TC Electronic Vortex

If you have ever found yourself craving a simple flanger to put on your board, then here is your answer. This stompbox has TC’s well known high quality build and design, and can be cracked open like a treasure chest to find many hidden gems with TonePrint. Do not underestimate this little guy. It has some serious sonic skills.

External Control: APP/TPRINT
Cost: $

HornFX Review

Interface:  4/5
This is about as simple as a flanger gets. The controls are intuitive and simple to understand. Beyond that, a whole new world can be opened up with the use of TonePrint.

Versatility: 3/5
With three very expressive knobs, you can create a variety of different and useful sounds. The multitude of sonic options that are available are not truly accessible with the knobs alone.

Clarity of Effect: 3.5/5
The effect is clear and resonant, but you do lose a little bit of signal. That can be a bit of a detriment and might require a bit of boost elsewhere on your board.

Complexity: Simple

Complexity: Simple

Live application: 3.5/5
Like most TC pedals, this is a reliable and well thought out pedal for live use. It does not take much work to find nice sounds and can be a great addition to your board.

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Product Information

  • TonePrint enabled - load Vortex Mini Flanger with your favorite artist's tone

  • Free TonePrint Editor to create your own custom flanger pedal

  • Beam enabled - send TonePrints to Vortex Mini through their free TonePrint for iPhone and Android

  • Through-zero-flanger - get the authentic psychedelic flanger sound of the sixties

  • Ultra-small footprint - so wear tiny shoes

  • True-To-Tone: True Bypass and Analog-Dry-Through

  • Put it in front of your amp or in the loop, Vortex Mini Flanger is equally awesome

  • DC adapter sold separately

Product info from the TC website