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Here are some of my favourite settings for the Zoom 505 which is a brilliant FX pedal. Its RRP is £99.95 but I got mine for £90 from Sounds Great in Heald Green. They are merely my opinion of what sounds good and like the sound on the record.

Band(s) Oasis
Description Deep Crunchy Overdrive
Song(s) Some Might Say


Comp C5
Dist OD
Gain 15
ZNR/AMP 4
EQ 23
MOD C1
DLY/REV H1
Level 25
Band(s) Metallica
Description Brilliant Clean bright sound with lots of sustain.
Song(s) Nothing Else Matters


Comp C9
Dist Ac
Gain 25
ZNR/AMP A9
EQ 20
MOD C4
DLY/REV OF
Level 30
Band(s) Suede
Description High Trebel Distortion
Song(s) Hollywood Life, Beautiful Ones


Comp C9
Dist BL
Gain 5
ZNR/AMP A9
EQ 29
MOD C3
DLY/REV r5
Level 25
Band(s) Rembrandts
Description Bright slightly Distorted sound.
Song(s) I'll be There For You (Friends Theme)


Comp C9
Dist rY
Gain 10
ZNR/AMP 9
EQ 35
MOD C3
DLY/REV H5
Level 26
Band(s) Shadows
Description Clean with Slight Delay
Song(s) Wonderful Land


Comp C7
Dist OF
Gain -
ZNR/AMP A9
EQ 24
MOD OF
DLY/REV d1
Level 25
Band(s) Kula Shaker
Description Distorted distant sound with lots of sustain.
Song(s) Intro & Solo of Tattva


Comp L6
Dist BL
Gain 5
ZNR/AMP 5
EQ 47
MOD C3
DLY/REV H3
Level 28

To get the sounds I'm playing a Squier Strat with the middle pickup selected. The Tone and Volume pots are on Max. It is being played through a Clean amplifier with the Bass, Middle and Treble settings all on 5/10 (half way).

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