MAESTRO RHYTHM 'N SOUND G-1

Brand: Maestro

Superb order, excellent cosmetic condition, complete with the original black attache-style case. This is an amazing vintage guitar synth/fuzz/octave effect unit...Read more



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Description

MAESTRO Rhythm n Sound G-1 for sale in excellent working order and good condition (see detailed photos), complete with the original black attaché-style case. 

This is an amazing vintage unit - basically a guitar synth/fuzz/octave effect unit that also works with other instruments. Capable of some amazing effects, beats, textures and wild out-there sounds - works brilliantly with guitar, bass, synth and all sorts of sources. Whilst it tracks well and is extremely versatile - please bear in mind that this is vintage analogue technology so is not as perfect as modern octave/synth pedals...

The condition of the unit is good - the main thing to note is that 5 of the buttons (4 of the red ones and the yellow one) no longer sit flat in the 'off' position, but this does not affect the functioning of the unit. Other than that there are a few scratches to the front face, but nothing major, some scratches on the base and the case is worn and dented in places - see the detailed photos.

It's been converted to 240v from US 110v unit so doesn't require a step-down transformer for UK/EU use.

Here’s a recording of the very cool original Maestro demo record courtesy of EffectsDatabase.

YouTube demos below (the second is the G-2 version but it is still very informative. With thanks to the up-loaders):

Tax (VAT)

Some of our gear will have VAT at 20% added in the UK/EU, but a lot of it won't. This should hopefully clarify the situation but if you have any questions then please get in touch.

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    SHIPPING

    We are very experienced at packing and shipping valuable and sensitive gear worldwide. Binson Echorecs, large valve amps, vintage synths, rare racks, and even a CS-80 or two - you name it, we've sent it and it has arrived in one piece and ready to play.

    SHIPPING DISCOUNT ON MULTIPLE ITEMS:

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    Note that this also allows you to purchase add on items such as transformers and other accessories, and also t-shirts and other merch, without paying any extra shipping on them.

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    Obviously from time to time with vintage items there are times when gear arrives in need of some adjustment or calibration, and some times a piece of gear that was working 100% just chooses the day after arriving for a new fault to develop - however, having been dealing with sensitive vintage gear for many years, we are also very experienced at dealing with these occurrences and will always work with you to solve the problem.

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