The newCRASH BOX 4 PEDAL is an ALL-ANALOG distortion pedal that dynamically emulates 4 different distortion types found in popular tube and solid-state distortion circuit topologies and then gives the player additional flexibility and control over drive/gain, distortion path (only)–high pass and low pass filters and separately a clean signal path blend. The result is the ability to tailor and fine tune the distortion to fit a wide spectrum of music and playing techniques, without the loss of touch sensitivity, musicality, or the addition of excess noise.
1st GEAR: Reminiscent of a tube amp’s moderately driven channel (including natural harmonics) with a bit of compression when driven hard. Many players will find that this works well as a mellow/milder, smoother overdrive/distortion with plenty of even ordered harmonic richness , and dimensional texture.
2nd GEAR: Emulates a tube amp’s more heavily overdriven tone, with more odd order harmonics and compression, depth and top-end. While moderately compressed, there is still plenty of depth of tone, dynamics and feel present.
3rd GEAR:An aggressive up-shift from 2nd gear, this heavier and edgier distortion is higher in odd order harmonics as well as having greater compression for a tighter feel. The harder you dig in, the thicker the harmonics and texture, and the more compressed the feel, with greater sustain.
4th GEAR: This is the most aggressive gear of all — a heavy, symmetrical, mostly odd order harmonics style distortion. While there are a lot of harmonics and compression present, this gear does not give up tone but adds additional crush and increased sustain.
TheCRASH BOX 4 is a dynamic and versatile distortion pedal and is an excellent compliment with our other pedals and either of our MAGELLAN 350 or MAGELLAN 800 bass amps.
Black Lightweight Aluminum Chassis
Rugged Stomp Switches
Low-noise, Silent Switching Circuitry
High-Pass and Low-Pass Filter (Distortion Engine Only)
4 Position Distortion “Gear” Selector Switch
Parallel Clean Signal Path
High/Low Drive Sensitivity Switch
Accepts Power Supplies From 9VDC – 18VDC (low noise type), Either Polarity (auto detecting) 40mA Max — (Power Supply Not Included)
Dimensions: 5”W X 4.1”D X 2.3”H
Weight: 1 Lb.
All instruments from Music Makers are professionally evaluated and set-up in our historic Galesburg, IL. storefront prior to shipping.