26 Sep Orange Retro 70’s Pedals Launched
Retro Phaser, Sustain and Distortion pedals launched.
Three iconic effects pedals — the Orange Phaser, Orange Sustain and Orange Distortion — return, updated and ‘reworked for the present day’.
Acting like an overdrive for your clean tone, the Orange Sustain pedal smooths, regulates and evens out your guitar sound, making the soft parts louder and the loud parts softer. It can boost volume without scuffing purity, offer a more chiming tone that takes the edge off each note’s attack.
Drawing inspiration from Orange’s classic “Phazer” from the early 1970s (its name respelled in English that’s as proudly British as the pedal’s construction), but given modern standards like an LED and a 9V DC input, and circuitry tweaks inside the box to reduce the the noise floor. The Phaser adds a nuanced, warming spin to your sound with the maximum simplicity. With the same form factor and minimalist artwork as the originals, all tank-strength aluminium chassis, block colour, and art nouveau typography, a mere glance at the thing will transport you back 50 years. Then, when you stomp on the footswitch, the time-travel will be complete, with as clean an interaction with a pedal as you’ll ever encounter. After all, this is the Orange Phaser: it literally has one job.
Meet the new Orange Distortion pedal, same as the old Orange Distortion pedal — at least that’s how it seems on the outside. After all, apart from the modern tweaks of an added LED and a 9V DC input, this looks like a straight-up reboot of the 1970s relic, right down to its simple type stencilled onto the classic chunky aluminium shell to ape the original units.
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