"One Of The Best Priced, Best Sounding Uni-Vibes Out There."- Guitar Pedal X
About the FORMULA B Vintage Vibe Mk2
The Formula B Vintage Vibe Mk2 is a superb homage to the original "Leslie-in-a-pedal", the Uni-Vibe. It's one of those memorable and highly addictive effects, up there with fuzz in terms of the character it endows songs with.
Most famously used by Jimi Hendrix during his Woodstock set and live Band Of Gypsys album, as well as by David Gilmour on Pink Floyd tracks such as "Breathe", and Robin Trower on his Bridge Of Sighs album, the Uni-Vibe is all over late-1960s and early '70s rock.
"One of the best priced, best sounding Uni-Vibes out there."- Guitar Pedal X
Vintage Vibe Mk2 Components
The Formula B Vintage Vibe Mk2 sounds phenomenal with its fully discrete, analogue signal path. Made with original THT BC549 and 2Sc1815 transistors and quality photoresistors, plus an internal voltage doubler giving 18V of power from a 9V supply, this is capable of achieving seriously chewy, organic chorus and vibrato effects with plenty of headroom.
Vintage Vibe Mk2 Controls
Like the original Uni-Vibe, the Formula B Vintage Vibe Mk2 has a Volume control that allows you to achieve unity gain with the rest of your setup. You can even use it to boost your amp or other pedals - there's plenty of volume gain on tap.
With the toggle in the Chorus position you get the full Uni-Vibe experience. With the toggle in the Vibrato position you effectively remove the dry signal for a warbly, classic vibrato sound (vibrato differs slightly to tremolo in that it adjusts the pitch of a note rather than the amplitude of the signal).
The dual-footswitch design allows you to switch Speed setting on-the-fly. A typical setup would be to use a slower Speed 1 setting for rhythm playing then kick in a faster Speed 2 setting for solos or accenting certain passages.
Vintage Vibe Mk2 Demos
Vintage Vibe Mk2 Features
Analogue chorus/vibrato based on the Uni-Vibe
Now in a purple sparkle finish!
Dual-speed operation with two separate footswitches
Old-stock transistors and high quality photoresistors
9V to 18V internal voltage doubler
Handmade in Todi, Italy
Power: 9V power adaptor, centre-negative (not included)
I didn’t know that particular manufacturer from Italy, but I definitely recommend their "Vintage Vibe”. It’s simple, intuitive, it looks awesome, the build quality seems impeccable, and most importantly, it sounds fantastic.
Michael Bamberg (Eppelborn, DE)
Formula AB Vintage Vibe Mk2
Thank you. I'm very satisfied !!!
John Graham (Jarrow, GB)
Formula B vintage vibe mk2
Excellent pedal , one of the better vibes out there , obviously all about opinions . The service from Boost was excellent from communication to packaging and delivery .
Pete C (Ashton-under-Lyne, GB)
Great sounds, perfect form factor
I’ve owned many univibes over the years but I think this one has the best combination of sound and form factor. I don’t need an expression pedal with it due to the extra foot switch. Great service from Jim at Boost too. Highly recommended
Steven (Sheffield, GB)
One of the best Vibes out there
Great service and a great pedal. I can highly recommend both Boost and the pedal.