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   *** The final small production run of the Aphelion Harmonic Overdrive is here.  All great things must one day come to an end.  Using the last of the 2014 re-issue parts, this will be the final Aphelion run.

      The Navy Blue Edition features a gloss blue heavy-duty powdercoating, all aluminum knobs, vintage aerospace indicator and is limited to only 22 units.  Shipment ETA, 2-3 weeks.

     The Olive Drab Edition features a matte powdercoating, vintage bakelite knobs, anf vintage bakelite Soviet indicator.  The alternate Cyrillic faceplate graphics translate to COSMONAUT.  We found extras of these sun plates from a custom piece made years ago.  The Olive Drab Edition is limited to only 3 units. Shipment ETA, 1-2 weeks.
 

      Introducing the Aphelion Overdrive, the latest Spaceman tone machine, built to inspire.   The Aphelion is a harmonically rich overdrive pedal, with an emphasis on even-order harmonics.  It has a wide gain range from light sparkle, to overdriven tube-amp bliss.  The pedal is wonderfully transparent and extremely responsive to playing dynamics.  To our ears, it’s the most realistic tube-amp overdrive tone we’ve ever heard in a pedal.

      In standard Spaceman fashion, we’ve come up with an exciting, unique design that makes it truly one of the most organic and dynamically responsive overdrive pedals on the planet.  The Aphelion creates unique drive tones and with a sea of cloned overdrive circuits out there today, this means so very much.

      The drive possibilities of the Aphelion range from a sparkly, shimmering boost to high-gain overdrive, with plenty of boosting power on tap.  The tone control lets you balance highs and lows, with full range at 12:00.  Use your neck pickup with high gain settings for singing, harmonic-laden lead tones.

      Completely hand-soldered and handmade in Portland, Oregon, the Aphelion utilizes true-bypass switching via the heaviest duty mechanical footswitch available.  Open one up and you’ll see an unparalleled display of craftsmanship.  Thick, high-quality PCB along with detailed military-spec wiring, using vintage US made heavy-gauge stranded wire.  On top of the USA-cast aluminum enclosure sits a durable, engraved vinyl faceplate and clear jewel indicator with turquoise LED.  This overdrive is built to last a lifetime.

      Each pedal is numbered on the nameplate, as well as signed and numbered on the inside.  The new Aphelion re-issues also come with an upgraded five year, transferable warranty.

      The original 2011 release included five editions.  All of the original Aphelions included clear jewels with turquoise LED.  The Chrome and Sparkle Blue editions featured deluxe Alco aluminum knobs and special faceplates with alternate labels.  The Black/White and Silver Sparkle editions included upgraded knobs, and the Black/White edition featured a unique white faceplate.

      The first edition Anniversary reissue Aphelions included the Copper and White editions.  These pedals both feature a 1959 aerospace dimmable indicator and custom engraved knobs, the first and only Aphelion's to do so.  All anniversary editions feature special anniversary packaging and brass anniversary serial plate.


PRE ORDER     
Chrome Edition {ltd 15 pcs}
Copper Edition {ltd 22 pcs}
Blue Sparkle Edition {ltd 30 pcs}
White Edition {ltd 33 pcs}
Silver Sparkle Edition {ltd 69 pcs}
Silver Edition {ltd 99 pcs}
Purple Edition {ltd 44 pcs}
Black Edition {ltd 55 pcs}
Turquoise Edition {ltd 88 pcs}
Olive Drab Edition {3 pcs}: $369
Navy Blue Edition {22 pcs}: $359

  
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