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Ampeg Scrambler Bass Overdrive Pedal

Ampeg Scrambler Bass Overdrive Pedal

Like an SVT bass amp in pedal form, the Scrambler delivers classic Ampeg overdrive for days, with separate drive, blend (wet/dry), treble and volume knobs.

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Submitted January 10, 2019 by Timothy C in St. Paul, MN
"Best bass overdrive pedal around!"
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Over the years I have owned at least a dozen bass overdrive and distortion pedals and this one is the best hands down. It sounds like an Ampeg SVT cranked with lots of warm rich tube saturation without sounding muddy or losing your low end. I was surprised at how well this pedal emulates a high gain tube amp. just like with the real deal if you dial back the volume on your bass and the amount of overdrive dials back with it. The controls are simple and easy to use and give tons of control of your sound. The volume control works to boost or cut your volume without effecting the effect leval. The blend control let's you dial in some of your clean tone to help keep your low end full. I leave the gain cranked with just a little of my clean tone mixed in and it sounds amazing. As an added plus this pedal is dead silent even when switched on. In the past I always needed to use a noise gate for my distortion pedals but this pedal is so quiet I don't need one, which helps free up space on my pedal board.
Musical Background:
Semi pro session player.
Musical Style:
Rock, blues, funk, metal, punk.
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