The “Reaper” Pedal is a combined distortion and overdrive pedal, a multi effect pedal with three Overdrive settings and three Distortion settings. This pedal provides such a variety of sounds and tones that any musicians playing in covers bands should have a Flattley Reaper pedal on their pedal board. The Reaper has 6 individual analogue effects in one box so what’s not to like.
Distortion settings for positions 1 to 3 are done by a mixture of symmetrical and asymmetrical diode klipping by using combinations of silicon diodes and LED diodes. Overdrive settings for positions 4 to 6 are achieved by a mixture of symmetrical and asymmetrical diode klipping by using combinations of silicon diodes and MOSFET transistors.
The purple halo light ring installed diffuses the light when playing live, avoiding being blinded by the standard LEDs just as you are about to go into that all important solo thus giving a larger area to see where the pedal is located easily on the pedal board on darkened stages. The addition of the large aluminium foot topper gives you more real estate for contact when switching the pedal on and off during quick changes when playing live.
All Flattley “Silver Range” pedals are hand processed in our Flattley paint shop. They are etch primed first to ensure that the primer bonds to the aluminium enclosure which also provides an anti-corrosive protection layer. Multiple coats of base coat primer applied, the silver base coat colour is then applied and topped off with several coats of lacquer. Once the lacquer is hardened, it is then hand polished to achieve the smooth deep lustre finish that is inherent in all Flattley Guitar and Bass effects pedals. The graphics designed in house by our graphics designer Phoebe Flattley are applied to “Silver Range” effects pedals by UV direct printing in our printing shop.