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Wampler Pinnacle Deluxe Overdrive Pedal

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The Wampler Pinnacle Deluxe gives you everything from extreme gain to mild overdrive with an awesome "Brown Sound"!

The Wampler Pinnacle and Pinnacle Deluxe share the same great tone. The difference comes in the form of a couple special features found on the Deluxe version which add some extra versatility. While the Pinnacle has a toggle switch to control its Gain Boost, the Pinnacle Deluxe has that same functionality on a foot switch, so you can kick it in without having to bend down in the middle of a song. The only other difference is that the Pinnacle Deluxe has an additional, internal volume adjustment (just in case you need to go to “11” on the output volume). Because of the added switch, the Pinnacle Deluxe is a little bit larger than the standard Pinnacle, something to keep in mind if you're running a packed pedal board.

The Wampler Pinnacle is praised by Zeke Clark (former Van Halen gear tech) as being the pedal which comes the closest to getting the "Brown Sound" of anything he's ever tried. The Pinnacle is aimed squarely at trying to emulate every aspect of that classic tone, from the powerful mids and highs to the low-end sag when you really hit it.

If you're looking for a great sounding, versatile, very responsive Marshall-in-a-Box type of pedal with lots of high end sizzle available, the Wampler Pinnacle can do those sounds too, and very well. It will even do a killer higher gain tone, though it will always retain that more classic voicing.

The Pinnacle features controls for Gain, Volume, Tone and Contour, as well as a Vintage/Modern switch to change the overall tone from a more classic, darker sound to a brighter, more forward tone, and a Boost switch which changes the internal gain structure between lower and higher gain modes.

This Wampler Pinnacle has 4 knobs - two separate tone controls that act as a sort of parametric EQ, gain and volume. The EQ is extremely tweakable - from scooped mids to tons of warm mids, all with the turn of 2 knobs. It also has a 'bright' switch that adds a ton of variety and is very handy when playing a dark sounding amp, as well as another toggle switch that will give you high gain “Brown Sound” tones.

“I've played tons of pedals that promised that “Brown Sound”... this pedal NAILS it better than anything I've ever heard or played.”
- Zeke Clark, former tech for Eddie Van Halen


Features:

  • Hand made in the U.S.A.
  • High grade film capacitors and resistors picked for their superior sound and response
  • Completely true bypass
  • Battery connection and 9v power jack (barrel plug)(not included)
  • Standard: Power draw: 4mA, Deluxe: Power draw: 9mA
  • Boost switch alters gain structure to take it from overdrive to distortion.
  • High gain, crunchy and dynamic pedal with an extremely tweakable EQ
  • High boost switch for using with amps that are not very bright and sparkly clean
  • 3.5" x 4.5" (88.9mm x 114.3mm)
  • Designed to get the best "brown sound" possible within a pedal design


Order your Wampler Pinnacle Deluxe Overdrive Pedal from Sam Ash Direct today with the security of our 45/60 day return/price protection policy, and be sure to take advantage of our fast, free shipping.

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All Wampler Pedals, Inc. pedals carry a 5-year, fully transferable warranty that covers defects due to parts and labor. The warranty begins at the point of purchase.
Please remember to register your pedal as soon as possible after purchase at the following web page to ensure quicker service if you should ever need to make a
warranty claim: www.wamplerpedals.com/warranty_registration