Auction for one of 100 Block Logo Envelope filters AnalogMan made using "new old stock" MXR boards modified with extra features.
One of 100 Block Logo Envelope filters AnalogMan made using “new old stock” MXR boards modified with extra features.
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Auction to raise funds for charities working in Ukraine. More details below.
Well, this is pretty exciting…. kindly donated by the pedal don Analog Mike: dating from 2015, here we have one of the original 100 pedal foray into producing a take on the MXR Envelope Follower, using NOS 1970s MXR boards. Very, very cool.
NOTE: This pedal ships direct from the USA so we’ll work out and adjust tax and shipping as necessary once we know where the buyer is located.
Info from the full listing on buyanalogman.com (but note this is an original, NOT the new version you see there):
In 2017 we finally finished our high-quality circuit board to make more of these, with a better layout and cleaner build than before.
We previously made 100 using real New Old Stock (NOS) MXR circuit boards for original sounds, but we added the third knob and toggle switch so you could get more tones. The UP/DOWN toggle allows those Mutron type reverse Wah sounds. The EMPHasis knob allows more or less extreme tones. Most of these modifications were discovered by the guys on the diystompboxes forum, like Mark Hammer and Steve Giles. Our new circuit board is the same circuit, but should be a higher quality built pedal as it is designed for these mods and had better shielding.
Also we added LED, True bypass, and 9vDC power jack of course.
Very easy to use, unlike many envelope filters which are difficult to set for easy triggering. All knobs at noon usually sound pretty good, then adjust to taste by ear.
SIZE : 2 5/16″ x 4 5/16″, original MXR size 1290 / 1590B enclosure.
Uses normal 9Vdc power or battery, very little power, well under 10mA.
Get your funk on!!
This pedal is not as “synth filtery” sounding as the Mu-Tron, maybe more like an auto wah.
As usual, we do a little tweaking to make the pedal more usable. We put a blue trimpot inside on the circuit board, so you can adjust the envelope for different guitars.
Turned all the way up (clockwise) it’s exactly the same as the old MXR and works great with weaker pickups like single coils. We normally set it turned down a bit, vertical, to work better for humbuckers or allow a deeper sound with single coils. You can turn it down further to get lower frequencies, even sort of “sub-bass” frequencies that are cool on bass guitar!
Works fine into dirt pedals, even a germanium Fuzz like our NKT Sun Face, as it’s output impedance is fuzz-friendly.
BASS GUITAR : With the toggle UP and all knobs at noon, it sounds good on bass. You still hear the low end and normal note, like a clean blend, with the envelope filter sound on top of it. You can use the internal trimpot with the toggle UP to get some deep, cool sounds. With toggle DOWN on bass, you get a more intense effect without as much of the normal sound.
Brand New Pedal
Takes a standard 9v power supply (not included).
Brokerage item - see detailed description for more information on tax status of this sale.
Like everyone we are shocked by the rapidly escalating humanitarian crisis we see in Ukraine. We have donated some items to be auctioned, and some of our friends have also added some very rare or one-off new pedals. All proceeds from these sales will go to help Ukraine Red Cross and other charities providing direct assistance on the ground. Please bid generously!
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PUBLISHED: 21st Nov 2023
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