March 24, 2016

Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 Review

BEHRINGER VINTAGE DELAY VD400
  • Editor Rating

  • Rated 4 stars
  • Excellent


Review Summary:

Are you looking for a delay that produces the sound of analog delay? Are you missing the good old time of the Bucket Brigade Delay sounds? Are you in search of a delay that allows you to control the standard controls of intensity, repeat, and echo? If yes, then the Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 is a perfect delay for you. The Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 provides you the special noise reduction circuit which helps you in listening to the sound of an analog delay without any loss in the sound. The Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 is factory made by using the noise reduction circuit that helps it in producing not only the sound of analog delay but also helps in reducing the loss of the noise.

BEHRINGER VINTAGE DELAY VD400

BEHRINGER VINTAGE DELAY VD400

The Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 is an instrument that is being designed for the customers to experience the true analog delay with a very short range. Also, the vintage delay is used to create the vintage slap-back echo which is almost the same as the boutique analog delay pedal. The vintage delay provides its customers an amazing delay of 300 milliseconds. The vintage delay acts like a snapshot pulled right out of time will make the users reminisces about how much they miss the good old days.

The merchandise is built in a tank like structure and is also made dependable. The delay has an absence of the modulation and hence providing the users modulation free sound. The delay can be accessed at many of the e-commerce sites and various other online shopping sites.

Product Features

BEHRINGER VINTAGE DELAY VD400

BEHRINGER VINTAGE DELAY VD400

The features of Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 are much varied, unique and beneficial. Some of them are explained in details below:

1. Easy to Operate

Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 is a simple, yet a wonderful pedal, which is useful in delivering a correct analog delay and vintage slap-back echo like an exclusively costly designer analog delay pedal. This vintage delay has three standard control knobs, which help the customers to use it more efficiently and with ease. These three standard control knobs are as follows:

  • Repeat Rate: The repeat rate is helpful in doing the work of adjusting the delay.
  • Echo: The echo rate is useful in regulating the level of output to be generated.
  • Intensity: The intensity control is helpful in regulating the number of times of repetition.

These three standard control knobs help the customers to produce more amazing sound and are one of the most recommended and preferable vintage delays.

2. Sound Modulation

Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 is an analog delay producing an instrument which produces warm sound as compared to many other analogs. This adds a feather to its advantage as its sound is very much pleasing to ears. The 300ms delay time is very much accurate and enough for any musician while producing music.

3. Reliability and Durability

Though the vintage delay pedal is made of plastic, it is not only durable but also quite reliable. The vintage delay is factory made of the ABS plastic. This plastic is used to manufacture motorcycle helmets, construction helmets, junction boxes and many other things like these. ABS plastic is also impact resistant. Even the chances of crack to develop on it are way less when you drop it on the floor. The quality of the components used to make the Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 is very high, and so this ensures its users for the long life of the vintage delay.

4. Devoid of Electricity Usage

Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 works on batteries. It runs on 9v battery. This marvelous benefit of the delay makes it free from any electricity usage. This saves the power supply and also helps to reduce the cost as it does not need electricity to produce sound.

5. Noise Reduction Circuit

Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 produces a quite amazing delay of about 300ms. This much delay when produced by an instrument helps the users to have a very pleasing sound to the ears. Also, the noise reduction circuit within the delay keeps the signal clean.

6. Finest Analog

The bright blue LED within the delay tells the user regarding the activation of the Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 and hands out as a fire for other time travelers. The delay renders the top-quality on/off switch to the users which help in preserving the high integrity signal even during the by-pass mode.

Pros & Cons

No product comes in the market with only positive points. Every product has its drawbacks too. People are supposed to accept the products along with their drawbacks. In the same manner, Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 too has its pros and cons. Some of them are explained in detail as under.

Pros

Pros of Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 are elucidated underneath.

  • Low price: The price of the exclusive Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 is very nominal and is also easily affordable by everyone. Of the many features of the delay, one of the features involves the sound quality it provides which is worth every penny and plus its low price adds an advantage to it.
  • Compact: Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 is small, compact and easy to carry. Its small size makes it easier for the user to carry it easily from one place to another and makes it portable too.
  • Excellent sound quality: The quality of sound that Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 renders to its users is very high and quite effective. Its modulation is highly enhanced and accurate just as required making it more desirable to use among the users.

Cons

The few drawbacks that are involved in Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 are discussed under.

  • Battery drains overnight: It is important that one removes the battery from Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 after using it. If the battery is not removed then it drains within a night, which proves to be a drawback for the pedal as it can lead to a negative response from the users.
  • Difficult to use for an amateur: If the user is a beginner and does not know much regarding Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 then it becomes very much difficult for him to use it as he might not understand its working and structure and other operations involved in its processing. So it might not serve well for the novice as he might not attach it properly to the instrument.

Conclusion

Behringer Vintage Delay VD400 is a very efficient pedal which serves well even at low cost. Its high sound quality and compact size make it even more approachable by the people. Its high reliability and long life make people ensure that their investment will serve them for a long period than most other pedals. It is worth to spend on. Instead of wasting much time, you should grab one.

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