* 100% discrete, class-A circuit for absolute
* Drag Control load correction for natural tone
* Lets you
customize your signal for optimal performance
* Delivers up to 18dB of
ultra-clean power boost
The Elevator is a unique multi-level power booster and buffer that provides
the guitarist with a degree of customization to better match the playing style
with the guitar, amplifier and pedal chain.
The design begins with a 100% discrete class-A signal path that is
completely void of integrated circuits (ICs). Each gain stage is carefully
crafted for optimal gain without introducing extraordinary levels of
phase-cancelling negative feedback to control the ICs.
This circuit topology eliminates problems, such as zero-cross distortion,
which tends to cause other boosters to sound harsh.
On the ground floor (Level 1), a selector switch allows you to set the
Elevator to true-bypass for those that prefer a direct feed to the amp when the
power booster is out of the circuit. Level-2 lets you activate a unity gain
buffer that will drive your guitar signal to 15 meters (50') without
This eliminates problems such as tone loss due to cables and popping when
switching with high gain amps. This setting also activates the level-3 Drag,
Control load correction circuit that replicates the 'tone and feel' of being
connected directly to your amp.
Level-4 pushes things up a notch with a 'baseline' power booster that
drives the front end of the amp for more crunch and bite.
This recessed 'set & forget' control is particularly useful with
vintage amps that produce less gain than today's more modern designs. Level-5 is
a super clean power booster that is activated using the footswitch. This
variable booster delivers up to 18dB of pure gain for soloing.
Level-6 is a three-position mid boost switch that lets you increase the mid
range content for added sustain.
The compact enclosure fits nicely on any pedalboard and is powered using a
standard Boss-style 9V DC power supply.
A sturdy footswitch controls the internal gold-sealed military grade
relay for maximum durability while the solid 14 gauge steel outer casing
protects the sensitive internal electronics, eliminating opportunity to torque
the PCB and cause premature failure.
These features combine to make the Elevator one of the most powerful
sounding power boosters ever.