Sonor Perfect Balance Pedal By Jojo Mayer

SKU:PB JOJO

Price Sale price $349.00 $349.00
   - 
Was Regular price $399.00
sign up to be alerted when back in stock
video placeholder
Perfect Balance by Jojo Mayer
Over the past two decades, I acquired and played pretty much every pedal on the market. Unfortunately, I could never find a pedal that really worked for me. I found that compared to some legendary vintage pedals from the fifties, most contemporary pedals have plenty of speed and throw on the forward motion, but sluggish response on the beater return.

Once the original vintage designs were altered to meet the demand for more striking power, the perfectly balanced action got lost and became top heavy. Like an unbalanced stick, this becomes a considerable disadvantage to execute many of my pedal techniques which allow me to generate effortless speed without sacrificing power. Many pedals try to compensate for this problem with elaborate adjustability but only with limited success.

So I started my quest to put together a perfectly balanced pedal that matches the requirements of today’s music. For about six years I experimented with different parts,drive systems and footboards until I had the blueprint for the pedal that you have in front of you. Other than the action, easy portability and quick set up was a main concern to me. At that point SONOR joined the project and contributed their German precision engineering and an innovative solution for the folding mechanism and self-mounting hoop clamp that works at the push of a button.

The Perfect Balance Pedal is a carefully calibrated system that optimises the linear translation of your foot movements and makes many adjustments expendable.It was designed with a principle in mind that reflects ultimate sophistication to me: Simplicity.

Essentially, it could be described as the soul and feel of a vintage pedal reincarnated in the technology of a 21st century body.

The main philosophy
The main philosophy behind this pedal is to achieve perfect harmony and interplay between the pedal’s moving parts and your foot. Due to careful design and perfectly balanced linear action any non-vital adjustments are obsolete and omitted on purpose.

Other than the pedal’s folding and mounting mechanism, all adjustments such as spring tension, footboard height and beater angle are classic, industry standard solutions.

Low mass drive system
The drive cam and beater hub are streamlined into a single unit for low mass and carefully calibrated for perfectly balanced strokes. Round cam design creates linear acceleration which is a major advantage for many hybrid techniques.

Ballistic fibre strap
minimises inertia of the drive system and offers a quicker and smoother response than chain or solid drives.

Elongated board
Elongated and smooth footboard adds more leverage to the stroke and allows extended range of movement for heel toe and sliding techniques.

Folding mechanism

Folds the pedal into compact size for easy transportation with the push of a button. For extended lifespan, the spring can be dislocated and secured with a magnet when folded.

Self mounting clamp

Quick mounts the pedal with a single motion. Clamp adjusts to all hoop thicknesses.

Specifications:
Item Name - Bass Drum Single Pedal
Item Description - PB Pedal
Unit - 1 Piece
read more

Best Price Guarantee

Here at Sky Music we're committed to offering highly competitive prices to our customers.

We always try to have excellent prices advertised on our website - however every now and then there are cases where our prices may not have been updated and our price is not the lowest you've seen. 

With this in mind we offer to match and where possible beat any advertised price from an Australian musical instruments retail store. And if you're looking at overseas stores, we'll see what we can do about getting near their prices too! 

If you're interested in a product and you've seen a better deal elsewhere, CALL US ON 03 9546 0188 - We'd love to hear from you, and we promise to do everything we can to make sure you get the best deal possible. 

What items does our price-match promise apply to?

All identical products with identical terms and conditions that are stocked at Sky Music and in stock at our competitor*. 
The item must be in stock and readily available from the competitor's store. The item can't be floor stock, ex-demo or a discontinued model, and Sky Music must be an on-going stockist of the particular item.

What items are excluded from the Best Price Guarantee?

  • Non identical products and services (inclusive of non-identical warranties) 
  • Package deals i.e. mic and interface bundles 
  • Cash back offers 
  • Customer special orders 
  • Contract Pricing 
  • Liquidation sales prices, floor stock sale prices or any other one-off deals that are not available on-going 
  • Items offered for sale by a store who is not an authorised dealer for the brand in question 
  • Items offered for sale by a store who doesn't physically have them item in stock 

* By competitor, we are referring to Australian music stores - though we do welcome any opportunity to see what we can do about competing with international stores.

** This offer is only valid on in-store purchases and phone orders - it does not apply to online transactions. This offer does not apply to stock exchanges, or lay-bys.

Shipping

We Offer Free Shipping on most orders over $100!

At Sky Music we are committed in offering the best prices in Australia. That is why on top of our Best Price Guarantee, we offer free shipping on most orders over $100. Browse lowest prices every day without having to worry about any additional shipping costs. 

Orders that may incur a surcharge:

  • Large and Heavy items (Large Amps and Cabinets, Pianos, Drum Kits)
  • Delivery to Remote/ Rural Areas

To check if your order is eligible for free shipping, use the “Estimate Shipping” tool in your shopping cart. If unsure, please feel free to contact us for more information. 

Delivery Time:

Orders are dispatched within 1 -2 business days and usually takes 2-5 business days to arrive. If for any reason there may be a delay, we will contact you within 2 business days. Delivery times may take longer for rural/ remote areas.

If you have any concerns, or require an item to be delivered by a certain date, please contact us so that we can try our best help you receive your order on time.

Items damaged in transit

At Sky Music, we are committed in making sure you receive your order in the same condition as you would expect from buying in-store. That is why we carefully check and pack all orders before dispatch. However, in the event that you receive a damaged item, the team at Sky Music will work with you and do whatever it takes to make sure the problem is resolved. That is our guarantee to you.

In the unlikely event that you receive a damaged item, the receiver must note this on the driver’s scanner/ Delivery Manifest/ POD. Where concealed damage to the goods not apparent at time of delivery is discovered, please notify us within 24 hours of delivery on (03) 9546 0188 or via Email: info@skymusic.com.au - If you are contacting us via email please provide us your name, address and brief description of the damage.

For items damaged in transit we will either repair, replace, refund or offer store credit. All additional freight costs incurred will be covered by us.

Tracking Your Order

Tracking details will be emailed to you as soon as your order has been processed for shipping. If you are having trouble tracking your order, please feel free to contact us for assistance!

Static Reviews

Recently Viewed