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Keeley 1962 Blues Breaker-Style Overdrive Pedal

Invoke the tone of everyone's favorite black and gold British amps with the 1962 Overdrive. Dial in anything from a touch of grit to full-on saturation. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Keeley 1962 Blues Breaker Overdrive

What defines early classic amplifier tones? Well now it's the Keeley 1962.

The Keeley 1962 Amp in a Box

We all know the power of British made black and gold amplifiers. Powerful, crunchy, classic. Now take the incredible tone of a blues breaker and wrap a Keeley Katana circuit around both sides of it and you have the Keeley 1962! Yeah, it's heavy, cutting, the very definition of classic distortion tones.

Layers of Gain

Layering gain sounds is one of the most tried and true ways of getting a deep rich tone. A tone that has a smoothness to it, has sustain to it. It lets you sing! That's exactly what Keeley has done here in this hybrid of circuits. They've taken one of the most popular boosters out there, the Katana, and split it in half. Using both JFETs like valves in a British amp, they created pre-amp and output tube distortions characteristics.

Hand Built and Crafted

This unit is crafted from precision components and workmanship. Even the surface mount JFET transistors are placed and soldered by hand. A very low noise op-amp was selected for this tone-tool. You've come to expect brilliance from Keeley pedals, this one delivers. It sparkles with life and energy, but doesn't have the noise that takes away from that clarity. This ain't a tube screamer! But it sure as heck goes well with one!

Want a dual overdrive system?

Take the Keeley Red Dirt and couple it with this monster. Flat out heavy guitar tones and then click on the Red Dirt for that mid-focused saturation...infinite sustain territory. That kind of love comes from the guys and girls at Keeley that make it their life to create fine musical instruments. Keeley engineered effects are tools that you can depend on and make music with.

Features:

- Classic Blues Breaker circuit wrapped in the Keeley Katana circuit
-Low-noise op-amp
- True bypass switching
- Standard 9v center-negative operation
- Hand-built in the USA

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Keeley products.
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 0.75 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 7 x 5 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): K1962
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Overall: This pedal Is absolutely incredible. Nails the warm yet airy, harmonically rich vintage Marshall sound. I could not be happier with it. The only thing I would change is me buying it sooner.
Style of Music: Blues based rock, Hard rock, stoner rock, rock in general, and rock
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