What are the Best Budget Guitar Chorus Pedals?

budget buitar chorusBudget guitar chorus pedals — let’s talk about them, take a look at the classics, and see which one might provide you with the tone that you’re looking for

So, what we’re covering today are some selected budget chorus pedals, any one of which could be an asset to your collection. We’ll list some of the classic pedals that have proven themselves over time, as well as some modern products. Chorus is one of the oldest guitar effects that’s used to create a richer, thicker sound and add subtle movement to guitars, keyboards and bass. This effect belongs to the delay family. It’s created by delaying an incoming signal, adding a very slight pitch shift connected to an LFO so that the pitch constantly sways, and mixing it back with the original signal. Some brands can get more complex than that, but most are fairly straightforward. Often times the effect will have a stereo output which can help to really thicken up the sound.

Electro-Harmonix Neo Clone Analog Chorus PedalElectro-Harmonix Neo Clone Analog Chorus Pedal

The Electro-Harmonix Neo Clone Analog Chorus is designed to recreate the sound of the Electro-Harmonix Small Clone in a pedalboard-friendly size. This effect is a 100% pure analogue pedal that uses a high quality Bucket Brigade chip to delay the signal when generating chorus. The Neo Clone uses the same circuit that the Small Clone uses to achieve its sound. more…

TC Electronic Corona Mini Chorus PedalTC Electronic Corona Mini Chorus Pedal

The TC Electronic Corona Mini Chorus is one of the more modern pedals on this list, with TonePrint, a truly interesting feature in the world of effects. This new technology allows you to download signature tones using a free app on your phone and a USB connector (or your guitar pickup). The downloadable tones are created by popular guitarists, so this can really extend your tonal possibilities. more…

DigiTech Nautila Digital Chorus and Flanger PedalDigiTech Nautila Digital Chorus and Flanger Pedal

The DigiTech Nautila Digital Chorus and Flanger is a two-in-one pedal, designed for guitar, bass, or keyboard. The Chorus can have up to eight voices and the Flanger can have up to four. The sound is dialed in by using two standard control knobs, two dual-purpose control knobs, and a center-mounted switch that selects the Chorus or Flanger mode. more…

Electro-Harmonix Classics Small Clone Analog ChorusElectro-Harmonix Classics Small Clone Analog Chorus

The Electro-Harmonix Classics Small Clone Analog Chorus is a re-issue of the classic chorus pedal made popular by Kurt Cobain and J. Mascis. It’s a 100% analogue pedal with that vintage tone we all know and love, and containing only a Depth switch and a Rate Knob, it’s very easy to use. more…

MXR M234 Analog Chorus Guitar Effects PedalMXR M234 Analog Chorus Guitar Effects Pedal

The M234 Analog Chorus is another very popular stomp-box created by MXR, a company that’s been making effects pedals since 1972. It’s a 100% pure analogue, and it uses a Bucket Brigade chip to delay the signal and create the warm, classic, chorus effect. This straightforward product gives you five control knobs to generate your own personal sound. more…

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