Rare rotary speaker effect that uses an 8 stage FET-based phaser. Serviced and ready to ship.
Rare rotary speaker effect that uses an 8 stage FET-based phaser. Like most Leslie effects, alongside the swirly/vibrato/tremolo effects, it makes some excellent, unique sounds.
Serviced and ready to ship.
Farfisa Sferasound rotary speaker effect pedal for sale. One of two of these we have tracked down. The other is in slightly better condition – see it here.
Not the first effect designed to simulate a Leslie that uses an interesting design to get there – this uses an eight stage FET-based phaser (see the internal shots – it’s wild) and the obvious parallel in terms of idiosyncratic approach is the Schaller Rotor Sound with it’s 18 inductors. Information about them is relatively sparse but we’ve included detailed internal shots for those who are curious.
‘Idiosyncratic’ is also – perhaps unsurprisingly – a good description of the sound and other aspects of the design/controls. See below for a couple of youtube videos that give an idea of what it can do. You can get some passable rotary speaker effects in some cases, as well as ‘swirly’ vibrato and tremolo sounds, but things get interesting at more extreme settings. The controls on the bottom are obviously designed as set and forget – not ideal for those of us who like to fiddle with such things, and note that due to their design and age they may be little noisy as you adjust them.
Very rare in any condition; this one is now serviced and working as it should. Did you know they made a stereo rack version as well? That’s a story for another time though…
Very good with some scuffing along the edge of the casing, mostly at the top of the pedal. Please see photos or get in touch if you require more information on condition.
220/240v unit. A step-up transformer will be required for use on 110/120v supplies. Please ask if you need advice on what to use. We do not recommend using cheap, generic Chinese mains transformers.
For sales in UK the price will include 20% VAT. Buyers elsewhere may incur VAT or other local taxes on import.
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