Electro Harmonix OpAmp Big Muff Fuzz - Pre-Owned

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This pre-owned Electro-Harmonix Op Amp Big Muff Fuzz is brought to you by BCR Music & Sound, Central PA's premier EHX dealer! The photos in this listing are of the actual pedal listed for sale here in our store.

This previously owned Op Amp Big Muff is in Excellent condition. No wear to speak of, velcro from the original owner still present on the back of the pedal. Fully functional with no issues, original box is included!

With original late-70s Op-Amp Big Muffs selling for exorbitant prices, Mike Matthews decided to take the power to the people and reissue the classic pedal at a price that players could afford! The circuitry of the new EHX Op-Amp Big Muff Pi —sometimes also referred to as the IC or V4 Big Muff— has been faithfully re-created while several practical enhancements have been added including a compact, die-cast chassis and true bypass switching

“The Op-Amp Big Muff was popularized by the brilliant Billy Corgan who first used it on the Smashing Pumpkins’ epic 1993 album Siamese Dream. After he was videotaped playing and talking about the reissue, Billy stated: ‘The magic’s still in the box, I can still get what I’m looking for!’” – Mike Matthews

The pedal relies on op-amps rather than transistors and three gain stages rather than four, to create its signature sound. It’s a sound that’s been described by noted Big Muff collector and historian, Kit Rae, as: “a huge, crushing Big Muff sound with more crunch… great for grungy, wall-of-sound distortion, heavy rhythm playing and heavy leads.”

A faithful reissue of the original classic circa 1978
Iconic sound and vibe that’s coveted by guitarists
Controls for Tone, Sustain and Volume, plus a Tone Bypass switch
True bypass switching for maximum signal integrity in bypass mode
Rugged, compact, die-cast package… pedalboard friendly

Circuit: Analog
Bypass: True Bypass
Audio: Mono
Power Supply: Standard 9V (adapter or battery)
Current Draw: 5mA

We'll double-inspect and play-test, professionally pack with care, and ship this item within 1 business day, and most cases, the same day if the order is placed by 3pm EST.