Based on the iconic RamÂ’s Head circuit the M1 takes it to another level. Coupled with an active treble and bass eq the M1 may be the most versatile muff derived pedal available.
The basis of the pedal is the classic RamÂ’s Head / Power booster stack allowing the sonic qualities of the muff to shine but with a slightly less harsh rounder tone with more midrange
Bring the controls to around noon and you have the boosted ramÂ’s Head tone, add more treble and you have a tone more similar to a traditional ramÂ’s head, push the bass to full and roll back the treble and you are very close to the Patriot with slightly more mids. With bass on zero and treble set to taste it produces a soaring lead tone that will cut through any mix.
A total of 6 gain stages, each tuned perfectly to give an enormous amount of gain while maintaining an extremely low noise floor. The eq has been modified to make it more usable at all settings, Modifications to the input stage mean your guitar pickups will see an input impedance of 1mOhmThe output stage is also modified to give a constant output impedance of under 10k
Battery-free, requires 9v dc supply only
- 100% Handmade
- True Bypass.
- Sustain, Level, Bass & Treble controls
- Top mount power and signal jacks
- High quality components
- Low current dimmable Led
- Requires 9v centre negative power supply
- Dimensions: 120 x 95 x 35mm - 4.7 x 3.7 x 1.5" (Enclosure only)
- Power consumption 9.5mA
- Input impedance 1 MÎ©
- Designed and handmade using the highest quality components.
- Hand drilled and screen printed super tough anti-glare enclosure,
- Neutrik fully enclosed panel mount signal and DC jacks. (Not board mounted)
- Audio grade through hole components from MMK, Wima, Epcos, Vishay, Panasonic etc
- Low noise metal film resistors
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