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Pettyjohn Electronics Lift MKII (V2) Buffer Boost Preamp Guitar Effects Pedal
Pettyjohn Electronics Lift MKII (V2) Buffer Boost Preamp Guitar Effects Pedal Pettyjohn Electronics Lift MKII (V2) Buffer Boost Preamp Guitar Effects Pedal Pettyjohn Electronics Lift MKII (V2) Buffer Boost Preamp Guitar Effects Pedal Pettyjohn Electronics Lift MKII (V2) Buffer Boost Preamp Guitar Effects Pedal Pettyjohn Electronics Lift MKII (V2) Buffer Boost Preamp Guitar Effects Pedal

Pettyjohn Electronics Lift MKII (V2) Buffer Boost Preamp Guitar Effects Pedal

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SKU: PJE-LIFT-V2

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Manufacturer's Description

The LIFT MKII draws inspiration from the PreDrive and brings the most loved features to our new single pedal Foundry Series MKII enclosure.
The Buffer You Have Always Wanted

The LIFT MKII operates as an always-on preamp pedal, being either in Buffer mode or Boost mode, switchable via the new soft touch footswitch. The Buffer is a truly state-of-the-art circuit, featuring a single Discrete Opamp powered by our new proprietary dual-rail power supply providing huge headroom and tuned for absolute transparency with frequency range from 20Hz to 25kHz. The discrete opamp gently ‘lifts’ the tonal quality without unwanted color, unlocking every nuance of your guitars tone with a musical, 3D depth.
A Better Boost

The Boost mode, activated via the footswitch activates the “Boost” gain knob and unlocks loads of clean gain. The LIFT MKII boost mode has up to a wopping 30"B of gain off of a standard 9v adapter thanks to our proprietary dual rail power supply that boosts the internal voltage to +/-18v for 36 volts of headroom. This industry leading headroom in a pedal allows us to give the LIFT MKII the most clean gain on the market. It also means every nuance of your guitar and playing gets preserved with absolute fidelity.

Soft Touch Footswitch

The footswitch has been updated from a clunky 4PDT switch on the LIFT V1 to a soft touch, relay based system for the MKII!

Passive, Studio-Grade Filters

We further refined the passive High Cut and Low Cut controls, which sweep from the outer edges of the audible frequency range for exceptional tone shaping. The LOWS control sweeps from 30"z to 1.5kHz with a gentle, musical 6 db/octave slope. This control can be internally assigned to be always-on with the buffer or to activate only in Boost mode and ships in Boost mode configuration. The HIGHS takes care of shaping the top end with a transparent WIMA cap from 22kHz to 1kHz. The HIGHS filter is only active in Boost mode. You can upgrade the WIMA cap to a more vintage Orange Drop cap for a more colored, warmer top end.

Return Of The Harmonic Drive

Finally, we made a big departure from the LIFT V1 and added the much requested Harmonic Drive circuit from the Handwired PreDrive to the MKII. The Harmonic Drive circuit uses a unique combo of MOSFET and NOS D9E germanium diodes and can be activated via the toggle switch labeled ON or OFF. When engaged, the Harmonic Drive circuit can be blended into the Boost mode via the Drive mini pot. This gives the LIFT MKII the powerful ability to go from pristine cleans to harmonically excited boost to an all out overdrive!

The original Harmonic Drive was to our knowledge the world’s first Discrete Opamp based overdrive and the LIFT MKII starts where it left off. With three times the gain on tap, you can push the Harmonic Drive circuit into full saturation. The Harmonic Drive clipping circuit is a unique among overdrives and characterized by a sweet, natural compression and harmonically rich, organic growl that doesn’t “break’ or “buzz” like most overdrives on the market! We think it’s perfect for setting base tone and cleans up very well with volume or pick attack. Full range and zero compromise audiophile signal path means this is an overdrive unlike anything you have played before.

A Whole New LIFT

We are excited to offer these new features as a big update to the LIFT V1! We think it is packed with versatility and its full range means it can be used with any instrument, not just electric guitar. Give you sound a lift with the LIFT MKII and re-discover your clean tone!

Features

  • Discrete Opamp Always-On Unity Gain Buffer
  • Discrete Opamp powered Boost with up to 30"dB of CLEAN Gain
  • Studio Grade EQ with transparent, wide-range High Cut and Low Cut Filters
  • NEW! Harmonic Drive features a NOS D9E germanium diode
  • NEW! Harmonic Drive with Blend pot for wide range of tones
  • NEW! LOW Filter can be assigned to always on or Boost only
  • NEW! Extended Full Range Frequency response: 20Hz-25kHz (EQ off)
  • NEW! Output LEVEL control to adjust level of output to allow for driving the Harmonic Drive circuit hard.
  • NEW! High Performance proprietary dual-rail power section providing 36V of voltage swing for huge internal headroom off a 9v adaptor while drawing under 200mA, draws 150mA off of 15v adaptor.

Audiophile, Studio-Grade Performance

  • USA designed and manufactured Discrete Opamp
  • Audiophile grade, through-hole 1% Metal Film resistors
  • Top shelf WIMA caps used in tone sensitive operations
  • Shortest purest signal path possible
  • Extremely Low Noise
  • Pedal board friendly footprint and rear-mounted jacks

Specifications

  • Made in the USA: Box and circuit handmade in the beautiful Oregon, USA
  • Dimensions: 2.75”W x 4.75”L x 2.5” H
  • Weight: 2 lbs

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