Earthquaker Devices have carved themselves a niche demographic in what is a very competitive pedal market. With a range of incredibly unique-sounding stompboxes, their designs have allowed players to attain tones that they would only ever have dreamt of!
The Space Spiral Delay pedal is no exception, boasting dramatic modulated delay sounds that are unlike anything else available. Ranging from classic digital echo-style sounds for the purists, all the way to ultra-experimental delays tones, the Space Spiral covers practically all of the bases.
The modulation engine can be manipulated with the Depth and Shape controls, adjusting the amount and intensity of the modulated repeats respectively. But with the Rate control, you can set the speed for a subtle chorusing effect, or crank it for creepy leslie-style chills.
With a wide-ranging delay time, spanning from a super-tight 30ms to a long 600ms, the space spiral can give you old-school rockabilly slapback sounds or out-there, spacey ambience.
But there's another trick up the Space Spiral's sleeve, as Earthquaker's new Flexi-Switch does more than just turn the unit on or off. Momentary mode lets you hold your foot on the pedal to engage the effect, and as soon as you release pressure it will disengage. This gives you more creative freedom than ever before!
Here's what Earthquaker Devices say about the Space Spiral Digital Delay Pedal V2:
What up, cosmonauts? Welcome to the Space Spiral™V2! The Space Spiral is a dark and dreamy modulated delay designed to take you across the highways of fantasy. While the delay may be designed around a ͞dawn of digital͟ echo processor, the sound is out of this world, man. If you are a fan of the dreary echoes produced by old oil can delays or the ethereal sound of a well-loved tape delay, the Space Spiral is totally going to tickle your tone bone.
The Space Spiral’s delay time ranges from a tight 30 ms to a fast and loose 600 ms. Can you imagine having 600 ms of delay time at your fingertips? Out of this world! With all of this adjustable delay time, you create anything from a classic slapback to a rhythmic wash of cosmic proportions.
You want to take it even further? Maybe to an astral plane? Crank up the repeats and let the infinite oscillation of the Space Spiral V2 take you to the other side.
The Space Spiral V2 also comes equipped with a powerful on-board modulation engine to take your tones to new zones. Feeling dangerous? Crank up the Depth and let that signal stretch into wild new dimensions! Wanna go further out on the edge with hotter intensity? Use the Shape control to morph the waveform from triangle to square and the Space Spiral will be spreading out her wings, jumpin’ off the track and shovin’ into overdrive. Is it moving too slowly for you? Can you feel the Space Spiral beggin’ you to touch and go? Use the Rate control to adjust the speed to your taste. Get those classic Leslie tones you crave. Get those wild pitch bends you dream about. Make the rate a subdivision of the delay time and fly away to the bright side of the moon.
To top it all off, the new Flexi-Switch lets you jump in and out of your interstellar travels as you please, letting you unleash sudden burst of deeply modulated blackhole ambience on your command.
The Space Spiral V2 has a completely analog dry signal path, totally digital delay path and electronic relay-based true-bypass switching. It is powered by a standard 9-volt DC power supply with a 2.1mm negative center barrel and has a current draw of 50ma. Each and every Space Spiral V2 is built by the hands of cadets on the red line overload through the starry skies of Akron, Ohio.
- Digital Analog-Voiced Modulated Delay - with 30ms to 600ms of delay time
- Dark, dreamy, murky delay sounds reminiscent of vintage oil-can and tape units
- Variable waveshape LFO - adjustable from triangle through square wave
- New V2 flexi-switch - allows for latch and momentary operation
- True bypass - Silent soft-touch switching
- All-analog dry signal path
- Top-mounted jacks - for effortless pedalboard implementation