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Tech 21 SansAmp Geddy Lee Signature YYZ Overdrive Bass Effects Pedal

Jointly developed with Geddy Lee, the Tech 21 SansAmp Geddy Lee Signature YYZ Overdrive Bass Effects Pedal has a Mix control, active 3-band EQ, and more to add more definition to your sound.


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Geddy Lee has been performing without onstage amps and speakers since 1996, favoring major household appliances instead. Known for using a variety of gear to create interesting layered tones, Geddy has included the SansAmp RBI and/or the SansAmp RPM in his rig since 2001. Wanting to streamline and simplify his gear for new projects, Geddy Lee partnered with Tech 21 to design a signature rackmount SansAmp, the GED-2112. This challenging collaboration involved distilling a boatload
of equipment into a single rackspace.

Challenging themselves to bring a super-compact, portable alternative, Tech 21 further distilled the rackmount into a pedal format. The SansAmp YYZ offers Geddy's core sound and the versatility for many different styles.


  • All Analog SansAmp Technology Enables You to Record Directly and Enhance Previously Recorded Tracks
  • For Live Performances, the YYZ Can Drive a Power Amp and Speakers, Augment Your Existing Amplifier Set-Up, or Run Directly into the Mixer of a PA System
  • Mix Control to Blend the Ratio of High-End Studio Clean and Dirty Bass Tube Amp Tones
  • Tight Button to Add Definition to Your Notes in Cleaner Settings and Make Distorted Tones Snappier
  • Drive Adjusts the Overall Amount of Gain and Overdrive, Similar to When the Output Section of a Tube Amp is Being Pushed
  • Active 3-Band EQ
  • Master Volume
  • 9V Alkaline Battery and Optional DC Power Supply Not Included

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  • Bass Effects Pedal

Really cool pedal


This is a really cool pedal with so many possibilities. One of my best pedal purchases.





After using this pedal in a home setting, I'd like to state that I've owned quite a few effects as a bassist. This falls in the excellent section and I would highly recommend to any bassist looking for an overdrive. While this is clearly marketed towards fans of Rush, there is a wide array of sounds that would be useful. I enjoy using it as a preamp and I'm sure there are plenty of people hoping that it would feature inputs to run as a DI. However, I think Tech 21 has done a great job working with Geddy Lee on making a pedal for all bassists. If you enjoy overdrive on bass (Darkglass, Rusty Box, etc.) then you'll definitely enjoy this pedal. If you're a bassist who just wants a good preamp to take to a jam then you'll enjoy this pedal. RIP Neil Peart



Great punch with superior EQ


Just a few minutes and I felt right at home with this SansAmp.. You can add enough bite and keep the bass tone round and tight at the same time, great overdrive performance. This pedal is a new go-to in my kit.



Geddy Up!


A fantastic preamp for dialing in the Rush sound or your own grit. I have other Tech 21 units and other bass over drives ... this compliments with it's own flavor. Very pleased.



SansAmp Geddy Lee Signature YYZ Overdrive Bass Effects Pedal

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Effect Type Bass Preamp/Overdrive
Inputs 1
Outputs 1
True Bypass No
Control Layout Master, Low, High, Drive, Mix/Deep Drive, Mid, Footswitch
Casing Type/Chassis Aluminum
Battery Power Yes
Battery Type 9V Alkaline
Power Supply Type DC
Power Supply Included No
Weight 1 lbs.
Dimensions 4.5 x 1.5 x 5.5 inches (WxHxD)
Series SansAmp Signature
Model YYZ
Warranty Info:

The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.

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