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4 Reasons to Buy the Strymon Iridium

Are you on the fence about purchasing the Strymon Iridium? Or perhaps you are new to the world of amp modeling and are just collecting information? I've got you covered. In this post, we are going to be discussing 4 reasons I think the Strymon Iridium is a great purchase.

I can say with absolute confidence that it has been one of my favorite purchases of 2020, and I'm going to share 4 specific reasons why. But first...some context for those who are unfamiliar or just learning about this pedal. It is an AMP and IR cab. Long story short, it is basically an amp modeler that can mimic the tones of some pretty impressive amps ranging from the Fender Deluxe Reverb to VOX AC30 to the Marshall Plexi and many more.

So, if you are like me where I have owned a number of cheap and very unimpressive amps, you get some amazing and legendary amps all in one stompbox so the tones you can get out of this thing are almost endless.

I'm in love with it and today I want to share the 4 reasons why I enjoy this pedal so much.

1. Versatility

The Iridium has 3 amps baked in that just sound great. They include the Round Amp which is like the Fender Deluxe Reverb, Chime Amp which is like the VOX AC30, and Punch Amp which models the Marshall Plexi. In addition, there are a number of cabinet settings and room settings making the possible combinations incredible.

And, if that isn't enough...you can utilize Strymon's Impulse Manager software if you want other IR options.

2. Portability

This pedal is super small and easy to carry around. So, if you are tired of hauling your 60lb amp around then leave it at home since the Iridium is an excellent alternative.

Just grab your pedalboard and go. It's that easy.

And, speaking of easy. Let's talk about Reason #3 you should buy an Iridium.

3. Convenience

Stage, Studio, Home. You can do it all with the Iridium.

The Stage: Want to play the same tones you have at home on stage? Check.

The Studio: Do you want to audition amps and cabs with a simple flick of a switch. Check.

Home: Scared about making your neighbors upset? Throw on some headphones and enjoy all the wonder which is the Iridium. Happy ears. Happy neighbors. Check.

And, finally let's talk about Reason #4 - Price.

4. Price

Before you light up the comments on fire about pricing just think about what you are acquiring. The Iridium will cost you $400 street price but think about what you are getting in return - an endless amount of amp options. You would be spending thousands of dollars to get what this one pedal can produce at a fraction of the price. To me, that's a stellar deal.

Strymon's Iridium. What do you get?

- Versatility

- Portability

- Convenience

- Great price

I highly recommend it.

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This blog post was not paid for by outside persons or manufacturers. No gear was supplied to us for this post. The content of this post are our opinions and not reviewed or paid for by any outside persons.

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