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So i'm in love with octave fuzz right now, it rules my life. But i was wondering if there was a pedal that does a smooth OD & Octave in the push of a button.
It would be fucking killer to use in some of my more chilled out jams where i need a low key lead, and not a rippin' screamin' octavia/blue box sort of thing. and the Destructo Noctavia is out of the question
I run my OD pedal through a some boss digital octave petal i got in highschool, but the digitalness makes it all glitchy
Octaves are notoriously difficult to achieve in analogue, digital proccessors are usually the best answer, even if they are glitchy, analogue will be too especially if you intend to try and use chords...
The Best reasonably priced pedal for octaves is probably the Micro Pog (Obviously you'd have to combine it with your own overdrive) but once again thats going down the DSP route but it isn't glitchy at all in my experience.
Then theres tim escobedos OctUp! could be a good add on for standalone circuits theres also the Ampeg Scrambler (maybe a little to full on) or the bobtavia & neooctavia which are probably the best 2 options (samples here) http://www.home-wrecker.com/salvo.html
The Green Ringer is more of a Ring Modulatorish Octave in my experience, less of an straight out Octave also it's more useful for up higher on the neck rather than the whole spectrum of the guitar (It sounds a bit like the Zvex Johnny Octave) none the less a good pedal and a simple build, definitley an option.
You wont find an unsynthy, simple Octave down DIY Project to be honest, BOSS OC-2, PAIA Rocktave Divider or The multiplexer are your best bet, or of course the POG which is great but a bit expensive.
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Clean Octave.. Won't happen with DIY i'm afraid, i'm currently working on some designs and it's gunna be a long process and a huge build but analogue octave being fuzzy and glitchy is just the nature of it, you really have to go DSP to get clean octave.