Matthews Effects Unveils the Surgeon

Matthews Effects launches a delay packing advanced features and offering 8 algorithms with unique abilities.

Choose between 8 different algorithms divided into 4 categories EQ, Mod, AF, and Dual. Each with their own unique abilities and sounds.

With Tap, Presets, MIDI, USB, Expression, Ramp and a Computer editor there is no shortage of ways to control and augment your delays.



  • The Surgeon can receive MIDI over 3.5mm TRS or via USB. Use MIDI to control all its features and parameters


  • The Surgeon has a total of 127 presets. 4 can be accessed with the onboard “Preset” switch or you can access the expanded presets via MIDI.


  • Create presets, edit globals and adjust controls in real time via the Surgeon Computer Editor


  • The Surgeon can receive MIDI clock to sync its delay time


  • Ramp any and all controls to adjustable positions creating unique musical experiences.


  • Use an expression pedal to control any and all parameters to adjustable positions with unique toe and heel positions for each control.

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