Maxon OD808 Overdrive Effect Pedal

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Maxon OD808 Overdrive Effect Pedal

The mean and green OD808 from Maxon. Probably one of, if not the most trusted overdrive in the guitar universe. The Maxon OD808 can be used as a light and organic overdrive, or a way to tighten up an already distorted amplifier for a low-cut and mid-boosted sound! The secret behind the legendary “808 tone” lies in the amplifier section of the circuit. Rather than having separate amplifier and clipping stages, the OD808 features a signal-distorting diode (Panasonic #MA150) located in the negative feedback loop of the amplifier stage. The OD808 distorts signal in the amplifier circuit itself which yields a smoother, milder, more natural sounding distortion than a separate clipping stage. This is also the reason that the IC type used in the circuit has such a large impact on the unit’s tone. The Reissue uses the correct JRC4558 Op Amp that made the 808 the tone of legend.

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Maxon OD808 Overdrive Effect Pedal

$149.00

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