Zoom 505 Reviews
I have been using this since the beginning of the year. The more I get used to it, there is nothing I really don't like about it. I am actually more of a purist, plugging straight from the guitar to the amp. But this unit just makes me such a "tonal chameleon," I have so many options for changing my sound depending on the song, it'... [read more on Audiofanzine]Heavyspender rated this unit on 2008-04-23.
For any intermediate pedal wanting a different distortion and some effects all in one i'd recomend this pedal. Anyone in a band don't buy this pedal if you plan on some serious playing. [read more on Audiofanzine]Andrew Edwards rated this unit on 2003-05-30.
Buy it! I kid you not it is the single most useful effect i have ever owned. With it i have learned more about effects for the guitar than i could ever have from some book. [read more on Audiofanzine]Joe Torrres / REIGN rated this unit on 2001-12-05.
For its price and for beginner in playing guitar it is a perfect unit. [read more on Audiofanzine]Voland rated this unit on 2001-07-04.
To sum it up: big bang for very little bucks. If you just like to goof around in your basement and annoy your wife with your guitar; this Zoom's for you. It will provide a variety of sounds so you can sound like everything Eric Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan to Joe Satriani; provided you can play like them! [read more on Audiofanzine]Greg S. rated this unit on 2001-06-27.
All in all, the zoom 505 lives up to its press. It's inexpensive, and has proven itself to be both durable, and versatile. For the price I believe the zoom 505 is the best value in a multi-effects processor. [read more on Audiofanzine]Beest rated this unit on 2001-06-27.
Dont but this pedal if you plan on using it with a band, bottom line. If you just began playing guitar or you dont have a band, go for it. You can get some really great sounds from it. Great to experiment with. If you are in a band and think this pedal will work in a band situation, you are dead wrong (unless you are using one effect all through... [read more on Audiofanzine]Ron Harris rated this unit on 2001-06-27.
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