Other ODs with Mix Control (Like Sparkle Drive)

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  1. bnwhtlw

    bnwhtlw Member

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    What other Overdrives have mix or blend in control like the sparkle drive. Sometime that mixes in the OD with clean?

    I know some pedals volume control do this. But thats fairly rare.

    Ideas? Thoughts?
     
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    The Nick Greer Green Giant.
     
  3. Don Rusk

    Don Rusk Gold Supporting Member

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    Barber Tone Press ( overdrive your amp with compression - same concept):YinYang
     
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    There's no mix knob but the Xotic BB Preamp bleeds clean to give you very articulate crunch.

    John
     
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    you can turn any OD into one with a blend knob.

    Simply buy a loooper, add the blend knob option and voila! all for 55 bucks plus shipping
     
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    True about the looper.

    As to the Nick Greer. I see the Easy C has this. Anyone heard this thing>?
     
  7. Don Rusk

    Don Rusk Gold Supporting Member

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    I dont know if it was the first to do it,,, but my favorite vintage fuzz, the Univox Square Wave has a balance knob that blends the clean against the fuzz (like the Sparkledrive and Tone Press) ...

    and there were some others, I think the Ampeg Scrambler did/does too
     
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    good Idea with the tone press Donner.

    I guess we should mention the new Xotic blender too.
     
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    It's far from being an OD, but the Fender Blender blends.
     
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    The blender will be very useful..... mkae your own sparkledrive/tone press etc......

    I have a pedal that does this from South Phoenix Dave called the Lariat ,,,very useful....
     
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    now if I only had a burst finished Mad Professor.........:D
     
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    Don Rusk Gold Supporting Member

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    what we need is a pedal that would blend our amps into MPs !!!!

    the Professor Presser:BEER
     

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