Zoom G3 Multieffects Review


An excellent mix

A complete and advanced device for guitarists with all the necessary for your instrument. This product is a multi-effects, an amp simulator and an audio interface, but at an excellent price, like always with Zoom products, and with some interesting inbound softwares. In addition, it provides the world's fastest patch change, only 1ms!
Well, let's see all the features.

3 in 1

As you can see in the image, this floorboard has been designed to be used easily and quickly. The device is divided in three parts, each one with its LCD display, a footswitch and three knobs.
The user can utilize up to three effects simultaneously and the settings are, like we have said, easy and fast.

The advanced and modern chip

With the G3 Zoom introduces a new technology for the amps simulation and effects, thanks to the new ZFX-IV DSP processor. Every amp (Fender Twin Reverb '65 and Bassman, Mesa/Boogie Dual Rectifier, and others) can be coupled to a different cabinet, and the output can be switched for live or direct recording.
In addition, it can emulate 94 different stompboxes (Boss OD-1, DS-1 and MT-2 Metal Zone, Ibanez TS808 Tube Screamer, and many others) and provides 100 effects. The user can store everything in 100 patches (10 x 10 banks).

Other functions

It features a looper that can record up to 40 seconds of audio, and a useful drum machine with 40 rhythm patterns.

The inbound software and Edit&Share

Thanks to the USB and Steinberg Sequel LE the G3 can be used as an audio interface, a sort of a small and portable home studio.
In addition the user can download from the Zoom website Edit&Share. This software can be used to edit and store patches on the computer.

Steinberg Sequel LE

The tuner

It features a useful tuner that, with the help of the LCD display, makes tuning guitar an easy and fast operation.

Manual and firmware update

It comes with a complete manual, and detailed instructions for the firmware upgrade.

A very good product, like always

At an excellent price, a valid and quality multi-effects. My opinion about the G3 is absolutely positive.

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