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Earthquaker Devices Plumes overdrive effect pedal

$85.00

Used Earthquaker Devices Plumes overdrive effect pedal.
Many overdrives are a one-trick pony, but not Plumes — its three clipping modes make it one of the most versatile OD stompboxes out there. Mode 1 offers symmetrical LED clipping, supplying you with loads of crunch and compression. This is a great setting for down-and-dirty rock ‘n’ roll tones. Mode 2 is a wide-open op-amp clean boost. This setting dispenses with the soft-clipping diodes altogether, leaving you with a straight op-amp drive that’s perfect for pushing your clean amp into restrained breakup. Mode 3 is an asymmetrical silicon diode arrangement that produces a familiar-sounding drive, but with more clarity and transparency. Plumes covers a lot of ground in a lot of situations; but when we ran it through its paces here at Sweetwater, we found that it works its best magic in front of a dirty amp.

A Tone knob that sounds great at any setting

On many overdrive pedals, only about 25% of the Tone knob’s range is useable. The rest produces either mud or ear-piercing high mids. Plumes takes this into account. Its fine-tuned Tone control is useful throughout its entire range. It’s like EarthQuaker Devices took the useable portion of the Tone knob on a typical overdrive and spread it over Plumes’ entire range. All the way counterclockwise, Plumes’ Tone control delivers clear, punchy lows without becoming boomy or muddy. All the way clockwise, the Tone knob adds brightness and clarity without shredding your ears.

EarthQuaker Devices Plumes Features:

JFET op-amp-based overdrive with loads of headroom, chime, and clarity

Makes a dirty amp sing with well-sculpted lows, focused mids, and ultra-clear highs

Symmetrical LED clipping mode injects grind into your playing

Wide-open op-amp clean boost pushes a clean amp into restrained breakup

Asymmetrical silicon diode clipping produces a familiar yet transparent dirty boost

Fine-tuned Tone knob is useful throughout its entire range

Flexi-Switch enables the use of momentary- and latching-style switching simultaneously

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Earthquaker Devices Plumes overdrive effect pedal

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