EV-2 reviews?

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  1. kruzty

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    I just got my EV-2 today. I decided to try it as an audio pedal, first. I'm not sure what's going on with it, but I get audible noise in around the last 15% of the pedal travel. It is only when increasing the volume. I've tried it with different cables and without any input at all with the same results.

    It has a nice, compact size and a good feel, but it's not usable as an audio pedal in this state. I'll have to contact support to see if there is an issue with mine.
     
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    What kind of noise are you getting? What does it sound like?
     
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    Mine arrived. They are exactly what I was hoping for! The feel of the EV-1 in a smaller package. I can fit two of them in my Kontroller bag where only one EV-1 would fit.

    Size comparison with EV-1 and Mission EP1:

     
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    Almost a "zipper," but it's pretty short. It starts at about 85%, then it stops about 95%.
     
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    Do you hear the noise in your speaker, or from somewhere else?
     
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    Yes, it is an audible sound through the speaker. In this particular setup: guitar -> EV-2 -> AX8 -> CLR. To trouble shoot, I unplugged the guitar cable going into the EV-2, so with only EV-2 -> AX8 -> CLR, I could hear the same audio noise through the CLR.
     
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    Did you also have it running as an expression pedal at the same time? Sometimes you can get a midi loop and that creates a zipper noise....
     
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    No, I had only one cable attached to the EV-2 - from its output jack to AX8 input. The AX8 was connected via USB to a computer, but I don't know why that would affect the audio signal. However, when I have time this evening I will connect it to a completely different amp and verify that the EV-2 is the only common involved in producing the noise.
     
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    Strange indeed that you would get sound from a volume pedal when it has no input connection.
     
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    @iaresee pic above says it all... much smaller than the EV-1, even smaller than the Mission, and surprisingly it doesn't feel too small under my size 10.5 EE foot. The movement is smooth and feels to have a touch more travel than the Mission. I think it'll be the perfect small companion for my AX-8 bag.
     
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    Nice! Hoping to get one to play with soon too... really liking the idea of having a couple on the board instead of one EV1 (I think I can fit them vertically on the temple). Let's see!
     
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    Mega thanks to the lovely folks over at G66 who got this out to me super fast. Looking forward to working out a groovy GloRiser for this little bad boy really soon [​IMG]:)

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    What's the sweep like @ZenRigs Man? For things like a Whammy and being accurate enough to leave at a cocked wah setting or to sweep gain on a drive (say middle of the sweep)?
     
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    Hi! I think it's great - I don't use it for Wah, but for all other expression duties, it will likely replace my main EV-1 on my board, which gives me space to cram more toys on the board!

    It's a lovely pedal - great sweep and feels solid and tension is perfect - stays where you put it and feels nice underfoot.
     
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    Thank you, mate!
     
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