1970's Maestro PS-1a Phase Shifter Vintage Effects Pedal
1970's Maestro PS-1a Phase Shifter Vintage Effects Pedal
1970's Maestro PS-1a Phase Shifter Vintage Effects Pedal
1970's Maestro PS-1a Phase Shifter Vintage Effects Pedal
1970's Maestro PS-1a Phase Shifter Vintage Effects Pedal
1970's Maestro PS-1a Phase Shifter Vintage Effects Pedal
1970's Maestro PS-1a Phase Shifter Vintage Effects Pedal

1970's Maestro PS-1a Phase Shifter Vintage Effects Pedal

Regular price $499 AUD Unit price  per 

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Description:
One of the most legendary designs in effects history, the Maestro PS-1a was released in the early 70's and created a sound that changed music. More info below from wingspreadrecords.com:

Maestro Phase Shifter was and still is the original. The PS-1 ruled as king of the phasers for quite some time, and although it was eventually replaced by units that were smaller and less expensive, the Maestro PS-1 remains unique in many ways. In fact, the Maestro Phase Shifter has never really been equaled. Even today, it continues to be championed by loyal enthusiasts, and some thirty years after its release, the sound of the Maestro Phase Shifter can still be heard whirling and swirling on new recordings.

The Maestro Phase Shifter was not intended for floor operation; rather, it was designed as a table-top type of unit. The chassis is made from bent sheet metal. The top of the unit is slightly angled for improved visibility of the control panel. A rather thick plate is welded to the bottom of the unit and is threaded for a standard microphone stand; in this manner, the unit can be attached to a mic stand and conveniently placed near the guitarist on stage for easy access to the controls. A six-pin Molex type connector located on the rear of the unit provides connection to an optional three-button footswitch that duplicates the operation of the three buttons, providing remote foot control of the phaser.

Three colorful buttons located on the top of the unit select the phasing speed. The buttons are appropriately labeled SLOW PHASE, MEDIUM PHASE, and FAST PHASE. The SLOW PHASE button also functions as the bypass switch. Interestingly, the three colorful plastic buttons were the same as those used on Lowery organs. CMI also owned Lowery at the time and suggested the use of the colorful Lowery buttons for speed selection. One unique and very cool aspect of the Maestro Phase Shifter is the fact that the phasing speed ramps up or down when changing from one speed to another, similar to a Leslie rotating speaker cabinet. This feature is not to be overlooked or underemphasized!!! The dynamic effect produced by the ramp-up/down feature sounds absolutely superb when used by an accomplished musician - no other phaser offers this feature and that alone makes the Maestro Phase Shifter worth the price of admission!

Condition: 
Working perfectly, includes the original carry case. Factory 107v for Japanese use, should function well in the USA as is or in other markets with a step down transformer. 

Shipping:
We offer plenty of options for both domestic and international shipping! All prices include secure and sturdy packaging to ensure your pedal arrives safely. Orders regularly ship same day if ordered by 9am. 

Domestic:
All our domestic orders are sent via Australia Post. We offer FREE SHIPPING within Australia, along with additional options for Express and Registered. All Australian shipping includes a tracking number. 

International:
All of our international orders ship via Australia Post and are calculated by weight. All our services include a tracking number, so you can follow the progress of your pedals journey across the globe. We also offer both Express and Courier (via EMS) services if you need your pedal in a hurry. 

Returns: 
We only offer returns on faulty or broken items, not if you change your mind. All pedals are thoroughly tested here and we'll do our best to list any known troubles in the condition section above.  


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1970's Maestro PS-1a Phase Shifter Vintage Effects Pedal
1970's Maestro PS-1a Phase Shifter Vintage Effects Pedal
1970's Maestro PS-1a Phase Shifter Vintage Effects Pedal
1970's Maestro PS-1a Phase Shifter Vintage Effects Pedal
1970's Maestro PS-1a Phase Shifter Vintage Effects Pedal
1970's Maestro PS-1a Phase Shifter Vintage Effects Pedal