Gamechanger Audio LIGHT Pedal


Optical spring reverb.

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SKU: 404575

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The LIGHT Pedal is the world’s first analog optical spring reverb system that uses infra-red optical sensors. This system is used to harvest the full timbral and harmonic range of the spring reverb tank. The LIGHT Pedal combines the best features of a classic spring reverb with the innovative optical sensor system and a powerful effects section. This combination opens up countless new types of reverb textures and sounds never heard before.

The LIGHT Pedal uses extremely sensitive optical sensors directed at different points of the spring. The optical sensors detect very subtle movements on the spring’s surface as sound-waves travel through it. This method allows to pick up a much wider range of frequencies, overtones and textures otherwise lost in the mechanical reverberation process. The optical sensors also open doors to effects that are new to spring reverbs, such as tremolo, modulation, feedback and added harmonics. The result is a wide variety of reverb sounds ranging from classic to experimental to pure magic.

The LIGHT Pedal’s user interface pushes the boundaries of spring reverb even further. The extended signal mix section allows for a very precise balance between the dry, classic reverb tone and the new and optical reverb signals. The ability to stack various effects and control them with playing dynamics or an expression pedal makes this pedal an advanced tool for sonic exploration.


Highlights 6 unique effects: optics (frequency and texture calibration), sweep (modulation), tremolo, reflect (delay), feedback and harmonic (added harmonics and octave tracking). Multiple effect stacking options.
Sounds ranging from classic spring tank tones to colorful optical spring reverb tones with modulation and added harmonics
Separate level controls for the dry signal, spring and optical reverbs. The dry signal can be attenuated and boosted
Drive knob for adjusting the signal level sent to the reverb tank, thus affecting the reverb tank’s behavior
Tone knob ranges from rumbling lows to piercing highs
Effects parameters can be linked to playing dynamics
Switchable reverb tails in bypass mode
Switchable latching or momentary modes for expressive playing
Assignable expression pedal input
Made in Riga, Latvia
Power consumption 9V DC center negative (power supply sold separately)
500 mA
Dimensions H: 4 cm (incl. knobs)
W: 10,5 cm
D: 19 cm
Weight 1060 g.