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Fredric Effects Classic Super Unpleasant Companion - Shin-Ei FY-2 & FY-6 Clone

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Fredric Effects are popular British guitar pedals from the UK, handmade in North London. Their Classic Super Unpleasant Companion is a combined Shin-Ei FY-2 Companion Fuzz (made famous by Radiohead bassist Colin Greenwood's bass sound on "Exit Music for a Film"), and an FY-6 Superfuzz clone in a single enclosure. It's exactly the same dimensions as the original Companion Fuzz.

Fredric Effects has been planning this one for a while, and they are very proud of the results. They measured the last Shin-Ei (actually Kimbara branded) FY-2 to pass through our doors and got these new enclosures professionally fabricated to the same dimensions.

They've improved upon the vintage boxes by using 1.2mm steel (still not heavy, but no longer bendy) welding the joins, and using threaded inserts for the side screws. The enclosures are powder coated for a hard-wearing finish, and the classy 'Super Unpleasant Companion' name plates have also been professionally manufactured.

The circuit is a faithful reproduction of both the FY-2 companion fuzz and FY-6 Superfuzz. Choose either with the big toggle switch.

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CONTROLS:

Big Switch:
Toggles FY-2 Companion Fuzz mode or FY-6 Superfuzz mode.

Small Switch:
Tone select when in Superfuzz mode. Does nothing in Companion mode.

Knob 1:
Volume

Knob 2:
Superfuzz mode - Expander. This is a fuzz texture control. Turn it up and the fuzz is thicker and more complex. Turn it down and the fuzz is thinner, with more pronounced ring mod sounds.
Companion Fuzz mode - Fuzztone. The subtle tone control of the FY-2. This goes from raspy to wooly.

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SPECS:

Jacks:
Input (from your guitar) on the right. Output (to your amp) on the left.

Power Sources (each sold separately):
This effect is either powered by a 9v, center-negative jack (like Boss, and most all other pedals use), or a standard 9v battery. Disconnect when not in use to extend battery life.

Warranty:
This product comes with the manufacturer's 2-year limited warranty.

Shipping:
Ships fast! Usually same day, within 24 hours at most, with Free USPS Priority Shipping with tracking (1-3 business days transit time usually).

Put a little British Invasion in your effects chain!