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EarthQuaker Devices Astral Destiny

$199.00
By EarthQuaker Devices | SKU: RGS-EQD-ADS |

The Astral Destiny is a compact and powerful modulated octave reverb pedal that features 8 reverb modes with 8 editable presets, assignable expression control, tails for natural reverb decay when the effect is bypassed and a super cool s...- Read More

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The Astral Destiny is a compact and powerful modulated octave reverb pedal that features 8 reverb modes with 8 editable presets, assignable expression control, tails for natural reverb decay when the effect is bypassed and a super cool stretch feature that doubles the length of the reverb while adding an adjustable pitch bending effect.

1. Abyss: Huge reverb with no octave effect

2. Shimmer: Adds an upper octave to the reverb tail

3. Sub: Adds a lower octave to the reverb tail

4. Sub Shimmer: Adds an upper and lower octave to the reverb tail

5. Astral: Adds an upper and lower octave combined with a regenerating tail

6. Ascend: Upward pitch bending

7. Descend: Downward pitch bending

8. Cosmos: Adds a regenerating fifth to the reverb tail

Controls

1. Preset: 8 position rotary switch to recall presets. Astral Destiny ships with 8 presets which can be edited or overwritten.

2. Length: Controls the length of the reverb decay.

3. Mode: 8 position rotary switch to select the reverb mode.

4. Depth: Adjusts the intensity of the chorus effect.

5. Rate: Adjusts the rate of the chorus effect.

6. Tone: Boosts treble clockwise, cuts treble counterclockwise. Center is a flat frequency response.

7. Mix: Level control for the reverb effect.

8. Activate Footswitch: You are probably gonna need this to activate and deactivate the reverb effect.

9. Stretch Footswitch: Doubles the length of the reverb effect while adding a temporary change in pitch.

Expression Jack

Use any TRS expression pedal to take control over the Length, Depth, Rate, Tone, or Mix panel controls! You can also use Control Voltage with the EXP Jack. The CV range is 0 – 3.3v.

EXP Jack Internal Connections:
Sleeve= Ground
Ring= 3.3v
Tip= Wiper (CV)


Tails or Full Bypass Switching

Astral Destiny can operate in two different bypass states: Tails or Full Bypass. It comes factory set in Tails Mode which allows the reverb effect to naturally decay after the effect is bypassed and is indicated by a Green Activate LED. Full Bypass will cut the reverb effect completely when the effect is bypassed and is indicated by a Red Activate LED.

Astral Destiny is buffered bypass which means that there will always be an active buffer present and it requires power to pass signal.


Stretch Footswitch

The Stretch footswitch doubles the length of the reverb effect while adding a temporary change in pitch.

  • Tap for an immediate pitch change.

  • Hold for a temporary pitch bending effect.

Adjusting the speed of the pitch bend
The speed of the of the pitch bending effect created by holding the Stretch footswitch can be adjusted by following these steps:

  1. Hold down the Stretch footswitch.

  2. Turn the Length control clockwise for a longer pitch bend or counterclockwise for a shorter pitch bend.

  3. Release the Stretch footswitch once you have selected your desired length.

  4. The Stretch footswitch will now operate at the selected speed every time the Astral Destiny is powered on.


Power

This device takes a standard 9 volt DC power supply with a 2.1mm negative center barrel. We always recommend pedal-specific, transformer-isolated wall-wart power supplies or multiple isolated-output supplies. Pedals will make extra noise if there is ripple or unclean power. Switching-type power supplies, daisy chains and non-pedal specific power supplies do not filter dirty power as well and let through unwanted noise. DO NOT RUN AT HIGHER VOLTAGES!

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What is your shipping policy?

We will ship completed orders Monday-Friday. Orders placed and paid before 1:00pm. PST will ship that same day. All completed orders after the cutoff time will ship the following business day. RGS does not ship on Saturday or Sunday.

What is your return policy?

We offer a 30 day Exchange policy for new purchases. We ask that you please return the product in the original product packaging along with all included materials (manual, warranty card, all accessories) and in the original condition that it was received and we will exchange it for any product on ours site. Please note that we do charge a $5 dollar exchange fee to cover our shipping cost. We are a small business and do not offer a cash refund. We cannot take returns on sealed product. We do not accept returns for guitars and amplifiers under any circumstances. Unfortunately we also cannot cancel orders or pre-orders. We are happy to exchange for another product if you are no longer interested in the new release or backordered items

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