UK pedalsmith updates popular fuzz
Magnetic Effects has released the Solar Bender V3, which adds a three-position bass response toggle and tweaked EQ response to the previous version. Designed to capture the sonic flavour of a MKII Fuzz, the Solar Bender offers smooth, saturated fuzz tones with excellent harmonic overtones, sustain and an organic mid range response.
Temperature stability, buffer friendly response and standard power 9V DC operation make the pedal easy to use on stage and in the studio while top mounted jacks and DC socket provide space savings on a pedalboard. Level, Attack, Bias and Tone controls provide plenty of scope for tonal variety. The London-based builder uses carefully selected and tested Germanium and Silicon transistors to ensure an authentic vintage style fabulous fuzz tone. The Solar Bender V3 sells for US$165.