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      See: Sputnik II: Deluxe Germanium Fuzz

      All direct-order Sputnik pedals are now sold out, and are only available through Spaceman dealers while supplies last.  Thank you all for your pre-orders!

      We present to you Sputnik, a unique all-germanium fuzz featuring vintage Soviet transistors.  Sputnik is an extremely versatile fuzz in a compact enclosure.  The three main control knobs enable an uncommonly wide range of fuzz tones.  There is enough volume boost available to launch your tone through Earth’s upper atmosphere.  When it comes to fuzz gain, the Range control delivers everything from light overdrive tones to thick sustain-laden fuzz.  The Calibrate control dials in the tone of this fuzz, and interacts with the Range control, giving even more versatility between the two.  And we’re just touching the surface of what the Sputnik can do.

      In addition to Sputnik’s three main control knobs, there are two toggle switches, labeled Filter and Sync/Drift.  The Filter switch enables a second tone-circuit variation, effectively doubling the variety of tonal options compared to traditional fuzz pedals.  The Sync/Drift switch, when set to Drift, turns the otherwise mild-mannered Sputnik into a corrupt death ray of fuzz; Synth tones, oscillation, pseudo-octaves, 8-bit artifacts and much more.  Adding a layer of control to this double personality is the final dial on the Sputnik, a mini control knob labeled Scan.  All other controls become very interactive in the Drift setting, as well as your instrument’s control knobs and switches.

      Within Sputnik lies a plethora of fuzz tones.  Smooth, gritty, vintage, modern, thick, thin, buzzy, bassy, splatty, sputtery, noisy, buttery, controlled or very much out-of-control.  A truly endless cornucopia of fuzz awaits you.

      The Sputnik is completely hand-soldered and handmade in Portland Oregon to the highest degree of quality possible.  These are truly artisan crafted tone devices, sparing no detail within or without.  The Sputnik utilizes true-bypass switching via the heaviest duty mechanical footswitch available, while your tone is transferred via quality open-frame jacks.  Open one up and you’ll see an unparalleled display of craftsmanship; with immaculate hand-soldered stacked PCB’s, detailed military-spec wiring, and custom heavy-duty battery connector.  On top of the USA-cast aluminum enclosure sits a durable, engraved vinyl faceplate and red jewel indicator light.  This pedal is truly built to last a lifetime.

      The First Editions are Copper and Red. The Copper Edition (limited to 30 pcs) features real copper plating, custom engraved knobs and vintage glass jewel indicator.  The Red Edition (limited to 69 pcs) features a special red/yellow engraved faceplate and modern jewel indicator.  Both pre-order editions feature Russian Cyrillic text and are among the very few Sputniks to do so.

      The Second Editions include the Silver and Black Editions.  The Black Edition features a faceplate with "gold" engraving, a clear jewel with amber LED, custom engraved knobs and is limited to only 50 units worldwide. The Silver Edition is limited to 99 units and features a red jewel indicator.

      The Third Editions consist of the Black/Red Edition and Red/Black Edition.  Both editions feature a Black with Red engraved faceplate, textured matte powder-coat finish and Red jewel indicator.  Only 35 of each color available worldwide.

       The Anniversary Edition Sputniks are as follows: The Grey Edition features industrial grey powder-coat, red jewel indicator and deluxe aluminum knobs.  The Blue Edition features textured blue powder-coat, blue faceplate, blue knobs and blue jewel indicator.  The Olive Drab Edition features a matte military-green powder-coat, faceplate with Cyrillic text, actual vintage Soviet Bakelite indicator, and deluxe aluminum knobs.  All three editions also feature a brass anniversary issue number tag, button variation and special 5-year anniversary packaging.
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Copper Edition {30}
Red Edition {69}
Black Edition {50}
Silver Edition {99}
Black w/ red {35}
Red w/ black {35}
Grey Edition {99}
Olive Drab Edition {33}
Blue Edition {40}
Black/Yellow Edition {22}

 
 
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