Looking for a Tonebender Fuzz pedal that dials in killer tones, is rock solid, and stacks incredibly well? Look no further than the Lovepedal MKIII Fuzz Pedal!
Fuzz pedals have been around for decades. Experimental guitarists love the sound of the fuzz and how it utterly destroys the signal of the guitar. The versions that a fuzz pedal comes in range from boutique Japanese units to Russian pedals pieced together with decommissioned electronics. The fuzz pedal has found a place on the most discerning of pedalboards.
Followig in the line of the MKI and the MKII, the MKIII combines the tonality of both previous versions into a silicon based, germanium voiced fuzz pedal that Sean from Lovepedal would be proud to attach his reputation to.
The case is a simple solid box containing a custom circuit board manufactured just 20 miles from the Lovepedal headquarters. The inputs are in the usual places accompanied by a bypass switch and an led placed in the center of a stamped HÔTEL.
The two knobs are resistant to accidental bumping, and are there for the twisting and the shouting. Messy grammar implied.
Rebel, Rebel, you’ve torn your (red) dress… The tones from the MKIII are nasally, raunchy, and fuzzy in all of the right spots. The unapologetic noise from this pedal is reminiscent of Bowie, yet is tamable by stacking with other overdrive pedals to create a more focused tone. The secret about this pedal is that it stacks unbelievably well, which is unlike most fuzz pedals!
Specs from the Lovepedal site:
(The MKIII is a 3-transistor Mark I Tonebender)
Fresh from the magic sound lab at Lovepedal: ‘Bender tones – from wild and syrupy to brash and snarly with wicked sustain and meaty sound! Vintage performance with the convenience of an LED and 9V input.
Our 2016 MKIII is actually based around the tone and feel of a MKI. We call it the MKIII around the shop because it looks like my old ProAnalog MKIII
Old school build: Through-hole components, High End Film Caps and 1/4 watt Carbon Resistors.
You know you want to try this pedal, and if you can find one, consider yourself lucky! Check out lovepedal.com for availability!
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