The Pigtronix PXFAT Fat Drive Tube Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal is a thing of unimaginable beauty. It is very easy to control, but the results that is produces are nothing short of miraculous for a pedal so small. Preserving your original guitar's tone thanks to the True Bypass circuitry, the Fat Drive bolsters your original signal with the warmth and dynamic brilliance of tube overdrive. Not only that, but the pedal is touch-sensitive, and responds to your playing dynamics musically - hit softly and it yields softly, play hard and be prepared for the wall of noise that follows.
The control layout is very simple to use, but offers a very powerful response. There are three knobs that control Gain, Tone and Volume, as well as a two-way toggle switch titled "MORE".
The Gain control allows you to take things nice or easy, or create a full-on stadium rock overdrive, the likes of which would shake the very earth. Simply adjust the Gain pot to suit your desired level, and hear the sweet tube overdrive sing.
The two-way "MORE" switch gives you even more gain to play with, taking what was previously a substantial amount to a now ludicrously overwhelming amount. Though it may be highly powerful, you can rest assured that no matter how much your crank it, or whatever your volume level may be, the Fat Drive retains the musicality of your guitar's original tone throughout each and every performance.
The Tone knob shapes the filter so that you can focus on everything from deep low-end rumble with muddy undertones to sparkling brightness that shines like a star. Simply attenuate the pot to suit your needs, and you're good to go.
The Volume knobs controls the output volume of the pedal, so once you've tinkered with the controls to find the tone you want, all you need to do is decide whether you want the footswitch to make a subtle or a bombastic impression when the footswitch is enabled. Whether you're kicking into a career-defining chorus, showcasing your technical prowess with a breath-taking solo, or simply winding into a fat and chunky riff, just how much of an impact you make comes down to this final pot.
The Pigtronix PXFAT Fat Drive Tube Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal is small yet perfectly formed, sitting at a discreet 25 x 61 x 112 mm, it will easily slot into the most complex of pedal board arrangements. It is more than happy to play with your other pedals, and wherever you choose to slot it in your signal chain, you are guaranteed warm tube distortion. Each pedal is supplied with an 18VDC 300mA power supply, so all you need to do is find a power source, plug in, and tear it up.
Manufacturer Pigtronix Model PXFAT Fat Drive Tube Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal Dimensions (H x W x D) 25 x 61 x 112 Controls Gain
Up/Down Switch (Hi/Lo Gain Switch)
Included Accessories 18VDC 300mA power supply
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