DigiTech 2120 Artist

Multi-Effects Rack Unit

Made by DigiTech

Description Rack mounted effects processor with dual S-DISC II processors and Control one foot controller.
Posted By Hugo One (63)
Directory Equipment: Effects
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Overall Rating: 4.7 (of 5)
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On 6/14/2001, Tyler Hardwick (66) posted:
Overall Rating:
Overall, I am sastisfied with the flexibility, options, and sounds of the 2120. I would definitly buy this unit again. My favorite aspect is the interface. Much nicer than any other rack unit, except maybe the T.C. Electronics G-Force. There is nothing that I don't like about the Digitech.
Model Year: 1999
Price: $0.00 (new)
Where Obtained: Guitar Center
Features:
Contains 12ax7 preamp tubes for more natural sounding distortion. AC powered. Some knobs & buttons included in an easy to use interface. Can be run in mono or stereo.
Sound Quality:
I use a Fender Strat and Gibson Les Paul with it. Everything then goes to a Fender 4x10 Hot Rod Deville. I play all styles of music with it. It's not noisy at all until you're using a lot of gain and no noise gate. The effects are all high quality -- easily taking the place of most of my Boss pedals.
Ease of Use:
Very easy to program. The manual is not very clear, but if you've used other effects units, you'll figure it out quickly. It takes me a while to get good sounds, but I'm a perfectionist.
Durability:
I've used it at least 4 days a week since I got it, and taken it across the country and on many tours. Never had a problem. Most Digitech stuff seems to be well constructed.
On 2/21/2001, Michael McGrath (329) posted:
Overall Rating:
This is a really good piece of gear. If lost or stolen I would get another. I don't know if there is an easier way to make this unit programable but if there is it could use it. If you spend the time you can really make some kick a## settings. Thanks for listening to me babble.
Model Year: 1998
Price: $460.00
Where Obtained: used
Features:
This unit is very easy to activate, yet difficult to master. Kinda reminds me of the game othello "a minute to learn, a lifetime to master". This pre-amp processor contains a 12ax7 and dual s-disc processors. This is basically the brain in the Johnson Millenium amps.
Sound Quality:
I have been using this unit direct & with my Mesa Boogie amps. It is well suited for every style. It has almost limitless combinations of effects & sounds. It is not a noisy unit beleive it or not. The advantage of the dual S-disc processors is it allows for more options when setting the program parameters.
Ease of Use:
I can't give this a great rating here. This unit requires a lot of effort to maximize its potential. You do not need an engineering degree but you have to work hard.
Durability:
Solid - steel chasis, easy to use interface. I would gig without a backup.
On 3/16/2000, Hugo One (63) posted:
Overall Rating:
Excellent processor for the price. Effect are above and beyond those of effects pedals like the RP series.
Model Year: 1999
Price: $900.00 (new)
Where Obtained: www.zzounds.com
Features:
Has all the effects you would ever want or need. Excellent reverb, chorus, delay, pitchshifting, distrotion, and wah/wammy effects. Graphical display with built in tuner. Totally programable.
Sound Quality:
Effects are clean and clear and sound faithfull to their analog counterparts.
Ease of Use:
So easy a child could use it. Manual is very thorough
Durability:
No problems yet.