Amptweaker Bass TightFuzz - Silicon / Germanium Bass Fuzz


0,31 kg
The Bass TightFuzz is a flexible fuzz, from great germanium clean tones to heavy silicon fuzz,... more
Amptweaker Bass TightFuzz - Silicon / Germanium Bass Fuzz
The Bass TightFuzz is a flexible fuzz, from great germanium clean tones to heavy silicon fuzz, and has a Dry Low blend. After introducing the new TightFuzz for guitar, we had many bass players requesting a version for it is! The Bass TightFuzz has all the same vintage tones as the TightFuzz, re-tweaked for bass guitar by moving the Tight, Edge and Tone down an octave, and also includes our popular Dry Low knob which lets you add some dry lowend to blend with the Fuzz. This is particularly helpful for tweaking a fuzz tone, since many tend to be too flubby on the lowend...and with the added Dry Low knob, you can tighten up the Fuzz and still blend back in some deep lows. While many modern fuzz boxes have chosen to create wacky over-the-top fuzztone, the Amptweaker approach is to make something that has a lot of flexibile but usable tones. The greatest feature is probably the Germanium/Silicon switch, which changes the output stage from a softer, lower gain Germanium to a heavier, high gain Silicon transistor. This cool pedal also has the ability to get lower gain tones easily, with an Auto Bias that adjusts appropriately with the Fuzz control, to get the cleanest and nastiest distortions possible with one control. One of the important differences between the Bass TightFuzz and most 'reissue' fuzz boxes is that with the addition of the Tight control in front of the fuzz circuit. A common problem with the fuzzes is low output impedances from e.g. active basses can completely change the bias and gain structure. The buffering in the Bass TightFuzz simulates the impedance of a passive guitar, so that the fuzz circuit works in the normal way it's intended, and any low impedance circuit CAN be used in the loop or in front of the pedal.

  • bass fuzz effects pedal
  • switchable Silicon / Germanium transistor circuit
  • flexible fuzz tones for bass
  • from clean Germanium tones to heavy Silicon fuzz
  • dry low blend
  • guitar-style input impedance - works well after any other pedal
  • integrated switchable effects loop
  • LED lit knobs (when using a power supply)
  • magnetic battery door for easy battery access
  • true bypass
  • controls for Tight, Gain, Tone, Volume and Dry Low
  • 3-way EQ switch (60's / 70's / Now)
  • 3-way Tight switch (Fat / Normal / Tight)
  • Germanium / Silicon switch
  • recessed EFX Loop switch (Pre / Post)
  • battery switch for disconnecting the battery when using a power supply
  • bypass footswitch
  • status LED
  • metal housing
  • 6.3 mm mono IN/OUT
  • 6.3 mm mono Send/Return
  • power supply via 9V battery or optional 9-18V DC power adapter, 2.1 x 5.5 mm barrel plug, polarity (-) center
  • current draw 11 mA with battery / 26 mA at 9V / 45 mA at 18V with power supply
  • dimensions (W x D x H) 93 x 127 x 51 mm
  • weight 900 g
  • hand-made in USA
  • 4 Years W-Music Distribution Warranty (product registration required)
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