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The world's most sophisticated delay pedal has just become even more powerful. The Pigtronix Echolution 2, launched at the 2014 Winter NAMM show in January, instantly became a top-seller, earning rave reviews and awards worldwide.
Pigtronix has unveiled the Rototron, a new rotary speaker simulator effect that achieves unsurpassed 3D realism in a compact, easy-to-use pedal. Designed by effect gurus Howard Davis and David Koltai, the Pigtronix Rototron recreates the complex acoustic phenomenon of the legendary dual-rotor 122 and 147 Leslie cabinets as used by Peter Frampton, Danny Gatton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, the Beatles and many others.
Pigtronix has begun shipping their new flagship Echolution 2 delay system. This ground-breaking pair of new pedals is the result of an intensive, four-year design process aimed at forging a unique marriage of analog tone shaping and digital signal processing to deliver the ultimate delay pedal experience.
Pigtronix Gatekeeper is a lightning fast, studio-quality noise gate pedal that locks out all unwanted noise from any rig. Sporting threshold and release time knobs, the Gatekeeper provides 100 percent attenuation with unprecedented response time, making it the most useful and effective noise gate pedal on the market.
Sometimes a pedal is just a special effect that provides a certain texture or sonic surprise that is best used sparingly. Other pedals are designed as practical tools that can form the core of a guitarist’s sound. The Pigtronix Fat Drive and Philosopher’s Rock pedals fall into the latter category and have already earned permanent places on many pros’ pedal boards thanks to their excellent sound quality and no-nonsense designs. Best of all these pedals are sensibly priced, making any player’s quest for the ultimate tone a lot easier to reach.
Pigtronix has introduced the all-new FAT Drive pedal, which sets a new standard for tube distortion in stompbox form. The pedal's name represents the essence of the Pigtronix mission, and its unique overdrive circuit hits the mark in every way.