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Maxon OD808 Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal (OD-808)
The Maxon OD808 Overdrive is made by the same Japanese company which crafted the original overdrive circuit in a green stompbox that been obsessed over by guitarists for the past 30 years. It uses the identical circuit found in the original employing the same JRC4558 IC chip for smoothnatural overdrive similar to a cranked-up tube amp. The OD808 pedal responds to the picking dynamics and nuances of your individual style while also letting the true tone of your instrument shine through.
Originally released in 1979the Maxon OD808 pedal was one of the first tube-amp overdrive simulators to hit the market. Its smoothcreamy crunch tone caught on quicklyand helped to launch a long line of imitators. Todaythe OD808 design is without a doubt the most usedmost imitated and most lauded overdrive circuit of all time. The reason for this is simple--tone. Simply putthe OD808 provides the naturalmild overdrive of a tube amp without sacrificing your guitar original tone. In additionit can be used as a clean booster to provide increased gain without compromising the sound of your amplifier.
- Warmnatural overdrive similar to a tube amp
- OverdriveBalanceand Tone controls
- Uses same JRC4558 IC-based circuit as original green 08 overdrive
- Responds to picking dynamics and playing nuances
- Great as overdrive or amp booster
- Silent dual-FET switching circuitry