VOX SOUND LIMITED - Dallas Arbiter pedals

late 1973 - 1976

Under the ownership of Dallas Arbiter, from late 1973 to c. 1976, production of Vox equipment - still called "Vox Sound Limited" - was moved to the Vanguard Industrial Estate, Shoeburyness. Vox shared the Hayman drums factory. For Dallas Arbiter-made AC50s, .

A page from the Vox / Dallas Arbiter catalogue of 1975.

The pedals on offer are: "Tonebender mark 3"; an Italian-made "Wah"; and Sola Sound / Coloursound-made "Phazer", "Wah Swell" and "Wow Fuzz". There is also a "Super Phase".

A little later, a "Wah-Fuzz-Swell" was introduced (see below).

English-made Vox pedals from this period, in company with those from the earlier 1970s, are fairly thin on the ground these days.

The pedals, depending on the model, either have "SOLE DISTRIBUTION. VOX" on the sticker on the bottom, or simply "VOX".

Vox Wah-Fuzz-Swell - date sticker inside: 20th Feb. 1976.