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EMPRESS FUZZ

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This classic sounding fuzz offers smooth, rich sustain with great note definition. A tighter low end makes it ideal for full chords as well as sustaining single notes.

The empress fuzz is true bypass and has gain control, two bands of EQ and output control to fully tailor your sound.




Features & Specifications
This classic sounding fuzz offers smooth, rich sustain with great note definition. A tighter low end makes it ideal for full chords as well as sustaining single notes.

The empress fuzz is true bypass and has gain control, two bands of EQ and output control to fully tailor your sound.
All Analog Signal Path - no digitals in here!
Classic Fuzz - offers lots of gain with smooth, rich sustain.
Good Control - medium gain settings offer nice heavy chunk, without losing control.
Tight low end - not floppy like some other fuzzes out there.
Great Note Definition - Good for single notes and full chords.
EQ - Hi shelf and low shelf EQs let you tweak your sound.
Bass - Works great on bass!
True Bypass - The Empress Fuzz employs true bypass, so you can be sure that it's not affecting the signal when disengaged.
Small Size - The enclosure measures approximately 4.5" by 2.5" by 1.5", which is delightfully small when considering all the features packed into this unit.

Better than my Big Muff!1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreVictoria, British Columbia
I've been curious about Empress Effects for a while now and I'm glad I pulled the trigger and bought their Fuzz. It is clearly of high quality, especially for the price. To my ear, it is in the Big Muff (4 transistor fuzz) family and I've actually used it to replace my Big Muff Pi With Tone Wicker! It has much more versatile tone controls and a greater range of gain settings than the Big Muff. At low gain settings it gives a nice gravely overdrive and just insane levels of fuzz at higher settings!
Posted by Evan on Oct 12, 2022
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Great Fuzz2 of 2 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreToronto (Bloor St.), Ontario
I received this as a gift and it’s a great pedal. Lots of sounds available from howling leads to full on fuzzy insanity. And made in Canada, too! It does the classic volume knob cleanup thing, even with humbuckers if the gain isn’t too high.
Posted by Jack on Oct 4, 2022
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A warranty can be a very important factor when making a buying decision. Because repairs can be very expensive in terms of parts and labour costs, manufacturers usually only provide one year limited warranties that generally only cover items that malfunction due to a manufacturer’s defect. With an important purchase such as a musical
instrument or piece of studio gear, however, many people want to have the peace of mind in knowing that their investment will be protected should the product no longer be performing at 100%.

Because of this, Long & McQuade provides our customers with a FREE one-year Performance Warranty on most of our products. The Long & McQuade Performance Warranty supplements the manufacturer’s warranty to ensure that our customers receive complete “no hassle” warranty coverage within their first year.

How does the Long & McQuade Performance Warranty differ from most manufacturers' warranties?
  • Performance Guarantee: Normal wear and tear is covered, so your product will be performing as well as the day you purchased it for the entire duration of the coverage. Band and Orchestral Performance Warranty does not include replacing pads or cleaning for woodwind instruments, unless deemed necessary by our repair staff. Ultrasonic cleaning for brass instruments will be provided if deemed necessary by our repair staff, but is not routinely offered under the Performance Warranty.
  • Product Replacement: If your product cannot be fixed or costs too much to fix, we will replace it with the equivalent model for no additional charge. If this is not possible, a full refund will be provided.
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  • Accessory Coverage: Any peripheral devices or accessories that come with your product (i.e. foot pedal, case) are also covered.
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Long & McQuade reserves the right to restrict the purchase of additional years of Performance Warranty. Used products come with a 3-month Long & McQuade Performance Warranty. Some products (i.e. computers, software, cymbals and other items) are covered only by the manufacturer‘s warranty. Consumables (i.e. strings, reeds, drum sticks, batteries, tubes, cross faders) are excluded as they are designed to be replaced. Cosmetic Damage, Accidental Damage, or problems caused by Humidity or Temperature Issues are not covered. Speakers damaged by overpowering are generally not covered. Our coverage does not provide compensation for loss of use. As of June 2018 the Performance Warranty is no longer transferable. The warranty is only valid in Canada.

Purchasing additional years of coverage

Some manufacturers provide warranties for longer than 1 year; however, these are usually limited warranties that do not provide the same coverage as the Long & McQuade Performance Warranty. Customers interested in more complete and convenient (but not necessarily longer) coverage are still able to purchase additional years of the Performance Warranty.

If you are interested in receiving this coverage for longer than one year, you have the option of purchasing additional years of the Performance Warranty. The pricing is as follows:

  • NEW products: 4% of the current new selling price to double the warranty from 1 year to 2 years. 4% for each additional year.
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  • GUITARS: 4% of the current new selling price to double the warranty from 1 year to 2 years. 4% for each additional year. $45 maximum. An additional free setup is not included with additional purchased years of Performance Warranty.
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