ValveDrive Guitar Pedal By EBS


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The EBS ValveDrive DI is a tube overdrive/preamp for bass, offering classic and traditional warm tube sounds up to hard and pure tube distortion. It features a steel, chrome, and Bakelite design based on a classic concept with an easy dial-in design. The technical specifications include:

- True Bypass: Yes
- Nominal Input Level: - 8 or - 16 dBv (active/passive)
- Input Impedance: 1 Mohms
- Frequency Response: +0 / -3 dB, 35 - 20k Hz
- Gain Range: -oo / +26 dB
- Bass Filter Range: 15 dB < 80 Hz
- Middle Filter Range: 12 dB @ 400 Hz
- Treble Filter Range: 6 dB @ 5 kHz
- Output Impedance: > 500 kohms
- Dimensions: (L x W x H) 6.5” x 5.3” x 3.0” (165 x 135 x 75 mm)
- Weight: 1.0 kg (2.2 lbs. )
- Power Requirements: 9V, 1000mA (power supply included)

The pedal can be used as a preamp to turn a solid-state amp into a warm tube amp or as a distortion/overdrive by adjusting the Gain and character settings. Additionally, it offers new outputs for extended use, including a balanced floating XLR-output and a low-impedance output for standalone preamp use with an external power amp. The ValveDrive DI is powered by a 9V DC power supply and is equipped with a superior quality ECC83 (12AX7) type tube, with the option to switch to a low-gain ECC81 type of tube for less gain.

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