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Seymour Duncan Deja Vu Tap Delay Demo

PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he stops by the Seymour Duncan booth. In this clip, we our first chance to see and one of SD's newest pedals, the Deja Vu Tap Delay pedal. It includes the standard wet/dry blend control and the required delay time adjustment and offers the unique feature of an an analog/digital blend control, to achieve any desired level of balance between the warmth of a real Bucket Brigade delay and the squeaky clean sound of a microprocessor-based digital delay.



PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at NAMM '09 where he stops by the Seymour Duncan booth. In this clip, we our first chance to see and one of SD's newest pedals, the Deja Vu Tap Delay pedal. It includes the standard wet/dry blend control and the required delay time adjustment and offers the unique feature of an an analog/digital blend control, to achieve any desired level of balance between the warmth of a real Bucket Brigade delay and the squeaky clean sound of a microprocessor-based digital delay.
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Photo by Jo Chattman

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