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Rocktron Utopia Expression Guitar Effects Pedal Silver

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The Rocktron Utopia Expression Pedal is perfect as a guitar volume pedal or as a pedal to control MIDI changes in real time. The Utopia Expression sports the same great look as the other Rocktron Utop... Click To Read More About This Product

Available 02-06-2017 You will not be charged until order ships. Email me when this is in stock.

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The Rocktron Utopia Expression Pedal is perfect as a guitar volume pedal or as a pedal to control MIDI changes in real time. The Utopia Expression sports the same great look as the other Rocktron Utopia multi effects floor units. A professional grade metal pedal and chassis will keep the Utopia Expression pedal going for years to come.

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MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
Pedals - one year warranty.
Rack gear, digital amps, MIDI Mate footcontroller - 3 year warranty.
Rampage amps - 5 year warranty.


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RocktronUtopia Expression Guitar Effects Pedal
 
3.6

(based on 8 reviews)

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1.0

Disappointed Buyer

By Tom

from Dallas TX

Pros

  • Low Cost

Cons

  • Cheap plastic material
  • Poor range
  • Rough Pedal Travel

Best Uses

  • Paper weight

Comments about Rocktron Utopia Expression Guitar Effects Pedal:

I bought this for my G-System and it performs poorly.Really disappointed in the quality of this unit.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Mechanically Rough

By BigKD

from Southeast Amurica

Pros

  • looks cool

Cons

  • Mechanically Rough
  • Pedal Is Crooked

Best Uses

  • Paper weight
  • Volume Pedal

Comments about Rocktron Utopia Expression Guitar Effects Pedal:

This expression pedal has very rough mechanical action. It may not bother you, but personally I don't like the way it feels. Sending this one back :(

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(7 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Good and solid

By tcio

from Michigan

Comments about Rocktron Utopia Expression Guitar Effects Pedal:

I was very disappointed when I got mine. I still think it is far from being smooth as it feels quite rough when pressing the pedal up and down but when you are all plugged in and start playing you seem to not even notice it. As far as calibrating goes I have no idea as this thing has 3 inputs and a pedal that moves up and down. No knobs or adjustments whatsoever so unless you own a TC Electronics G- Major or something your out of luck there as well. I tried everything possible with every piece of gear I had and the thing still reacted way too early to get any smooth resdponse out of it. I started emailing Rocktron but they kept taking a whole day just to answer a simple question so got tired of waiting around for that and took the sides off to see about just going ahead and changing the pot. Don't believe any reviews saying this thing is not build well. I looked inside and man! Other than the plastic sides this thing is built like a tank! VERY well constructed. But as far as taking the pot off you would have to take the whole darn thing apart. Then I remembered a little trick and soldered a 10K resistor in parallel (to the outsides of the pot's lugs) to the potentiometer which then brought it down close to 10K (stock pot is 250K!!!). I absolutely LOVE this thing now. It works sooooooo smooth (although mechanically it is still a little rough to me). It really works like a dream now. The pot lugs are very easy to get to. All you need to do is take the 5 screws out of each side and pull the sides of (7/32 allen wrench).

(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Rocktron Pedal Rocks

By Mathew

from Astoria, NY

Comments about Rocktron Utopia Expression Guitar Effects Pedal:

This is one of the most clean and effective pedals for the offered price. I have had my share of pedals and went through them even faster. Besides its reliability and durability it has clean looks to. It is the total package if you want a pedal that will work around the clock and look good at the same time without taking a steep dip into your wallet.

(11 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Finally

By Bill Peppington

from Atlanta, GA

Comments about Rocktron Utopia Expression Guitar Effects Pedal:

It's about time someone made a decent exp pedal. I've gone through 2 roland exps and a line 6. All three broke. Once this pedal came in I nearly cried. You need an Exp pedal stage worthy? Here it is.

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Utopia expression pedal a winner...

By broon

from Spokane, WA

Comments about Rocktron Utopia Expression Guitar Effects Pedal:

This pedal is actually built of steel as it says and is covered with two plastic sides for better looks. The pedal itself is steel and the pivot hinge is solid steel as well. This pedal is as solid as the BOSS or Ernie Ball volume pedals. One thing to remember when using any Expression pedal is to calibrate it properly. If not you could have the problem one reviewer here had with the pedal running its full range with barely any pedal movement. Also, it is always wise to check the manufacturer's specs for accepted and tested pedals. I love this thing. great looks and all steel (with the plastic side covers over it) and it works well. Also, the insides of the pedal are not open as in the Ernie Ball pedals and others, so components are protected against dust and dirt getting into it as much as the others. I also own two EB pedals and the Utopia pedal is just as good as the the EB pedals and BOSS pedals. These pedals allow you to choose between the low impedance expression pedal output using TRS cable splitter, or as a volume pedal using regular mono patch cables and the higher impedance input/output needed.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Works great with Rocktron All Access

By xrist04

from Dallas, Texas US

Comments about Rocktron Utopia Expression Guitar Effects Pedal:

I have two of these, connected to an All Access. Gigged with them for almost a year, no failures. Smooth action, good feel, good pivot point.

(2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Terrible Range

By TheRealMikeD

from Los Angeles, CA

Comments about Rocktron Utopia Expression Guitar Effects Pedal:

Just got this pedal after a long wait. It was quite a disappointment. My intention was to use it as an expression pedal for my TC G Major 2, but it's virtually unusable. The maximum output is hit with the pedal only halfway down, leaving a very tiny range for you to "express" with. Unless you are unbelievably precise with the smallest of foot movements, you will go from 0 to 127 almost instantly.Further more, while the pictures would lead you to believe that it is a solid chunk of durable metal, it is in fact chrome-colored plastic. I haven't had it long enough to speak to its durability, but it is not nearly as solid as it looks.I didn't realize when I ordered this that you can use any passive volume pedal as an expression pedal with most MIDI setups. I plan on returning this dud and getting some other volume pedal like an Ernie Ball or Dunlop.

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