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MF 103 12 Stage Phaser
A phaser is a type of comb filter, so called because its frequency response has several dips and peaks, like the teeth of a comb. As the phaser response sweeps back and forth across the frequency spectrum, the harmonics of the audio input signal are alternately increased and decreased. This produces the classic phaser "whooshing" sound.What is a 12-Stage Phaser?
The MF-103 produces two comb-filter responses. They are called 6-Stage and 12-Stage, because of the number of phase-shifting circuits that are used internally. The 6-Stage mode has three dips in its frequency response, while the 12-Stage mode has six dips. These two modes have distinctly different sound qualities. In addition, the MF-103 features a variable feedback circuit which increases the resonance, or depth of the phaser sound.
- Designed by Bob Moog
- 6- or 12-stage phaser circuit
- Wide-range LFO with adjustable sweep
- Use with instruments, samples, or recorded tracks
- Direct descendant of the original Moog modular synthesizers
- Sweep frequency, resonance, LFO rate, and LFO control knobs
- Panel switches select range of LFO rate
- 1/4" audio inputs and outputs
- Pedal/control inputs
- LFO out
- Auxiliary sweep input for bi-phase effects
- Heavy-duty, smooth-acting bypass switch for tabletop or floor use
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MF-103 moogerfooger 6/12 Stage Phaser Specifications:
- Type: Phaser
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Comments about MF-103 moogerfooger 6/12 Stage Phaser:
As far as phasers go, this pedal is definitely one of the richest-sounding and most premium I've ever played. You can get really thick, spacey sounding phasing that's very warm and analog sounding. Adding an expression pedal or connecting it to other Moogerfoogers allows for even more control over the sound. It can be a subtle shimmer if you want, but can also dial into massive, mind-bending, jet-plane kind of stuff. The downside of this pedal, though, is that it works a lot better for the studio musician or the practice studio than playing live. The construction is sturdy enough, but the massive size of the pedal, combined with its price, means that you might not want to haul it to all your gigs. It also runs the risk of being overkill if all you want is a little bit of a phase sound in a verse of one song, or some minor use like that. Still, though, the sound and options of this pedal are incredible, and if you like a lot of phase (like, say, John Frusciante, who uses these), then this is probably as good as it gets - easily another level compared to the Small Stone or Phase 90.