The Akai Drive3 Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal is an incredibly versatile pedal great for adding a little dirt to your clean tone or giving a transparent boost. Drive3 Overdrive combines Level, Tone and Drive knobs with a Scream, Boost and Warm three way mode switch in heavy-duty polished stainless-steel housing. True-bypass switching, three adjustable knobs and tone toggle-switch provide precision tone control for an unrivaled tube-like sound.
Akai Drive3 Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal Features
- Triple-throw toggle switch for Scream, Boost or Warm
- Replaceable gain chip allows for custom tailoring of drive circuit
- True Bypass for retaining a pure signal when the effect is disengaged
- Level, Drive, and Tone controls
- 9V battery
- Quick start guide
The Akai Drive3 Overdrive pedal’s toggle-switch allows the user to choose between three distinct drive circuit types. Select Scream, Boost or Warm to enable soaring leads, lush chords and relaxed warmth. Tone may be further adjusted using the three precision Level, Tone and Drive knobs.
The most unique feature of the the Akai Drive3 Overdrive is that it ships with the famous JRC4558 drive chip but Akai also gives you two other op amps and a user accessible port to further tailor your overdrive sound.