Fender Runaway Feedback Pedal

Fender introduces the new Runaway Pedal 120V, a guitar feedback simulator that works at any volume.

Fender Runaway Feedback Pedal

Since it comes in the form of an expression pedal, it gives you cool feedback type sounds that you can actually control.

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With a lot of pedal manufacturers rehashing the same old effects and designs, it is refreshing to see a pedal that offers something unique and useful. The Runaway Feedback Pedal is quite impressive, it lets you create feedback sounds instantly without having to blow your ears or your neighbors. And what's more interesting is that you have full control over the feedback.

With its unique features, the pedal has generated quite a buzz within the short span of time since it was unveiled. Since there aren't a lot of details provided on how the pedal does its magic, there are some speculations on how it simulates feedback. Some say it mimics an E bow, some think that its a compressor sustainer pedal in one, while others think its playing on delay. Whatever the case maybe, one thing is sure, it can simulate feedback at any volume.

Not everyone has the luxury of loud amps that rock stars have, so the Runaway Pedal 120V can be an essential tool for live performances. It will also be ideal for studio work where its hard to achieve feedback within certain volume levels. To give you a better idea of how it works, here is the official product demo from Fender:

Here is the rest of the information about the Runaway Feedback Pedal from Fender:

The Fender Runaway Feedback Pedal is a natural feedback simulator that lets guitarists create feedback-type sounds easily and at any volume. Developed as a collaboration with Softube, the feedback effect can be added and controlled simply by adjusting the controls and engaging the "expression pedal" which responds to vibrato, bends, slides and tremolo. Controllable harmonic content and "wet only" signal options add great tonal flexibility to a pedal that encourages creativity, experimentation and fun.

Features:

  • Realistic feedback simulation
  • Feedback level knob controls amount of feedback effect
  • Tolerance knob controls the sensitivity
  • Harmonic selector switch lets you choose among fundamental, upper-fifth and sub-octave harmonics
  • "Expression" pedal lets feedback fade in and out
  • LED indicates feedback effect use
  • "Full Wet" switch simulates backward-recording effects
  • One-year limited warranty
  • Included power supply

The MSRP of the pedal is $199.99, you can head over to Amazon.com for the discounted price.

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