Amzel Electronics Releases the Cheshire Cat

The updated Cat prowls the frontier of adjustable distortion.

Groveland, MA (May 11, 2015) -- Cramming bigger sounds into a smaller box, Amzel Electronics announces the updated Cheshire Cat hyper-adjustable distortion pedal.

The new ‘Cat features the same Tone Evaporator electronics as its predecessor, allowing distortion texture and response to be explored over a wide range in ways not possible with other circuits. The redesign includes a few sonic tweaks and employs higher-quality controls, as well as using 35% less pedal board area.

Specs:

  • Complementary Inject and Distort adjustments determine overall distortion
  • Freq and Resonance knobs control the Tone Evaporator filter which affects distorted sound components only
  • Accent knob offers unique controls over dynamics
  • Patent-pending circuit
  • Uses 9V battery or adapter
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The Cheshire Cat carries a suggested retail price of $299.00 and can be purchased directly from the manufacturer at www.amzelelectronics.com.

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