Unit 5, Silveroaks Farm, Hawkhurst Lane, Waldron, Heathfield, E.Sussex, UK, TN21 0RS
Tel (0)1435- 813393, International +44 1435 813393
VAT Reg. No. GB 241 7291 72






The Pete Cornish P-1™  is the Worlds first DOUBLE ISOLATED fuzz or distortion pedal and is highly recommended for a fat, high-gain, searing lead sound and is perfect for solos and heavy rock rhythm work.

This pedal is used prominently by David Gilmour in the All Tube Effects Stage System custom designed and built by us. The input to this unique device is our universally acclaimed High Impedance, Unity Gain, Class A, Buffer Preamp with it's superior RFI rejecting capability (to eliminate Radio Station interference) and Low Impedance Audio output, allowing the use of extended cable runs from the P-1™ in bypass mode. The fixed High Impedance load presented to the Guitar allows the pickups to operate at their optimum, even when several effects units are connected after the P-1™. The second Unity Gain, Class A, Buffer isolates the Fuzz or overdrive section from the clean bypass section and prevents "Ghost Distortion" being audible in Bypass Mode. This effect unit gets the most benefit from being fed into a clean, full frequency response amplifier and I recommend that when you receive your pedal you connect it up without anything else in line, just Guitar/Pedal/Amp, and discover the way the controls interact, both with themselves and the guitar/amp controls. Then adding the rest of your effects, you may find that you need to make slight adjustments to these to compliment the constant signal level provided by the P-1™ both in bypass and active modes.

The tone  facility on the P-1™  has been designed to provide Treble Boost when set clockwise and Bass Boost when set anti-clockwise from 12 oʼclock. Settings in-between will provide varying amounts of high and low frequency boosting: experiment to find your optimum setting.

Dimensions: 171 X 121 X 55 mm / 6.75 X 4.75 X 2.2 inches


RFI rejecting input and bypass buffer.
Each unit is hand built, wired and tested by Pete, Lynda and Mingus Cornish.
Housed in a Rugged Die-cast box with lined control knobs.
Heavy Duty Custom made all-metal footswitch with large cap and protection ring plus Hi-Brite LED.
Easy battery replacement via a removable ʻdrawerʼ. The battery is switched on when you insert the "IN/PWR ON" jack and to ensure long battery life unplug this lead when the unit is not in use. If the unit is not to be used for a long length of time, or to be adapter powered, we recommend that you remove the battery. Preferred battery type is MN1604. Also fitted is an input for a DC adapter: the size of the coax connector is 5.5/2.1mm and the centre pin is negative (-VE). The adapter should be noise free, fully stabilised at 9V DC and capable of supplying 20mA. When multiple effects pedals are to be powered, we recommend the use of the Voodoo Lab Pedal Power 2 Plus adapter as meeting the above criteria and cannot accept any liability for damage caused to this unit by the use of, or to, any other type of DC adaptor. If only a single unit is to be powered the BOSS PSA series may be more cost effective and is also recommended.


This unit has been built using the finest available components and constructed to the highest standards but should any fault occur during the twelve months from date of purchase please return it post paid to the above address where under guarantee repairs of any original manufacturing fault will be carried out (normal wear, misuse, unauthorised modifications or accidental damage excepted). The warranty will be voided if the guarantee labels are damaged or removed. This warranty does not apply to customerʼs own equipment, which has been connected to this unit.

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