Guitarists everywhere loved Flashback Delay. The sounds, the vibe, TonePrints, the entire package - it was a smash hit that rocked the world. But at TC Electronic, were more about moving things forward and listening to the feedback from the guitar community. And so, when wishes for things like presets and tap-tempo started rolling in, we listened. And boy, did we knock it out of the park.
12 delay types plus 4 TonePrint slots
Delay Done Right
Think of your favorite delay sounds and chances are its a TC sound. Our delays are the industry standard and our 2290 Dynamic Digital delay is one of the most coveted pieces of gear out there today. We know and love delay and have made sure Flashback X4 delivers the legendary TC quality at every turn. Weve also added 4 TonePrint slots that allow you to load 4 delay TonePrints - custom tuned tweaks of TC effects provided by your favourite guitarists! So from the awesome digital 2290 sounds to beautiful analog tape echoes, more exotic vibes of a reverse delay and even signature delay effects, Flashback X4 delivers every delay sound under the sun - past, present and future.
The Delay Guitarists Deserve
Flashback X4 is so much more than the sum of three Flashback pedals. Sure, we do what we do to pay the bills, but at the core, we do this for the love of guitar. Our guitar team is dedicated to contributing to the guitar community because we are part of it! So, when feedback from Flashback Delay users started pouring in, we listened. So many guitarists out there wanted presets, and the ability to switch between delay sounds instantly. Using Flashbacks amazing sounds but switching between flavors made tons of sense to us, and so Flashback X4 caters to that wish perfectly with three presets that can be as different and varied as you need them to be.
Creativity in your own tempo
The tap tempo feature was a no-brainer as that is already a fan favorite with some of our other delay pedals. You can easily set delay times or sync up with for example a drummer. Match delays to your guitar rhythms or solo ideas and diversify your playing with different tempos.
TonePrint - signature effects
Dripping with the DNA of rock,TonePrints are free, custom tuned tweaks of your favorite pedals, provided by your favorite guitarists! TonePrints give you access to an effect as it is used by the artist of your choice - so you can tap directly into the TC tones used by rock royalty and turn your stompbox into the signature pedal of your favorite axe-slinger. Use our free TonePrint Appfor iOS and Android to beam TonePrints to pedals instantly and wirelessly.
True To Tone
You love tone, so do we, and Flashback Delay testifies to that. With optimized headroom, True Bypass or Buffered Bypass switching and Kill-Dry on/off, this pedal guarantees optimal tonal integrity and zero loss of tone. So whatever route you choose to go, weve got you covered. Plus no matter if the pedal is on or off, your precious dry sound is always passed through the pedal unharmed in all its pure analog glory due to an Analog-Dry-Through.
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Mix and match
The subdivision selector on Flashback X4 allows you to choose quarter notes or dotted eights, but has a nifty feature that allows you to select or mix either/both when using dual delays. This adds flexibility, creativity and unexpected results!
Time is on your side
Turn this dial all the way down for really short repeats. Turn up until you find your preferred amount of delay. With 7 seconds of delay, Flashback X4 can make your music as spacious and wide as your creativity.
No, this is not the Marshall-like squeal we know and love, but it does allow you to set the number of repeats you want from short and snappy to a total timewarp.
Flashback X4s controls and I/O options are aimed at one thing: making life easier for you. Dialing in sounds, loading TonePrints and integrating X4 into your set-up is a breeze. There are Mono and Stereo options and even an expression pedal port, allowing you to control any delay parameter available.
Ember to Inferno
Subtle to screaming, this is the knob you rely on for setting the volume of your delay level.
Room To Rock
Flashback X4 is equipped with 4 TonePrint slots, allowing you to load your favorite signature delay effects as done by the artists on our TonePrint roster. Oh, and since this is the 21st. century, you can load TonePrints via your smartphone.
12 delay types plus 4 TonePrints are at your disposal, all done in world-renowned TC quality. Have a look - you know you will want to try them!
Loopy for creativity
Flashback X4 has a 40 second looper so you can jam to your hearts content - oh, and weve added an undo function to speed up workflow and increase fun.
Level the playing field
Change how loud the loops that are being played back to you are. Turn clockwise for maximum you, counterclockwise for a more conservative approach.
Separated at birth
In Flashback X4, the delay engine is completely separate from the one handling looping. This means total dedication to the sound you want to get and the cool ability to add delay to your loops.
The world at your feet
The most requested feature from the original Flashback Delay - presets. Here they are, three presets at your disposal. However, now the question will be how you will be able to divide your time between three great accessible sounds?
Maximum signal integrity
Flashback X4 goes with the flow like our other TonePrint enabled pedals. Whatever your set-up or situation, Flashback X4 can adapt and guarantee optimal signal integrity - via small dip switches, Flashback X4 can be set to either True Bypass or Buffered Bypass.
Creativity at your own tempo
Instantly sync up your delays with your bands tempo, the ideas in your head or whatever else is guiding you without taking your hands of the guitar or bending over the pedal. Simply tap the tempo with your foot and get on with things!
Cant touch this
Flashback X4 features an analog-dry-through which ensures your natural, dry signal remains unaffected and is never converted to digital. This results in a more natural, warmer sound.
X4 gives great headroom
From guitar to amp-FX-loop signals, Flashback X4 handles anything you throw at it with ease.
Flashback X4s total dedication to delay shines brightly in the expression pedal input. Many guitarists dream to have direct control over delay parameters and Flashback X4 gives you exactly that. But its just not one parameter you can control, you can choose to control either the delay time, the feedback or the delay level of your sounds, giving you unprecedented control (and a good reason to pretend you are Steve Morse).
No time wasted - plug and go!
One of lifes nice little surprises is that Flashback X4 comes with a power supply included, so you dont have to waste any time and can get straight to rocking.
USB / Beam
Yes - theres a USB port but its not just for boring stuff! Weve got some features in store that we want to put out once weve perfected them or once music is ready. Oh, were talking free updates of course. You can also load TonePrints via the USB, but all the hip kids use our TonePrint app on their smartphones. It works wirelessly and flawlessly and its also totally free.
I/O stealing the show
Flashback X4 allows for MIDI clock sync - perfecting delay times to your exact wishes. You can change presets and control X4 externally, for example if you want to have it in a rack or safely setup in your backline.