The Fredric Effects Unpleasant Companion MKII is an improved version of the classic Shin-Ei FY-2 Companion Fuzz, modified with a volume boost circuit to avoid the volume drop characteristic of vintage units and a scoop control to add to the versatility of the effect. It accurately captures the sound of the original, but also adds a bit more. The Unpleasant Companion lives up to its name, and is a harsh transistor fuzz unlike any other!
Custom enclosure fabricated for Fredric Effects in North London
Professional powder coating and screen print
PCB construction (not perf or vero)
Alpha footswitch and pots