New ALM - 'S.B.G' - Effects Pedal Utility module

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New ALM - 'S.B.G' - Effects Pedal Utility module

Post by ALM » Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:19 pm

ALM are pleased to announce the 'S.B.G'.

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The ‘S.B.G’ is a compact utility module intended for the interfacing of guitar effect pedals with your eurorack modular system.

It provides both attenuation and amplification of audio signals for level matching together with a crossfade control to conveniently adjust the wet/dry mix of a processed signal. The module also offers regulation of outgoing CV signals for safer use of pedal expression inputs.

Features

- Attenuation of outgoing modular audio signal sent to external effects.
- Amplification of returned audio signal to high modular signals.
- Clipping indication on over amplification of returned signal.
- Manual cross fade between original ‘dry’ source signal and returned ‘wet’ signal.
- Regulation/conditioning of CV modulation signals intended for pedal expression inputs.
- Includes ‘floating ring’ cable for safe expression input connectivity.
- Skiff friendly.
- Designed and Made in the UK.

Technical Specifications

Supply: +/-12V (Reverse voltage protection)
Current Draw: ~30ma
Size: 4 HP
Depth: 22 mm

Video

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Availability

We hope to start shipping out to retailers late next week.

Final pricing yet to be decided (soon - will update).

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Post by Matos » Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:22 pm

Very clever! Looking forward to seeing a price.

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Post by pfaffenberg » Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:50 pm

YES. And 4hp, too. Nicely done.

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Post by Skaput » Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:50 pm

S.B.G, was'nt that the name of the Vyvs Hamster from The Young Ones ?

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Post by sealteam666 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 4:07 pm

this is awesome! simple send and return -perfect! I have a harvestman stilton adaptor and you have to use those mixer insert Y cables with it so you then have to power a looper pedal to build a multi-fx chain off each insert.

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Post by StoneLaw » Thu Apr 17, 2014 6:04 pm

alm makes the coolest shit. All I got is Pam but i'm thinking about a beast's chalkboard pretty hard!

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Post by ben_hex » Thu Apr 17, 2014 6:13 pm

Very good, 4hp ... Let's hope for a cheap price :-)
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Post by robkramble » Thu Apr 17, 2014 6:25 pm

Brilliant idea! Can't wait to see demos of this in action. Once I can afford it I'll certainly be eyeing it.

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Post by koyl » Thu Apr 17, 2014 6:32 pm

Nice ! I plan to buy a in/out with my next batch of modules, I'll definitely keep an eye on this one.
(4HP = :sb: )

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Post by GGW » Thu Apr 17, 2014 7:09 pm

Great job; looking forward to it coming out.

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Post by Whatisvalis » Thu Apr 17, 2014 8:51 pm

Just started looking into using external fx so this is great at 4HP

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Post by Trenchrun » Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:01 pm

Shouldn't this have 1/4" jacks?

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Post by Kingnimrod » Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:08 pm

1/4" jacks would keep this from being 4hp. 1/8 to 1/4 cables are readily available.

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Post by ewox » Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:14 pm

This is perfect :nana:

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Post by skyshaver » Thu Apr 17, 2014 11:38 pm

I own too many guitar pedals. This will be useful.

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Post by lag progress » Fri Apr 18, 2014 4:17 am

Is it possible to hook up a spring tank with it?
would be awesome!
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Post by sixteen » Fri Apr 18, 2014 5:03 am

Very happy to see this one..

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Post by tsunamisucks » Fri Apr 18, 2014 5:10 am

:nana: :banana: :banana:

right in time. was searching for something similar, the only option i found suitable (Harvestman's) is way tooooo much hps

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Post by Hanz » Fri Apr 18, 2014 5:56 am

Looking forward to this, 4hp is just right!
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Post by KONTAKT1968 » Fri Apr 18, 2014 7:37 am

looks great I want one .

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Post by taylor12k » Fri Apr 18, 2014 7:47 am

this could be really useful in my setup... very very nice. the only thing that would be better is 2hp! or 1hp! 8_)

pricing yet?

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Post by Trenchrun » Fri Apr 18, 2014 9:39 am

Kingnimrod wrote:1/4" jacks would keep this from being 4hp. 1/8 to 1/4 cables are readily available.
tru dat. i was going to get a pittburgh inout or something to better integrate my effects but this looks like it might the ticket!

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Post by orangehexagon » Fri Apr 18, 2014 1:05 pm

the expression out is what really does it for me

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Post by Summa » Fri Apr 18, 2014 1:19 pm

tsunamisucks wrote::nana: :banana: :banana:

right in time. was searching for something similar, the only option i found suitable (Harvestman's) is way tooooo much hps
well there's the Doepfer A-138d fx insert but that's twice as big but does indeed carry the bigger jacks, but this ALM module could easily replace the one I got in my system as space is very limited these days...

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Post by Monobass » Fri Apr 18, 2014 1:24 pm

Skaput wrote:S.B.G, was'nt that the name of the Vyvs Hamster from The Young Ones ?
that was S.P.G. named after the Special Patrol Group, notorious London police unit, nasty bunch that blugeoned an anti-nazi league protestor to death.
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