Alexander Equilibrium DLX


Maker: Alexander

Model: Alexander Equilibrium DLX

Condition: New

 

Description: The Equilibrium DLX is our updated vintage modulation pedal - evoking the buttery, sputtery, wobbly sounds of yesteryear,  While the Equilibrium DLX sounds completely vintage, it crams all the "mod cons" into a pedalboard-friendly package.

Controls:

Rate (Level) — Adjusts the rate of modulation from a slow pulse to a rapid flutter.  Turning this knob cancels the Tap Tempo setting.  Holding down the Bypass / Level footswitch lets you adjust the overall output level of the effect.  The Level setting is stored in the memory of the pedal for future use.

Depth — Controls the amount of modulation from barely perceptible to seasick.

Shape — Selects one of four waveforms to control the modulation effect:  Sine, Ramp Up, Ramp Down, or Square.

Mix — Blends between the dry and the modulated signals. 

*Hint: For traditional style tremolo, set the Mix knob fully clockwise.

Tap Tempo / Division - tap twice to set the modulation rate.  The LED above the Tap switch flashes to indicate the current rate and division.  Hold to toggle between normal-speed (green) and double-speed (red) settings.

Remote Tap Tempo Jack - connect a normally-open momentary footswitch to this jack to set the modulation time remotely. Hold down the remote footswitch to change tap divisions.

 

Mode Toggle:

Tremolo — Traditional tremolo based on the bias circuits from the earliest tube amps. Use the Shape control to morph from a very soft and smooth tremolo to a much harder burp-burp modulation. 

Harmonic — Based on the vibrato circuits from the early ‘60s piggyback amplifiers. Blend in the dry signal for a queasy, seasick effect.

Vibrato — True '50s style frequency vibrato, just like Buddy Holly. Try it with a fast speed and 100% wet mix for the widest vibrato effect.  Mixing in some dry signal makes the vibrato sound more like a phaser or photocell vibe unit.

 

Bypass Switching:

The Equilibrium DLX features buffered bypass switching with a soft-touch footswitch.

Power Supply:

The Equilibrium DLX requires a 9V DC power supply with a 2.1mm pin, center negative.  The Equilibrium DLX is not designed to be powered on supplies higher than 9V and does not use a battery.  The Equilibrium DLX should work fine on a multi-pedal "daisy chain" connector, but if you encounter excessive noise or hum try a separate power supply.  The Equilibrium DLX  requires approx. 75mA.


    Type: Tremolo

    Vendor: Alexander


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