Mastro Valvola / TimeLab / Effect For Sale
A laboratory in which to give full reign to your own creativity, as you experiment with the various “dimensions” of delay. This versatile delay is user-friendly and suitable for immediate use, but also ideal for users with a passion for sound research and experimentation, who will soon discover the unique moods which can be created by synchronizing the various controls.
TimeLab is an analog/digital hybrid delay. The dry signal and the repetition filter are controlled by the analog part of the circuit, while powerful, specially created digital algorithms are used to manage the repetitions, reproducing 4 original delay resonances, all of exceptionally high sound quality.
- a choice of 4 types of delay: Digital – Analog – Resonance – Modulation
- active analog filter, to give emphasis to the frequency response of the repetitions
- a selection of times, from 0 ms to 1000 ms
- Tap Tempo with subdivision between quarter, dotted eighth and eighth triplets
- control over delay time with soft pitch bending
Mastro Valvola, Italy
The name Mastro Valvola (The Valve Master) came from the experience gained in the world of vacuum tube amplification, which motivated founder and designer Luca Romanelli to devote himself to sound and electronic research with the aim of developing high-end products, turning them into a source of inspiration to the artists who use them.
“This experience helped me understand how important the warmth of sound is when it comes to captivating the audience.” (L.R. // Owner)
The production of guitar and bass pedals started in 2008 with the introduction of the Smog overdrive, and then expanded over time to include the wide range of professional products found there today.
Mastro Valvola is a small company made up of a tight-knit group of people who leverage their experience in the field of electronics to repair, make and design guitar amplifiers and effects.
Our products are proudly hand made in Italy, and we carry out all the stages of the manufacturing process in-house, from electronic design and pedal graphics to the component mounting on circuit boards and final assembly.
The sound of an instrument is the result of several factors. To a large extent, the outcome depends on the skills of the artist, but the devices that process the sound before it reaches our ears are also important. This is where Mastro Valvola comes in. Electronics and sound research for the development of high-level craft products that provide added value to the sound and inspiration to the artist. Inspiring the artist by the sound of their own instrument is our best achievement.
Unique sounding pedals for unique sounding guitarists.