Vahlbruch SpaceTime Delay Mini

Vahlbruch

Vahlbruch SpaceTime Delay Mini

£185.00 Regular price

One of our friends/customers bought his pedal board in to try some guitars earlier this year. He has over 300 pedals in his collection so we knew how much thought and process had gone into it. On the board was a Sapphire Drive but we weren't aware of Vahlbruch Pedals. We heard it and were completely blown away with the tone, transparency and versatility - it's handbuilt in Germany so of course the build quality is superb. We contacted Henning Vahlbruch and ordered another one of his pedals hoping that it was of the same quality - a Spacetime Delay. Lets just say it's the best delay pedal we have ever heard! We now carry almost the full range of pedals in store, many of which feature on our own WG Pedal Board.

The lengendary "SpaceTime" echo pedal now in a small enclosure and equipped with our unique "MagTraB" switching technology. Additional internal switch for "true bypass" or "buffered bypass".

The "SpaceTime" is a handmade echo pedal which combines the advantages of analog and digital circuits in a unique way. As a result it is a warm and deep sounding delay pedal, easy to operate and able to create beloved analog delay typical self-oscillations. Your direct (dry) guitar signal is completely preserved in the analog world - there is no latency for your straight guitar signal! In a carefully designed parallel digital signal path the generation of the echo signal is realized and fnally added to the dry signal back in the analog world. The "SpaceTime" pedal has three control knobs to adjust your tone. The delay time is set by "Time", the number of echo repeats can be changed by "Repeats" and the volume of the echo signal can be adjusted with the "Mix-Level" knob. Additionally a toggle switch allows you to change the treble content of the echoed signal. Switching from "bright" to "mellow" to "dark" gradually reduces the top end - resulting in warm, deep and natural sounding echo. The straight (non delayed) guitar signal is not affected by this tone control! An internal DIP-switch allows you to select between "true bypass" or "buffered bypass". Thus, the "SpaceTime" can be optimally adapted to any signal chain.


This pedal is equipped with our unique "MagTraB" switching technology:
Inside the button a magnet is integrated which position is measured by a sensor on the circuit board. If the button is now moved, e.g. if it is pressed downwards, the position of the magnet will also change. The sensor measures this change without any mechanical contact to the button and the information is send via a micro-controller to a gold-plated relay, which then does the actual audio signal switching.

The advantages of "MagTraB" footswitches:
MapTraB buttons are as good as indestructible! "MagTraB" delivers an almost infinite number of switching cycles - many, many millions!
No annoying, mechanical switch clicks! Instead, the "MagTraB" push-buttons switch very smooth and silently!
You can choose if the pedal powers up in "on" or "bypass" state.
To change the state:
Step 1: Unplug the power supply cable.
Step 2: Hold down on/off "MagTraB" button.
Step 3: Plug in again the power supply cable.
Step 4: Release on/off "MagTraB"" button.
DONE! The next time your pedal powers up it will automatically start in the other state.

Specifications:

Unique MagTraB switching technology
Internal switch for "true bypass" or "buffered bypass"
Controls for Time, Repeats and Mix-Level
Tone-Switch for bright, mellow and dark
Analog dry path with perfectly flat frequency response
Low noise circuit design
Delay time max. 660 ms
Input impedance: 1M Ohms
Output impedance: 1k Ohms
Current consumption: 60mA
This pedal requires an external regulated 9V power supply (not included), polarity: positiv@ring / negative@tip
Dimensions: 115mm x 70mm x 48mm
Weight: 240g
Handmade in Germany

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