Original Tremolo

Does the tremolo do stereo panning? Can you modify it to do stereo panning?
Nope, just mono.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2014 at 11:08 AM
Where should the trem go in the signal chain?
I'd put it right after the distortion, but experiment with it in different locations. It can create some interesting effects.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2014 at 11:08 AM
Does the tap function work in bypass mode?
Yes it does.
Wed, 18 Jun, 2014 at 12:56 AM
What voltages can the Empress Tremolo tolerate?
The Tremolo can take 9VDC to 15VDC with a negative tip/center connector.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2014 at 11:29 AM
What can I use to power the Trem?
Any 9v DC, negative tip power adaptor will work. We recommend the Boss PSA-120.
Thu, 12 Jun, 2014 at 11:29 AM
What are the rhythms?
Here is a diagram of the eight settings with "O" being accented: 1) 0000 (normal tremolo) 2) 0-0- 3) 0--0-- 4...
Thu, 12 Jun, 2014 at 11:30 AM
Is the audio path all-analog?
Yes. A magical part called the vactrol allows the analog circuitry to be controlled digitally by a microprocessor. Best of both worlds!
Thu, 12 Jun, 2014 at 11:31 AM
Is there a big advantage to upgrading from the Tremolo to the Tremolo2?
There are two big differences between the original Tremolo and our newer Tremolo2. 1) The Tremolo2 has presets, the original does not. So with the Tre...
Mon, 6 Oct, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Is there a manual for the original Empress Tremolo?
Yep, here you go!  (download below)
Tue, 15 Nov, 2022 at 11:26 AM
What is the headroom of the original tremolo?
The original trem can handle a 6Vpp sinewave, which is 2.12Vrms, which is 8.7dBu or 6.5dBV, so it can definitely handle line level.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016 at 10:23 AM