Secondary Functions: El Capistan dTape Echo

El Capistan With Tape

Here at Strymon, we work hard to deliver inspiring tones while keeping every pedal easy to use and pedalboard friendly. We also pack our pedals with many customization options that can sometimes fly under the radar. For example, did you know that Iridium offers three different ambient room sizes? Or that there is a carefully […]

How to Power Just About Any Pedal with Your Strymon Power Supply

Zuma and Ojai Powering a Lot of PEdals

By now you probably know that if you own more than one or two pedals, you should be using a dedicated multi-output power supply. We offer four high-current pedal power supplies: Zuma, Zuma R300, Ojai, and Ojai R30. Using a Strymon power supply to power your pedals comes with many benefits: no more having to […]

Secondary Functions: Flint Tremolo & Reverb

Flint Secondary Functions

Here at Strymon, we work hard to deliver inspiring tones while keeping every pedal easy to use and pedalboard friendly. We also pack our pedals with many customization options that can sometimes fly under the radar. For example, did you know that Iridium offers three different ambient room sizes? Or that there is a carefully […]

How to Use Strymon Impulse Manager

How To Use Strymon Impulse Manager - strymon Iridium amp and Ir cab with macbook

Strymon Impulse Manager for Iridium You probably already know that Iridium comes pre-loaded with a carefully curated collection of premium cabinet IRs from OwnHammer, Celestion, cabIR, and Valhallir. But did you know you can load your own? With Strymon Impulse Manager, you can edit the IR speaker cabinets in your Iridium pedal, or replace them […]

Sound on Sound Looping with Volante

Strymon Volante Magnetic Echo Machine delay pedal

Sound on Sound with Magnetic Personality One of the most engaging, fun, and potentially hypnotizing features that Volante has to offer is the way it allows you to effortlessly create dynamic loops that degrade and evolve. Depending on how you set Volante’s sound sculpting controls, pretty soon after you start looping, what may have begun […]

Using Riverside as a Preamp

Strymon Riverside Overdrive effects loop

Our Riverside multistage drive is a versatile pedal that provides a wide range of sound and is a great addition as an overdrive/distortion on any pedal board.  But did you know that you can also utilize Riverside’s flexible tonal options as 2-channel preamp direct into your amplifier’s power amp or into the front end of […]

How can you find time to be creative?

How to find time to be creative?

How often do you do something creative? Sometimes I go weeks without playing guitar, writing a song, or recording music. Sometimes it’s months. Where does all the time go? Let’s figure it out! Why does it feel like we don’t have time for creative work? “Things” often seem to “get in the way”. The idea that […]

What’s that Sound: Noise and Your Signal Chain

Ojai - Isolated Power Supply

Have you ever powered up your guitar rig and experienced a low frequency buzz or hum from your amplifier or speakers? Or perhaps a high pitched whine when connecting your effect pedals to your amplifier?  If so, you are probably experiencing a ground loop or digital noise in your signal chain. Ground Loops and Stereo Rigs […]

Gear Guide: Syncing Presets with MIDI

Syncing Presets via MIDI

If you have two or more MIDI equipped Strymon pedals (such as TimeLine, BigSky, and Mobius), you can control them all at once by using the first pedal in your MIDI signal chain to send MIDI Program Change messages. Setup To do this, make sure the pedals are properly connected via their MIDI ports and their GLOBLS settings […]

How to Navigate and Save Presets on TimeLine, BigSky, and Mobius

BigSky, TimeLine, and Mobius pedals

New to TimeLine, BigSky, or Mobius? In our latest Gear Guide, learn how to navigate through and save presets on your pedal. TimeLine, BigSky, and Mobius have the ability to store multiple sound settings within their memory banks to use for your performances.  The sounds available on each of these pedals are stored in memory locations called presets arranged […]