Tall Fat & Wide
If you work in a stereo environment, this is the solution you’ve been waiting for!
The acclaimed Lounsberry Pedals Tall & Fat design is now available in a Stereo Pedal. The Lounsberry Tall & Fat has long been the “go to” pedal for organists, guitarists, and bass players. Organists and keyboard players have previously had to use the mono output from their keyboard to be able to use the Tall & Fat pedal. They would typically connect the Tall & Fat output to an external stereo rotating speaker simulator and then on to their stage or recording mixer or amp. The Tall Fat and Wide allow full stereo throughput to a stereo recording or playback system.
The Tall, Fat & Wide can now be used post-simulator in stereo. Tall, Fat & Wide was designed to be used as an “always on” preamp (a sound we call ’60’s clean), but it is widely accepted as the overdrive of choice for many organists. When used post-sim, the “Fat” control (drive) should be set to a lower level to control the amount of chop that the simulator produces.
The second pair of outputs that we call the Stereo A10 circuit is available at the “Ring” of the TRS output jacks eliminate the overdrive and provide clean FET preamp outputs that can be used separately or in conjunction (via a mixer) with the main TFW outputs. This is provided for those who don’t want any Overdrive with their post-sim processing.
Remember that the TRS outputs are not balanced, but provide access to a choice of either set of outputs (or both – they are in phase with each other). This greatly expands the versatility of the Tall & Fat platform, allowing it to find many uses from stereo digital keyboard processing to mixing and mastering.
- The “Fat” knob controls the Drive
- The “Tall” knob controls the Level
- The controls run right to left (like a guitar pedal)
HOW IT’S STEREO A10
- Use 1/4″ TS (guitar) cables for both inputs. (Note: If you are short TS cables and want to use a TRS cable, at least one of the inputs must have a TS cable inserted.)
- Using TRS cables at the Outputs will provide the Stereo A10 sound at the Rings
- The Stereo A10 circuit is always engaged, even when the Tall, Fat & Wide footswitch is bypassed
For stereo digital keyboard use, or mixing and mastering, experiment with your choice of outputs.
GET THE MOST OUT OF TALL FAT & WIDE
- Set the “Tall” control at 12:00
- Adjust the “Fat” control for the sound you are looking for (set the amount of drive to your taste)
- Adjust the “Tall” control for unity gain when the footswitch is engaged and disengaged
- The “Tall” control also allows for the pedal’s use a boost pedal
- The Stereo A10 circuit is not affected by the knob controls, is roughly unity gain, and is on all of the time regardless of the switch state
- Game Changer for Digital Organs…NOW IN STEREO
- Convincing AO-28 sound for any keyboard…NOW IN STEREO
- Analog Discrete circuit – No ICs or surface mount parts
- Sounds Great with Organ, Keyboards, Bass, and Guitar
- True Bypass – 9V Battery Included
Join the “’60’s Clean” revolution! As George Martin said….. “All you need is ears”…
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