V8 Fuzz Tone Engine (demo)

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  1. fatback

    fatback Member

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    I've recently had the chance to play around with a Catalinbread V8 fuzz tone generater. It's part of their mini-pedal line which run on external power only and take up very little room on a board. Tasty little tone-cakes, I call 'em. ;)



    Here's a quick vid showing the V8 played into a clean Princeton reverb with my Grosh set neck:

    http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=1334393264126093750&hl=en


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    With the gain under noon the V8 is a nice thick fuzz with a cool slight honk to higher notes. Once you get past noon the V8 goes into Tone Engine - Destructo Fuzz mode. You get some serious self oscillation to the point where, as your notes die out, your guitar's volume knob starts acting like the frequency carrier on a twisted ring-mod / Therimen. With some care you can play the pedal notes against your guitar's notes. Wild man WILD!


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  2. sandman

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    Cool, another with single coils would be highly appreciated!

    So, it ain't boomy/too fat? Askin' cause my Huck can be at times...nothing you can't solve rolling of the volume though.

    Well done, Nic.
     
  3. fatback

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    The V8 definitely has some girth, but I wouldn't call it boomy. I guess it all depends on the rest of the rig. I've got a few other things I'm working on now, but if I get a chance I'll try to make a single coil demo for the V8 later this week.
     
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    a little bump for the...

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    Amazing video. Catalinbread makes some really top notch stuff :drool
     
  6. sandman

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    thanks! take yr time...
     
  7. JiMB

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    Sounds cool, nice feedback.
     
  8. rhcp_schipper

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    I'm thinking of buying one of these V8 Fuzz tone engine. Just love the way you can make noise with it. It has a very good price for what i can say, €103,50, not to expensive I think.
     
  9. macmax77

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    could u please post in in youtube, i have been trying to watch this video and i can't , it says:


    We're sorry, but this video may not be available.

    If this video was recently uploaded, it may still be processing.
    If this video is yours, you can check its status.

    To see more videos visit our home page.
     
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    The vid is loading up fine for me. I've had problems in the past with the sound synch getting thrown off when I upload to Youtube, but Google doesn't seem to have these issues.

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    Not working for me either. Get an error page.
     
  13. fatback

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    Strange, it's still loading up for me out here on the west coast. It looks like ye olde net tubes are clogged up again...

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    please Mr Fat Back, please, load it up in youtube i can't make the linky worky

    Thanks
     
  15. CaseyI

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    So, has anybody actually used this thing? Fuzz in a small package is intruiging.
     
  16. amphead777

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    Very cool pedal. Wild is right. That clip goes right to the ipod
     

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