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Fernandes FSK401 Sustainer Kit Deluxe System with Single-Coil and Humbucker

Control your sustain and feedback at any volume with this sustainer kit. You can use it with effects, amp modelers, recording equipment, and other gear. (12) Rate and review this product
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Product Description

The first and now legendary Fernandes Sustainer Kit with a Single Coil Size Sustainer Driver. Complete pre-wired electronics package brings Sustain Control to higher limits. Ready to drop on practically any electric guitar.

Includes:
Single-coil-size Sustainer driver/pickup

Sustainer circuit board

Custom FGI humbucker

Easy-access battery box

Volume potentiometer

Tone potentiometer

Sustainer intensity potentiometer

5-way pickup selector switch

Stereo jack

Battery connector

Connection wires and clips

9-volt battery

Installation manual

Since the 1960's, electric guitar players have been searching for an effective way to control sustain and feedback. The Fernandes Sustainer puts that power at your fingertips. Their patented technology allows players to produce Hendrix-like textures and tonal colorings at any volume level. The Sustainer works with single notes or chords and can be adjusted to give swells or a gradual decay to the sustain.

What is the Fernandes Sustainer
The Fernandes Sustainer is a specially designed electronic system for electric guitar that creates controllable sustain of any single or group of notes in the instrument's sound range. This means that the string(s) will ring at constant intensity indefinitely until stopped, regardless of output and location, even if your guitar is not connected to an amplifier.

What can the Fernandes Sustainer do for you?
Bring your creativity to new levels by using the Sustainer with any combination of gear in your arsenal of effects, amp modelers and home recording equipment. Discover new sounds exploring the world of controlled sustain and feedback.

How does it work?
The patented Fernandes Sustainer system generates a magnetic field causing the strings of the guitar to vibrate. Powered by a 9-Volt battery, the interaction of the bridge humbucking pickup, the Sustainer Circuit Board and the neck Sustainer Driver pickup, projects magnetic pulses that continuously vibrate the strings of the guitar, the same way an amplifier at extreme volume would do, yet totally controlled. The result is infinite sustain and/or feedback using sparkly clean or loud distorted settings without the need for excessive volume or extra outboard gear.

Modes
1. Natural Mode: The note(s) will continue to ring its natural fundamental tone as long as the string(s) are free to vibrate and the Sustainer System is on.

2. Harmonic Mode: Within seconds, the pitch of the ringing note(s) will rise to the 5th natural harmonic.

3. Mix Mode: Available on select models including the FSK-401 Sustainer Kit, the Mix mode blends the Natural and Harmonic Mode to harmonize indefinitely every ringing note creating a harmonized feedback effect.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Fernandes products.
Includes:

- Single Coil Sized Sustainer Driver
- Sustainer Circuit Board
- Optional High Output Humbucker
- Easy Access Battery Box
- 1 Volume Pot - 1 Tone Pot - 1 Sustainer Intensity Pot
- 5 way Pickup Selector Switch - 1 Stereo Jack
- 9 Volt Battery
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 11 x 7 x 3 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 866-632-8346
Customer Reviews
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Return Exception This item must be exchanged directly through the manufacturer if it is found to be defective, and can only be returned to us if it is unopened. details
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