Motor City Drive Guitar Pedal By Friedman

Motor City Drive

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The Friedman Amplification Motor City Drive is a 12AX7 tube-powered overdrive pedal designed to deliver natural, compressed, and harmonically rich tube- powered fuzz. It features a 12AX7A preamp tube driven at 220 volts, providing a true natural feeling pedal unlike any solid-state signal path pedal in production. The 12AX7 tube naturally compresses, clips, and adds more harmonically rich tone than most transistor or digital devices.

Key Features:
- 12AX7 Tube Overdrive Pedal
- Gain, Bass, Middle, Treble, and Volume Controls
- True Bypass
- Included Universal 12V Power Supply
- Voltage Requirements: 9-12vDC, minimum of 350-400mA of current
- Built in USA
- Dimensions: 6" x 4.5" x 3"
- Weight: 2 lbs

The wide-range gain knob allows users to dial in the right amount of saturation and distortion, while the Bass, Midrange, and Treble controls provide a true tube preamp style tone stack. Due to the higher current requirements of tubes, the pedal requires a specific power supply source with at least 350-400mA of current. A universal 12V power supply is included for this purpose.

The Motor City Drive is capable of delivering a range of tones, from light overdrive to rich high-gain tones that sustain for extended periods. It is suitable for use in various musical applications where natural tube-driven overdrive is desired.

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