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Fuchs Plush Valve Job Tube Overdrive Pedal

Designed by Andy Fuchs himself, the Valve Job delivers crunchy tube overdrive that reacts to your playing dynamics via the touch control knob. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Fuchs Plush Valve Job Tube Overdrive

The Fuch's Plush "Valve Job" pedal is a truly unique product, designed by Andy Fuchs. It uses a unique circuit topology which uses a combination of IC's, selected FET's, and a real vacuum tube, for both lowest noise and the warmest tube like overdrive tones possible.

The Plush "Valve Job" is a simple to operate 4-knob overdrive pedal, which is easily dialed in for the widest range of overdrive tones. The gain control is set to control the amount of distortion. It can go from a mild blues style distortion, to a higher gain Dumble style medium gain overdrive when set at maximum gain. The touch control is unique to this product. It sets the amount of touch sensitivity to your fingers and/or how hard you pluck the guitar. The tone control goes from a dark (full counter clockwise) tone, to a bright chimey tone as the control is turned up. Finally, the level control sets the final output level of the pedal. This control is used to set the solo level when the pedal is activated (LED on). The vacuum tube in this unit is not replaceable in the field! It is used in an extremely conservative circuit configuration, and should give years of reliable performance, as it was selected prior to being installed in the pedal.

It is normal for this pedal to have a small amount of mechanically induced noise. Due to the nature of vacuum tubes, tapping on the case may produce some noise in the output signal.
The input impedance is 1-Meg, suitable for most any guitar or signal source. The output impedance is approximately 1-K, which is buffered, to drive long cables as well as subsequent effects.

This pedal may be driven by a Plush "Pure Gain" pedal to achieve higher levels of gain and distortion.

The unit is activated when a standard 1/4" guitar cable is plugged into the input jack. This unit runs ONLY on an external AC adaptor, and does not contain a battery. The Plush "Valve job" (like all Plush pedals) provides a hard wire bypass, which means when not in use (LED not lit) the input is connected directly to the output, with no loading of the signal, and no active devices in the signal path. The DC jack on the side is a standard 2.1 mm tip negative adaptor input. The output of the adaptor must be 9-Volts DC.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Fuchs products.
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 10 x 7 x 5 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): Plush Valve Job
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Great tube driver for Rhodes and Wurlitzer keyboards!"
Overall: I was looking at different tube microphone preamps to boost the grit and warmth of my Rhodes Stage keyboard. The helpful staff at zZounds guided me thru a few options, finally landing on the Valve Job. This is a great compact tube driver pedal that really adds tube warmth and drive to the sound of any instrument or microphone. The 'touch' knob allows you to dynamically have grit the louder you play, going from a clean mellow sound to punching tube crunch. Great for adding classic amp drive to sustained glissandos. A must-have for anyone looking to get tube-cabinet sound out of their solid state amp or PA system.
Style of Music: Rock, Jazz, Funk, Hip Hop...
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