VENTILATOR II   V2 FEATURES AND DEMOS   MINI-VENT   MV FEATURES AND DEMOS   ACCESSORIES  

R E M O T E   P E D A L S

If you want to mount the classic Ventilator on your keyboard or rack for easier adjustment; or you want to be able to stop the rotors for a really old-school sound (ex: Jimmy Smith or Felix Caveliere), you'll need a remote pedal.  One option is our Halfmoon Switch.  If hand operated controls aren't your thing, though, we offer many styles of floor pedals.

 


FOR THE mini-VENT WITH MINI-REMOTE

  We offer two switches for use with the Mini-Remote option:  single and dual momentary pedals.  They can be used in a variety of ways with the Mini-Remote (and the GSi Burn).  Both versions provide a removable cable so you can choose a length that suits your needs.  In an emergency, any TS cable you have around should work for the single, and a TRS cable for the dual model.

MR1 Single Foot Pedal
Control:   Mini-Remote Style
GSi Burn Style
Cable length:       
MR2 Dual Foot Pedal
Control:   Mini-Remote Style
GSi Burn Style
Cable length:       

FOR THE ORIGINAL VENTILATOR AND VENTILATOR II

Our dual footswitch can be ordered FOUR ways:  '122 style,' '760/900 style,' '122 Momentary,' or 'Dual Momentary.'

122 STYLE:  In an original Leslie 122, the Brake Option plug (without the rare and apparently unpopular Brake Accessory) simply disconnects the Chorale (slow) motors, and so the speed control either selects between Chorale and Tremolo (fast) when the plug is in place; or Stop/Tremolo when the plug is disconnected.  This is the way 122 style works; Tremolo is always Tremolo, and the 'other setting' is either Chorale or Stop.  [BW:  The Ventilator Remote calls this MODE 1.  This is my personal favorite setup for organ.]

122 MOMENTARY:  The momentary pedal works the same, except that the Speed switch only changes to Tremolo (Fast) for as long as the switch is actually pressed, acting more like a piano sustain pedal.  The Brake switch still selects Stop or Chorale (Slow), which is the 'standard' speed when the speed switch isn't being pressed.  This style is great for players who tend to use Leslie speed as an accent.  [BW:  The Ventilator Remote calls this MODE 5.  This is my personal favorite when playing guitar.  It's also great for the 'Jimmy Smith' vibe.]

760/900 STYLE:  In later Leslies, the Stop function overrides any setting on the speed switch.  This is how 760 style works.  Stop is always Stop, and the Speed switch controls the speed only when the Ventilator isn't in Stop.  [BW:  The Ventilator Remote calls this MODE 2.]

DUAL MOMENTARY:  This model is a good fit for the way many guitarists work:  Untouched, the pedal sets up Chorale speed. The Speed switch changes to Tremolo for as long as the switch is pressed, acting more like a piano sustain pedal to add vibrato accents.  The Tune switch stops the rotation, but only for as long as the switch is pressed, so it's easier to hear beating between strings.  [BW: The Ventilator Remote calls this MODE 3.]

All four versions provide a removable cable so you can choose a length that suits your needs.  In an emergency, any TRS cable you have around should work.

NOTE:  These pedals may look like your average floor pedal, but they're not the same.  The standard pedal used in guitar amps for tremolo-reverb or channel-boost will not work with a Ventilator without modifications.

  Ventilator Dual Foot Pedal
Control:   122 Style for Neo Ventilator
760 Style for Neo Ventilator
122 Style for GSi Burn
760 Style for GSi Burn
Cable length:       
 

Ventilator 122 Momentary Foot Pedal

Control:   Neo Ventilator
GSi Burn
Cable length:       
 

Ventilator Dual Momentary Foot Pedal

Control:   Neo Ventilator
GSi Burn
Cable length:       
 

 

For those who like to keep it simple, we sell a single foot switch that just provides Slow/Fast control.  It's also available as a momentary switch; and by special request, in a Fast/Stop version for old-school Jazz players.

 [Why are the single and double the same price?  Both switches start from standard pedals, but the single pedal needs added parts.  It also takes more time to make.]

 

 

  Ventilator Single Foot Pedal
Control:   Neo Ventilator
GSi Burn
Cable length:       

Single Momentary Foot Pedal

Control:   Neo Ventilator
GSi Burn
Cable length:       

 

S P A R E   P O W E R   S U P P L Y

Need an extra power supply for your Ventilator?  (We all forget things at gigs!)  This rugged replacement sitching supply is lightweight, and will fit nicely in your gear bag, or in the back of a rack, to give you the flexibility to take your Ventilator to all your gigs and recording projects, without having to unplug and coil wires.  Or maybe you just need a spare cable for the one your drummer hit with a falling cymbal?  We sell those, too.

These supplies work with the new mini-VENTs (organ and guitar models), too.  They also work with the GSi Burn.

This is the number one "blind panic" item that we sell.  Yes, we'll ship you one overnight when you lose it, but why not eliminate the overnight shipping fees (and the heartburn!) by picking up a spare now?

Note:  This power supply is not the same one that ships with the Ventilator.  However, it's of high quality, well oversized for the job, and will not cause hum or damage the Ventilator in any way.  It will also power other devices that need 1A or less 12V power, using a center-positive barrel plug.

 

  Ventilator Power Supply + 5-ft power cord    $21

Spare 5-ft power cord    $4

 

Y - A D A P T E R   C A B L E S

The Stereo Mod Ventilator requires an adapter cable to use full stereo input, unless your keyboard provides a single TRS stereo output (not many do).  We offer two kinds:  dedicated 'Y' cables for setups requiring short or medium length cables; and a 'Y' adapter for longer runs, which can be used with a shielded balanced/TRS cable.

 

 
3-ft (1m) 'Y' Cable with Right-Angle Plugs    $6.00
  'Y' Adapter    $5.00
  This is a different kind of Y adapter:  it produces two identical copies of the same signal.  It can be used for a lot of different purposes; one of them is to allow the use of both a footswitch and a Halfmoon (or two footswitches) with a Ventilator.  For Vent I (classic) setups, just set the unused switch to the Off/Stop position.
'Y' Adapter (Parallel style)     $4.00
 
 

T R S   C A B L E S

  10-ft [3,3m] TRS Cable    $8.00
  15-ft [4,6m] TRS Cable    $10.00
    25-ft [7,6m] TRS Cable    $11.00
  3-ft [0,9m] Rt-Angle TRS Cable

$5.00

  5-ft [1,5m] TRS Rt-Angle TRS Cable

$5.50

 

 

We can upgrade your older Ventilator (purchased before August 2010) to the latest DSP software, which will add one handy feature:  When using the Remote jack to stop the rotation, the simulated rotors always stop in 'front,' at maximum volume and in phase.  It also removes the short Chorale burst during the transition to Stop, making the response closer to that of a classic Leslie 122.  Please contact us for more details about pricing and scheduling.

We can also add the Stereo Bypass Mod to your stock Ventilator, regardless of where you purchased it.  Please contact us for details.


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