BBE Sonic Stomp Sonic Maximizer Guitar Effects Pedal  

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The BBE Sonic Stomp Pedal will make guitarists and bassists rejoice! More fullness, more presence, more clarity, and more control right at your feet. Hardwire bypass, nonslip rubber bottom, easy-acces... Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

The BBE Sonic Stomp Pedal will make guitarists and bassists rejoice! More fullness, more presence, more clarity, and more control right at your feet. Hardwire bypass, nonslip rubber bottom, easy-access 9V battery compartment, and included external power supply.

The BBE Process--"What it Is"

Loudspeakers have difficulty working with the electronic signals supplied by an amplifier. These difficulties cause such major phase and amplitude distortion that the sound reproduced by the speaker differs significantly from the sound produced by the original source.
In the past, these problems proved unsolvable and were thus relegated to a position of secondary importance in audio system design. However, phase and amplitude integrity is essential to accurate sound reproduction. Research shows that the information which the listener translates into the recognizable characteristics of a live performance are intimately tied into complex time and amplitude relationships between the fundamental and harmonic components of a given musical note or sound. These relationships define a sound's "sound".
When these complex relationships pass through a speaker, the proper order is lost. The higher frequencies are delayed. A lower frequency may reach the listener's ear first or perhaps simultaneously with that of a higher frequency. In some cases, the fundamental components may be so time-shifted that they reach the listener's ear ahead of some or all of the harmonic components.
This change in the phase and amplitude relationship on the harmonic and fundamental frequencies is technically called "envelope distortion." The listener perceives this loss of sound integrity in the reproduced sound as "muddy" and "smeared." In the extreme, it can become difficult to tell the difference between musical instruments, for example, an oboe and a clarinet.
BBE Sound, Inc. conducted extensive studies of numerous speaker systems over a ten year period. With this knowledge, it became possible to identify the characteristics of an ideal speaker and to distill the corrections necessary to return the fundamental and harmonic frequency structures to their correct order. While there are differences among various speaker designs in the magnitude of their correction, the overall pattern of correction needed is remarkably consistent.
The BBE Process is so unique that 42 patents have been awarded by the U.S. Patent Office.

Features
  • Amazing fullness and clarity
  • Hardwire bypass
  • Non-slip rubber bottom
Specifications
  • Frequency Response: Program Dependent
  • BBE: Lo Contour +12dB @ 50Hz
  • Process +12dB @ 10kHz
  • Signal to Noise Ratio: BBE on Max 94dB
  • BBE on Min 104dB
  • THD: 0.02% at 1kHz
  • Noise: BBE on Max -87dBu
  • BBE on Min -97dBu
  • Max Signal Level +7dBu
  • Input Impedance: 1MEG Ohms
  • Output Impedance: 1K Ohm
  • * 0dBu = 0.775Vrms
  • Hardware Bypass: YES
  • Power Requirements:
  • DC inlet: +9VDC min. 200ma
  • Battery Life: 15 hours
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
IT IS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE END USER TO PROVIDE THE BILL OF SALE OR OTHER MEANS OF PROOF OF PURCHASE TO VALIDATE THE WARRANTY IF WARRANTY SERVICE IS REQUIRED.

BBE Sound, Inc. products are warranted against defects in material and workmanship for a period of five (5) years from date of purchase from BBE Sound, Inc. or an authorized dealer.

During this period, BBE Sound, Inc. will repair units free of charge providing that they are shipped prepaid to:

BBE Sound, Inc.
5382 Production Drive
Huntington Beach, California 92649

BBE Sound, Inc. will pay return UPS shipping charges within USA. All charges related to non-US shipping, including customs clearance, will be billed. The warranty will be honored for the longer of either 90 days from the date of any service or the remainder of the original 5 year factory warranty.

If a BBE Sound, Inc. product is purchased through an authorized BBE distributor outside the US, contact the distributor to arrange warranty repair.

This warranty will be considered null and void by BBE Sound, Inc. if any of the following is found:

1. The equipment has been physically damaged.
2. The equipment shows signs of abuse
3. The equipment has been electrically damaged by improper connection or attempted repair by the end user or third party.
4. The equipment has been modified without authorization.
5. The bill of sale indicates that the purchase date of the equipment is not within the warranty period.

A copy of the original sales receipt must be provided for service under this warranty.

All non-warranty repairs are warranted for a period of 90 days from the date of service.

BBE Sound, Inc. is NOT LIABLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Should the unit fail to operate for any reason, our sole obligation is to repair the unit as described above.


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BBESonic Stomp Sonic Maximizer Guitar Effects Pedal
 
4.8

(based on 18 reviews)

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(11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Sublte, yet Effective

By Steve

from NJ

Comments about BBE Sonic Stomp Sonic Maximizer Guitar Effects Pedal:

This pedal gets a lot of negativity by people who do not know how to properly use it. It's meant to correct phasing issues for high and low end frequencies. It's not meant to be an EQ pedal. It's much more effective when in the effects loop and keeping both controls below or at 12 o'clock. Over 12 and you're going to have more processing going on than you'd like.

(11 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

My Secret Weapon!

By J.J. Barnett

from Grafton, WI

Comments about BBE Sonic Stomp Sonic Maximizer Guitar Effects Pedal:

I have a secret. I have an effect that most people can't hear, but which I can't live without. I leave it on ALL of the time, and people ALWAYS ask me about my fat tone. I use it for bass AND guitar, and it performs well on either. Yes, my friend, that effect is the Sonic Stomp. Your guitar sounds great. I am sure of it. But run it through this thing and you will wonder how you ever did without it. It is like lifting a heavy, wet blanket off of your tone and letting it roam the sonic landscape as it should. Every guitarist should have a good compressor and one of these in his toolbag. Everything else is just fluff. And, of course, it doesn't hurt that it is made by BBE and is, therefore, superbly constructed and could probably be run over by a tank without failing. Yep. Get this pedal NOW! You'll thank me for it.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great! (depending on your setup and expectations)

By Jared

from Grove City, OH

Comments about BBE Sonic Stomp Sonic Maximizer Guitar Effects Pedal:

As others, I was somewhat skeptical when I bought this pedal. People seem to go crazy over these things, but I couldn't hear that much of a difference in the videos online (due to poor audio streaming quality). To get the full effect you really have to hear it in person, with your own gear. Some people notice more of a difference than others just because of the equipment they play. For example, I play through a solid-state amp that already has a very crisp and clear sound, so it only changes my tone a little bit. If I had a "muddier-sounding" amp I imagine it would make more of a difference. So do I think it was worth the money and the space on my pedal board? Absolutely. It gives me a small push towards a more professional tone. I would just caution people who think this is going to be some magic fix-it-all pedal that will instantly transform your whole sound. It really depends on your gear, and frankly, it depends on how picky you are about your tone. If you just started playing guitar a month ago your money is probably better spent elsewhere. But if you're like me and you're just looking for that extra push towards a more polished, professional tone, go for it! If you buy it for the right reasons you'll love it. I think all the negative reviews out there are due to people buying this with false expectations. Bottom line: it does what it says it will do. It's subtle, but if you're picky about your tone you'll probably appreciate the difference.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Squeeze the last bit of gain from your amp

By Fonzy

from Fayetteville, NC

Comments about BBE Sonic Stomp Sonic Maximizer Guitar Effects Pedal:

I have owned this pedal for 4 months and am very happy with it. When playing clean you wont notice much of a diff with the pedal on but with your gain up there is a diff you can hear. Im not going to attempt to try and describe what the pedal does just go play through one for yourself! If you have the $ and are looking for that extra something to make your amp and guitar sound amazing this is worth it. It is built very well and will last a long time because u don't really stomp on it u just turn it on and leave it. It also comes with a 9V power adapter.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

You Won't Regret Buying This

By plague

from California

Comments about BBE Sonic Stomp Sonic Maximizer Guitar Effects Pedal:

I recently purchased a used Crate Blue Voodoo from my local guitar center, despite reviews that said it was no good for metal... The tone of the amp was actually a lot better than most people say, however, it was missing something. I asked the clerk in the store if I could test it out with one of these little pedals (based on a suggestion by a friend). Once the Sonic Stomp was switched on, I was blown away. I could not believe the massive tone that was coming out of the amp that wasn't there before. This pedal makes a huge improvement on my tone and I couldn't imagine playing without it ever again. Bottom line, buy this pedal, or if you've got some extra cash, buy the rack mount version

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Won't take this off my pedalboard!

By Jeremy Harper

from Denton, TX

Comments about BBE Sonic Stomp Sonic Maximizer Guitar Effects Pedal:

I have used this pedal for over a year and I love it. It just gives more clarity to your tone. I play through a Vox Night Train and a Gibson Les Paul Studio. In fact I don't realize it's on unless I accidentally turn it off. It's subtle but definitely worth the money. If you struggle cutting through the mix this will help. If you are in the studio looking for some clarity this pedal will help.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

great tone!!!

By bill robinson

from Berry creek, CA

Comments about BBE Sonic Stomp Sonic Maximizer Guitar Effects Pedal:

i bought this to fatten up my line 6 spider 3 amp. It is great for studio and live shows as well. I cant believe how much this work and work s so well!!

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Must have pedal

By Jeremy

from winchester va

Comments about BBE Sonic Stomp Sonic Maximizer Guitar Effects Pedal:

This in my poinion is a must ahave pedal. The dynamics it will change in your sound is phenomenal. I have let countless player friends try it out and they were amazed at the diference in bypass and engaged. It takes the sound you produce and arranges frequencies in a balanced form (EQ).

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

YOU GOTTA GET ONE

By David

from Naples, Florida

Comments about BBE Sonic Stomp Sonic Maximizer Guitar Effects Pedal:

I don't usually rate anything but I am going to on this pedal.I read the reviews on this and it sounded like just what I was looking for. I play a Les Paul 56 reissue, Gibson Flying V and A Fender Strat through a 200 watt Line 6 MK IV amp. I bought this pedal used at guitar center over the weekend. Looked new in the box with the adaptor. It's amazing the difference this little guy makes at higher volumes, especially when you distort the tones. It even makes your amp come alive at lower volume levels. This thing is freaking amazing!!!! This pedal now has a permanent place on my pedal board. It was just what I was looking for. I read on another review that this doesn't work well with a Line 6 amp. I don't agree at all. Works great for me! BUY ONE, YOU WON'T BE DISSAPPOINTED!

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Worth Every Penny!

By James

from Norfolk, VA

Comments about BBE Sonic Stomp Sonic Maximizer Guitar Effects Pedal:

This box was described to me know this way: "it will make an OK guitar sound good and a good guitar sound great." The axe I had at the time was decent, but not the best, so I decided to give it a shot. The the word "go" change was amazing. I've used it with several guitars over the course of the last year, and it has never failed to deliver better sound on every instrument I've plugged in. strats, double humbuckers, single humbuckers, acoustics - you name it, it simply makes them sound better - like you paid hundreds more for your gear than you actually did. One of the best features is the fact that can tailor the tone. I play in a lot of different venues and it helps me to get a consistent sound out of my guitar no matter where I'm playing. You can do the same thing with an EQ, but to date, I haven't needed one with this unit. If you have high end gear, this unit will be beneficial, but may not be the best $100 you ever spent. However, if you're like the majority of people out there who are working with low to mid-range equipment, I promise you that you would have a hard time finding a better way to make your sound better for the price. Buy it - you won't regret it!

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