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 #47022  by BOUKINATOR
 Tue Aug 05, 2008 1:22 pm
sorry to start another new thread on this subject but there's so much info out there I needed to freshen things up

short answers are fine... what do you consider the best auto-wah/envelope filter that retails NEW for less than $200 for getting a good Jerry tone (i.e. Shakedown, Estimated)

right now the EH Q-Tron Plus is at the top of my list
second place is the MXR M-120 Auto Q

HELP! :D

 #47025  by Tennessee Jedi
 Tue Aug 05, 2008 1:36 pm
http://www.antelopefx.com/
Probably more than $200 - but with a name like "Shakedown" it could be cool...
I have a mini or micro Qtron - I like it.Works.Small on the pedal board.Have heard they bust but mine is fine after a few beers ...
Blows the Boss Auto-Wah away.Yuck.
There is a Boss T-Wah Ive heard of that is good- E-Bay ?
Of course there is always the Emma which is popular in Chicago - I think new they are over $200
:D :D :D :D

 #47026  by pappypgh
 Tue Aug 05, 2008 2:18 pm
The EH Q-Tron is about $160. Electronically, it is the same thing as a Mu-Tron III. Designed by the same guy and sells for about 1/2 the price. Best bang for the buck and you can mimic Jerry's 'Estimated' or 'Shakedown' tone - from ANY year - if you know how to work it to a 'T'. PLUS, you can invert it, just like the Mu-Tron III, and get that sound from the '77 'Dancin' in the Streets'. Sickleberry....

:cool: :cool: :cool:

 #47028  by strumminsix
 Tue Aug 05, 2008 2:50 pm
Bouk Translated:
I didn't want to read 4 pages on Envelope filters

 #47033  by pappypgh
 Tue Aug 05, 2008 5:05 pm
strumminsix wrote:Bouk Translated:
I didn't want to read 4 pages on Envelope filters
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

 #47034  by Dozin
 Tue Aug 05, 2008 5:16 pm
Tennessee Jedi wrote:http://www.antelopefx.com/
Probably more than $200 - but with a name like "Shakedown" it could be cool...
Who is this guy, Waldo? :lol:
Dark Star, Morning Dew, Shakedown and lovelight pedal, interesting.

I like the AF-9 wah or haw

 #47055  by warrenMFKNhaynes
 Tue Aug 05, 2008 10:45 pm
so what exactly is an Envelope Filter :?: Is that something separate from the wah? and what happened to the MU-Tron III, i can't find one anywhere.

 #47060  by Rev_Roach
 Wed Aug 06, 2008 7:25 am
i <3 Emma DiscomBOBulator.


thanks to whoever raved about it in the past and impacted my purchase.

 #47061  by strumminsix
 Wed Aug 06, 2008 7:48 am
Rev_Roach wrote:i <3 Emma DiscomBOBulator.


thanks to whoever raved about it in the past and impacted my purchase.
It might have been me but I only bought mine cuz the cats on TGP (The Gear Page) raved about it for so long!

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

 #47064  by Tennessee Jedi
 Wed Aug 06, 2008 8:15 am
I wish I had the funds last month or I would have got one of those Emma's from Pete.B.
I'm dying to check one out.
:smile:

 #47068  by SpaceYrface43
 Wed Aug 06, 2008 9:07 am
i have to EH Q-tron plus and i really like the sounds i get out of it. You can come really close to the Mutron III sounds with this pedal hope this helps. Never hurts to stop by your local dealer and try a few of them out that way you can't go wrong.

 #47069  by Pete B.
 Wed Aug 06, 2008 9:27 am
There doesn't seem to be a shortage of MuTron III's on Ebay the last 6 months or so.
Gotta love the Mu!

 #47262  by warrenMFKNhaynes
 Fri Aug 08, 2008 5:36 pm
warrenMFKNhaynes wrote:so what exactly is an Envelope Filter :?: Is that something separate from the wah? and what happened to the MU-Tron III, i can't find one anywhere.

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 #47270  by Dozin
 Sat Aug 09, 2008 4:16 am
They're same thing. The manufacture of the effect calls it what they want.

A typical auto-wah circuit uses an envelope follower to produce a voltage representing the overall volume of the input. This signal is then used to sweep the cutoff frequency of a filter. The filter usually has a low pass or bandpass response.