I would say that a true tube overdrive has a colored noise that interrupts your signal a few number of times and at a somewhat unpredictable interval. Well, now that I know we can bump old threads for the sake of adding our own reviews Effects-wise, the only thing that the bass driver does is to add distortion to the bass, but it does so very well. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. I like to run 2 amps simultaneously. A 60 dollar distortion pedal that does it all? Shapes the tone of the effects.

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By turning them to the right, the distortion gets heavier and fuzzier, which probably is ideal if you like your deep notes to sound, dunno, deep. The tone knob allows for a brighter sound when you turn clockwise.

Bass Guitar Multi Effects Pedal. A 2 band EQ would be a really useful addition to this pedal but even without that it’s a versatile pedal and a great first bass overdrive if youre just testing the waters.

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Last edited by Charmand G; at Full right The last one, the fuzz demo, doesn’t sound as full because the blend knob is only at halfway, but there is still a difference. The sound of this box is not organic like atube overdrive and will not make your amp sound like an SVT. This is my only recommendation when it comes to bass distortion.


Save on Bass Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Also allows you to blend all the other effects that you’ve already set on the bass driver for that elusive distortion you’re after.

Digitech XBD Bass Driver Guitar Effect Pedal

Skip to main content. The II pro has great overdrive, but it is a classsic overdrive, not like the Digitech. Find More Posts by Chopsta.

Show More Show Less. No problems there, unless there isn’t enough space to put it in especially if you’re using a hard-case. Turned right, it goes hi freq.

Combine this with the blend knob that allows you to blend the amount of wet distorted and dry your actual bass sound signals and you have a very useful tool. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. Easily the best feature of the pedal. About this product Product Identifiers Brand.


Durability-wise, it’s pretty much as the mini-catalogue claims. I would know because it took me a few months to find that perfect blend between the soft distortion and fuzzy distortion that I use whenever I play some heavy metal on the bass. Thanks for the review.

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Go buy one now, at The newer versions are lighter and have a more rugged hard plastic 9 volt clip. Hope this helps others. Noting to complain about.

The blend knob is key to this product as some low end is lost when you have it in the full “wet” position. This thing really just dominates every other distortion I have ever heard, besides maybe Chris Squire’s. This is a metal pedal. What I mean by tight digitecn consistant is One is the cbd/bass that gives you a distorted sound and the other is the “interval” that the noise interrupts your signal.

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Morph – switch between several overdrive and distortion effects, or mix them together to make your own sounds. Find More Posts by symmetrix.