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Red Witch Medusa Chorus and Tremolo Pedal

See for yourself why people call this the sweetest chorus pedal ever made. Use the chorus and trem effects together for a truly unique effect. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and Review This Product
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Product Description

The original issue of Medusas consisted of just 74 units that were made by hand. Regarded by many as being the sweetest sounding Chorus pedal ever made, the units soon gained legendary status. The reissued Medusa has a smaller, more compact housing, the same size as current Red Witch products. So you get all the tone without the real estate costs! It features a potentiometer for the voice control, instead of the original 5-way switch - giving you almost limitless options of delicious Chorus flavor.

Hear what the Medusa has to offer in this video from Red Witch:


Features:

- Mono and Stereo outputs
- Potentiometer for the voice control gives you almost limitless chorus sounds
- Unique ChorusTrem effect gives both the chorus and tremolo effects in synch
- True bypass footswitch keeps your guitar tone exactly the same
- Bright red LED that pulses in time with the speed of the effect

The Medusa vs The Empress

The sound of the Medusa's Chorus has a different flavor to that of its sister, the Empress Chorus.Plus the reissued Medusa features the addition of two effects, Tremolo and the unique ChorusTrem.

ChorusTrem?

ChorusTrem is a unique Medusa effect that is not offered by any other pedal on the market. ChorusTrem is when the Chorus effect and the Tremolo effect occur simultaneously and in synch, Chorus pulse at the same time as the volume shift of the Tremolo, Or "synched amplitude and pitch modulation" for those of you who like impressing the ladies with your technical lexicon. zZounds is an authorized dealer of Red Witch products.
  • Guise: This three position rotary switch allows you to chooseChorus mode (fully c/clockwise), Tremolo mode (middle position) or ChorusTrem mode (fully clockwise).

  • Velocity: This controls the speed of the Chorus pulse and Tremolo rise and fall, both effects are synched to the one control.

  • Iridescence: This lets you determine the flavor of the chorus; fully c/clockwise for sweet and pristine, a very subtle, shimmery sound right through to fully clockwise for marshland, super low-fi, swamp Chorus.

  • Bathos: The depth control on the Chorus; fully c/clockwise is the deepest, back it off for a more subtle sound.

  • Blend: This control adjusts the mix between clean signal and Chorus signal.

  • Magnitude: When in Tremolo mode this knob adjusts the depth of the Tremolo. The sweet spot is approximately half way, further c/clockwise and the Trem gets squashed, further clockwise and the Trem disappears.

  • Footswitch: This is true bypass, which means when the pedal is not engaged there is no signal degradation or tone sucking, the pedal just becomes part of your guitar cable.

  • LED: A glorious ruby red super bright LED, which pulses in time with the speed.

  • Left Hand Side Top Socket: The mono output. Use this when you're in a mono set-up, when in stereo it carries the wet signal.

  • Left Hand Side Bottom Socket: The stereo output. By inserting a plug into this socket the unit automatically switches into stereo mode. The stereo output carries the dry signal and the mono output carries the wet. The unit can only function in stereo mode whilst in Chorus or ChorusTrem mode - not Tremolo mode.

  • Right Hand Side Top Socket: Input here please

  • Right Hand Side Bottom Socket: The expression pedal socket.

  • Power Adapter: The Medusa can run on either a 9-volt battery or an external power source. A BOSS styled PSA power supply is ideal, barrel positive 9.6 volts dc regulated.

  • Internal knick knackery: There is an internal trimpot that controls a clean boost. Adjust the trimmer to bring the Medusa's effected signal above, below or at parity with unity gain. Handy!
Red Witch Warranty If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 805-644-6621
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Search no further...you're looking at your next chorus pedal!"
Sound: I've owned a few chorus pedals and picked this one up because I'd stomped my Liquid Chorus H20 a few too many times. I am no sound expert, but the Red Witch Medusa has a more "organic" sound to it. By that, I mean that seems more natural and not as layered as other chorus pedals I've owned. Feature: Chorus trem is really amazing. They are synchronized and can really get some unique sounds that you probably won't find in another pedal. The labels are a little cryptic, but after you make adjustments a few times, you're going to know what you're adjusting. Ease of Use: There are endless variations in tone that you can get from this pedal. Well worth it and very playable. Quality: No issues yet:0 Manufacturer Support: Have not had to contact support. Overall: Barring any unforeseen mishaps with this pedal, this will (hopefully) be my last chorus. I'm always on a tone-quest and I don't think you can really put a price on a great tone. Yes, most of that is accomplished by technique, but good gear always helps. It's pricey, but when it's averaged over the course of a few years, then the Medusa is going to pay for itself...maybe in a couple of weeks if you're out playing.
Style of Music: Rock, blues, alternative, pop
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