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A high gain distortion, designed to hit the searing, clipped gain levels of some of the more well known high gain amps. This unit was built exclusively to create a virtual lead channel for clean amps, or boost the gain input into a crunch signal to create full metal tones. Scoop the mids for thrash tones; boost the mids and lows for punishing death metal; roll back the gain for more classic rock.

This circuit was designed around a pair of dual op amp's to create the distortion signal, and then hard clipped and finally sent through a tone stack that emulates the EQ response of an amplifier. (A departure from the original DE1984 which was JFET based.) The toggle switch allows a mode change from Rhythm, which is more mid-crunch focused, to Lead, which has higher trebele and gain, and a slight volume increase.

Top row: High, Mid, Low (EQ settings)
Bottom row: Volume, Presence, Gain
Toggle: lead (up), rhythm (down)

Top loaded inputs
Bright red indicator LED
True bypass wiring
Standard 2.1mm 9V DC power jack with negative center pin

dunn effects are all hand-made heavy effects pedals for electric guitar or bass, etched and assembled by myself in my workshop in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.
Please allow up to 6-8 weeks for delivery (within the US).
International shipping available at a flat rate. All duties, taxes, import charges, etc., are applied.
Tracking numbers are provided by email for every shipment.

We cannot offer refunds under any circumstances.
In the event your pedal was damaged in transit:
1. If it is within reason to repair (and the enclosure is not visibly damaged), please send the pedal back and it will be repaired or replaced at no cost.
2. If it is beyond repair, a claim will be filed with the shipping service and the pedal will be replaced once the damaged unit has been returned.

Every dunn effects pedal has a non-transferable lifetime guarantee for the original owner.
Modifications of any kind, or performing self-repair (unless directed), will immediately void the warranty.

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