I used one of these years ago when I did live shows, I am a sound man. It worked great then and it works great now. Very easy to tweak the effect you want and. Multi-Effects unit. This is the original and not the remake model. From the Alesis manual:Born from the original Alesis MICROVERB and MICROVERB II, the. They said it couldn’t be done – yet Alesis’ Microverb III incorporates improvements over its predecessors while retaining its “budget” status. WHEN YOU THINK.

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The minimum purchase order quantity for the product is 1. These include reverb programs, 96 delay programs, and 16 special effects programs, as well as high and low frequency equalization. Previous article in this issue: Carrying the torch in this exciting new field, the Microverb III comes equipped with no less than seven of them – for control of Input, Mix and Output, Low and High EQ, and for selecting the effects program itself. I genuinely thought knob twiddling had vanished for good.

Now in its third revision, the popular Microvebr has attained full rackmount status and boasts an incredible effects programs. Perhaps we’re on the verge of a new era in technology.

A total of 16 different effects for each reverb type are available, arranged, for the most part, in ascending order of reverberation time. In this respect, I found the Microvreb III an excellent workhorse that provided an extensive range of sounds which worked well both with vocals and instruments.

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In fact, using the delay effects, I created a repeated signal so different from alesiw original it sounded like another instrument altogether. Basically, all the most popular reverb types are catered for, and alongside Small, Medium and Large Alesiis, we find settings for Medium and Large Halls as well as Chambers, Plates, Gated and Reverse effects.

A pair of audio input jacks the left doubling as a mono ina slesis of output jacks, a Defeat bypass jack for the connection of footswitch and a power socket for a 9v AC adaptor – and that’s it. Gear in this article: And with more and more models competing for whatever gaps are still left in the market, the pressure on manufacturers has grown in intensity and the need to come up with a best-selling design has taken on a new urgency.


ONE OF THE great things about reviewing the original Microverbs was that with only 16 programs, it was quite feasible to run through each one and describe the quality of the effect. The amazing thing is, including just a few of these controls eliminates the need for any sort of display: They said it couldn’t be done – yet Alesis’ Microverb III incorporates improvements over its predecessors while retaining its “budget” status.

The Alesis Story Established inAlesis was founded on innovative semi-conductor chip technology and award winning industrial designs that allowed entry level musicians and recording artists to afford professional studio recording products that were never affordable before. In addition, there are settings for Short, Medium and Long Delay effects, for Medium and Long Regenerative Delay effects and for Multitap and other “FX” – again, with 16 different varieties of each arranged in ascending order of delay time.

Music Technology – Mar With to wade through, however, I’m sure I’ll be forgiven for not offering a blow-by-blow account of individual effects. WAV samples for optimal flexibility. What more could anyone reasonably ask?

User Reviews for Alesis Microverb III at Harmony Central

Though the inclusion of EQ controls on a reverb unit is by no means new, having two separate controls dedicated to the job does seem to open it up as a means of tailoring a particular effect to your needs.

No longer is it possible to characterise an entire processor as being “ringy” or “woolly”. For those not familiar with the idea let me explain that this form of control involves gripping a round plastic “knob” which protrudes from the front panel, and turning it either in a clockwise or anticlockwise direction. This new technology allowed any artist or musician to record studio-quality sound. The Alesis Crimson II kit is a nine-piece electronic drum kit featuring exclusive Alesis knit pads that provide the perfect feel and expression.

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Fancy a longer reverb time? For the most part, I found the effects comparable to those on units costing two and three times as mcroverb though of course, on the Microverb, they are only available individually.

It takes more than just designing, manufacturing and selling digital, analo. You might expect a budget reverb unit to be fairly simple in operation, but the kind of simplicity we’re talking about here is one which doesn’t compromise overall performance and ultimately makes this such an attractive machine.


This was particularly interesting when creating rhythmic effects in conjunction with a drum machine. Alesis is committed to delivering the most innovative and inspiring professional audio gear for musicians, producers and engineers of all levels. Not only that but you can actually adjust more than one knob at a time, making it possible to listen to the effect of two parameters interacting with microvedb other.

But it also has a whole range of other reverb types to choose from, and to refer to them as anything other than stunning would be to admit to having become blase about reverb effects in general. However, its extensive range of reverb and delay effects have been chosen to offset this rather rigid format and make this a machine of potential interest to both first-time processor buyers and those looking to complement an existing unit.

If you’re enjoying the site, please consider supporting me to help build this archive Please include your email address if you want to be contacted regarding your note. As of now the answer is stereo programs including delay, multitap and micorverb effects, individual low- and high-frequency EQ, a standard 1U-high rackmount box and a price which will still leave you with change from two hundred small round bronze ones.

Alesis Microverb III 16 Bit Digital Reverb and Delay

Following Midiverb’s talents, Alesis has made progress in studio-grade drum machines HR and SR as well as in synthesizers, studio monitors and mixing consoles. The experiences may vary. Searchable archive of old, out-of-print music production alesiss.

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Generally speaking, it’s the more exotic multi-effects which require switching in and out, and this tends to obviate the need for MIDI on a unit like the Microverb III. Both have to provide value for money – but this is usually much easier for the public to identify in budget equipment.

Black woven skins tightly woven Robust You can send us a note about this article, or let us know of a problem – select the type from the menu above. And although the Microverb III is eclipsed by most other rack-mounted effects units in microgerb of onboard facilities, its aoesis cannot be judged to be anything but professional.