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For Sale Lovetone Doppelganger Phase and Vibrato Pedal

Discussion in 'For Sale: Effects and Pedals' started by sfbassplayer, Mar 5, 2019.


  1. sfbassplayer

    sfbassplayer Supporting Member

    Oct 10, 2004
    San Francisco
    Price:
    625
    Location:
    California
    Like new. Purchased new direct from England from Vlad in 1999. Has been in storage for almost 15 years. In original box.

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    Description:

    The DOPPELGANGER™ is a mesmerising twin oscillator phaser/vibrato but being in the grand Lovetone tradition it offers a whole range of classic (and non-classic!) uses never previously available in one unit. Its trademark is an unparalleled purity and transparency of tone and harmonic richness making it a real texture machine. The subtle yet ever-changing way the controls interact has a truly mesmerising effect which speaks directly to the sub-conscious mind (as well as the stoned mind!). It covers the whole spectrum from mellow and virtually subliminal, to Hendrix-y, to crunchy and chomping (reminiscent of the ubiquitous 70's phase sound), to swirling rotary-type fx.

    On more subtle settings (especially in vibrato mode) it gives movement and life to the sound without discernible processing and because it sounds so natural you can almost forget its there - until you switch it off! In less introvert moments it can warp sounds into multi-dimensional knots or whip up squeals and harmonics into a sci-fi frenzy. It never manages to sound sickly on any setting, and in fact makes an ideal replacement for all the sounds contained in the thesaurus of chorus as it provides plenty of width and attack definition but without the nauseating side effects.

    Vibrato mode has a very vibraphone-like modulation and is great for moody jazzers. As well as guitar and bass, the Doppelganger™ can of course be used on any instrument and works particularly well when chilling out with classic keyboard sounds!


    Condition:
    Amazing, like new, works perfectly. Has been in box in storage for almost 15 years.
    Willing to ship to continental US. Buyer pays shipping and insurance
     

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    Last edited: Mar 5, 2019
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  2. sfbassplayer

    sfbassplayer Supporting Member

    Oct 10, 2004
    San Francisco
    Price drop.
     
  3. DDXdesign

    DDXdesign formerly 'jammadave' Supporting Member

    Oct 15, 2003
    Wash DC metro area
    Oh man, I had one of these back in the day (Meatball, too) - what a cool thing. Too rich for my blood these days but wow, blast from the past. GLWTS!
     
  4. sfbassplayer

    sfbassplayer Supporting Member

    Oct 10, 2004
    San Francisco
    Agreed, awesome pedals to shape sounds. I have a Meatball, Ring Stinger, and Doppelganger. I am a recovering pedal-aholic and selling a bunch of them.
     
  5. Musicman1901

    Musicman1901 Supporting Member

    Jun 1, 2012
    Rochester, NY
    :wideyed:drool Man I have always wanted one of these. Damn. I can’t inagine this will hang around too long. Wish I could drop this amount of cash right now.
     
  6. willsellout

    willsellout Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2002
    Fort Wayne, IN
    Sweetwater Sales Engineer
    Owned everyth8bg Lovetone. This thing is so good. Same with the Meatball. I keep my eyes open for these all the time.
     
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  7. sfbassplayer

    sfbassplayer Supporting Member

    Oct 10, 2004
    San Francisco
    I’m keeping my Lovetone Meatball!
     
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