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All-in-one guitar effects extravaganza.

The Nova System is the complete, floor-based effects solution for the dedicated guitar player who knows quality when he sees it. Its unique inclusion of an all-analog programmable distortion/overdrive section under preset and expression control makes it the perfect choice whether you want to trim down your rack setup, step up from your pedal patchwork or simply just want the ultimate combination of operational simplicity and audio superiority.

Add to this an array of effects taken straight from the king of floor-based multi-effect processors; G-System and you have top-notch compression, EQ, noise gate, modulation, pitch, delay and reverb right at your feet. All you need is a guitar and an amp and you're good to go — first class.

Genuine, Analog Drive Circuit

What makes Nova System so remarkably different is the NDT - Nova Drive Technology - a unique drive and distortion circuit that gets you the best of both worlds: World-class analog distortion and overdrive with digital control. This is the real deal — no modeling. While the NDT is 100 percent analog and physically separated from the digital effects, its control potmeters are digital. This way you can tweak, store and recall as many drive settings as you want - you can even hook up an expression pedal and control the amount of distortion in real-time. Its wide gain range covers your every need from light breakup to heavy distortion.

Top-notch Effects

Equipped with TC branded quality effects from delays and reverbs to compressor, EQ and modulation, the TC Electronic Nova System is the obvious all-in-one effect processor for any guitarist who wants setup simplicity without sacrificing tonal fidelity. All neatly programmable and storable in 60 user presets. Its 30 factory presets give you a demonstration of just what the Nova System provides; great sound quality and an immense versatility of effects combinations — all designed to get you started right out of the box.

TC Electronic Nova System Guitar Multi Effects Pedal Features:

  • NDT - Nova Drive Technology: All-analog programmable overdrive and distortion circuit under preset and expression control.
    6 effect blocks taken straight from G-System: Compression, EQ + Noise Gate, Modulation, Pitch, Delay, Reverb
    30 factory and 60 user presets
    Two footswitch layouts: preset and pedal
    Hi-Z and balanced input + balanced stereo outputs
    Optional G-Switch for added control




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  • Absolutely Awesome!

    As reviewed by Ray-Ray on 7/23/2010

    This is an absolutely wonderful multi effects unit! For the price, I promise you will not find anything like it. If you are a fan of T.C.'s delays, reverbs and mods than you will love this unit. Controlling the unit is super easy, and saving presets is a snap. If you are worried about tonal integrity...stop. When I plugged in and ran it in front of my set up it didn?t compromise my tone. Whether I was using a Les Paul, Music Man, or an RG series, the Nova kept all of their unique sounds intact. The drive channel is not as disappointing as I first feared. I use it pretty often. It?s not like running into an all tube 100 watt head, but it?s analog and you can get some good solid tones out of it. I?ve done some commercial work with the drive and some other players couldn?t believe it. The Nova System has convinced me to purchase the G-System too. If you can get the Nova System do so, you won?t be disappointed. Keep the music going!

    11 of 11 people found this review helpful.
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  • TC Nova Systems

    As reviewed by Steve on 6/6/2010

    I play guitar, bass, and two types of Chapman Sticks. What I don't want are effects for each one, I also use acoustic guitar amps to play everything through. I've used multi-effects from Boss, Line6, Digitech all of which I've found to be overloaded to the point that dialing in what I need often takes too long, and the layout of the control pedals always seems to lack what I need. The Nova Systems is a "barebone" setup with the basic stompbox effects with a button for each. It doesn't have everything the "other guys" have, but has everything I need with a high quality sound and easy operation. Works fantastic with all my instruments. I've been playing with other people more often, requiring me to be able to adjust to different styles. With the Nova I don't have to scroll through amp cabinets and a lot of other items I never use, and no one waits on me anymore when I need to find a new sound. There is a delay when switching presets, however that's a non-issue for me as I can conveniently switch on and off individual effects that I use. Have not tried it, but TC has a "G-Switch" that can be plugged in for switching presets faster.

    9 of 9 people found this review helpful.
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  • Great worship tool!

    As reviewed by Joe on 7/9/2010

    I have been playing with this tool for about a month now and it keeps blowing me away. The Nova system is very flexable and has a great tone. The analog drive circuit is what really drew me to the Nova system and I assure you it does not dissapoint. The drive spectrum is so vas it makes the system appeal to all types of players. The quality of the effect sounds are far beyond what I expected, and I would and have recommended this to other players. Thank you TC!

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful.
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