EAE Sending SBS Reference

The Sending is an analog delay made by Bostonian John Snyder, aka Electronic Audio Experiments, Like all EAE effects it is so much more than it’s pedal classification denotes and is often not what you are expecting, delivering so many possibilities that you hadn’t consideration until the first few notes start ringing out. This V1 unit is part of a limited run of 55 units released in the Summer 2018.

From the Electronic Audio Experiments website:

Sending was designed one goal in mind: to be the most tonally rich analog delay ever created. We upended nearly every design element of classic pedal and rackmount analog delays to create our most ambitious work to date.

Starting with a pair of MN3005 reissue Bucket Brigade Devices (BBDs), we added tap tempo and a unique, all-discrete preamp. Sending is capable of delay times from near unison to 1000 ms of clear repeats and up to two full seconds of gritty, aliased ambient wash using the tap tempo control. The gain of the preamplifier can range from transparent to a unique console-style grind that enriches your delayed tone as well as providing a significant boost to whatever amp or pedal is downstream. The powerful companding system and digitally controlled clock enhance the fidelity of the pedal beyond what was previously thought possible, while still preserving the fundamental character of an analog delay. A simple tap tempo function guarantees modern standards of control without an excess of functionality. Sending also features an FX loop which patches in after the delay line, where a TRS insert cable may be used to add additional effects to the delayed signal.

We are proud of how much we fit under the hood (as well as the hundreds of hours spent doing so) and we are excited to hear the music you make with Sending for years to come.


Pre – input gain, from clean to saturated

Post – global master volume

Time – delay time, from near unison to 1000ms

Mix – relative levels of the original and delayed signals, from fully dry to fully wet

Feedback – amount of repeats, from a single echo to self-oscillation

Tap Tempo – press twice to set a tempo, can go far beyond the range of the Time knob

Sending also includes an FX loop which patches in after the delay line, where a TRS insert cable may be used to add additional effects to the delayed signal.

Special thanks to Bad Ponies Illustration for their gorgeous artwork!

Product photos by A Bunch of Pedals.

Sending features true bypass switching, a standard power supply (9VDC 2.1mm center negative), and top-mounted jacks. This pedal comes in a powder-coated 1590XX-sized enclosure (dimensions of 4.7″ by 5.7″). All Sendings come with an unlimited warranty for materials and workmanship tied to the original owner.

© Electronic Audio Experiments 2020

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Price: $NFS
Manufacturer: Electronic Audio Experiments
Voltage: 9VDC
Color: White