Visual Sound GarageTone Series Drivetrain Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal  

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Personalize your sound with big boost, straight up, steel string, power drive, and a limitless range of other customizable tone settings.

Visual Sound has repackaged and updated the Drivetrain II Overdrive to join their GarageTone guitar pedals at a price that any working musician can easily afford. Originally designed by Bob Weil in cooperation with Joe Naylor for Reverend Guitars back in 2000, the Reverend Drivetrain has become somewhat of a legend. With separate Bass and Treble controls, the GarageTone Drivetrain is one of the best sounding and most versatile overdrive pedals around.

  • Drive knob
  • Treble knob
  • Bass knob
  • Volume knob
  • Footswitch

GarageTone Series Drivetrain Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 3-1/4"W x 4.75"D x 3"H
  • Current Draw: 11-19mA
  • Note: All dimensions are approximate maximum dimensions. Current draw is shown from bypass to effect on.
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Great overdrive pedal


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Comments about Visual Sound GarageTone Series Drivetrain Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

I've had this pedal for two weeks now and am completely satisfied with its performance. At the power drive setting, with the drive, treble, base knobs way up and volume up a bit, you get a nice Nirvana-like overdrive sound. At the other end of the spectrum, with the drive and volume turned way down but treble and base at medium to high, you get a nice, warm, clean, chimey, very rich, boost that works well for jazz, comping ballads, and other situations where minimal breakup is desired.

By turning up the drive a bit, one can get the same warm, chimey, rich boost that will break up slightly with a smooth but crunchy kind of sound.

I didn't detect any noise at any of the settings except at the very highest and it wasn't excessive. Sustain is enhanced quite a bit at every setting. Bypass works fine. Dynamic response is very good. The richness of the sound seems to come from boosting and enhancement of overtones. Thus, harmonics sound extra nice.

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