Jimi Hendrix Ltd Edition Pedals Unveiled -
This past November (2012) marked Jimi Hendrix's70th birthday, and Jim Dunlop celebrated by releasing the LimitedEdition Jimi Hendrix 70th Anniversary Tribute Series. It's made upof the four effects that were crucial to Hendrix's signal chain:Fuzz Face, CryBaby, Octavio and Univibe.
Designed by the MXR team, the Fuzz Face, Octavio and Univibecome in Phase 90 -sized housings with modern upgrades such as truebypass switching, bright LEDs and 9-volt power jacks. The JimiHendrix Signature Cry Baby, along with the other three pedals, isadorned with art inspired by John Van Hamersveld's classic posterfrom Hendrix's 1968 Shrine Auditorium gig.
With a Fuzz Face, Hendrix could elicit an endless variety oftones by using different pickup combinations, manipulating hisguitar's volume control, and picking at different areas of astring.
The Jimi Hendrix™ 70th Anniversary Tribute Series Univibedelivers the classic shimmery, washy tones of vintage Hendrix inall of their stunning analog glory, and at a fraction of the sizeof the vintage Shin-ei unit that Hendrix used in late '69/'70.
porting the exact same circuit found in Jimi's original "cheesewedge" Octavio®, the Jimi Hendrix™ 70th Anniversary Tribute SeriesOctavio provides the classic "octave up" effect that Hendrixutilized so potently on tracks such as "One Rainy Wish," and"Purple Haze," and its amazingly touch-sensitive response willinspire new and uncharted sonic territory.
Tribute Cry Baby
By carefully emulating the throaty midrange and sweet trebleresponse of the original, the 70th Anniversary Tribute Series CryBaby provides a crucial sonic link to the Hendrix mojo. Crafted to deliver the same dynamic tonal sweep of Jimi's originalItalian-made Thomas Organ unit, with a limited edition gloss blackfinish.