Guyatone Mighty Micro Series SSm5 Sonic Shaper Booster Guitar Effects Pedal  

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When Guyatone first began plans for the Mighty Micro series, they polled professional musicians in Japan to see what they felt would be the most useful pedal for a working guitarist. The answer was wh... Read More

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Overview

When Guyatone first began plans for the Mighty Micro series, they polled professional musicians in Japan to see what they felt would be the most useful pedal for a working guitarist. The answer was what would become the SSm5 Sonic Shaper!

Based on the original Guyatone EX-2 Exciter model (never sold in the USA), the SSm5 is a harmonic booster pedal that, by emphasizing specific frequencies, can offer the guitarist a broad tonal palette. The key to the SSm5 is the Shape control, which adjusts the harmonic emphasis. Using the SSm5, a guitarist can tune in specific frequencies to stand out in a band mix without raising their volume level. The SSm5 can also be used to emulate an acoustic guitar tone, or simply as a great-sounding clean boost by shutting off the Color control and Setting Shape to the center position.

Features
  • Ultra-bright status LED Cast aluminum stompguard
  • Improved functionality over Micro Series pedals
  • Top mounted jacks
  • Lightweight, ultra-durable cast-aluminum chassis reduces noise level
  • Glow-in-the-dark washer for bypass switch
  • Mechanical true-bypass switching via custom Guyatone switch
  • Top mounted, no-tools battery compartment
  • "Smart screw" makes battery changing easier and stays connected to battery lid via permanent retaining washers
  • Controls:
  • LEVEL: Adjusts output level when effect is engaged. Turn clockwise to increase volume.
  • COLOR: Adjusts Tone of effect. Turn clockwise to emphasize high-frequency, turn counter-clockwise to de-emphasize hi-frequency (Hi-Cut).
  • SHAPE: Adjusts point and level of harmonic emphasis. From center (12 o'clock) position, turn clockwise or counter-clockwise to emphasize different harmonics and adjust tonal character of input signal.
  • COLOR SWITCH: Turns Color (Tone) control on/off.
  • INPUT ATTENUATOR:
Specifications
  • Controls: LEVEL/COLOR/SHAPE/INPUT ATTENUATOR
    Jacks: INPUT/OUTPUT/DC IN
    Switch: EFFECT ON/OFF (True Bypass)/COLOR (On/Off)
    Indicator: EFFECT ON/OFF
    Input impedance: 470 kOHM
    Output impedance: Less than 10 kOHM
    Current consumption: 10 mA (at effect ON)
    Power Requirement: DC 9V 006P (6F22)/AC-2 Adaptor
    Dimensions: 2-6/10" (W) x 3-9/10" (D) x 2-3/10" (H)
    Weight: 8.25 oz. (without battery)
    Warranty: 3-year parts and labor
Warranty
MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
One year warranty on Expandora pedal. 3 year warranty on all other pedals.


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