In this comparison we put the Behringer Noise Reducer Nr300 Ultimate Noise Reduction Effects Pedal and Electro-Harmonix The Silencer Guitar Noise Gate Pedal with Effects Loop head to head in a battle to find out which wins the specifications war. Not sure which is right for you? With so many great options on the market that's hardly surprising, so read on and see if we can help you reach a decision. If you would like to see more product comparisons and reviews in this category, click here.
Everyone has different preferences, and we hope our frank reviews will make your decision easier. First, we will take a look at the Behringer Noise Reducer Nr300 Ultimate Noise Reduction Effects Pedal. Behringer is another brand guitarists will be very familiar with. Known for producing a plethora of audio equipment across a wide range of different functionalities they are the world's 14th largest musical product manufacturer.
Next up is the Electro-Harmonix The Silencer Guitar Noise Gate Pedal with Effects Loop. Electro-Harmonix are heavyweights of the guitar world. They have been pioneers in the field of guitar effects pedals since the 70’s and boast an almost unrivalled back catalogue of gear, maybe only Boss comes close in terms of kit volume and number of positive reviews.
The Behringer Noise Reducer Nr300 has been on the market for quite some time now and is still a bestseller with an abundance of glowing reviews to back it up. It’s an impressive product and is especially effective for guitarists seeking elimination of unwanted buzz produced via single coil pickups in particular.
The Electro Harmonix Silencer is a professional and highly sophisticated noise gate pedal. The 3 control knobs - Release, Thresh and Reduction endow the user with an unsurpassable ability to precisely fine tune sound through the gate. So what exactly do these 3 controls do?
|HEAD TO HEAD COMPARISON|
|Behringer Noise Reducer Nr300 Ultimate Noise Reduction Effects Pedal||Electro-Harmonix The Silencer Guitar Noise Gate Pedal with Effects Loop|
+ 2 pedals in one with a Reduction Mode and a Mute mode for ultimate flexibility
+ One of the best electronic on/off switch functions of any pedal on the market
+ Unbeatable value for money
+ ‘Buffered Bypass’
+ Can be used as an inline gate or for effects loop gating
+ Adjustable Reduction from -70DB to +4DB
+ Release control from 8 milliseconds to a total of 4 seconds
|WHAT OUR TEAM THOUGHT|
|The Behringer Noise Reducer Nr300 is a top of the line product, just as good, if not better than many of it’s competitors on the market that are listed at double the cost.||What can we say, another great release from Electro-Harmonix. The EHX Silencer is a top of the line product. If precision tuning of your sound is a priority then this could be the pedal for you.|
Check out Music Critic's in-depth article Best Noise Gate Pedal of 2018 which includes even more information.