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The Dispatch Master is a hi-fi digital Delay & Reverb Device that combines independent delay and reverb effects into one space-saving enclosure, so you can keep deep ambient echoes (or just a quick slapback) on speed-dial.

The best-selling EarthQuaker Devices pedal just got better with new Flexi-Switch[trade] Technology! Want to dip into ambient delay and reverb sounds for just one note? Press and hold the footswitch for as long as you use the effect, release it when you're finished, and resume your regularly scheduled dry sound. To use the Dispatch Master as a normal effects pedal, press the switch once to activate and again to bypass.


Measures: 4.75" x 2.50" x 2.25" with knobs
Current Draw: 78mA
Input Impedance: 1M Ohm
Output Impedance: < 1K Ohm


This device features Flexi-Switch[trade] Technology. This relay-based, true bypass switching style allows you to simultaneously use momentary and latching style switching.
  • For standard latching operation, tap the footswitch once to activate the effect and then tap again to bypass.
  • For momentary operation, hold the footswitch down for as long as you'd like to use the effect. Once you release the switch the effect will be bypassed.
Since the switching is relay based, it requires power to pass signal.

This device takes a standard 9 volt DC power supply with a 2.1mm negative center barrel. EarthQuaker always recommend pedal-specific, transformer-isolated wall-wart power supplies or multiple isolated-output supplies. Pedals will make extra noise if there is ripple or unclean power. Switching-type power supplies, daisy chains and non-pedal specific power supplies do not filter dirty power as well and let through unwanted noise. Do not run at higher voltages!

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I finally get why so many people call this their desert island pedal. It's so easy to use, there's no "bad" sounds on it (literally ever permutation of the controls elicits a usable sound, unlike some other delay/reverb pedals), and it's so versatile. The reverb goes from room to hall with everything in between, and the delay goes from slapback to what feels like infinity. Basically, you can go from having just some basic reverb and light delay to fill out a solo, all the way to creating lush ambient pads with the reverb and delay turned up all the way. The only con I can think of is that I guess it's not ideal for live playing if your style of music requires a very diverse set of delays and reverbs for each song, since you would have to fiddle around with the knobs a lot between songs (but let's be honest, if that's you, you already have a Strymon TimeLine and BigSky and aren't even reading this haha). I will say that after playing this for a while, I do find myself wishing there were separate switches for the reverb side and for the delay side, since sometimes I want just one and I don't want to fiddle with the knobs, and I guess I could dish out double the price and get the Avalanche Run but I just love the simplicity of the Dispatch Master!
Posted by Teni on Jul 11, 2019
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