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Fuzzy/Distortion with MS-20 Filter madness!

Collision Devices TARS


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TARS is a fuzz/analog filter pedal. It means “This Audio Reached Singularity”.
It’s a robot looking for life in space too. But that’s a long story we’ll tell you in the user manual.

TARS’ fuzz part comes from the Black Hole Symmetry “Singularity” section.
Put it through the analog “MS-20 style” filter to create fuzzy-noisy textures.
Cut through the mix with the different filter and EQ possibilities or sweep between the frequencies to create huge waves of noise.

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Collision Devices TARS, Silver on White Overview

Drawing inspiration from the flagship Black Hole Symmetry, the TARS inherits its coveted Singularity fuzz section. This time, it goes a step further by incorporating a versatile gain setting, allowing you to traverse a spectrum of grainy low-gain sounds to robust and potent fuzz/distortion tones.

A special feature of the TARS is its filter, inspired by the legendary Korg MS-20. This addition enables you to craft fuzzy-noisy textures and effortlessly slice through any mix. Taking control into your hands, the filter is managed through two faders, delivering a truly unique and hands-on tweaking experience. Moreover, for a more immersive experience, you can use the expression input to dynamically sweep through the frequency range, creating a thrilling and vertiginous dive into the Singularity!

With the TARS, you embark on a celestial odyssey, merging the best of both guitar and synth worlds, granting you boundless creative potential and a captivating journey through the cosmos of sound.

Gain: Fuzz level.
Master: Master volume.
CutOff: Cutoff frequency of the MS-20 style low-pass filter, from 15Hz to 44kHz.
Res(onance): Intensity of signal at cutoff frequency.
LPF VOL: VCA – Filter volume.
2P/4P switch: Attenuation curve – 2P at -12dB/octave or 4P at -24dB/octave.
Add Fuzz switch: Add an extra unfiltered fuzz signal.
Serial switch: Puts the fuzz through the filter or use both effects in parallel.
EXP/CV input: For controlling the CutOff fader externally.