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Cog Effects Expands Octave Pedal Series

Cog Effects Octave Pedal Series

Cog Effects has expanded their analog octave pedal lineup with two new pedals – the T-47 and T-70 – and an update to the T-65 model. “I wanted to make a range of octave pedals that provide valid solutions to guitarists and particularly bassists who are being more and more innovative with the pedals that are available to them,” Cog founder Tom George said. “The new octave range caters to everyone, from a simple thickening of tone all the way through to the foundations of complex synth tones and everywhere in between.”

The T-47 features two independent octave channels complete with Down, Filter, and Clean controls for each side. Down and Clean work as level controls for the octave and clean signals, respectively, while the filter knob shapes the octave down tone. The channels are toggled via footswitch with a second switch to engage or disengage the pedal.

Cog’s mk2 T-65 retains the control set of the original, but has been updated to be more pedalboard-friendly. “The TRS jack for the effects loop has been replaced with individual send and return jacks, and the new Mode footswitch allows you to engage or bypass your effects loop when the T-65 is bypassed – no longer do you sacrifice your effects loop pedals to only be used when the T-65 is engaged, now you can switch them in and out in bypass,” the company website states.

Finally, the T-70 is a monster three-channel octaver. The first two channels are independent T-65’s and the third channel is sub-only. A Bypass Mode toggle switch allows you to select your bypass sound as either clean signal or your effects loop, giving full access to the pedals in the effects loop even when the T-70 is bypassed.

The Cog Effects T-47, T-65 and T-70 are built one at a time in Sheffield, UK. They carry retail prices of $210 for the T-47, $223 for the T-65, and $290 for the T-70.

Cog Effects T-47 Octave Pedal Features:

Clean and Down levels are independent
Filter allows you to shape your octave down tone
A/B footswitch swaps between two independent octave channels
2.1mm Boss-style 9v DC input (power supply not included)
North-mounted jacks to reduce pedalboard footprint
True Bypass
Die-cast Aluminium box

Cog Effects mk2 T-65 Octave Pedal Features:

Clean, Down, Up, and Loop Levels are independent and allow a broad range of multi-voice blends
Filter allows you to shape your octave down tone
Effects loop for parallel effects blending
Mode footswitch selects bypass sound - clean or effects loop
2.1mm Boss-style 9v DC input (power supply not included)
North-mounted jacks to reduce pedalboard footprint
Buffered Bypass
Die-cast Aluminium box

Cog Effects T-70 Octave Pedal Features:

Clean, Down, Up, and Loop Levels are independent and allow a broad range of multi-voice blends on both the black and white channels
Filter controls allow you to shape your octave down tone on all three channels individually
Effects loop for parallel effects blending
Third sub-only channel
Bypass Mode toggle switch selects bypass sound - clean or effects loop
2.1mm Boss-style 9v DC input (power supply not included)
North-mounted jacks to reduce pedalboard footprint
Buffered Bypass
Die-cast Aluminium box