Eventide UltraTap review

How many taps? This is multi-tap delay taken to extremes!

Eventide UltraTap
(Image: © Future / Olly Curtis)

Guitar World Verdict

With a host of conventional – and absolutely not conventional – sounds to explore, this is one of the most impressive delay pedals you can get your hands on. Highly recommended.


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    Huge range of delay-based effects.

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    Tap tempo.

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    Mono or stereo operation.

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    Expression pedal input.


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We’ve taken a look at a couple of Eventide pedals that offer a dedicated version of the company’s signature effects. Now it’s the turn of the UltraTap, which follows the MicroPitch

This series has now been given a name – the dot9 – presumably as they can be found all together in the Eventide H9 pedal. However, the roots of the UltraTap go back 40 years to Eventide’s Digiplex and MultiTap Delay algorithms for the SP2016 Effects Processor. 

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Trevor Curwen

Trevor Curwen has played guitar for several decades – he's also mimed it on the UK's Top of the Pops. Much of his working life, though, has been spent behind the mixing desk, during which time he has built up a solid collection of the guitars, amps and pedals needed to cover just about any studio session. He writes pedal reviews for Guitarist and has contributed to Total Guitar, MusicRadar and Future Music among others.