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A rose by any other name would smell as sweet… ah, that is, unless it’s an artificial rose. The same can be said of the thermionic tube—that ultimate generator of stratospheric guitar tones.…

It’s no exaggeration to say that here at Effectrode we’re committed tube anoraks, but even we get duped every now and then. Take a close look at the photo above. In the red corner, weighing…

This super compact FS-1A external dual footswitch (footprint is less than half that of a Fender footswitch) makes it possible to bypass and switch between the clean and overdrive channels on the SR-71…

I absolutely LOVE these pedals. LA-1A Leveling Amp is HANDS DOWN my desert island pedal. New PM-3A PhaseOmatic Deluxe (4 knob version with dual-LFO) is totally dreamy... SR-71 Blackbird is a monster tone machine. TV-5A Tube Vibe is the quintessential vibe machine...

Mark Lloyd, USA

The Mercury Fuzz and the Tube-Vibe are both absolutely outstanding. Both are works of art. I am floored. Many thanks for your great work!

Sean Sutton, UK

The Mercury Tube Fuzz pedal brought an entire plethora of overtones and richness to my Handwired Fender Vibroverb Cesar Diaz – unreal. It’s not a just a boost it’s a multidimensional tone shaping tool too. My board is now 70% Effectrode. And that wasn’t intentional; they are just THAT good.

James Peace Band, USA