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65amps Colour Bender Germanium Distortion Guitar Effects Pedal  

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1418053829845
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The Colour Bender by 65amps is a fantastic evolution of another one of the most popular pedals from the 1960s; the "Bender" circuit made famous by Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, and many others. Recreating th... Read More

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Overview

The Colour Bender by 65amps is a fantastic evolution of another one of the most popular pedals from the 1960s; the "Bender" circuit made famous by Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, and many others. Recreating the Holy Grail tones of '60s and '70s Germanium pedals but with enhancements derived from 65amps diligent, decade-long research into components, build quality, and endless pursuit of improvement.

The Colour Bender will surprise you with its modern attention to build quality, noise floors and sensitivity, all the while delivering the classic sounds you've sought for decades. The classic Bender offers two distinct modes - classic wild Germanium distortion of the stock circuit and an adjusted mode that accommodates modern guitars and amps. The classic Tone Bender circuit is in many cases too wild and gainy for modern high-output pickups and higher gain amps, but 65 has made the natural adjustment so that modern players can enjoy the fantastic voice of this classic circuit. Lastly, there is a notch filter or "Colour" switch that allows for a midrange emphasis that really make your guitar jump out of the mix.

Made with Premium Germaniun Transistors and amp parts, not pedal parts, the Colour Bender is a step forward in the modernization and improvement of classic designs. The utilization of amp parts used in all 65amps instead of pedal parts add elements of tone, dynamics and quality that makes the Colour Bender a typically overbuilt 65 product.

If you're looking for the classic '60s and '70s Germanium voice without all the wildness and noise of those old pedals, the Colour Bender will suit your needs perfectly.

Features
  • 3 x Premium Germanium Transistors
  • Coupling Caps: SoZo
  • Resistors: Allen Bradley Carbon Comps and Vishay Dale Metal Films
Controls
  • 2-way "Colour" switch that notches midrange frequencies
  • 2-way "Hi/Lo" switch to adjust global gain level
  • "Level" knob that adjusts the output of the Germanium Transistor
  • "Attack" knob that adjusts the level of distortion in the circuit
Jacks
  • Input
  • Ouput
  • Power in 9VDC
Power
  • Internal 9VDC Battery (non Alkaline battery preferred)
  • External 9VDC direct (Germanium is reverse polarity is not happy in a series "chain" power supply)
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  • Repair costs covered for up to three years from date of purchase
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