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FREE CLASSIFIED ADS => Buy & Sell ADA Gear => Topic started by: McLeanAB on June 04, 2017, 05:27:11 AM

Title: STD-1 >SOLD<
Post by: McLeanAB on June 04, 2017, 05:27:11 AM
http://www.musicgoroundboston.com/p/722975/used-ada-std-1-stereo-tapped-digital-delay

Somebody dive on this quick!

I'm broke!
Title: Re: STD-1!!!!
Post by: Harley Hexxe on June 04, 2017, 06:12:33 AM
That's a really old unit Adam,

     Early 80's, maybe even late 70's. Is it worth what they are asking? I'd say maybe 1/3 of that price.
Title: Re: STD-1!!!!
Post by: MarshallJMP on June 04, 2017, 02:20:59 PM
That's actually cheap, these go in Europe for double of that and even more for the studio version with the xlr jacks (with transformers).

It's fully analog and one kick ass chorus.And it was released in 1980 I think.Some company even made a software plugin of this unit.
Title: Re: STD-1!!!!
Post by: Harley Hexxe on June 04, 2017, 03:08:46 PM
Really? No kidding!

     I could tell this is a very early rack machine from ADA. It looks like you have to have some kind of control voltage to use it.
Title: Re: STD-1!!!!
Post by: MarshallJMP on June 04, 2017, 08:45:08 PM
Yes ,it's a very versatile unit and it sounds good too.I'm refurbishing mine for the moment. You should really get one  >:D
Title: Re: STD-1!!!!
Post by: Harley Hexxe on June 05, 2017, 09:01:39 AM
Yes ,it's a very versatile unit and it sounds good too.I'm refurbishing mine for the moment. You should really get one  >:D

   " I said to the man ' Are you trying to tempt me, because I come from the land of plenty?' " :lol:
Title: Re: STD-1!!!!
Post by: MikeB on June 05, 2017, 01:54:41 PM
All can afford at the moment is a vegemite sandwich!
Title: Re: STD-1!!!!
Post by: MarshallJMP on June 05, 2017, 02:33:25 PM
 ;D
Title: Re: STD-1!!!!
Post by: GuitarBuilder on June 05, 2017, 03:31:34 PM
Who bought it?
Title: Re: STD-1!!!!
Post by: Harley Hexxe on June 06, 2017, 07:29:32 AM
It wasn't me.  :dunno:

   I have plenty of tapped delays in my Lexicons and my Eventide, so I just couldn't justify it.
Title: Re: STD-1!!!!
Post by: MarshallJMP on June 06, 2017, 03:03:05 PM
The STD is actually something special.

Here's a review   http://www.retrosynth.com/~analoguediehard/studio/effects/ada_std-1/


6 analog BBD chorus voices (extremely rare! the last time I saw a multi-tapped BBD pedal was in some obscure pedal reverb from the early 80s)


•huge sweep range for the chorus voices -- most analog pedals only go up to about ~15 ms max (20 if you're lucky); this one reaches up to 55 ms, with shorter voices "filling in" all the "gaps" in the intermediate ranges if you want


•each of the 6 mod delay taps can be activated individually, and panned left or right separately


•secondary modulation can be added to the main sweep, using the SWEEP MOD feature (I think this is similar to how the Eventide Modfactor works--"modulating the modulation")


•most uniquely among analog rack choruses, this is the only one I know of that allows you to set it up as a true stereo chorus or a wet/dry chorus--so you can make it sound more like a thick, multivoice chorus (1210/DimD/TSC/etc.) OR a Boss CE-1/5/CE-2W/MXR M234/etc. John Petrucci-style 7 ms static wet/dry split is also possible here.


•flanging is possible too--and you can select Taps #1, 3, or 6 to be the feedback taps (all are in different "time ranges," so you get radically different sounds based on just which tap # you choose). There's also a high-cut filter there to warm up/"soften" the flanging.


•the SWEEP MOD feature--at the right values--can really add a nice "CE-1" style "jump" in the modulation pattern, or a nice "faux Leslie" kind of feel (on faster speeds)

Title: Re: STD-1!!!!
Post by: Harley Hexxe on June 07, 2017, 04:55:53 AM
Yeah, I see how that works now.

    It's not a tapped delay in the sense of a long delay, 1.3ms-55.5ms, so it basically does chorus and fast flange effects and short reverb reflections.

    I see another one for sale at Tone Merchants for $350.
Title: Re: STD-1!!!!
Post by: MarshallJMP on June 07, 2017, 09:54:17 AM
Yep that's it, lot's of tonal possibility's.
Title: Re: STD-1!!!!
Post by: Harley Hexxe on June 07, 2017, 04:14:06 PM
I'm going to have to pass on it right now.

    I have too many other things on my shopping list at the moment such as:
   

        * RMC Headcases
        * Bass Guitar
        * Roland GR-55