Guyatone Mighty Micro Series SSm5 Sonic Shaper Booster Guitar Effects Pedal  

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Subtle yet infinitely useful, this is a powerful tone tool in a pint-sized package!

When Guyatone first began plans for the Mighty Micro series, they polled professional musicians in Japan to see what they felt would be the most useful pedal for a working guitarist. The answer was what would become the SSm5 Sonic Shaper!

Based on the original Guyatone EX-2 Exciter model (never sold in the USA), the SSm5 is a harmonic booster pedal that, by emphasizing specific frequencies, can offer the guitarist a broad tonal palette. The key to the SSm5 is the Shape control, which adjusts the harmonic emphasis. Using the SSm5, a guitarist can tune in specific frequencies to stand out in a band mix without raising their volume level. The SSm5 can also be used to emulate an acoustic guitar tone, or simply as a great-sounding clean boost by shutting off the Color control and Setting Shape to the center position.

Based on Guyatone's award-winning Micro Series effects, the Mighty Micros offer professional-grade features and exceptional sound quality in an ultra-compact, lightweight chassis that is 33% smaller and 50% lighter than your average stompbox.

The Guyatone Mighty Micros offer many improvements and additional features that Guyatone users have demanded, all packed into a rugged enclosure that retains the same-sized footprint as the original Micro Series effects.

Designed for the professional, working musician, Guyatone Mighty Micros feature superior-grade component selection for improved sound quality. Adjustable internal Input Attenuators allow use with a variety of instrument or input signals. All Guyatone Mighty Micros are covered by a 3-year parts and labor warranty through the manufacturer.

Features
  • Ultra-bright status LED Cast aluminum stompguard
  • Improved functionality over Micro Series pedals
  • Top mounted jacks
  • Lightweight, ultra-durable cast-aluminum chassis reduces noise level
  • Glow-in-the-dark washer for bypass switch
  • Mechanical true-bypass switching via custom Guyatone switch
  • Top mounted, no-tools battery compartment
  • "Smart screw" makes battery changing easier and stays connected to battery lid via permanent retaining washers
Controls:
  • LEVEL: Adjusts output level when effect is engaged. Turn clockwise to increase volume.
  • COLOR: Adjusts Tone of effect. Turn clockwise to emphasize high-frequency, turn counter-clockwise to de-emphasize hi-frequency (Hi-Cut).
  • SHAPE: Adjusts point and level of harmonic emphasis. From center (12 o'clock) position, turn clockwise or counter-clockwise to emphasize different harmonics and adjust tonal character of input signal.
  • COLOR SWITCH: Turns Color (Tone) control on/off.
 

Mighty Micro Series SSm5 Sonic Shaper Booster Guitar Effects Pedal Specifications:

  • Controls: LEVEL/COLOR/SHAPE/INPUT ATTENUATOR
  • Jacks: INPUT/OUTPUT/DC IN
  • Switch: EFFECT ON/OFF (True Bypass)/COLOR (On/Off)
  • Indicator: EFFECT ON/OFF
  • Input impedance: 470 kOHM
  • Output impedance: Less than 10 kOHM
  • Current consumption: 10 mA (at effect ON)
  • Power Requirement: DC 9V 006P (6F22)/AC-2 Adaptor
  • Dimensions: 2-6/10" (W) x 3-9/10" (D) x 2-3/10" (H)
  • Weight: 8.25 oz. (without battery)
  • Warranty: 3-year parts and labor
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