Are you looking for that overdrive that lets the tone of your guitar and fingers shine through? Or perhaps you like to run your amp a little dirty and are looking for something that will rocket that amp into new sonic territory? Then you would be amiss to no give Astro Rock-it a chance. Astro Rock-it is a light gain overdrive and works great enhancing the sound of your guitar, pickups and most importantly fingers. It’s your tone with bit more. Soft clipping diodes add just the right amount of grit. String clarity is where it’s at and chords ring out true and clear. The tone control is a low pass filter to dial in the right amount of brightness for your amp. There is plenty of volume on tap so you can rock-it your amps preamp or favorite drive pedal into clipping.
History: Sometimes simpler is better. Dr Von Fuzzbrauer was looking high and low for an overdrive that produced a bit of grit but didn’t overly color this guitar tone. He went through many a design, some of them got pretty complex. Then one day he thought, why not just keep it simple? And thus Astro Rock-it was born.
Don’t expect massive amounts of distortion with this device. Astro Rock-it is a low gain overdrive pedal with plenty of volume on tap to push your amp into saturation. If you like to run your amp clean Astro Rock-it will give you just the right amount of grit and character. Try stacking this pedal with your favorite dirt pedal. Might also be worth trying to run is after a fuzz with the gain set low and use the tone control to tame some of those crazy highs.
* Volume - Ya know what it does * Tone - Wide range low pass filter, dial in the perfect setting for your amp and playing style. * Drive - The Drive knob is very usable throughout its whole range. None of this get past 12 o'clock and everything sounds the same. Run it max, run it at min or anywhere in between. Find the setting that suits your taste and style.
Inside Astro Rock-it you will find a trimmer to change the brightness of the LED.
Run Astro Rock-it at 18 volts for more volume and headroom.
Tech Specs: * True Bypass * Power: 9-18 volt DC 2.1mm negative center - higher voltages or incorrect power will damage the pedal - Or a good old battery