Electro-Harmonix Holy Grail Digital Reverb Pedal

Power: Included adapter only. Not battery operable.
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 2.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 9 x 5 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): NHOLYGRAIL
EHX Warranty Non-New Electro-Harmonix product purchases are not covered by the manufacturer's warranty.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 718-937-8300
(33 ratings)
Submitted February 12, 2005 by a customer from hotmail.com
"the reverb you're looking for"
This review has been selected by our experts as particularly helpful.
As long as it keeps on going I don't think I'll be looking for a new reverb unit anytime soon outside of rackmounts (T.C.electronics and I heard Yamaha and Alesis make some cool ones).

Sound
Great for atmospheric sounds and for ambient experimentation. I've been looking for a good reverb pedal preferably not so digitally-processed sounding and finally tried the electro harmonix route and was blown away. It's simple the way reverb and distortion is supposed to be from the time they were founded. It doesn't sound cheesy like most reverb pedals but sounds very much like vintage amp reverb and very "analog" if that can even apply here. It gives you that ambient tone and feel familiar to sigur ros, radiohead, or coldplay and b/c of its simplicity, it's ideal for experimenting and finding new sounds.

Features
I love the non-complicating features of this unit. All the features on this unit are easily accessible and applicable. The low learning curve of the pedal helps the features to stand out more in their capability to achieve a more clearly desired effect. It's not like the tubescreamer reissues that have multiple settings when the user is only going to be using one of the settings (t9).

Quality
It's built tough and for wear and tear just like the rest of the products in the electro harmonix family. I don't think one would have to worry about anything going wrong with the pedal unless you really have try to read more go out of your way to do so. Furthermore, I don't know what that guy in the other comments was talking about in regards to excessive noise. Then again, I guess in a church (a religious one that is) any noise out of the ordinary might stand out as being too noisy. =) Only joking. Actually half-joking.

Value
For what it does and delivers compared to other reverb pedals, I think it's a great value. You don't need most of the excessive stuff and knobs and junk that come with the other pedals and that's what the consumer usually thinks he's paying more money for.

Manufacturer Support
I haven't had to b/c I haven't had any problems with it so I just gave this a "10" b/c the "n/a" option wasn't available. Why not?

The Wow Factor
It looks cool and clean just like a reverb pedal should eh?

Musical Background:
"active musician"

Musical Style:
indie (?), emo (?), alternative (?), rock (?), folk (?), ... blends of things
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