Gary Hurst design pedals
The original designer of tone bender
Hylight UK unveils fuzz pedals hand made by the original designer of Tone Bender: Mr. Gary Hurst.
Gary Hurst, the inventor of the legendary Tone Bender Fuzz pedals from the 1960s has now developed 3 pedals for Hylight UK.
We’re at Hylight UK are proud to announce a partnership with Gary Hurst, the designer of the Tone Bender, for reproductions of two classic fuzz pedals:
The Fuzz Man, Octave Fuzzer and Phazer MK II
Both fuzz stompboxes feature a Filter control for a broad tone range, plus Fuzz Sustain and Output Level controls, while the Octave Fuzzer offers additional octave sounds via an Octave/Normal footswitch. The pedals are hand-built by Mr Hurst, who manufactured the original fuzz boxes for Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, The Beatles, Spencer Davis Group back in the in the ’60s.
The Fuzz Man comes with controls for Output Level, Filter Hi/Lo and Fuzz Sustain. The sound will likely be authentic and akin to the old CBS/Arbiter, Meazzi UFO and Gary’s own “Electronic Sounds” pedal brands of the ’70s. Made in a zinc-plated Dark Blue powder finished case with silver Logo and function descriptions.Powered by 9V battery or by 9V Power Adapter.
This stompbox is housed in a large, solid-looking housing, reminiscent of the original pedals. It has two separate footswitches for Fuzz and Octave. Three controls are on the top, labelled Fuzz Sustain, Output Level and Filter Hi/Lo. Made in a zinc-plated Dark Blue powder finished case with silver Logo and function descriptions. Powered by 9V battery or by 9V Power Adapter.
The re-designed model of the Phazer MKII pedal built by Tone Bender designer Gary Stewart Hurst in the '70s for the CBS/Arbiter, Meazzi UFO and his "Electronic Sounds" range of pedals designed and produced by him. Provides constant "Sweep" and "Depth" of the LFO oscillator by means of the Reactance and Lo/Hi Speed controls giving classic phaser effects. Made in a zinc-plated Dark Blue powder finished case with silver Logo and function descriptions. Powered by 9V battery or by 9V Power Adapter.