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Catalinbread RAH Royal Albert Hall Overdrive Pedal

Authentically reproduce the tone stack of Jimmy Page's iconic Hiwatt rig. The RAH is extremely tweakable and very uncompressed for a wide dynamic response. (1) Rate and review this product
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Catalinbread RAH Royal Albert Hall OD

In January 1970 Led Zeppelin hit the stage of London's historic concert hall, Royal Albert Hall. At this performance Jimmy Page expressed himself masterfully with a broad pallet of tones and GIANT dynamic range. Of course this has a lot to do with Page's playing technique and Gibson Les Paul. His backline amps, custom Hiwatt heads into Marshall cabinets filled the entire hall with a cornucopia of colors at levels ranging from a mouse whisper to rave ups louder than a jumbo jet taking off only inches over your head.

This overdrive effects pedal features the specific three-knob tone circuit straight from the custom Jimmy Page model Hiwatt. Like most traditional amp EQ circuits, the knobs are interactive, meaning turning one can alter the behavior of the other. The magic is getting the Mid and Bass controls dialed in together. Tweak those until you get the right tone for your guitar and amp. You'll notice that the Treble knob is fairly subtle, adding a bit of bite as it is turned up. If you scoop the Mid and turn up the Bass however, the Treble knob will seem a lot more active.

The Catalinbread RAH is designed to deliver guitarists an incredible dynamic range that responds to picking hand and/or volume knob. Like a good amplifier the RAH is VERY uncompressed, which means there is little to hide behind. This pedal is for players who appreciate the rewards and experience of a WIDE dynamic response.

Learn how to nail Zeppelin's tone in our exclusive demo:


Features:

- Overdrive inspired by the 1970 Royal Albert Hall performance.
- Authentic 3 knob tone stack from the "Jimmy Page" Hiwatt.
- Designed to give incredible dynamic response with your pick attack and your guitar's controls.
- Herco pick included

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Catalinbread products.
- Dimensions: (L x W x H) 5 x 3 x 3"
- Weight: 1 lb
- Power Supply: Can be powered with a standard 9V battery, or any center-negative 9V - 18V DC power supply.
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 0.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 5 x 3 x 3 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): RAH
zZounds Expert Review
I sure can't do the speedy and sloppy Page shredding, but now you can nail that tone without dropping, well...a lot on the real thing. Breathe some life into your trusty old combo with the RAH. CB's has put out some really cool emulations of old-school rigs and O.G. rock star tones, but this one stands out amongst the Zep fans and classic rockers with its amazing touch sensitivity. While there aren't many, if any, bells and whistles on this one, you have a good idea of what to expect if you're familiar with this specific Zep performance where Mr. Page lights up a full stack. I mean, they went for it, and they nailed it -- check out their full band demo on YouTube. This one's not for the for the "rip it and grip it" crowd, but for the soft-touch player that can really slam it down when the song calls for it.

- Bert, zZounds Guitar Expert

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