Walrus Audio Mako D1 High-Fidelity Delay V2 review

Walrus Audio's high-functioning delay returns, revamped, with all kinds of new tricks up its sleeve

Walrus Audio Mako D1 V2
(Image: © Future / Phil Barker)

Guitar World Verdict

The compact size, presets, tap tempo and hands-on parameter adjustment make this a very practical pedalboard delay.


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    USB port supports new updates.

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    Revamped reverse and tape echo delay.

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    Stereo width control.


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    Not much, but it is not cheap.

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The original Walrus Audio D1 delay pedal has been revamped into a V2 version whose new features include a USB port for future upgrades – leading us to believe a V3 is likely to be delivered via software rather than having to buy a new physical pedal.

The latest version of the D1 features five different delay types (Digital, Mod, Vintage, Dual and Reverse), each with three instantly accessible adjustable Tweak parameters including EQ and adding modulation. 

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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.