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Musitronics Mu-Tron Bi-Phase + Custom Controller

Flash Sale: Reduced from £2940 (inc. VAT)! Excellent condition. Serviced and in full working order. Complete with our own custom foot switch which replicates the C-100 Opti-pot.

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PRICE: £2,200.00 EX VAT (£2,640.00 INC VAT)

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

A really excellent, very clean example. Complete with our own custom foot switch which replicates the C-100 Opti-pot.

 

Flash Sale: Reduced from £2940 (inc. VAT)!

The hours and love put into this are not visible from a simple photo: new socketed ribbon cables (future reliability/ease of servicing); IEC power socket. Like many older pieces, they now require a great deal of work to remain reliable for the next decade or two.

Description

Mutron Biphase for sale.

Supplied with our custom double switch. This has an expression pedal socket so you can access the phaser sweep capability that normally requires the rare C-100 Opti-pot (knob on the side allows you to adjust the sweep range).

For UK/European buyers we will replace the internal transformer so it runs on 220/240v supplies.

We have to go deep on these to do our best to keep them running including fitting new socketed ribbon cables (future reliability/ease of servicing). Recapped and with an IEC power socket added. Like many older pieces, they now require a great deal of work to remain reliable for the next decade or two.

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.

More Bi-phase links below…

Condition

Pretty exceptional with a much lower amount of wear and dings to the metal than is usual for these. Please see photos or get in touch if you require more information on condition.

Lead Time

Will be serviced after purchase. Shipping estimate is 10 working days from purchase.

Voltage Information

Will be set up for either 120 or 240v operation before shipping.

Tax

For sales in UK the price will include 20% VAT. Buyers elsewhere may incur VAT or other local taxes on import.

MORE INFO

Want to know more about this groundbreaking effect – the pedal that forms the link between the likes of Lee “Scratch” Perry and Smashing Pumpkins-era Butch Vig? We recently created this page which has some history, resources and useful links:

MORE RESOURCES

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...

Musitronics Mu-Tron Bi-Phase + Custom Controller

Manuals

Mu-tron Bi-phase Setting & Recall Sheets

Scans of the three original settings sheets for the mighty Bi-phase, plus a blank recall sheet to print and use.

Musitronics Mu-Tron Bi-Phase + Custom Controller

Manuals

Mu-tron Bi-phase Owners Manual

Complete text from the original Mu-tron Bi-Phase manual. While the Bi-Phase isn't necessarily our absolute "favourite" phaser, there's no escaping the fact that it's one that gets regular use for its versatility and great sound.

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