Industrial Fuzz

Based on Z.Vex Fuzz Factory About This is a five-knob fuzz using two new old-stock sixties germanium transistors. The circuit is not modeled after any classic fuzz design, but should have been around when Leary was still lucid. Although the five knobs are named for the parameters over which they seem to have the most control, [...]

Triangle Fuzz

Based on Electro-Harmonix® Big Muff Pi® About In 1969, Bob Myer and Mike Matthews designed the Big Muff Pi, a fuzzbox that added a bass-heavy sustain to any guitar sound. It is described by the company as "the finest harmonic distortion-sustain device developed to date". Originally this was intended to be a pedal that would mimic [...]

Arbitrator Fuzz

Based on Arbiter FuzzFace® About Arbiter Electronics Ltd. first issued the Fuzz Face in 1966. Later units bear the "Dallas Arbiter", "Dallas Music Industries Ltd.", "CBS/Arbiter Ltd." or "Dunlop Manufacturing Inc." name. The earliest units used germanium transistors. Silicon transistors were used in later editions of the pedal. Silicon transistors provided for a more stable operation, [...]

Vermin Dist

Based on Pro Co RAT About The origins of the Pro Co "The RAT" can be traced back to the mid-1970s, when Pro Co engineers Scott Burnham and Steve Kiraly repaired and hot-rodded existing distortion pedals, such as the Dallas Arbiter Fuzz Face. Burnham decided he could build a superior product from the ground up, and [...]

Hedgehog D9

Based on MAXON® SD9 Sonic Distortion About Since its original release in the early 80’s the Sonic Distortion has gained a huge cult following among tone connoisseurs, including the likes of guitar legends Scott Henderson and Mike Landau. The SD-9 provides a smooth distortion that covers a wide range of Gain levels from mild overdrive through [...]

Scream 808

Based on Ibanez® TS808 Tube Screamer® About The Ibanez TS808 Tube Screamer is an overdrive effects pedal, that provides thick, musical, and overdriven tube-style tone. This green beast is a classic - not to mention a modern pedalboard staple. The original Tube Screamer propelled into fame when Stevie Ray Vaughan used it to craft his signature tone. [...]

Top Secret OD

Based on DOD® OD-250 About The DOD OD-250 Guitar Effect Pedal is one of the most well-known overdrive pedals in the history of rock music. It's famous for its ripping, crunching guitar tone and for providing tons of boost along with the instant ability to push an amplifier into breakup mode. Just two controls provide a [...]

Valve Driver

Based on Chandler Tube Driver About The Chandler Tube Driver is an overdrive pedal produced between 1986 and 1991 that is most famously used by Eric Johnson, David Gilmour, Billy Gibbons and Joe Satriani. It features controls for Out Level, EQ (sometimes split into High and Low EQ), and Tube Drive Level. It uses a single 12AX7 tube to [...]

Compulsive Drive

Based on Fulltone® OCD About The Fulltone Obsessive Compulsive Drive is an overdrive pedal that responds to picking dynamics and touch sensitivity - not to mention enhancing beautiful harmonics. It also reacts beautifully to big fat chords and fares well with leads and solos. Roll back the guitar's volume and you've got a new palette of [...]

Minotaur

Based on Klon® Centaur About The Klon Centaur is a guitar overdrive pedal developed by Bill Finnegan between 1990 and 1994. The pedals were made manually by Finnegan. The Centaur is characterized as a "transparent" overdrive, meaning it adds gain to the signal without significantly altering the tone of the guitar. About 8,000 units were built between 1994 [...]