Lehle Sunday Driver

High End Preamp

  • In handy compact format
  • JFET technology
  • Gold-plated switches
  • Gain adjustable
  • 2 Mode switch D-Drive
  • Versatile applications Whether as a cable driver for large stages or in elaborate effect setups
  • But also as a recording preamp with its wide transmission range of 20 to 100,000 Hz, the Lehle Sunday Driver powered by a standard 9V block is universally applicable
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Er macht was er soll: BUFFEN!

Alexander528, 12.11.2013
The Lehle Sunday Driver is a high end preamp with a convenient compact format. It features JFET-based circuitry and provides two modes of operation, with selection via a mode selector switch with gold-plated contacts: "D" stands for Driver; in this mode, the guitar signal is amplified, with absolutely no modification, at the input impedance of a guitar amp, efficiently eliminating losses on the route through leads and effects; the signal remains strong and clear, retaining its full dynamics. The second setting "S" - as in Sunday - multiplies input impedance by four, bringing out previously inaudible details and, as gain increases, imparting to the guitar sound a characteristic and unmistakable warmth that has given this preamp its name - the result is a sound as mellow as a sunny Sunday afternoon! Even at a 15dB gain setting, the Lehle Sunday Driver always stays clean and absolutely free of background noise, thanks to its studio-standard signal-to-noise ratio of over -100 dB. To exploit the dynamics of tube amplifiers to the full, the input voltage is also rectified from the power supply socket, then filtered, stabilized and doubled to 18V. With its broad output range of 20 to 100,000 Hz, the Lehle Sunday Driver, powered by a standard 9V (PP3) battery, can be used anywhere, whether as a cable driver for stadium and other large stages, in complex effects set-ups, or as a recording preamp - and not just Sundays!

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Built like a tank buffer and booster

S. aus H., 22.02.2014
Mr. Lehle is a german building high quality pedals. The pedal is build like a tank. I think a car could hit it without any serious damage.
I use it with my guitar as a buffer (Driver Mode) and mounted it under my pedaltrain. In this mode it has a high input inpedance which is really good for the pure guitar signal and prevents loosing hights, especially with a big effect board and long cables.
It also has a sunday mode which adds more warmth to the sound.
You have a potentiometer to change the volume (applification).
The sunday driver adds no noise at all. It's quite.
It works especially awesome with guitars with low power pickups (single coils...)
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