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Walrus Audio ARP-87 Multi-Function Delay

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The ARP-87 is a compact, feature-rich delay, packed with a large palette of inspirational delay tones. Featuring four main algorithms, digital, analog, lo-fi, and slap back, the ARP-87 can cover some serious ground in the world of echoes. The Digital algorithm boasts pristine, crystal clear repeats great for rhythmic riffs. The Analog setting works well to add warmth and dimension to chords and lines without getting in the way. The Lo-Fi algorithm, with its adjustable frequency range on the repeats, goes from warm, warped, and murky, to strait AM radio. Finally, the Slap setting makes it easy to dial in a great slap back echo perfect for smoking chicken pickin' runs. With other features like our smart bypass switching, and momentary knob ramp, the ARP-87 provides endless creative opportunities that are waiting to be explored.

Features:
• The X knob changes functions depending on which Algorithm you are using. It adjusts a specific parameter in each algorithm. In Digital, Analog, and Slap modes, the knob will control modulation depth. In Lo-fi mode, the knob will control Filter width. Note that when changing delay types this loads a whole new algorithm and the tempo must be tapped in again.

• Trails Mode: The ARP-87 can be run in trails or no trails mode. In trails mode, when you turn the pedal off, the delay trails die off naturally. In no trails mode, the delay trails are abruptly cut off when you turn the pedal off. To toggle between either mode, hold down the bypass switch for 1 second while applying power to the pedal. Unplug power and repeat to toggle to the other mode.

• Momentary Functions: When the switch is in off position, press and hold the Bypass Switch to temporarily activate the effect to add a moment of delay texture. Releasing the switch turns the effect off. When the effect is on, press and hold the bypass switch to momentarily ramp the X parameter to maximum. Releasing the switch sets the X parameter back to the knob location. Press and hold the Tap Switch to temporarily ramp the feedback to maximum. Release to set the feedback back to the knob location.

• Frosted Charcoal finish with cream and seafoam ink, featuring original artwork by Chris Castro of a lone ship traveling through the ARP-87 Galaxies.

Specifications:
• Size: 4.77" x 2.6" x 1.39".
• Power requirements: 9VDC (100mA minimum) The use of an isolated power supply is recommended for powering all Walrus Audio Pedals. Daisy chain power supplies are not recommended.

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Closest StorePickering, Ontario
My favourite delay pedal I've played due to the ease of dialling in the delay you want, and the actual tone quality of the delay. By far my favourite slapback, and lo-fi delays. Also I find most modulated delays sound like crap, but not this one! It can be very subtle or in your face. Only thing id like out of it is a reverse delay. (there's also a hidden algorithm to try and find by playing with the knobs and buttons) Little trick: if you put it on the slapback or analogue setting, put the repeats as fast as possible (easier to do on slapback, but sounds better on analogue), and bring down the number of repeats as low as possible, you get a very lush warbly chorus sound
Posted by Andrew on Sep 22, 2018
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Replaced my eventide.1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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the Arp-87 is an excellent sounding delay, that you don't have to fight with to get a great sound out of. I purchased it to replace my eventide time-factor because I wanted to downsize my board, while it lacks the banks of presets and some of the customization, it makes up for it with being intuitive, and having an easier to use interface- i can realistically set this on the fly, where the eventide basically needs to be preset per song. It's an awesome upgrade from a dd6 or dd7 to have a dedicated tap button in the same footprint, and a has the sound you get with a high end digital box without the footprint. My only slight complaint is that i wish it was a slightly wider pedal- if it had a slightly bigger footprint like an old ehx or a t-rex pedal it would be a bit easier too use when set up on a tight board.
Posted by Timothy on Sep 30, 2017
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