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MAKO D1 High-Fidelity Stereo Delay V2

MAKO D1 High-Fidelity Stereo Delay V2  ·  Source: Walrus Audio 


The Walrus Audio MAKO D1 V2 High-Fidelity Stereo Delay is an updated and revised version of the original released back in 2020. The new pedal now features tweaks to the original delay algorithms, stereo widening, and the ability to update firmware via USB. 


Walrus Audio MAKO D1 V2  

The new and improved MAKO D1 V2 High-Fidelity Stereo Delay from Walrus Audio adds some new functionality and tweaks to the original version, plus the ability to do firmware updates via USB. You get five delay modes Digital, Mod, Vintage, Dual, and Reverse, along with stereo in and out, 128 presets via MIDI, and 9 onboard presets.

Walrus Audio MAKO D1 V2  

Walrus Audio MAKO D1 V2 · Source: Walrus Audio 

Revamped Delay Modes

Where the updates of the V2 really kick in, though, is with the new revamped Reverse program that now achieves a stronger effect, and the redesigned Vintage program for emulating a tape delay/grit. The stereo width has also been improved, allowing two widening types, Panning and Haas Stereo Effect. Finally, there is that USB port I mentioned earlier, so you can do firmware updates via

Walrus Audio MAKO D1 V2   now with USB port for firmware updates

Walrus Audio MAKO D1 V2   now with USB port for firmware updates · Source: Walrus Audio 

Did we need a V2?

Besides these revisions, the new V2 works in pretty much exactly the same way as the previous edition from 2020, so there isn’t a huge learning curve involved. Overall, it seems like a decent update, though the original version of the MAKO D1 pedal is only two years old, so it might be annoying for owners of the original pedal.  Hopefully though, as you can now do firmware updates via the new USB port, we won’t need a V3 anytime soon.


RRP – GBP 319 / EUR 369

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2 responses to “Walrus Audio’s new MAKO D1 V2 High-Fidelity Stereo Delay: Updated and revised”

    pfrf says:

    I’m a slightly annoyed consumer who just bought v1. The reverse mode is messed up because it seems to reverse the second repeat, not the first, so every pluck is doubled, then you hear the reverse. It’s pretty useless. But dual mode is worse, the patterns are too busy and there’s no real control.
    The pedal is just fair, and this news has put me off buying Walrus in the future.

    Kai says:

    Every medal had two sides : at one its really nice that they improved the Pedal, at the other as Owner of V1 its of course not nice. But its digital and so its no surprise things getting better. And Hey now its updateble, so maybe Versoin 3 and 4… will be free 🙂

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