The Ibanez OD850 Reissue Classic Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal resurrects the legendary fuzz effect unit that was originally released in the mid 70's. By recreating their unique 4-transistor circuit, PCB and chassis design, the 2016 OD850 built in Japan is a faithful representation of the original unit. As it is a limited run model, it is sure to become as sought by purists who are seeking that classic OD850 fuzz tone.
The compact unit is equipped with a trio of controls that allows you to gracefully control the circuitry within: Balance, Sustain, and Tone. Balance allows the overall output level to be controlled, enabling a subtle introduction once the pedal is engaged, or a bombastically loud effect for lifting you tone above the mix.
Sustain is responsible for control the depth of distortion on offer, whilst also affecting sustain level, how gritty-sounding your tone becomes, and the output volume. Whether you want to take your tone from a sweetly warm fuzz to a more aggressively overdriven edge, all you have to do is dial in your sweet spot with the Sustain control.
The Tone control attenuates the level of high frequency range, taking your tone from muddy vibes to a searing white hot intensity, and everywhere in between.
Getting setup couldn't be easier, simply connect your guitar to the OD850's input, and your output to your amp or next unit in your signal chain. See, easy!
To meet the demands of today's players, Ibanez has equipped the OD850 with an On/Off LED indicator, so that once the footswitch has been engaged it is clear to see what state the pedal is in. True Bypass switching has been applied to ensure your dry guitar signal remains unblemished when the pedal is not in operation. The pedal can either be powered using a single 9-volt battery, or an external 9-volt DC power supply.
If you've coveted the glorious OD850 tone but struggled to get your hands on one of the rare mid-1970s models, the Ibanez OD850 Reissue Classic Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal gives you the chance reproduce its hallowed tones.
Manufacturer Ibanez Model OD850 Reissue Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal Dimensions (H x W x D) 55.4 x 71.6 x 122 mm Weight 285g (including battery) Power Supply One 9 volt battery (006P) or external AC adapter
(Use only DC 9V, Ibanez AC509)
Input Impedance 1M Ohms Output Impedance 22K Ohms Maximum Output Level -8dBu Maximum Gain +45dB Controls Sustain
Indicator Red LED Connectors INPUT jack OUTPUT jack AC adaptor jack (DC 9 V)
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