Donner Alpha Cruncher Multi-Effects Pedal

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90 out of 100. Incorporating 475+ ratings and reviews.

Street Price: 

$65
Donner Alpha Cruncher Multi-Effects Pedal
Donner Alpha Cruncher Multi-Effects Pedal

Meta Analysis Overview

Our rating of 90/100 is based on analysis of 475+ sources comprised of online reviews and discussions. Under the Pros and Cons headings below you'll find a condensed analysis of what those owners and users have been saying. Feel free to ask questions or add your thoughts in the comments section.

The Donner Alpha Cruncher is an analog style multi-effect pedal that combines three essential effects in one compact unit. First of which is the distortion effect, with classic Brit style hi-gain tones, second is chorus effect that's described as having a bright and warm sound, and finally, it comes with an analog-voiced delay.

It sports an analog style interface with dedicated footswitches and knobs that allow for hassle free and intuitive control. This means that unlike most multi-effects in this price range, you won't have to press buttons and navigate through menus.

Specifications:

  • Effects: 3 (Distortion, Chorus, Delay)
  • Footswitches: 3
  • Input: 1 x 1/4"
  • Output: 1 x 1/4"
  • USB: None
  • Dimensions: 13.4" x 2" x 2.9'
  • Weight: 0.88 lbs.

Pros

Market sentiment towards the Donner Alpha Cruncher is mostly positive, thanks to its combination of simplicity and value for money. While it doesn't please everybody, it does get a lot of commendations for its overall sound. A lot of users are pleased with the classic flavor of its distortion and delay, while others are just as happy with its chorus.

Cons

There are a few who expressed their dislike of the distortion flavor, but they are easily outnumbered by the many who are happy with it.

Overall

If you're looking for a straightforward and practical multi-effects pedal that won't confuse you with buttons or break the bank - then check out the Donner Alpha Cruncher.

To see our current recommended list, look at our guide to The Best Multi Effects Pedals.