Vintage Soviet Era Effects Pedals

Discussion in 'Effects, Pedals, Strings & Things' started by TheThickness, Feb 24, 2015.

  1. TheThickness

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    A family member in Russia recently became friends with a gentleman who owns an old music hall that is no longer in use. Somehow in their conversation it came up that I am a guitarist. The music hall owner decided to bring a bunch of old pedals that were collecting dust in the music hall over to my family members house to send to me. Pretty cool. He sent me pictures of a few. I feel like a kid on Christmas waiting to see what arrives. I will need to find someone to mod the pedals for 110v though. Anyways, here's a picture of one of the pedals! It's a phaser made by a company called Estradin. I did a little research online and found a gut shot too.

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    The mojo factor is through the roof with this one. Do I see a photo-element? Like in the original Univibe? Keep us updated! When you receive them, it might be better to make a blog for them so that they don't disappear into oblivion.
     
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    Man, thats a cool looking pedal. Those guts with the transistors in a circle that that make it look like its got cold war era nuclear power or something. I'd put that on my board no matter what it sounds like !
     
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    It looks like it! Probably some sort of optical phaser. I'll definitely keep you guys updated and post some clips and pictures of whatever arrives. I'm wondering if anyone else here has one of these. I'd love to hear some opinions
     
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    There's a lot of people over at freestomp who'd be very interested to see these pics.
    Post some more from all angles and a birds eye view when it arrives...
     
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    I definitely will post some more detailed gut shot pics as soon as I have it for whoever is interested.
     
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    That thing looks incredible! And it looks like it has a transformer too
     
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    Yes - looks like light dependent resistors! Probably a vibe or phaser of some sort.
     
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    holy :munch

    here's something I saw on tumblr recently:

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    частота = frequency
    баланс = balance
    яркость = brightness
    еффект = effect
    выкл = off
    фейэер = phaser
    сеть = network
    выход = output
    прямой = straight/direct
    вход = input
    сдвиг = shift
     
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    In this particular case сеть = power
     
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    :aok

    Thanks for the correction.
     
  16. TheThickness

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    Neat website. Another pedal that's on the way to me is listed there as well. A parametric eq. I wish my family member took pictures of all the things he sent to me but I guess it's nice to be surprised sometimes. Anyways, here's another picture he sent me of the Lel parametric eq. Not as cool as the phaser IMO but still kind of neat.

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    This thread is going to have serious mojo factor going on...I can't wait to you show the rest :)
     
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    So cool!!!!

    Best to get a cheap transformer/travel adapter and just run them at 220V, then no need to mess with them. Good luck!
     
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    And Spaceman thought their Sputnik was cool...!
     

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