The Canadian handmade stomp is the company's take on modulation that has four high-quality tone-warping effects in a pedalboard-friendly package.

Guelph, ON (November 21, 2017) -- Southampton Pedals is thrilled to release the Utility Knife - our take on modulation in a genre that’s getting increasingly complicated. The Utility Knife covers all your modulation needs in one compact package by sticking to only the essential controls: Rate, Depth, and Volume. On top of all that, the Utility Knife is carefully made by hand, one at a time, in Guelph, Ontario.

Utility highlights include:

  • Four high-quality modulation effects in one pedalboard-friendly package
  • Low-noise digital effects with plenty of gain on tap
  • Universal settings - flip between modes without having to worry about your knobs
  • Low power consumption (60 ma) and daisy chain compatible

All Southampton Pedals are hand built in Guelph, Ontario. The Utility Knife is available on our site for $220 USD.

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