Video: JHS Launches the 3 Series with 7 Affordable, Essential Effects

Rich tone, boutique build-quality, but the simplicity—and price—of your favorite old standbys: The 3 Series by JHS aims to give you this and more.

Think of it at no frills, all thrills. With a minimalist design sense, these seven new pedals pack maximalist sound into an all-white chassis with just three knobs and one toggle switch. Each is available now for just $99 USD.



Chorus

  • Your choice of chorus and vibrato sounds
  • Rate knob goes from slow to super-quick modulation
  • Depth knob offers subtle to extreme effect
  • Vibe toggle gives you just the pitched signal, offering a true vibrato


Compressor

  • Smooth your tone or squash it to oblivion
  • Attack knob lets you choose the speed of compression's onset
  • Sustain knob lets you dial in the length of compression
  • Bright toggle switch lets you choose between normal and bright EQ


Overdrive

  • Purring, amp-like overdrive tones
  • Body knob is an EQ, letting you choose the frequencies treated
  • Drive sweeps from subtle to saturated
  • Gain toggle allows for more or less saturation


Delay

  • Tape echo–like slapback or pad-like ambiance
  • Time knob lets you choose between 80ms to 800ms of delay time
  • Repeats knob controls the amount of repeated signal
  • Type toggle offers crisper digital-voiced delay or warmer analog-voiced


Distortion

  • Medium-gain to high-gain, fuzz-like tones
  • Filter knob chokes or opens up your signal
  • Distort knob controls level of distortion (though you probably guessed that)
  • Gain toggle lets you switch between more-compressed or more-open distortion


Reverb

  • Small room echoes to large swaths of ambiance
  • EQ knob lets you choose between bright and dark reverb tone
  • Decay knob sweeps from short reverberations to cavernous tones
  • Pre-Delay toggle lets you introduce a short delay before reverb begins, to keep original signal clear


Fuzz

  • Versatile range of fuzz sounds that can be tamed or let wild
  • Bias knob introduces more or less of a gated effect
  • Fuzz knob offers a full range of usable amounts of fuzz
  • Fat toggle switch lets you turn on a bass boost

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