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Celestial Effects Announces Gemini VTR

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Celestial Effects Announces Gemini VTR

Hudson, MA (April 10, 2013) -- The Celestial Effects Gemini VTR (Vibrato, Tremolo and Reverb). The Gemini VTR is a true bypass pedal. It features three independent guitar effects housed in one space saving enclosure. Built like a tank and using the best components available, this pedal will keep you rocking for many years to come.

The first effect in the signal chain is a true pitch shifting vibrato effect which utilizes an optically coupled LFO (Low Frequency Oscillator) firing two phase shifting engines to produce warm vibrato effects based on but not limited to the vibrato features found on old Magnatone amplifiers. The controls include Depth, Speed and Duty Cycle adjustments as well as a Square Wave/Triangle "V" Wave switch. With the switch set to square wave, the vibrato has a more prominent shift in pitch. The vibrato effect becomes smother with the switch set to triangle wave. Two internal trimpot adjustments are provided to set the amount of vibrato volume and vibrato tone. The adjustments are accessible by removing the bottom cover.

Next in the signal chain is a volume attenuating tremolo effect which utilizes an optically coupled LFO (Low Frequency Oscillator) as well.The controls include Depth, Speed and Duty Cycle adjustments. Two internal trimpot adjustments are provided to set the amount of tremolo volume and tremolo tone. The adjustments are accessible by removing the bottom cover.

Last in the signal chain is analog signal opamp based path/digital tank simulator designed reverb effect. The signal retains all the nuances of your playing and the reverb is lush, deep and plays nice with any other effect including boosts, overdrives, fuzzes and distortions. Three internal trimpot adjustments are provided to set the amount of reverb volume reverb tone and CLEAN signal level. The Clean signal level allows the user to bypass some of the original input signal to the output of the reverb circuit. This unique feature is used to ad a presence to the reverb effect. The adjustments are accessible by removing the bottom cover.

All three sections feature internal trimpot gain controls assessable by removing the bottom cover allowing you to set the output of the effect quieter, louder or equal to your dry signal input.

Finish it all off with paralleled dual output jacks and your ready to add these three versatile effects to your rig all in one box!

For more information:
Celestial Effects

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