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J. Rockett Audio Animal Overdrive Pedal

Harness the tone of vintage "Plexi" amps with the Animal overdrive pedal. Flip the "snarl" switch to go from a stock-sounding tone to a modded-out beast. (3) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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J. Rockett Audio Animal Overdrive Pedal

The Animal is Rockett Pedals way of creating a 1968 "Plexi" Sound. The Animal is an extremely open and amp-like sound that can get you from a stock "Plexi" to a modified "Plexi" with the flick of the snarl switch. The Animal can get very aggressive but it is by no means a distortion pedal. Just think of a cranked "Plexi" and how open and natural it sounds. Start with all knobs at the 12:00 o'clock position and then experiment from there. By backing off the gain and putting the "snarl" switch down you can achieve a very good blues tone. Experiment with the volume as this pedal can get loud!

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Features:

- The bass and treble controls are both very subtle but also useable throughout their entire sweep.
- The "snarl" switch, when in the down position, is for the stock "Plexi" mode and with the switch up puts it in the "Modded Plexi" mode.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of J. Rockett Audio products.
- Weight: 1.8 lbs
- Dimensions: 5.5 x 3.25 x 3.25"
- Power: 9 Volt Negative tip adaptor and a 5.5mm x 2.1mm jack
- Battery: 9 Volt
- Bypass: True Bypass Switching
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 6 x 4 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): AOD 9520-005
zZounds Expert Review
The J. Rockett Animal pedal was a pleasant surprise. Before plugging in, I already knew this was supposed to be a "Plexi-style" overdrive pedal, but the sheer number of usable overdrive tones put it in another league entirely. I was running it through a tube Fender combo, and it easily meshed well with the amp. The gain was tight and focused without the mushy lows or overly aggressive top end associated with some pedals. The gain felt malleable; it cleaned up nicely with my volume knob and crunched just like a Plexi. However, with the gain maxed, this thing was nothing less than an ANIMAL! Palm mutes sounded crushing (which is crazy on a Fender) and the lead tone was saturated just how I like it. Make this pedal the next addition in med/high-gain overdrives on your pedalboard.

- Justin, zZounds Guitar Expert

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4.5 out of 5 (3 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
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Overall: I have one of the original Animal pedals from Rockett. Back then this pedal cost almost double what it cost now, and it was a deal back then. You will not be disappointed with the sound you get from this pedal. It goes from "Plexi" to a "JCM800" sound with the flip of a switch!!!
Style of Music: Rock, Acoustic rock, Blues, Funk
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Overall: Purchased this animal overdrive from zzsounds, received it the next day!... Plugged it in to my '72 pro reverb and voila! Sounded just like my marshall vintage modern!
Style of Music: Blues, classic rock
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