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Mercury in Transit

New Mercury fuzz graphics

‘Mercury’ fuzz pedal enclosures are just back from the paint shop! This latest batch of 100 pedals will feature new graphics ― a very high quality stoved epoxy silkscreen print ‘Mercury’ space capsule logo to commemorate John Glenn being the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth in 1962. The Effectrode Mercury fuzz is named after the space vehicle, or capsule, in which he did his 3 orbits of the Earth and is our tribute to the fantastic achievement of Glenn and all those involved at NASA. The Mercury will be available in the next 6 to 8 weeks and is much sought after as it’s the only tube driven fuzz pedal on the market. If you’d like to reserve one of this stellar pedals then please email us at sales@effectrode.com to get on the waiting list.


  1. Kyle says:

    I would like to be placed on the waiting list for the new batch of mercury fuzz pedals please.

    Thank you

  2. Michael Clay says:

    Please place me on the waiting list for the Mercury Fuzz. Please!!

  3. Mark says:

    Hey Phil, That Mercury box and logo look awesome! I remember that Mercury mission too, and those early space shots were a dicy lot. I’m looking foreward to getting one of your Merc Fuzz’s. Sam says I’m already on the waiting list…this is just another confirmation that I want one!!!
    Til then, Mark

  4. Justin Slojkowski says:

    Phil, will there be anything different about this batch?
    I believe I am on the waiting list and I am so excited.

  5. Etienne says:

    Wasn’t the circuit supposed to be silver-plated on this batch ?

  6. Andy says:

    Awesome job Phil. Can’t wait for release. Are 2x mercury pedals and a Helios too much fuzz for one board? I think not.

  7. Ben says:

    Hi Phil. Please also add me to the waiting list for the Mercury Fuzz. Can’t wait!

  8. Jorma Suni says:

    Hello Phil . After 53 years of playing happy founds are made ! Your tube pedals are on their own class. If possible please add me to the waiting list for the Mercury Fuzz. ATB from Finland. Jorma

    • Phil says:

      Hi Jorma, I think the list might be full, however I’ve passed your details onto Sam so she can add your name in case someone drops off the list. Thankyou, Phil

  9. Marc Savett says:

    Please contact when Mercury Fuzz arrives
    Thankyou Marc Savett

  10. Marc Savett says:

    Effectrode is very cool
    Marc S

  11. Jason cook says:

    If there’s a waiting list I’m in. I can pay up front.

    • Phil says:

      Hi Jason, The Mercury waiting list is full, however I’ve forwarded your name to Sam anyway so she can keep your details in case someone drops off. Thankyou, Phil

  12. Jay-p says:

    Hi phil,
    I like to buy a mercury fuzz
    Can you give me a sign when there’s one left
    The best regards

    • Phil says:

      Hi Jay, I’ve passed your details to Sam. The waiting list is full but she’ll make sure your name is on there is case anyone drops off. Thankyou, Phil

  13. Noël says:

    Hi there,

    New news on the DeltraTrem?

    • Phil says:

      Hi Noël, We’re working on the Delta-Trem and Phaseomatic pedals and are expecting to complete these designs in the next couple of week or so. They will then be ready to go into production later this year. Thanks, Phil

  14. Noël says:


    Thanks for your info on the Delta-Trem

  15. charles says:

    i am wondering about the toggle switch nearest the tubes, I believe you call this the bias toggle switch? I ask because you describe it as a 3 position toggle, yet on my model it only has 2 positions. Also i find zero difference between the 2 positions ( i have the stock tubes in it still). I hope you can reply because i am beginning to think this may be a faulty part (again because it does not have 3 positions and it does seem to have any effect in either of its 2 positions)

  16. charles says:

    Oh..I wrote the last comment. I thought i was in the Effectrode Blackbird section when writing. My comment was concerning my Blackbird pedal

  17. Alan says:

    Hey Phil, any electronic / tonal differences with the latest Mercury Fuzz?

  18. Ronald says:

    Please place me on the waiting list for your most excellent Mercury Fuzz…. so wish i could have had a Helios….Thanks Guys

    • Phil says:

      Hi Ronald, This current batch of Mercury fuzzes are all spoken, however I’ll pass your details on to Sam so she can add to the list for the next batch. Thanks, Phil

  19. John Bruns says:


    I have both your Helios and Mercury. Why are you not continuing the Helios Pedal?

    It is terrific!


    • Phil says:

      Hi John, We’re a small company and only have capacity to build so many pedals, which part explains why the Helios was a limited special run. Also, the Mercury was supposed to replace it, however despite the circuit being almost the same as the Helios it does sound a little different. Best regards, Phil

  20. Erich Bergendorff says:

    Wow – you guys did it again – with the Mercury! This one really stands apart from the rest. Nice envelope and harmonics. This, I recon, will go well with my multiband compressor pedal. BTW, I’d be to help out with the assemblies in a flash!!


  21. Pierre says:

    Hello Phil,

    When can I hope to receive Mercury Fuzz? I was on the waiting list :).

    • Phil says:

      Hi Pierre,

      We’re working on the Mecury fuzz pedals right now and they’ll start shipping within the next two weeks. Best regards, Phil

  22. Ben says:

    Hi Phil,

    Any chance that the next run of PC-2A Tube Compressors will contain the “Gilmour mod”?



  23. Karim says:

    Hi Phil,
    Please put me on the list for the Mercury.

  24. hello, can I reserve one merfury? if he has more, what is the delay of the next series? cordially M.Navarro

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