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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It’s reassuring to see Alesis prepared to take a few chances, too. But what about systems in which the Microverb III would be called on to provide the sole source of effects?

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If you’re enjoying the site, please consider supporting me to help build this archive Basically, all the most popular reverb types are catered for, and alongside Small, Medium and Large Rooms, we find settings for Medium and Large Halls as well as Chambers, Plates, Gated and Reverse effects.

The story of Alesis: 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. It’s more than designing, manufacturing and selling digital, analog, semiconductor and transducer technologies to fulfill the dreams of musicians, producers and audio engineers.

Too expensive, and they get overtaken by their rivals; too cheap, and they don’t make any money. Added to which, manually switching to a different reverb setting on the Microverb III doesn’t generate any of the peculiar changeover effects which occur on some units.


No longer is it possible to characterise an entire processor as being “ringy” or “woolly”.

User Reviews for Alesis Microverb III at Harmony Central

It takes more than just designing, manufacturing and selling digital, analo. It has an 8 “bass drum, a 12” two-zone snare drum, two 8 “dual-zone toms and a 10” double zone tom tom, with a 12 “hi-hat with pedal, two 12 “and 14” triple-zone crashes A high-quality, fast-locking 4-post chrome bracket with a separate dual-caliper snare bracket keeps it securely anchored at all levels of difficulty!

These include reverb programs, 96 delay programs, and 16 alewis effects programs, as well as high and low frequency equalization. You can send us a note about this article, or let us know of a problem – select the type from the menu above. Microverb III delivers impressive power to the recording efforts of all engineers, from 4 home studio tracks to world-class recording facilities.

Alesis Microverb III 16 Bit Digital Reverb and Delay

For the most part, I found the effects comparable to those on units costing two and three times as much though of course, on the Microverb, they are only available individually. At more extreme settings, you can achieve some pretty dramatic results too.

In this respect, I found the Microverb III an excellent workhorse that provided an extensive range of sounds which worked well both with vocals and instruments. Small Print Terms of use Privacy. While our products can range from keyboards, synthesizers, hard disk recorders, iPod recording and playback devices, to electronic drums, mixers, signal processors, effects units, amplifiers and the speakers, one thing remains consistent, our passion to inspire musical creativity and innovation through new technology.


On the review model, it appeared to warn of an overload situation long before there was any audible evidence of one occurring. I’m sure that when it came to designing and marketing the Mk III version of their entry-level reverb unit – the Microverb – no-one will have been more aware than they of the need to pitch it accurately. Given the rather unpleasant nature of digital distortion, however, this is perhaps no bad thing. It takes unforgettable musical experiences. As owners of earlier models will be aware, the Microverb was one of the microveb pieces of equipment to feature a revolutionary new concept in parameter control – the knob.

As of now the answer is stereo programs including delay, multitap and other 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.

There are still ringy and woolly reverb sounds around: The experiences may vary. For those not familiar with the idea let me explain that this form of control involves gripping a round plastic “knob” which alfsis from the front panel, and turning it either in a alesos or anticlockwise direction.

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Nigel Lord is drowning in reverb. Gear in this article: It takes more than just designing, manufacturing and selling digital, analo It’s more than designing, manufacturing and selling digital, analog, semiconductor and transducer technologies to fulfill the dreams of musicians, producers and audio engineers.

Review by Nigel Lord.