a capacitor to smooth and darken the repeats giving it a simulated ‘analog’ feel. You can switch between this and the normal digital mode. He’s also added a effects loop to the delay, so you can get effected repeats, which is pretty awesome.
Here is Keeley’s official description of the pedal:
There are two parts to this mod. First, “SWITCHABLE ANALOG FEEL” and then and EFFECTS LOOP! Players can now take the industry standard compact delay and select between 2 different smoothing caps that give it an analog delay feel or set it for the stock sound! All of this via a small three way toggle switch. We transform the Direct Out of the stock BOSS DD-3 and convert it into an effects loop so that you can add any effect to Just the Repeats!!! Imagine adding slight chorus or phase to the signal so that you can simulate tape effects, warble, wobble, or any other vintage/modern effect you can dream up! You’d be hard pressed to find another delay pedal that gives you this amount of creativity.
I also found a video showing both the effects loop and analog/digital style delays by coolpedals:
You can pick up the Keeley Modded Boss DD-3 Analog Switch and Effects Loop pedal for $209.00 at Musician’s Friend. Looks like they’ll be in stock in April.
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