NAMM 2016: Malekko Sneak Attack and Lil’ Buddy

Malekko Heavy Industry have announced the Sneak Attack digitally controlled analogue VCA pedal and Lil' Buddy Expander.

The Sneak Attack is a digitally controlled analog VCA pedal that can also be manually triggered or used in a tremolo mode. The core of the pedal is an Attack/Decay envelope generator with separate length and curve controls for both the attack and decay segments. The envelope can be triggered or cycled in several ways using the input signal, built in footswitch, Lil’ Buddy footswitch or external clock/click track. Lil’ Buddy also expands the feature set to include tap tempo and additional, unique control over the attack and decay.

Sneak Attack and Lil' Buddy Features:

• Attack and Decay Curve control

• Attack and Decay Length control

• Volume/Depth control

• Threshold control with multiplication of tempo by 1,2,3 or 4 while in tap tempo mode

• Single Trigger Modes as well as Cycling (LFO) Modes• Auto trigger using input signal threshold

• Manual trigger using built in footswitch in manual trigger mode (Attack only)

• Manual trigger using Lil’ Buddy external footswitch

• Manual trigger using external click track

• Built in LFO mode cycles the A/D envelope

• Tap tempo LFO using optional Lil’ Buddy external footswitch

• Tap tempo LFO using external click track