emt 240 gold foil vs akg bx20

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emt 240 gold foil vs akg bx20

Post by blixton » Wed Feb 28, 2007 7:33 pm

Seems to me these two reverbs might have a similar sound. Anyone heard both? What are the differences? Which would you consider better?. Oh, and the akg bx10's are going for over 2k on evilbay now. Thats crazy

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Post by RefD » Wed Feb 28, 2007 8:43 pm

i thought foil was supposed to sound a bit like plate?

i know the AKG BX series are all springs and more than a few ppl like them.
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Post by MechaGodzilla » Wed Feb 28, 2007 10:31 pm

I've used 'em both a couple of times - The AKG spring sounded fantastic - real lush and smooth, and it sat great in a mix. The 240 foil... eh, not as impressed with. It was nice, sure, but it didn't really blow me away or anything.

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Post by joel hamilton » Thu Mar 01, 2007 5:53 am

that is like comparing an aston martin to a dodge charger.

Both are totally cool but for very different reasons.

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Re: emt 240 gold foil vs akg bx20

Post by Recycled_Brains » Thu Mar 01, 2007 6:11 am

blixton wrote:Seems to me these two reverbs might have a similar sound. Anyone heard both? What are the differences? Which would you consider better?. Oh, and the akg bx10's are going for over 2k on evilbay now. Thats crazy
2K!? jeezum christ. i used to see them around for like 4-500. great sounding unit. it was the first analog verb i ever used when i was in school.

what's the difference between the bx10 and the bx20?

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Post by nick_a » Thu Mar 01, 2007 3:47 pm

the bx10 is a tabletop box-type unit. The bx20, of which i have one, is about 4 1/2' tall and sits on the floor. different reverb times.

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