Japanese pedal maker Maxon – brainchild of engineer Nisshin Onpa who used to build fuzz and wah pedals for Ibanez) recently built a superb reputation for their distortion tube pedals (see our review of the RTO700), but they have put out a gazillion stompboxes of all kinds since their debut in the 80s.

The manufacturer just announced the release of two new models: the AD10 Analog Delay and the ASC10 Ambient Stereo Chorus.

Here are specs and videos!:

Maxon AD10 Analog Delay features include:

• 600 millisecond analog delay
• Warm, organic delay tone with low noise
• Delay Time, Blend and Repeat control
• Proprietary noise filtering circuit for delay repeats
• Capable of self-oscillation effects
• Works in FX loop or front-end of amp
• MSRP: $299, Street Price: $249


ASC10 Ambient Stereo Chorus features include:

• Classic analog chorus circuit
• Wide stereo split sounds like 2 guitars playing at once
• Rate and Depth controls with extended operation range
• Stereo outputs
• Works in FX loop or front-end of amp
• MSRP: $279, Street Price: $229