tc electronic Sentry

Effects pedal for electric guitars

  • Multiband studio quality Noise Gate
  • Hard Gate modes for efficiently removing noises
  • Send / Return to patch your noisy pedals or for creative sidechain applications
  • TonePrint capable: Download the configurations of top guitarists or create your personal gate with extraordinary precision
  • Controls: Damp, Threshold and Decay
  • Mini-Toggle: Gate (Hard Gate) / TonePrint / Multiband Gate (Hiss)
  • Send and Return
  • True Bypass or Buffered Bypass
  • Powered with a 9 V battery or a 9 V DC power supply (coaxial connector - negative terminal inside - not included, corresponding power supply e.g. Article Nr 409939)

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Effect Types Noise Gate
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One of the best on the market
shail3n, 21.06.2019
ISP decimator and the Boss NS-2 have been dominating the market for years now and then came the Sentry. Have been watching lots of reviews and comparisons between these pedals online and made up my mind to get this pedal. I have absolutely no regrets for doing so. I play mostly metal with lots of gain from my amp and from my pedals which cases a lot of hiss and humms. Once the pedal is switched on, at first I had all the knobs dialed to noon and it was complete silence while retaining the sound quality with absolutely no loss.

I also find the toneprint feature interesting. I tried it and uploaded the Scott Iann ''The wall'' patch into it. I absolutely love this pedal and does what it is supposed to do. It is a must if you play with a lot of gain and metal type of music.

The tone print feature is so interesting and fun that it has also made up my mind in getting the other TC electronic pedals that has this (Flashback and Corona pedals).

The Sentry pedal itself is easy to use. You just have to set the knobs, especially the threshold knob to noon and dial it from there until all unwanted noise is removed. You then dial the Threshold and the decay knobs accordingly to get your sweet spot while making sure that there is no sound loss.
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Solid but not perfect
TiltShifted, 16.02.2020
The Sentry noise gate works really well as part of the pedal board. Gating is tight and the configurability via software is just unbelievably flexible. But when plugged to my Boss Katana Mk2 100W effects loop the pedal has weird issue of emitting a high pitched sound just before the gate closes. It sounds almost like feedback and adds an annoying "zing" at the start of the gating. I've gone through this with Thomann support and even exchanged the unit once, but it seems this is some weird issue with the gate and amp not quite working together as expected. So works well as part of pedal board, but might have issues if plugged to effects loop of an amp (depending on the amp as I've seen YouTube videos where it works just fine in effects loop of some amps).
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Essential for high gain
Synic42, 08.08.2019
I was looking for a noise gate pedal with a send/return loop or an additional trigger input, similar to the Fortin Zuul, and was surprised to find that TC Electronic makes exactly what I need. I'm already a fan of TC Electronic pedals, they offer so many features and a very good build quality for such a competitive price. And the Sentry isn't any different. Using the send/return feature makes even the highest gain signals quiet when they need to be, and the multiband functionality makes sure the signal goes down very naturally. It even has a switchable buffer, which makes it almost the perfect pedal. This is a must-buy for anyone playing with high gain distortion.
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Great!
Garfild, 05.01.2020
Great options of noise cancelling. Not only classic but some custom smart ones, that work really well.
It indicates with a led when it cancelling the noise.
Also options to use FX loop, to mute separate pedals. Nice, but didn't use yer. I'm already quite happy.
Can only recommend!
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