Drive Series Effects are designed to
be connected to "clean" channel inputs of guitar combos and
amplifiers and are intended for getting overdriven guitar sound.The effects of
the series allow performers to obtain warm, natural sound within a wide range
of legendary tube amps preserving individuality of your instrument.
In the Drive Series we used new
original circuitry solutions developed by AMT specialists based on tube stages emulation which allow
you to get bright and rich sounds in the style of original tube overdrives while using low
voltage (9V) power and insignificant electric current consumption (less than
When using Drive Series Effects you
should be aware of the fact that the resulting sound is mainly affected by the
combo or amplifier you use as well as the instrument you play.
The series feature the passive
bypass, which, on the one hand, is cable-quality dependent, on the other -
retains the original sound of the instrument when the effect is off.
Drive Series Effects are easy to
handle and require minimum adjustments.
The pedal sensitivity is determined
by the position of GAIN control and depending on the model provides overall
sensitivity corresponding to the sensitivity of emulated overdrive.
The output level is determined by
the position of LEVEL control; its 13 hours adjustment provides the standard
level of -10dB. The output level at its maximum position reaches +8 dB, so use
this position only if you want to overdrive the input circuit of your combo or
The pedal also features TONE
control, which is designed for general tone matching of the pedal overdrive
with clean or crunch channel of your combo (amp). In this case, it is
recommended to adjust basic tone control directly in the combo.
To enhance the tone matching with
amplifiers and combos that have different overall sound character, we provided
incremental adjustment of Voice.
Individual Effects Features
Drive Series Effects is represented
by several pedals each of which focuses on obtaining a particular overdrive
P-drive effect creates probably the
most aggressive sound of the entire line; it is generated by 6 (!) stages
similar to Peavey* 5150 and 6505 preamp sections. Ultimate saturation with
harmonics and richness - such is the sound characteristic of this pedal in a