Genuine Tube-like sound that makes it
more than your average Tube Screamer!
More gain ! That was the overall goal. If you’re not playing through
a real tube amp, cranked for overdrive, it’s difficult to get
genuine tube overdrive sound.
The original Tube Screamer pedals used an OP-AMP system, a basic
circuitry that became popular for its “perfect amp” attributes. It
had no distortion so it had to be overdriven or distorted by
re-shaping the signal until it distorts ( diode-clipping ). Clipping
it a little bit gives you Overdrive. Clipping it a lot gives you
But there's a better way!
Using an FET Transistor System, which already has overdrive and
distortion capabilities is a better approach to maintain the genuine
sound you get from an actual analog tube amp. An FET allows you to
bring out the harmonic attributes, and break-up the distortion into
a finer grit, the way a real tube does.
Now, your leads will sing richer and longer, and your rhythm will be
more open and expressive than ever before. It all culminates into an
overdrive that is superbly dynamic, with crisp precise clarity that
lets players cut through a dense mix, without losing fat mid-range.
●Input Impedance 510K ohm
●Output Impedance 100 ohm
●Power Input Standard 9V DC, center negative >100mA (power supply not included)
●Weight 174g/ 6 oz
●Dimensions 94(L)×51（w）×53（H）mm | 3.7(L)×2.0（W）×2.08（H）inches