Sheffield, England (August 22, 2016) -- Cog Effects are responsible for building the smallest analog octave pedals in the world, the T-16. The company have now expanded their current lineup to include a total of four octave pedals, with the brand new T-47 and T-70, and the upgraded and updated T-65 joining the range.
The T-47 features two independent octave channels, each with level controls for clean signal and one octave down, as well as an adjustable Filter control on each channel to shape the tone of the octave down signal from hairy all the way through to heavily-filtered sub-only tones. With one footswitch to engage and bypass the pedal and a second footswitch to swap between the two octave channels, the T-47 provides incredible versatility and tone control.
The new and improved T-65 retains the control set of the original, with level controls for clean signal, octave down, octave up, and the parallel effects loop, plus the adjustable Filter control on the octave down. The parallel effects loop allows you to mix in any effects with your octave and clean signals to create new sounds and textures, like a blend pedal on steroids.
The improvements to the T-65 are based purely around better integration into a pedalboard. The TRS send/return jack of the original has been replaced with individual send and return jacks to allow the use of standard patch cables, and the addition of the Mode footswitch allows you to select your sound when the T-65 is bypassed as either your clean signal or your effects loop signal, meaning any pedal in the T-65 effects loop is still fully accessible even when the T-65 is bypassed.
The brand new T-70 is an absolute beast, featuring three discrete analogue octave channels. The first two channels are independent T-65's, and the third channel is sub-only. This combination makes the T-70 incredibly versatile while also delivering building-crushing tone. The Bypass Mode toggle switch allows you to select your bypass sound as either clean signal or your effects loop, giving full access to the pedals in the effects loop even when the T-70 is bypassed.
Cog Effects' Tom George writes, "After the T-16, I didn't want to build just another octave - it had to be better and encourage creativity wherever possible. I ended up building three new pedals, and I'm really proud of what they all offer!"
Each T-47, T-65 and T-70 is built one at a time in Sheffield, UK, and features north-mounted jacks to minimise pedalboard footprint. The pedals retail at £160 for the T-47, £170 for the T-65, and £220 for the T-70
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