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EH Freedom Preamp!


 
5/28/1999 3:36 AM
aron
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EH Freedom Preamp!
What was it?  
 
I wonder if EH Man has a schematic???  
 
Aron
 
5/28/1999 7:23 AM
R.G.
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You sure that wasn't the "Mike Matthews Freedom Amp"?
 
5/28/1999 9:09 AM
Mark Hammer
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I concur with RG, but then even though I used to read their ads and memorize them like scripture, I'm always finding out about EH products that came and went without me ever knowing about them.  
 
The Freedom Amp competed with the Pignose as one of the few "name" brand battery-powered amps during that period, but was quite a bit more substantial in terms of speaker size, power, and numbers of controls. Given that it was a solid-state device, it's quite possible that EH *may* have produced a pre-amp only version at some point, but personally this is the first I would have heard of such a thing.
 
5/28/1999 12:54 PM
aron
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Hehehehe!  
 
here it is... picture and all.  
 
It was real! Fat and Warm!  
 
http://www.melmusic.com.au/articles/box2.html  
 
Aron  
 
"Big & warm & fat,this pedal can go from just a mild,simple volume boost to a lovely retro-style overdrive. Peace and Love,my Brethren !"
 
5/29/1999 8:17 PM
Mark Hammer
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Well there you go. I WAS right. Just when I think I know the whole catalogue, up pops something I've never heard of.  
 
As to its "girth", who knows. If most pedals were as "fat" as they claim to be, you could stack em up and they would go to the moon. I'm sure somewhere there is an ad that claims how fat the Superfuzz was!
 
5/30/1999 12:57 PM
aron
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What is it about EH literature that makes you want to go out and immediately buy one!!!  
 
Or in this case, make one!  
 
 
Aron
 
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