The Harvey Valdes
E x p r e s s

hands-free , ultra - versatile Live Machine
from amplike Boost/Crunch/Distortion
to musical surrealism - 100 % organic


operating this fluxmachine is intuitive,
easy and improvisation-friendly once
you dig FOUR (4) Footswitches.


- 50 - 50th tweed (ish)

( 50/100 and GATE
Foot Switch switched off ,
GAIN KNOB rolled back )

Germanium B O O S T

using your guitar volume !

OR Treblebooster

using the BASE FS
( the silver one in the middle)

Overdrive / C R U N C H
using your guitar volume !

fullrange OR cutting
using the BASE FS and guit.vol.



- 1 0 0 - 60th superlead (ish)

( 50/100 FS lightening up )


cutting Lead or fullrange to fat sag
using the BASE FS and Gain knob



( Gate FS lightening up )

sputtering Fuzz

cutting or fat to sag
using the BASE FS and guit.vol.

density / break-up / trill / compression / sag
controlled by 50/100 FS , gain-knob and guitar volume
(can make trill and trem effects in high gain OSC mode)

- O S C -
( OSC FS lightening up )

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Oscillation F U Z Z
musical Tonegenerator

the OSC threshold is controlled by an
Expression Pedal
, meaning that :

oscillating tones can be blended in
and altered comfortably and precise by FOOT

additional alteration
can be done live on the fly :

w/ the BASE FS for high or low generated tones

w/ the 50/100 FS for other high or low generated tones
( re-adjust the osc- threshold with the Expression Pedal then )

w/ the AMP/FUZZ FS for singing or trilling tones !


° 4 selected NOS mil.spec. Germanium Transistors and
NOS Germanium Glass Diodes are generating the most
organic and musical tones , distortion and clipping here.

100% handmade & 100% organic

low capacities between parts - bold signal flow

besides the 5 footswitches you find on top of the machine :
1. a big volume knob (adjust and re-adjust it with your left foot)
2. a tone/presence knob (adjust it to your AMP and treble-taste)
3. a gain knob (adjust it to your GUITAR and gain-taste
and to alter pitch of oscillating tones in OSC mode)

optional Expression-Pedal and / or
optional OSC remote - control :

Pitch Parrot Deluxe (odd-foot-organ)

°six (6) momentary-pitched-osc-switches
°permanent-osc-switch and osc-threshold-knob
°trs-jack exp.-pedal out and trs-jack oscillum in
°can be used with or without an expression pedal
°standalone hand and foot osc-remote control
°perfectly working w/an Oscillum Express

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