I remember about 10 years ago, Jimmy (who does the demos for EffectsBay.com) was really interested in getting a Fulltone Deja Vibe. I can’t remember what guitarist back then that was riding it, but I remember I thought it was pretty damn cool too. As I’ve stated in the past, I’m a big fan of Fulltone stuff. Love what he puts out, so I wanted to talk about the ‘mini’ DejaVibe.
Here is the official description:
The MDV Mini DejaVibe from Fulltone gives you the vintage experience of a ’60s Univibeâ€”you can’t get more accurate than exact. The Mini DejaVibe delivers that dripping Phase-Chorused tone, the very same effect that made Jimi Hendrix’s “Machine Gun” so epic. The Fulltone pedal comes in a beautiful vintage Cream color with maroon lettering on a sturdy 16-gauge steel housing that measures only 4″ x 5-3/4″.
Now it’s tiny enough to fit on the most cluttered pedalboard, and because of the mini-DV’s unique voltage doubling circuit, you can use any standard 9-volt DC adapter (Fulltone FPS-1 adapter included), and inside the MDV pedal the power is ramped up to the original Univibe’s 18+ volts DC.
The mini-DejaVibe chorus pedal also has a mini-toggle switch to choose between Vintage and Modern settings, allowing for warm original Vintage ’60s Univibe grind and louder, with more output (Modern setting).
Fulltone MDV Mini DejaVibe Vibe/Chorus Pedal Features:
* An exact copy of a vintage 1960s Univibe
* Delivers classic phase-chorus tone
* Modern and Vintage modes
* Vibrato/Chorus Switch
* Volume, Intensity and Speed knobs
* Classic retro looks
* Glass-covered, hermetically sealed photocell
Now for the folks out there that are curious how the mini compares to the older version, I found a good video by gearmanndude.
Remember, if you like reading about pedals and seeing videos reviews from others, please subscribe to the RSS feed and get notified via email when there are new postings.