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#1 User is offline   sean ghannam 

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Posted 17 October 2008 - 08:43 AM

maestro ps1-a phase shifter...the best phaser sound ever!!!!
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Posted 05 December 2010 - 11:07 PM

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Have you checked out the Danelectro Pepperoni? Very inespensive for a rich phase tone :D
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Posted 21 August 2011 - 03:19 PM

I just recently got this for free for helping a guy clean out his garage! Only one of the switches works, but it sounds killer. I hope to get it all working correctly soon.

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 01:52 PM

You ever use one with the 3 way foot switch? It connects to the multi pin input on the back. Does some killer stuff when it's changing speeds. Speeds up and slows down into each of the 3 speeds.
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Posted 13 February 2012 - 08:13 PM

I have one in mint condition that I bought back in the 70's. I've never had the footswitch for it; I've just been gentle/easy when using the on/off footswitches that exist on the top of the pedal all these years, and it still works perfectly 30 plus years later!

You can get the braking action (like a Leslie...) by going from fast to medium speed, or fast to slow speed by just lightly tapping the pedal switches; I wonder what a reissue would cost? I'd think a lot of guitarists would like the sound you can get from this pedal.

I've played a real Leslie too and although they surely sound richer, and more 3D, I can't afford one; and it's not really practical to cart one around to simple bar gigs, or recording sessions either. So having the Maestro Phase Shifter for the occasional song/effect is great, and again, I think guitarists would like a reissue if it wasn't too pricey.

Just my two cents.
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Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:27 AM

I use a Boss ME 70 multi fx

It has some cool phaser and leslie sounds

And being stereo, can really get 'spacey'.....

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Posted 29 February 2012 - 12:21 PM

Was that made by Gibson or is it another company with the Maestro name?
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Posted 28 March 2012 - 09:46 PM

View Postfirebird1295, on 13 February 2012 - 08:13 PM, said:

I have one in mint condition that I bought back in the 70's. I've never had the footswitch for it; I've just been gentle/easy when using the on/off footswitches that exist on the top of the pedal all these years, and it still works perfectly 30 plus years later!

You can get the braking action (like a Leslie...) by going from fast to medium speed, or fast to slow speed by just lightly tapping the pedal switches; I wonder what a reissue would cost? I'd think a lot of guitarists would like the sound you can get from this pedal.

I've played a real Leslie too and although they surely sound richer, and more 3D, I can't afford one; and it's not really practical to cart one around to simple bar gigs, or recording sessions either. So having the Maestro Phase Shifter for the occasional song/effect is great, and again, I think guitarists would like a reissue if it wasn't too pricey.

Just my two cents.

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Posted 04 July 2014 - 05:38 PM

I had one back in the 70s and loved the way it slowed or sped up gradually. Cool tone, too. I sold it when MXR came out with their flanger which was just too spacey for me to resist.

I've always loved Leslie tone, too. In the early 80s I was in a session at a studio where they has a real Leslie 147 and i spent half an hour trying to get the perfect tone out of it- couldn't manage it, even with its original tube amp. What I didn't realize until years after was that I was looking for the classic Leslie tone that Clapton got on "Badge" with Cream and "Had To Cry Today" with Blind Faith, a tone which came from the Fender Leslie cabinet used with a blackface Bandmaster or Bassman. Can't get that sound from a big wooden Leslie, however killer they may sound with a Hammond...

Anyway, the best rotary effect I've come across is the one in the Rocktron Replifex. Very, very good, especially combined with the unit's speaker reactance algorithm. But I still want a UniVibe someday...
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Posted 13 July 2014 - 10:34 AM

Wow...what a blast from my past. A real relic.... enjoy!!!
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Posted 09 July 2015 - 08:46 PM

they are really spendy when they pop up on ebay 350 to 450 + shipping but what if you could do much better :D enjoy:

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what didnt see it?? ok here :P :

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sad how the amp was only made 1 year and is extremely rare. with that said though most people will pay high prices for the phaser itself but not the amp BUT the problem is people like using fleabay for "worth" instead of reputable sources flebay will fluctuate where as a reliable source usually dont :D. with that said couple places (that i consider reliable sources mainly because they answer questions without side stepping them seem to know about the amp without having to pause while they look it up, and thirdly they arent in the same state and have no incentive to lowball a "worth") have told me the ps1-a is worth $150 and the amp is worth $800 to $1200 ( to the right buyer).

anyway im off, im trying to track down a diagram and pics of the inside of the footswitch for the ps1-A so i can try to build one :P.
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Posted 27 November 2015 - 04:15 PM

View Postbishop11, on 28 March 2012 - 09:46 PM, said:

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I have a nice one from the seventies that I bought new. Has the 3-button foot switch which was useful when performing live (didn't have to worry about destroying the unit). It was a great sound for lots of music back then without the hassle of hauling around a big Leslie speaker. Rarely use it now, but it's fun to plug it in and head back in time. Attached File  MaestroPS1.jpg (52.51K)
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