Multi-effects processors offer great value and variety for beginners and are compact and portable for the touring pro. We have chosen our four favorite multi-effects processors from Digitech, BOSS and Line 6, which range in price from $99 to about $999 and offer great features for players of all levels.
All of the multi-effects processors we carry come with dozens of different preset effects, as well as the ability to alter and store changes to any of them. All include a mute/floor tuner as well. Things to consider when differentiating between Good, Better and Best multi-effects processor options include whether you will need any or all of the following features…
The Electric Violin Shop staff is always on the lookout for tools, devices and technology that suit the strings player, enhance their performance and expand their expressive palette. Let's face it though--there aren't many purpose-made effects for bowed strings. Therefore, we spend a lot of time testing guitar technology with electric violins in order to be able to find those that work best and offer them in our catalog, hopefully saving electric violinists lots of time and money having to do the same for themselves! We recently dipped our toes into legendary guitar effects maker Electro-Harmonix's catalog of guitar electronics. Electro-Harmonix is a New York-based company that makes high-end electronic audio processors. It is best known for a series of popular guitar effects pedals introduced in the 1970s. The company continues to innovate and makes some really solid, great sounding effects. We found that the following units, all of which we now offer in our catalog, work great with electric bowed strings and fulfill common needs of many strings players: