Origin Effects M-EQ Driver Boost & Overdrive
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The M-EQ Driver is a mid booster and overdrive based on a vintage Pultec studio EQ.
Still sought after today, these legendary passive EQs from the 1950s can be heard on thousands of hit records.
They are renowned for having some of the most natural and musical EQ curves in existence.
Rather than making an exact replica, Origin Effects chose to reimagine this classic piece of gear as a guitar-oriented, compact pedal.
Equipped with a transformer, this circuit adds harmonic richness, while faithfully recreating the sonic footprint of an original Pultec.
To add something new to this classic design, Origin equipped the M-EQ Driver with their Adaptive Circuitry, applied to the CUT control.
Based on the High Frequency Attenuation band of a Pultec, the CUT control progressively removes treble as it is increased.
With the ADAPT switch engaged, this high-end roll-off is reduced as the pedal cleans up.
This allows for a smooth transition from warm overdrive to bright cleans by adjusting your guitar’s volume knob or playing dynamics.
Craft the perfect mid boost, add some studio-inspired saturation or push the pedal’s output stage into fierce cocked-wah distortion!
• Based on the legendary Pultec studio EQs of the 1950s.
• Choice of mid boost frequencies.
• Adaptive Cut control responds to volume changes and playing dynamics.
• Transformer-equipped circuitry.
• Tube-like push-pull output stage.
• Ultra-high input impedance.
• High-quality Buffered bypass.
• Power: 9V DC.
• Current Draw: 80mA.
|Power supply included||No|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 years|
You have 45 days to test your new gear.
If you choose to return it, we’ll send a full refund.
It’s that simple: no bogus restocking fees or charges.
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British Columbia: 5%.
New Brunswick: 15%.
Newfoundland and Labrador: 15%.
Northwest Territories: 5%.
Nova Scotia: 15%.
Prince Edward Island: 15%.
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