NAMM 2021: Pigtronix goes interstellar with the Space Rip, Constellator and Moon Pool

Starring completely analogue circuits.

NAMM 2021: Pigtronix has announced a trio of fully analogue micro pedals for 2021: the Space Rip, Constellator and Moon Pool.

Space Rip

The Space Rip is a synth pedal designed to make your guitar sound like a vintage analogue synth. It features pulse width modulation (PWM), which sweeps between a saw and square wave to form a thick and vibrant tone. The device also features a “state-of-the-art” tracking engine that’s said to keep up with not only the fastest of scale runs, but picking dynamics too.

Rounding off the pedal’s features are a Sub knob and an Octave switch that let you drop in two additional lower octaves for an even fatter sound.

Constellator

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Lush delays are the name of the game with the Constellator. It uses retro Bucket Brigade Device chips for a distinctly warm analogue sound, and features just five controls, including a mod that lets you add colour and warp to the signal. Rounding things out on this pedal is a feel switch that toggles between a chorus and vibrato effect.

Moon Pool

The Moon Pool is a modulation mashup featuring a phase shifter and tremolo, which can be run independently or in series. Each effect has its own speed control, but for a more tactile approach, you can also set the effect to follow your picking dynamics through the Sens knob.

Onboard, there’s a 4-stage VCA-based phaser and a variable bias tremolo. Meanwhile, the depth control determines the overall effect’s dry/wet mix.

Pricing and availability

The Space Rip, Constellator and Moon Pool each carries a price tag of $179. A release date has yet to be announced.

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