JHS Pedals


The JHS Bender recreates the most prized Tonebender in Josh Scott's collection: His 1973 MK3 Silver/Orange “Onomatopoeia” version. This version has three very special germanium transistors, tons of mojo, and fifty plus years of experience. Since that version of the pedal is finicky, Scott sought to replicate the pedal sonically — capturing what it's all about — but in a way that is more consistent, dependable and easy to manufacture. The end result is a pedal that gives you the touch, feel, and response of the vintage germanium fuzz but with accuracy and consistency of carefully chosen modern silicon transistors. 

If you love the fuzz sounds of Led Zeppelin, Jeff Beck, The Beatles, Mick Ronson (David Bowie) and My Bloody Valentine, then the Bender is for you.  

  • The controls are Volume, Tone and Attack. Volume sets the overall output level of the effect; turn it up and things get louder. Tone lets you sweep between bright and dark tones so that the Bender works well with a range of different amplifiers and guitars. Attack is the distortion control, the more you turn it clockwise, the more fuzz you create. On the side you will see a “Mode” button that lets you access a never-before-heard “JHS Mode.” Push that button for more gain and a mid frequency boost to send you leads soaring through the mix. With higher Attack settings in this mode, you will feel the fuzz slightly gate depending on your picking dynamics.
  • If you want a fuzz that can go from middle of the road crunch distortion to full out aggression, the Bender is for you. The tone control is extremely flexible and allows for dozens of sonic variations that most fuzz users only dream about.
  • Uses 9v dc negative center. 4ma consumption.
  • Do not use more than 9v dc, or your warranty will be voided.

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