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Wampler Plexi-Drive British Overdrive Pedal

Get that vintage British crunch from the Wampler Plexi-Drive. This pedal includes a bass control to help stand out in any mix. (2) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

Wampler Pedals, being the electronics tinkerers that they are, set off to design a pedal that would get "Marshall" tones out of any run of the mill amp. After many long nights of bread-boarding, tweaking, and tweaking some more, He finally came up with it: The Wampler Plexi-Drive Pedal that absolutely nails that "JTM45" tone like none other.

Wampler Pedals designed it to sound sort of like a cross between a "Marshall 18" and a "JTM45", and those who have purchased the Plexi-Drive agree that it's very accurate! The bass boost toggle switch adds fat, full bottom end which is very useful in lower gain or lower volume (bedroom practicing) applications. For band volumes, cutting the bass out a bit really helps the tone cut through perfectly.

Features

- High grade film capacitors and resistors picked for their superior sound and response
- Completely true bypass
- Battery connection and 9v power jack (barrel plug like Boss)
- Jfet circuitry mimics tube gain, response, and sound of an old plexi
- 3 Knobs: tone, volume, and gain
- 1 toggle switch adds in a bit of bottom end for best 'bedroom sound'
- 2.5 x 4.5 in.
- Plenty of volume potential if you need it

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Wampler products.
- Hand made in the U.S.A.
- High grade film capacitors and resistors picked for their superior sound and response
- Completely true bypass
- Power draw: 4mA
- Battery connection and 9v power jack (barrel plug like Boss)
- JFET circuitry mimics tube gain, response, and sound of an old Plexi style amp
- 3 Knobs: tone, volume, and gain
- Bass bost switch to add 4 x 12" thump
- 2.5" x 4.5" in size (63.5mm x 114.3mm)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 1 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 7 x 4 x 4 in
Customer Reviews
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "FINALLY! A Plexi in a Box pedal that douns like a PLEXI"
Overall: The message I wrote to Wampler after getting this pedal says it all. This pedal has Malcolm, Angus, and VH1 tone for days. I'm very pleased...----Letter Text-----I just wanted to say Thank You. I have been looking for an OD/Distortion boxthat i can run into a clean amp to get that "dirty tone in my head" formonths. I've literally tried over a dozen pedals across all price ranges. Ijust wanted something that was dynamic and sounded like a good old Marshall with a nice bite. Not some buzzy DSL sounding thingy, or some uber scoopedthrash thing, or some smooth squishy blues or tweed thing. I had basicallygiven up, thinking that no "pedal" was going to sound like the "amp" tone Iwas after. After reading the descriptions on all of the various Wamplerpedals, I decided to try the Plexidrive. I'm an anal retentive tone snoband an old Electrical Engineeer to boot. I read the comments about Brianslaving over his breadboard, and it still being one of his favorite pedalsto date. I thought,...maybe...just maybe...here's a guy who's tone tastessimilar to mine, so I took a chance and I ordered one from zZounds.com. I got it, and I prepared myself to be be disappointed as usual. On every pedal I'vetried so far I've either known in 10 seconds it wasn't even close, or I'vediddled knobs for 10 minutes and couldn't quite get it there. Imagine myabsolute shock when I plugged in the Plexidrive, set the knobs all at 12 andhit the first "A" chord. YOU GOTTA BE KIDDING ME!!! No way...It blew mymind. I took another 10 seconds to tweak the tone knob back a tad andbalance the bypassed and "on" levels and I was THERE. THE best rock tone Ihad EVER gotten out of my grab n go rig. I then played with the volume knob on my guitar, and it cleaned things up nicely...awesome. I cannot tell you howpleased I am to FINALLY find a pedal that works for me. Thank you, thankyou, THANK YOU for your tone obsession. I'm glad I didn't give up. Thispedal is the shiznit for me.------End of Letter Text---------Let me just add that the folks at zZounds have been EXTREMELY easy to work with. Lord knows how many pedals I've bought and returned during this process. NEVER had a single issues with zZounds. Speedy shipments, easy no hassle returns, and price beating. zZounds.com remains my preferred internet music dealer.
Style of Music: Classic Rock, Blues, Country
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Overall: Another amazing pedal from Brian Wampler Pedals. Indeed provides a Marshall voicing to the tone in a wide range of gain level. One of my fav drives and one that stacks well with other drives.
Style of Music: heavy fusion fm a lifetime of blues, rock, metal
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