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This Week’s Preset: Mobius – “Second Phase”

Preset - Mobius
The Phaser machine within Mobius contains seven different phaser types (2, 4 and 6 stage phasers, swirly 8, 12 and 16 stage phasers, as well as a unique barber-pole phaser).

While not as celebrated as the classic four and six stage phasers, two-stage phasers have a subdued beauty that is uniquely their own and is appreciated by a selective audience. For this preset, we’ll utilize the Mobius two-stage phaser.

I set the Regen parameter to minimum and the Depth control to maximum, leaving the Speed knob to act as a 1-knob phaser. The Headroom parameter is set low to allow for some classic in-circuit distortion which softens the dynamics and adds a bit of color to the effect.

Listen here:

The clip starts off with Mobius bypassed. The effect is engaged at 0:08. Speed starts off at 1.00Hz, and is increased to 6.5Hz at 0:21.

Preset details:

Below are the knob and parameter settings. Dial it up on your Mobius and try it out.

This Week's Preset - Mobius - Two Stage Phaser

Download the preset:

Using the Strymon Librarian? Download the preset and load it into your Mobius.

What do you think?

Made your own tweaks to this preset? Are there other preset types that you’d like to see in upcoming blog posts? Let us know what you think below.

About Pete Celi
Pete Celi is the DSP and Sound Designer at Strymon. In his younger days, he installed four pickups and three toggle switches in a vintage '69 Telecaster after taking a belt-sander to it and staining the body brown. Because that was what you did in those days.

4 Responses

  1. Rob Townley says:

    Great stuff Strymon – keep them coming !

    Be great to have a page on the website to store all these for future reference…

    🙂

  2. Jason says:

    Could you guys do a Magnatone style vibrato patch next?

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