Exceptionally clean. Complete with original twin footswitch. Serviced, calibrated and in full working order - sounds superb.
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Exceptionally clean. Complete with original twin footswitch. Serviced, calibrated and in full working order – sounds superb.
120v unit, can have a new transformer fitted to convert it to 240v if required – the cost of this is £60 including VAT.
NOTE: we scanned in these recall sheets and you can download them! Scroll down for the link or head to our Resources section.
NOTE: This is working, but will be supplied freshly-serviced and calibrated by our tech. Shipping will be within 10 working days of purchase (probably much sooner!).
We love a Bi-Phase (it’s in our top three phasers for sure) and we’re not alone: not only are they a staple effect of many dub reggae producers (Lee Perry most notably), but they’re widely-used with guitars/synths/keys etc in a wide variety of genres. A truly legendary effect, essentially it is two of Mike Beigel’s optical phaser circuits (aka the Phasor II) in one housing, with ability to route the output of one through the other, and link, or not, the sweep rates. Note that you can also use each phaser separately.
As used by the Smashing Pumpkins on Siamese Dream:
“This is one of the secrets to our secret sound. This is the Mutron Biphase. We run everything through it – everything. It’s fabulous” – Butch Vig
And of course, Lee Perry and many dub/reggae artists that have followed – hi-hats, guitars, keys all sound ‘proper’ through a Bi-Phase.
Cosmetically exceptional for one of these – they are heavy duty but the cases are prone to picking up scuffs and marks. This one seems to have been protected by use of the preset sheets that came with it. The paintwork is very clean – there are some marks on the silver part (on the left mostly), and some oxidation around the power switch. Foot switch has some marks and dings. Click on the photos to zoom in and see more shots.
For sales in UK/EU the price will include 20% VAT. VAT-free sales are possible to businesses and individuals in the EU (outside the UK) with a valid VAT Number - please get in touch if you wish to buy this way.
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We scanned in all the settings sheets from this Bi-phase for people to use and download. And we made a blank recall sheet as well...
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