Electro-Harmonix has reissued the original Version 1 Big Muff dubbed the Triangle Big Muff because of the layout of its Volume, Sustain and Tone controls. The pedal is a faithful re-creation of the original circa 1969 circuit now housed in a pedalboard friendly, die cast chassis.
According to Electro-Harmonix founder, Mike Matthews, “The Big Muff Pi is the pedal we are best known for so I wanted to commemorate EHX’s 50th Anniversary (1968-2018) by re-releasing V1, the very first Big Muff that started it all. Original pedals are now selling for hundreds of dollars and this reissue absolutely nails that creamy, violin-like sustain and musical tone at a price a working musician can afford.”
The Triangle Big Muff features the following nods to convenience: an LED to indicate effect status, true bypass switching and the option of being powered by a 9-volt AC adapter. It comes equipped with a 9V battery and is available now.