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Line 6 DL4 Delay Guitar Effects Pedal  

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The Line 6 DL4 Delay Stompbox Modeler is the first stompbox to give you digitally modeled effects. Includes 16 vintage delay and echo effects including Tube Echoplex, Space Echo, Deluxe Memory Man, An... Click To Read More About This Product

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The Line 6 DL4 Delay Stompbox Modeler is the first stompbox to give you digitally modeled effects. Includes 16 vintage delay and echo effects including Tube Echoplex, Space Echo, Deluxe Memory Man, Analog Delay, Reverse, and many more. It also provides for 3 programmable presets and an onboard Tap Tempo control, 14 seconds of sample-loop memory, true bypass switching, an expression-pedal input for realtime control of all effects settings, and stereo inputs and outputs. Runs for up to 30 hours on four "C" batteries or with the optional PX-2G power adaptor.
Add the optional EX-1 Expression Pedal to your Line 6 gear to modify the length of your delay time as you play.

Features
  • 16 vintage delay and echo effects including Tube Echoplex, Space Echo, Deluxe Memory Man, and more
  • Provides for 3 programmable presets
  • Tap tempo control
  • 14 seconds of sample-loop memory
  • True bypass switching
  • Expression pedal input
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Line 6DL4 Delay Guitar Effects Pedal
 
4.6

(based on 35 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

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67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Excellent sound quality (3)

Cons

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Best delay pedal on the market.

I've played with other delay pedals including, the boss dd-3,dd-6 and giga delay and hands down the DL4 is much better! Apparently I've read some reviews that it breaks easily,...Read complete review

I've played with other delay pedals including, the boss dd-3,dd-6 and giga delay and hands down the DL4 is much better! Apparently I've read some reviews that it breaks easily, well I've had no problem the last 2 years and I bought it used on ebay to a guy that was gigging with it heavily! Thats almost 5 years of heavy abuse, I'd say its pretty reliable. The delays are incredible, those that say they all sound the same well, you need you read and play with it a bit more. You can get U2 sounds, Angels & Airwaves, great lead delays, and I LOVE the auto-volume swell that sounds like a stringed orchastra! The loop sampler function is worth the value of the pedal itself.. I create loops and then just record them raw into garageband to save them for later! I've gotten endless compliments on my unique style that this pedal gives me. GET IT!

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Great but NOT

I have owned this pedal for about 7 months now. Don't get me wrong I absolutely LOVE this pedal. It produced incredible delays and I love them. However, there is a major problem...Read complete review

I have owned this pedal for about 7 months now. Don't get me wrong I absolutely LOVE this pedal. It produced incredible delays and I love them. However, there is a major problem that I have heard the DL4 commonly has. The problem is electrical issues. I'm on my 2nd electrical problem in the 7 months I have had it. If you do buy this pedal I HIGHLY recommend getting the Guitar Center Pro-coverage with it. I made the mistake of buying the DL4 and not getting the pro coverage and really regret it. The Line 6 warranty is a 1-year parts and labor, and they can be a pain to deal with. AND to get it fixed you have to take it to a place certified to repair the DL4. Guitar Center can't do it. Another reason to get the pro coverage. I hope this helps out many of you in your decision making. Again, it is a great pedal, but the electrical problems suck and I would recommend getting the pro-coverage if you get this pedal.

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(31 of 38 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great Pedal

By Kurt DeMarra

from Lancaster, PA

Comments about Line 6 DL4 Delay Guitar Effects Pedal:

I picked up this pedal not to long ago and quickly fell in love. Anything you could ever want in a delay pedal is all here. The built in loop station lets you play a riff, and then loop another riff over that. Once you record a loop, you can stop it and start it whenever. Also play your loops at half speed and backwards. You can store four presets which you can get to very easily. Turn the repeat all the way up and really start having fun making some crazy feedback sounds.

(18 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

everyone's got one for a reason

By heart_haircut

from STL

Comments about Line 6 DL4 Delay Guitar Effects Pedal:

Like others before me have already stated, this is simply an essential part of every rig. You wouldn't play without a tuner right? Well, that's kinda how this thing fits in. Great delay(s) and impressive convenient little looper. The thing that is crazy, is that some sounds you can get out of this thing, I wouldn't normally think of as "delay"...small notes suddenly exploding to life, nasty rolls and sweet sweeps. 4.0 on quality because the knobs can get a little loose in their motion...stop reading this...BUY IT!

(18 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best delay pedal on the market.

By Matt Murray

from Windsor, ON, Canada

Comments about Line 6 DL4 Delay Guitar Effects Pedal:

I've played with other delay pedals including, the boss dd-3,dd-6 and giga delay and hands down the DL4 is much better! Apparently I've read some reviews that it breaks easily, well I've had no problem the last 2 years and I bought it used on ebay to a guy that was gigging with it heavily! Thats almost 5 years of heavy abuse, I'd say its pretty reliable. The delays are incredible, those that say they all sound the same well, you need you read and play with it a bit more. You can get U2 sounds, Angels & Airwaves, great lead delays, and I LOVE the auto-volume swell that sounds like a stringed orchastra! The loop sampler function is worth the value of the pedal itself.. I create loops and then just record them raw into garageband to save them for later! I've gotten endless compliments on my unique style that this pedal gives me. GET IT!

(14 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Covers a full scope of delays

By don't_go_on_me

from Mankato, MN

Comments about Line 6 DL4 Delay Guitar Effects Pedal:

The Line 6 DL-4 covers all the bases as far as delays are concerned. Everything from slapback shower delays to analog oscilation is here. I found that there were only a few delays that I ever used, but that's just my personal preference. There's something for everyone, no doubt. I bought this mainly for it's versatility...being able to choose between preset delays is something every delay-using musician dreams of. The tap-tempo feature also makes it very easy to adjust on the fly and is a very useful feature. My main interest in this pedal was how true the analog modeling was. Surprisingly, it's not bad. Of course, it's not nearly as warm as a Boss Dm-2, but it does a decent job of giving a warmer tone than a normal digital delay would. The main aspect this pedal lacks however is dependability. Some people hate the dependability of Line 6 pedals, and other people I know have not had a problem. The chasis is plastic as are many of the parts. It does seem a bit fragile and needs more care than a normal stompbox would. I also noticed a very slight volume drop when engaged. Overall, it's a fine pedal with a ton of options. The looper is a fantastic aspect of this pedal and is a lot of fun. Just the dependability, volume drop and lack of true analog tone are it's downfalls.

(12 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

simply awesome

By bryanonbass

from dover, nj

Comments about Line 6 DL4 Delay Guitar Effects Pedal:

this delay pedal packs so much into it that it is well worth the price tag, and then some. I use this for guitar in a hard rock band and for bass in a variety of settings. The sounds are great and very close to the originals that they are emulating. Of course they will not be exact, but it won't really matter. You won't have the headache associated with alot of the vintage tape delays, etc. The tap function is key to getting the sound to work in time with what you are doing and having 3 user preset sounds is great to just setup and play. My only complaint is that to really understand this pedal you have to carry the manual around, because there are so many settings for each model that it is almost impossible to remember what everything does. That being said, if you just want to turn knobs until you hear something you like without knowing what you are adjusting, well that works too. Out of the dozens of pedals I have owned, this one will always be in my pedal board. Highly recommended

(11 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Delayed reaction...

By Xprmental1

from Seattle, WA

Comments about Line 6 DL4 Delay Guitar Effects Pedal:

I owned this unit for almost 6 months before I really dug in and played with it. I love it. I play experimental music with a metal, hardcore guitar edge and this modeler is perfect for any occasion. The loop sampler feature is amazing, you can loop a guitar/bass phrase the slow it to half speed, play it backward, or both! Just that feature alone is worth 1/3rd the cost of the pedal itself. The other delay settings are clear as a bell and sound really nice. This is a perfect compliment to synthetic beats layered over with heavily effected guitars and samples. I feel Line 6 should add an LCD backlit screen though, instead of so many knobs. This unit has been around for a while and is still kind of expensive for what it is, also. Minor gripes though, I have never had a problem with Line 6 gear and I own a bunch! If you seek the ultimate delay machine, the DL4 is your next toy! Experimentalists will love it and home recording junkies will rejoice!

(6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

The only delay pedal you'll ever need

By Jimlet

from East Bay, CA

Comments about Line 6 DL4 Delay Guitar Effects Pedal:

ALthough I used effects often in the past, I found that many of the sounds were quickly outdated, and not subtle enough to really be useful. After seeing artists like Bruce Cockburn and Even Johansen (Magnet)live, however, I looked into the Line 6 DL-4 Delay Modeler. This pedal accurately models numerous delay pedals, many of which are vintage and outrageously expensive--if you could even find them. The sheer range of delay effects you can dial up are staggering. Before owning this pedal, I never really knew what a delay was capapble of doing. Even though I have numerous delay plug-ins for recording guitar, I often opt to record direct with the DL-4 as it has many styles of delay that outperform the plug-ins. Useful for everything from serious long delays to textures and everything inbetween. You'll instantly love what the DL-4 can do with looping phrases as well--it's been a great way to compose and create in a way I wouldn't have ever thought of before, plus it's a heck of a lot of fun!

(4 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

get the extended warrenty

By jake

from phoenix

Comments about Line 6 DL4 Delay Guitar Effects Pedal:

i got it and didn't use anything but the loop for like six months. once i went to program delays i found that mine didn't program anything at all. luckily i bought product guarantee. i might try getting a new one because ppl who have ones that work rite love them. but idk. i wouldn't say this is a quality pedal.

(3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Please Get One

By Music=Life

from Southern California

Comments about Line 6 DL4 Delay Guitar Effects Pedal:

This is themost versital delay on the market, hands down. It has sooo many delay models with an infinite amount of variations. It soulnd great no matter how you use it. I know its not an analog, but its pretty close. Yes, its expensive but its worth it, it does so much more than any other delay on the market. Don't compromise for somthing chaeper, you'll be dissappointed. The only thing I've got against it is that my friend's tap tempo button broke, but I think that was his fault. Bottom line, if you want a great delay pedal, you gotta get the DL-4.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

when you dont have time to put on the tech guy hat

By Ellis

from orange connecticut

Comments about Line 6 DL4 Delay Guitar Effects Pedal:

This pedal is great right out of the box. i didnt have to major in electronics to figure out how to get working with this pedal. what sold me on this pedal was incredible variety of sounds i am able to attain. its a little bulky for my board but i figured for all those different sounds in just one pedal i live with it.

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