The Surveyor features a unique, transformer-based “Tube Voice” distortion generator that is highly responsive to the frequency content of the input signal. This is achieved by placing a two-band Baxandall EQ before distortion is applied—the complete opposite of most drive pedals. Using this method, gain may be selectively applied to a specific frequency band: boost the treble for that signature clang, or maximize the bass for fuzz overload. This variety of saturated textures transcends genre labels.
(Note: The Surveyor was previously found in the left half of our discontinued Dude Incredible pedal. If you find yourself still wanting a Harmonic Percolator style fuzz to pair with your Surveyor, I can recommend some truly great ones.)
Intersound is a trademark of Aion FX.
Level - overall volume, with more than enough range for line level output or to overdrive a tube amplifier
Gain - amount of overdrive/saturation equally applied to all frequencies; highly interactive with the Bass and Treble settings
Bass - pre-gain low shelf boost/cut, +/-12dB @ 100Hz
Treble - pre-gain high shelf boost/cut, +/-12dB @ 3KHz
Hi/Lo (switch) - sets the range of the gain control. In the Lo setting the gain range is -15dB to +12dB, in the Hi setting the gain range is +9dB to +36dB.
V2 (current as of February 2021)
- New mechanical format (changed enclosure shape, knob spacing, jacks, etc)
- Added power supply over-voltage shutdown circuit and ESD protection
- Added Hi/Lo toggle to increase gain range"
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