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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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.
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
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.
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
One year warranty on Expandora pedal. 3 year warranty on all other pedals.