Friedman BE-OD

Effects pedal

  • Overdrive
  • Authentic Friedman tube amplifier sound
  • Controls: Volume, Gain, Tight, Bass, Treble and Presence
  • True Bypass
  • Power supply via 9 V-DC (coaxial connection - minus pole inside, not included, corresponding power supply available under Article Nr 409939)
  • Made in the USA
No JavaScript? No Audio Samples! :-(

Sound samples

 
0:00
  • Hazey Off-On
  • Blues Off-On
  • Metal Off-On
  • Rock Off-On
  • Stoner Off-On

Further information

Overdrive Yes
Distortion No
Fuzz No
Metal No

These are other customers' choices:

Customers who looked at this item have bought these:

Friedman BE-OD
30% bought this exact product
Friedman BE-OD
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
199 € Add to Cart
Friedman Dirty Shirley Ped. Overdrive
10% bought Friedman Dirty Shirley Ped. Overdrive 233 €
Fulltone OCD Overdrive V2
6% bought Fulltone OCD Overdrive V2 169 €
ProCo Rat 2 Distortion
3% bought ProCo Rat 2 Distortion 79 €
Harley Benton American TrueTone
3% bought Harley Benton American TrueTone 31 €
Our most popular Distortion Pedals
95 customer ratings:
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
4.7 / 5.0
  • handling
  • features
  • sound
  • quality
67 written ratings Read all reviews
Total
features
sound
quality
handling

A Keeper on Every Pedalboard

21.02.2017
Finally a pedal that for the tone, the enclosure dimensions and the excellent quality of components IS an absolute KEEPER.

I've been waiting for so much time for a pedal like this, tryng so many other od/dist pedals, that could cover my needs, and the Friedman BeOd does it it very well.

My advice is to play it in a CLEAN AMP! That's the trick that will transform your cheap Amp in a Marshall Stack,
From a Brown sound to a modded Jcm , pure energy.

The bass , treble and mids are not fake or emulated like others od/dist pedals, those freqs are present and could be easily and accurately dialed in...

Adding to this the Presence and the Tight knob , you can sculpture your own spund or replicate exactly the sound of your drems.

If are planning to buy a pedal , this is where you have to start.

TOP choice for TOP players seeking for TOP Tones, with every kind of guitar, from humbucker to single coils, from solid body to hollowbody, playng a High end amp or a small/medium range amp, this is for you.

And you know what, i've already ordered another one for medium od and high gain.

And with the chance offered by Thomann, to return it if you don't like it, i really don't see why not buy it......BUT you will never return it......i'll promise

9 volts or 18 volts its the same sound, offering you the maximum flexibility to powering the pedal with the power supply you like

FINALLY Can't wait for the second to arrive

Thanks Friedman for the sound and thanx Thomann for the great quality of their service.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report review
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
features
sound
quality
handling

The Instant Inspiration Machine!!

metal octopus, 13.05.2018
I got this pedal after seeing Tosin Abasi and Aaron Marshall using it and I decided this was going to be my high gain pedal and I have to say this pedal lives up to the expectations but here is the kicker: This pedal is very high maintenance!

You can get amazing lead sounds without the need of jamming the knobs up and down and it gives you the high gain you want quiet easily.

What I absolutely adored about this pedal is it can give you the most spanky single coil mid gain sound(with a humbucker guitar) when you take the gain to 9 o'clock, bump the presence up, put a compressor in front and roll off the guitars volume when using the inbetween pickup selection and you have the most beautiful spanky modern sound!

Apart from the amazing sounds that this pedal delivers I have to say this is a quite noisy pedal and doesn't go along with electrical interference so you have to be careful with the way you power them.

Pros:
1) Amazing lead and high gain chugga chugga sound.
2) Amazing spanky sound.
3) Not muddy and quite articulate
4) Tight knob

Cons:
1) No mid knob.
2) Not so flexible as far as it's gain structure.
3) Quite noisy
Helpful · Not helpful · Report review
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
199 €
Incl. VAT; plus 20 € shipping
Free shipping from 298 €
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
Share this product
Your Contacts
Phone: +49-9546-9223-20
FAX: +49-9546-9223-24
Free test reports
Total Guitar Friedman BE-OD
Friedman BE-OD
Total Guitar (3/2017)
Future Music Friedman BE-OD
Friedman BE-OD
Future Music (2/2017)
Test Report
Test Report
 
 
 
 
 
video
Friedman BE-OD Overdrive
3:45
Friedman BE-OD Overdrive
Rank #21 in Distortion Pedals
 
 
 
 
 
test results:
Offers include 24% Greek VAT and are valid as long as stocks last. Shipping costs to Greece are 20 EUR, free shipping on orders above 298 EUR. Please click here for international Shipping rates. We do not accept liability for typographical errors or inaccurate information of any kind. *RRP = manufacturer's / distributor's recommended retail price in Germany
Arturia DrumBrute Impact Daslight Light Rider Wifi DMX Interface Cameo Studio PAR DTW Audient iD44 Universal Audio Apollo Thunderbolt 3 Card EQ Acoustics Spectrum 2 L5 Tile Black Flyht Pro Rack 2U Eco II Compact 23 Origin Effects Revival Footswitch HoTone Binary IR Cab Harley Benton Fusion-HSH MN Aqua IK Multimedia UNO Synth Presonus Studio 1810
Recommended
Arturia DrumBrute Impact

Analog drum computer; 10 sounds: Kick, Snare 1, Snare 2, Tom Hi, Tom Low, Cowbell, Cymbal, Closed Hat, Open Hat and FM; 64 patterns with up to 64 steps each; accentuation and switchable color tone coloring per instrument and step;...

to the product
299 €
Recommended
Daslight Light Rider Wifi DMX Interface

Daslight Light Rider Wifi DMX Interface, Tablet-based DMX control, intuitive operating concept allows quick access to all functions and simplifies use, free App "Light Rider" for iOS, Android and Amazon Fire Tablet, perfect for DJs thanks to beat synchronization via...

to the product
285 €
Recommended
Cameo Studio PAR DTW

White light LED PAR With variable colour temperature and dim-to-warm function, Professional LED PAR for use on theater and drama stages or for object lighting, Dim-to-warm function ensures a dark orange light colour in the low brightness range by...

to the product
333 €
(1)
Recommended
Audient iD44

20-in / 24-out desktop audio interface Fully metallic desktop housing, Control knobs made of solid, hand-milled aluminium, 4 Class A Audient console mic preamps, 60 dB gain, AD / DA converter of the highest class, 2 ADAT inputs and...

to the product
579 €
Recommended
Universal Audio Apollo Thunderbolt 3 Card

Universal Audio Apollo Thunderbolt 3 Card; Expansion Card for Apollo Rack Interfaces; two Thunderbolt 3 Ports, 5 W bus power for all connected Thunderbolt 3 peripherals; up to 40 Gbit/s; System requirements: macOS Sierra/High Sierra or Windows 10 with Fall...

to the product
499 €
Recommended
EQ Acoustics Spectrum 2 L5 Tile Black

Acoustic Absorber Material of the absorber's core: 100% polyester with textile cover, Very robust, Non-allergenic and doesn't contain irritants, Odour-free, Good efficiency in the medium and high frequency ranges, Wall and ceiling mounting is possible with the flexi-system (hook...

to the product
172 €
Recommended
Flyht Pro Rack 2U Eco II Compact 23

Flyht Pro Rack 2U Eco II Compact 23, 19" 2U double door rack case, 23 cm deep, material: 6 mm black Coated plywood, durable aluminium profiles, ball corners, carry handle, 4x snap-locks, variable rack rails in the front, 4x rubber...

to the product
55 €
Recommended
Origin Effects Revival Footswitch

Origin Effects Revival Footswitch, 2-button footswitch, add more flexibility to the Origin Effects RevivalDRIVE with footswitchable mid-boost and dry blend

to the product
111 €
Recommended
HoTone Binary IR Cab

Effect pedal for electric guitar and electric bass Delivers 100 IR-based legendary guitar and bass cab models, Impulse Response (IR) based speaker simulation, CDCM-based studio microphone and power amp models, Various microphone positions (X, Y, Z) and room simulations,...

to the product
127 €
Recommended
Harley Benton Fusion-HSH MN Aqua

Electric Guitar Ergonomically shaped mahogany body, "Ultra Quilted" maple veneer top, Matching headstock, Bolt-on Canadian Hard Maple neck, Maple fretboard, Neck profile: Modern C, Clay Dot fretboard inlays, 24 Medium jumbo stainless steel frets, Nu-Bone nut, Nut width: 42...

to the product
311 €
(5)
Recommended
IK Multimedia UNO Synth

Monophonic analog synthesizer with step sequencer, arpeggiator and effects section Classic setup with 2 VCOs and noise generator, multimode filters, amps, 2 envelopes and LFO, Waveform VCOs Triangle, sawtooth and variable pulse width rectangle, Multimode filter with 12 dB...

to the product
233 €
(1)
Recommended
Presonus Studio 1810

18 x 8 USB 2.0 audio interface 24 bits / 192 kHz, 2 front combo inputs Mic / Line / Inst (XLR / jack), 2 front combo inputs Mic / Line (XLR / jack), 4 XMAX Class A mic...

to the product
399 €
Feedback Found an error or want to give us feedback about this page?

We're looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can.

Please leave a comment. Please enter your e-mail address.