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[Pre-Release] Spaceman Effects Explorer Deluxe 6 Stage Optical Phaser

Quick Overview:

The Explorer Deluxe is an optical, photocell-based phaser, featuring six sweeping stages.
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Brand Spaceman Effects
Instrument Guitar
Power 9V DC
Current Draw (mA) ?
MIDI No
Pre-Release Yes [?]
Pro Only N/A [?]
Rental Only No [?]
PS Included No [?]

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Details

Spaceman Effects Explorer Deluxe 6 Stage Optical Phaser

From your favorite vintage tones, to strange experimental sounds; the unique control set provides an incredible range of phase tones, with an easy-to-use layout. We start with a Level control, so you can always dial in the perfect volume for your phase tone. The Mix control is one our favorites, as it gives you the ability to blend-in additional dry signal for a pleasant, subtle phasing effect. This control also has a secondary function: pitch modulation when set to 100% wet. The Speed control is a wide-range control, allowing extremely slow and extremely fast modulation. Resonance dials-in resonant feedback, for those over-the-top phase tones. Range offers unique control over the low-frequency extension of the phasing. At its lower settings, only the higher frequencies are phased – useful for dialing in vibrato and rotary speaker tones. Turning up the Range control stretches the phaser’s reach into very low frequencies; which is especially great for slow, deep phasing. Five wave shapes are available via the Shape rotary switch. Sine, Triangle, Square, Saw-Up and Saw-Down. The sixth position is a “Manual” setting, disconnecting the LFO and freezing the phase sweep. Using the Speed control, you can then control the position of the sweep manually, for unique tone-shaping possibilities. Under the jewel lamp are two indicators: Red for LFO monitoring; and Blue to indicate that the pedal is engaged. We’ve included an internal switch to turn off LFO monitoring if desired. Saving the best for last, the Explorer Deluxe is the first Spaceman pedal to include an Expression pedal input. When using the five LFO wave shapes, the expression input controls the speed of the LFO. In manual mode, the expression input controls the manual sweep of the phaser. This allows for “wah-pedal” style phase sweeping, especially when combined with the Resonance control.

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