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Bogner Uberschall Overdrive Pedal

Channel a roaring heavy metal sound with Bogner's Uberschall Overdrive Pedal. Inspired by the Uberschall amplifier, it has mind-blowing high-gain tones. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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In 2001 Bogner launched the Uberschall amplifier. More than a decade later, Bogner still hand builds each one, right here in Los Angeles, California. Dubbed "Armageddon in a Box", the ferocious Uberschall pedal derives its thunderous hi-gain tones from the notoriously brutal Bogner Uberschall amplifier. While the Uberschall pedal offers a significant range of classic lower and medium gains, its true nature comes forth when delivering savage, face-melting, high-gain aggression.

Reinhold designed the Uberschall pedal with five discrete Class A gain stages and with diode clipping, mirroring circuitry of the Uberschall amplifier's high-gain channel. This revolutionary approach provides clarity, touch sensitivity and note separation never before achieved in distortion pedals.

The Uberschall pedal is powered by a standard 9V battery or 9VDC power supply. Reinhold's advanced circuitry internally elevates the voltage a substantially higher level. This higher voltage provides a greater dynamic range which closely resembles the feel of the Uberschall amplifier's legendary tube design.

Features:

- True bypass
- Master Controls: volume, treble, middle, bass and gain
- Boost function with independently lit volume control
- Jacks: input, output and remote.
- Remote jack allows control of the On/Off and boost functions via a remote switching unit
- Low Battery Indicators: LEDs blink when battery voltage drops below critical threshold.
- Premium components include: Double sided gold plated circuit boards, German WIMA capacitors, Japanese Nichicon capacitors and gold plated relays, Carling switches and more

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- True bypass
- Master Controls: volume, treble, middle, bass and gain
- Boost function with independently lit volume control
- Jacks: input, output and remote.
- Remote jack allows control of the On/Off and boost functions via a remote switching unit
- Low Battery Indicators: LEDs blink when battery voltage drops below critical threshold.
- Premium components include: Double sided gold plated circuit boards, German WIMA capacitors, Japanese Nichicon capacitors and gold plated relays, Carling switches and more
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 7 x 6 x 3 in
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 818-575-3619
Customer Reviews
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Bogner Uberschall Distortion/Overdrive Pedal"
Sound: Very good sounding pedal. Cleans up with guitar roll off and gain control down, can serve as an overdrive. Gained up, nice voicing, great note articulation, treble does not get too bright and shrill, bass in thunderous and would be great for detuned guitars. Mid control is like the Uberschall amp presence control, 12:00 boosts mids. Does a scooped mids sound or a cutting mid presence with both ranges being very musically useful and great sounding. Gain level is like an amp, not an over the top metal gain pedal as one might expect. Just a great sounding higher gain with better than most articulation. Feature: Boost adds a volume increase or cut only, not a gain boost as the Red and Blue pedals have. Controls are stiff and smooth have a feel of quality. Nice range of tones. I am sure anyone could dial up a good sound pending your style of playing. Not an extreme metal fizz pedal but more a quality amp sounding pedal, thick, rich, fullrange sound. Ease of Use: Simple, no bad tones here. Quality: Hard to imagine anything having better quality, Bogner uses two sided gold plated boards, relays, high end German and better quality Japanese caps. Value: These new boxes are not cheap but the Uberschall is the less of the three. One expects to pay from $200-300 for a top shelf more boutique pedal these days. Manufacturer Support: no idea The Wow Factor: Impressive pedal, a quality of sound. My wife was impressed by the box it came in, sort of a suede papered covering, embossed Bogner label and note from Reinhold on the bottom with his thumbprint of approval. Different. Overall: Reinhold Bogner's new line of pedals. I needed more of a high gain pedal this time so I thought I would give the new Bogner a shot. That being said this pedal does what it claims, it sounds like the Uberschall amp channel, it has an amp feel and great note articulation, a very nicely voiced dist pedal. Better than a lot of them to be sure but do not expect an over the top gain monster.
Style of Music: heavy fusion, anything but country
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