Do-it-all synth styled machine that gives you walls of deep modulated octaves mixed with an array of filters and biting fuzz. Starting with our distinct JFET preamp, the signal travels into a sweetly-voiced analog fuzz circuit before heading into a two-voice polyphonic octave down generator. The cascade of voices then heads into two different selectable filters that you can fix in any position or modulate with an LFO for automated frequency cutoff. Add to this a switchable vibrato, momentary warp control, and extensive expression options, and you’ve got a wildly unique highly expressive performance device that truly stands in a class of its own.
Freq: Mode [toggle] This knob changes depending on the position of the Mode toggle, and can be manipulated using an expression pedal. In Fixed mode (left), Freq changes the cutoff frequency of the filter. In Modulated mode (right), Freq changes the speed at which the filter modulates.
Mod: Mode [toggle] This knob changes depending on the position of the Mode toggle. In Fixed mode (left), Mod changes the rate and depth of the onboard vibrato circuit. At full counter-clockwise, the rate and depth are at their lowest. At full clockwise, the rate and depth are at their highest. Using this in conjunction with the Blend control transforms the circuit making it possible to dial in various shades of chorus, vibrato and even mock flanger. In Modulated mode (right), Mod engages a filter LFO, controlling the depth as you turn it clockwise.
Blend: This control gives you a blend between the always on low octave/fuzz section and the filter section. At full counter-clockwise, only the low octave/fuzz section is heard, and at full clockwise, only the filter is heard.
Fuzz: Controls the amount of fuzz in the circuit. At full counter-clockwise, you’ll hear a warm, lightly crunchy tone with attenuated treble, and at full clockwise, you’ll unlock a searing lead fuzz tone.
Vol: This is a master volume control, and you’ll find the best results at any setting other than zero.
Warp: This toggle switch changes the behavior of the Mod knob and how the corresponding Warp footswitch affects it. When switched to the (left), the Warp footswitch will force the knob fully counter-clockwise to zero from its current setting. When switched to the (right), the Warp footswitch will max out the Mod control from its current setting.
Voice: This two-position toggle adjusts the prominence of the always-on polyphonic low octave circuit. When the Voice is switched to the (left), a mild more subdued iteration of the octave-down circuit is engaged that rolls off high frequencies and thickens the signal. When switched to the (right), a more aggressive polyphonic low octave is introduced with prominent synth-like characteristics that jump to the front of the mix. This voicing is especially useful with the high-pass filter engaged.
LPF/HPF: This changes the filter type. The left position engages a low-pass filter while the right engages a high-pass filter.
Mode: This changes whether or not the filter is fixed (left) or modulated (right). When the Mode is switched to the (left), the Filter can be manually manipulated by either your fingers or an expression device. When the Mode is switched to the (right), the Filter sweeps automatically at a rate set by the Freq knob.
Input: Instrument or other pedal goes here.
Output: Amplifier or other pedal goes here. True bypass footswitch: Turns the effect on and off.
Warp Footswitch: Warp [toggle] Performs a specific function depending on the setting of the Warp toggle switch.
Expression Pedal Jack: Takes over the function of the Freq knob.
Power: The Lysis requires a center-negative 9VDC power adapter with at least 60mA of current (not included). Almost all power supplies meet this requirement, but check yours beforehand. There is no option for a battery.
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Last Updated: March 27, 2018
If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, you can return it within 45 days of the original purchase date for a store credit refund, or within 14 days of the original purchase date for a refund to the original purchase method (PayPal, credit card, etc). If an item is not received by us within the 45-day window, the package will be refused. All new items returned must be in BRAND NEW condition with zero signs of wear or use and must be returned in the original packaging with ALL materials (free/bundled items -- must be unused/unopened, warranty cards, plastic, pouches, manuals etc.). We reserve the right to charge an up to 15% restocking fee on any opened guitars, amps, or keys being returned.
Our 45-Day Satisfaction Guarantee covers brand new products only -- it does not cover used and clearance products (see below). It also does not cover items in the “What is NOT Returnable” list below. Please note: All actual shipping fees paid by Prymaxe will be deducted from your refund. This includes orders that qualified for free or subsidized shipping. Return shipping must be paid by the buyer. If you received a defective or incorrect item, please see our FAQ section below.
All Used and Vintage items come with a 48 hour approval period. Please contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org within 48 hours of receiving your product for us to set up a manual return for you. Be sure to include your order number and reason for return in the email. All Used/Vintage items must be returned in the same condition they were sent to you in, as well as include all materials that came with it.
All returns should be insured by the buyer and sent via UPS, Fedex, or USPS with tracking. Please do not write on or attach tape or labels to the product box (these will be refused) -- use a packing box to return the product. Attach a shipping label with the RMA number onto the shipping box. Packages without a valid RMA number on the outside of the box will be refused.
To request an RMA number, please call us at 1-(855)-PRYMAXE (779-6293) (International Customers, please use 1-(908)-272-2990) during our normal business hours (Monday - Friday, 10 AM - 6 PM Eastern, excluding federal holidays).
When will I get my refund?
Once your return is received by us, your refund will typically be processed within 10-15 business days. It typically takes a few business days for all credit card refunds to be processed and reflected on your statement. This means it will take a few extra days for your refund to show in your account after your return is processed. Store credit refunds will be given in the form of a e-gift card which will be available for immediate use after it is emailed to you. Please note: All actual shipping fees paid by Prymaxe will be deducted from your refund. This includes orders that qualified for free or subsidized shipping. Return shipping must be paid by the buyer. If you received a defective or incorrect item, please see the next question.
What if I receive a defective or incorrect item?
If a product is defective upon arrival, or the wrong item was received, all the shipping fees will be covered by us and we will give you a store-credit refund on the original order. For defective items, Prymaxe reserves the right to refuse the return if we determine the reason for the unit failing was not covered under the warranty (i.e., if the item was damaged due to user fault or error). If you feel your item was damaged in shipping, please take plenty of pictures of the damaged box and item and immediately contact us so we can open a claim with the shipping company.
Please be very diligent with testing your defective item. Be sure to try other guitars, power supplies, cables, and amps. We also request that you take a video of the item not working. If we receive your item, test it, and find it to be working, we will give you a refund minus the cost of shipping both ways.
When must I ship my return?
Your return must be received by us within 45 days of the original purchase date for store credit, or postmarked by 14 days for a refund to the original purchase method (PayPal, credit card, etc). This means you must ship your return with enough time for us to receive the package within the deadline. If it does not arrive within 45 days, we will refuse the package. If you feel you sent the package within a reasonable time frame, but it arrived late due to the shipping company’s error, please immediately contact us to make an appeal before we refuse the package.
What if I pre-ordered an item?
If a pre-ordered item arrives outside of the 45 day window from when you ordered it, you will have 7 days from the arrival date to send it back for store credit.
Why was my package refused?
There are a number of reasons your package could be refused by us, including: