The daddy of all stompboxes: the first commercially produced transistor-based guitar effect pedal and also the first fuzz box.
First made in 1962, it took until 1965 to catch on when Keith used one on Satisfaction â€“ and the world of guitar tone was changed forever. The FZ-1a used three germanium transistors to amplify and clip the guitarâ€™s signal creating fuzz, glorious fuzzâ€¦"
It is alive again: the Formula B "Maestra" Fuzz Tone pedal with modern upgrades:
- True bypass footswitch
- On/off bright LED
- Inside power DC/DC adapter ( 9v Dc / 1.5v dc )
- Standard power input DC connector
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