1401 - Xciter

Studio Quality Tone Enhancement for Your Guitar or Bass

We’ve taken the legend of the Aphex Aural Exciter and Big Bottom and placed it firmly at your feet. Aphex Xciter pedals are designed to deliver the sonic enhancement the Aural Exciter and Big Bottom are famous for, taking it out of the studio and onto the stage. The Xciter series of pedals brings out the character and nuance of your instrument without adding volume and distortion.

The 1401 Acoustic Xciter is designed for any acoustic instrument with active or passive pickups. Voicing is clean and open, articulation is clear and crisp, and musicality is dramatically improved.

The 1402 Bass Xciter is ideal for any electric or acoustic/electric bass with piezo or magnetic pickups, whether active or passive. Deep tones ring truer, tone is more sustained, slaps and pops cut through without overpowering.

The 1403 Guitar Xciter is designed with electric guitar in mind, and works with any axe outfitted with magnetic coil pickups. It increases tonal range and expression, whether running clean or overdriven, adding power and attack without increasing output level.

Benefits for Your Tone

  • Increased presence and clarity
  • Greater perceived loudness
  • Improved detail
  • Deeper, more resonant bass
  • Little or no increase in peak output
  • Tighter bass articulation
  • Extended low frequencies
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1401 Acoustic 1402 Bass 1403 Guitar
Input Z Active: 50k
Passive: 10M
Active: 50k
Passive: 10M
Active: 50k
Passive: 10M
Output Z Instrument: 1k
D.I.: 150
Instrument: 1k
D.I.: 150
Instrument: 1kΩ
D.I.: 150
Lo Tune 40 Hz – 210 Hz 30 Hz – 210 Hz 40 Hz – 210 Hz
Hi Tune 300 Hz – 3kHz 500 Hz – 5kHz 501 Hz – 5kHz
Max Input Level Passive: 0.6V RMS
Active: 2.4V RMS
Passive: 0.6V RMS
Active: 2.4V RMS
Passive: 0.6V RMS
Active: 2.4V RMS
Frequency Response 10 HZ – 30 kHz +/-1dB 11 HZ – 30 kHz +/-1dB 12 HZ – 30 kHz +/-1dB
Signal to Noise Ratio 70 dB 70 dB 70 dB
Power Consumption 5mA 5mA 5mA
Battery Type 9V 9V 9V
External Power 5 – 12 VAC
7 – 17 VDC
5 – 12 VAC
7 – 17 VDC
5 – 12 VAC
7 – 17 VDC

All specifications are subject to change without notice.

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