The all new compact Empress Distortion pedal is taken from the Empress Multidrive. It provides a wide range of distortion tones from a light crunch to a screaming lead tone. It has a natural amp-like compression and super tight low end, which can be tweaked by the on board 2 band EQ.
The Empress Distortion has three modes : Crunch, Mild and Lead. The Mild mode is great for that just-broken-up sound that cleans up really well if you use your guitars volume knob. Crunch Mode is a nice tight sound with lots of attack and bite but you can still ease of the volume and clean it up. Lead mode is an awesome high gain sound with more bite and definition, it also has a volume boost to give you that extra little lift.
Treble Control – This controls the amount of high frequency content in the output signal. It is a gentle high shelf filter starting at around 3 kHz. The 12 o’clock setting is 0 dB, no boost or cut, and the extreme boost and cut is about 10 dB.
Bass Control – This controls the amount of low frequency content in the output signal. It is a low shelf filter starting around 150 Hz. The 12 o’clock setting is 0 dB, no boost or cut, and the extreme boost and cut is about 10 dB
Flavour Switch Select between 3 flavours / modes of distortion – Mild, Crunch and Lead
Gain – Controls the amount of break-up. Turning clockwise will increase the distortion effect as well as adding to your signal.
Output – Controls the output volume. Unity gain depends on the gain setting. This can also be used as a boost if using the pedal for soloing
Power : 9V DC
Height : 2″
Length : 2.5″
Width : 4.5″