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CopperSound Pedals Polaris (Analog 2-IN-1 Chorus/Vibrato)play button

CopperSound Pedals Polaris (Analog 2-IN-1 Chorus/Vibrato)

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CopperSound Pedals Polaris 2-IN-1 Chorus & Vibrato

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Polaris Chorus & Vibrato : CopperSound Pedals

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The CopperSound Polaris is a chorus/vibrato inspired by the original EHX Small Clone. With its smooth modulation and simple controls, it was a great starting point. At the heart of Polaris resides an MN3007 BBD chip, the same one found in the original NYC box.

After recreating the circuit in a breadboard, CopperSound designers moved forward from there. They started by replacing the depth switch in favor of a knob. This allows for better control of the modulation depth. Following in the steps of Daedalus, they incorporated a second depth knob that is selectable via the secondary footswitch. The original circuit did not have any tone control options. They decided to implement a Tone knob on Polaris. This knob allows the user to add or cut lower bass presence to the signal. CopperSound placed a master Volume knob at the end of the circuit. The Volume knob goes from full cut to slightly boosted above unity volume. These two knobs work in conjunction with each other. Lastly, the company added a Mode toggle switch to seamlessly alter between chorus and vibrato modes.

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