Oberheim - PFV-1 pedal (voltage modulator)

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Oberheim - PFV-1 pedal (voltage modulator)

Postby squatch » 04 Jun 2011, 03:54

Here's some pics of the Oberheim PFV-1 pedal
Not a guitar pedal, it's main function is sending voltage to a modular control voltage synthesiser.
It has a rate control for speed, an on off switch for connecting the two internal 9 volt batteries,
and another switch under the pedal which I assume is for either switching the modulation off,
or for switching between sine and square wave output

I've never used this pedal, I think I got it with an Oberheim Four-Voice in the 80's
Someone's clipped the battery leads and one tranny looks cooked
I was gonna sell it, but I think it might be cool to mod it into something funky
Not sure who made the casing, but I'm sure someone on the forum will recognise it.

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Re: Oberheim PFV-1 pedal (voltage modulator)

Postby Zokk » 13 Jun 2011, 21:40

Hi squatch, I've missed this post! Thanks for the info about this one, pretty rare!
What is the voltage output of this pedal? is it 0-5V? or +/-5V?
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Re: Oberheim - PFV-1 pedal (voltage modulator)

Postby squatch » 08 Feb 2012, 02:29

Hi Zokk,
Good question...not sure of the voltage output
I suppose it be the designed to match an SEM module, probably 10V
I'm assuming it outputs sine rather than square wave
Because it takes two 9 volt cells it's probably 10V
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Re: Oberheim - PFV-1 pedal (voltage modulator)

Postby egrefin » 11 May 2015, 21:01

Hi,
Old post I know :shock:
But do you still have this pedal?
I have an Oberheim 4 Voice and I'm looking for this CV pedal.
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Re: Oberheim - PFV-1 pedal (voltage modulator)

Postby squatch » 23 Sep 2015, 21:52

Hey egrefin, sorry I sold that pedal on ebay a few years back
I regretted selling it 'cos it went for peanuts..some guy in New York got it
I shoulda kept it and repurposed it in hindsight...but I thought it would bring more than $40!
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