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Greer Amps Lightspeed Overdrive

Effects pedal for electric guitar & bass

  • Very natural to mild sounding Overdrive
  • Rich overtone response
  • Soft clipping
  • Very transparent
  • High-quality components
  • Controls: Loudness, Drive, Frequency
  • LED: Effect off / on
  • Foot-switch: Bypass effect
  • Input: 6.3 mm Jack
  • Output: 6.3 mm Jack
  • Power supply adapter connection: Hollow plug socket 5.5 x 2.1 mm, minus pole inside
  • Current consumption: 11 mA
  • Power supply via 9 V battery or 9 V DC power supply (suitable power supply Article Nr. 409939, not included)
  • True Bypass
  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 67 x 120 x 55 mm
  • Weight: 268 g
  • Handmade in USA
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Overdrive Yes
Distortion No
Fuzz No
Metal No
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Porn
Alan, 14.04.2021
This pedal is awesome. Yes, it does take a little bit of dynamics away, but a) much less than other overdrive pedals (tubescreamer for instance) b) in return you will get more overdriven sound once you hit stronger in the strings. I love everything about it so far, mix of this and tele/LP/335 + Fender Champ is an absolute porn to my ears, plus it's sooo much fun to play. I don't have to crank my amp to 11 to get that sweet overdriven sound I love so much. It's not meant for heavier music, but who cares, it didn't purchase it for such purpose. Do recommend!
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A Quality Overdrive
ChrisH2, 19.03.2021
I have not used the pedal in a band context (no rehearsals or gigs due to Covid 19) therefore so far I have only used it at quiet volumes at home. I run it into a Two Notes Le Clean pre-amp and then into the input of a Quilter Tone Block 200 with the gain set to a line level which is in turn connected to a separate 1x12 closed back speaker cab. All I can say is that even with the limitations of this signal chain it sounds good and also responds well when a treble boost is used in front of it. I must admit that even when playing with a band, the volume levels are such that I do not use any of my overdrives to push an amp on the edge of break-up into a full overdriven sound, rather I use them as tone shapers to mimic an overdriven amp and I see no reason why this pedal would not do an excellent job used in this way. The quality of the product is good and this pedal has been around for a few years now and always gets good reviews by reviewers on YouTube so the track record of this overdrive speaks for itself. Must be honest - I would love to hear it live pushing a cranked amp into full overdrive though.
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Absolute Offenbarung!
JSchlomo, 07.06.2021
Da der Lightspeed plötzlich auf allen Pedalboards zu finden war, wollte ich auch wissen, was dran ist an Nick Greers Zauberkiste.
Als Testpartner bestellt hatte ich einen Walrus Ages, der mir bei den Sounddemos auf bonedo besser gefiel.
Was soll ich sagen: Der Walrus (super teil auch, keine Frage) ging sofort in den Karton, nachdem ich drei Töne übnr den Lightspeed gespielt hatte.
Während sich der Walrus wie fast alle Overdrives "auf den Sound" setzt und ihn grundsätzlich verändert, macht der Lightspeed den Sound einfach geiler. Und das höchst vielseitig! Loudness ist eben nicht einfach Volume, voll aufgedreht bei null Drive hat man einen satten, sustainreichen Ton, der an Endstufensättigung aus einem guten Amp erinnert. Selbst bei neutraler Einstellung des Freq-Reglers verschwindet alles, was dröhnt auf wundersame Art und Weise und der Sound wird klar und knackig, ohne zu nerven. Mit Dreh nach links oder rechts lässt sich super auf die jewilige Gitarre reagieren.
Klar, das ist kein Distortion, aber mit Gain und Loudness weit aufgerissen kann man je nach Ampeinstellung schon ordentlich Krawall machen. Klingt genau so geil auf Bässen, Orgeln ...
Bester Pedalkauf seit langem, wenn nicht überhaupt!
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El mejor overdrive del mercado sin duda.
Jandro182, 02.06.2021
He probado muchos pedales de overdrives a lo largo de mi carrera como guitarrista y hubiera deseado conocer el lightspeed mucho antes. Me habría ahorrado mucho dinero en pedales overdrive que no me han convencido.

El Greer Lightspeed simplemente es el pedal perfecto y hace lo que tiene que hacer un overdrive, hacer crujir tu amplificador sin cambiar el carácter del ampli y la guitarra. Super transparente y con mucho rango de ganancia usable.

Si quieres un consejo, no malgastes tu dinero en pedales baratos, pedales clásicos, clones de clones o inventos raros. Ahorra 200 pavos y ve a lo seguro, el lighspeed de Greer Amps. A largo plazo este pedal sale barato.

Ya no puedo vivir sin él en mi pedalera :)
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