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Pigtronix Philosopher's Rock Compressor Sustainer Pedal with Germanium Overdrive

From endless clean sustain to germanium-based distortion, the Philosopher's Rock offers a wide range of tones based on the popular Philosopher's Stone. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

Pigtronix Philosopher's Rock is a streamlined version of their award-winning Philosophers Tone pedal. The Philosophers Rock features Pigtronix's unique optical circuit that provides transparent compression with endless clean sustain. This all analog, state-of-the-art dynamics processor is further augmented by a harmonic germanium distortion that can be added via toggle switch for even more over-the-top tones that will instantly melt faces when engaged.

Although the Philosopher's Rock has fewer controls than its more knobby siblings, it actually sports a four times wider range of compression tones on tap. This allows the Philosopher's Rock to be used as a more subtle, clean compressor as well as a super squashy sustain machine when maxed out. The Philosopher's Rock can be used to tame peaks in your signal as well as to create natural acoustic feedback with or without distortion. Super low noise performance allows the Philosopher's Rock to be effective in front of a dirty amp or combined with high gain distortion and fuzz pedals for crafting your personal wall of sound.

The Treble and Blend functions from the original Philosopher's Tone have been preset to the "sweet spot" for hassle free operation on stage or in the studio. The Philosopher's Rock features true bypass switching and runs fine on standard 9-volt (negative tip) power but ships with an 18-volt adapter for superior headroom, clarity and overall output.

Ian Thomley demonstrates the tone he gets out of the Philosopher Rock:


Features:

- Infinite Clean Sustain without noise
- 100% Analog, optical design
- Toggle switch for Harmonic Germanium Distortion
- Ultra wide range of compression tones
- True Bypass Switching
- 18VDC 300mA supply included
- Chassis Size = 2.4" x 4.4" x 1"
- Circuit Design by Howard Davis
- Sound Design by David Koltai

Hear it in action with this video from Pigtronix:


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Features:
- Infinite Clean Sustain without noise
- 100% Analog, optical design
- Toggle switch for Harmonic Germanium Distortion
- Ultra wide range of compression tones
- True Bypass Switching
- 18VDC 300mA supply included
- Chassis Size = 2.4" x 4.4" x 1"
- Circuit Design by Howard Davis
- Sound Design by David Koltai
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 2 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 4 in
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Overall: excelent compressor everything you could ask for as a compressor plus grit distortion great if you stack overdrives wouldn't be with out one
Style of Music: blues and classic rock
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