Diamond Marquis Treble Boost

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Diamond Marquis Treble Boost
Diamond Marquis Treble Boost

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not your typical treble boost!  (By Red Neville)
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I bought this upon hearing the pedal's one youtube demo clip, which features the pedal going into a clean amp. Into my threshold-of-breakup Fender Deluxe, though, the Germanium mode sounds much, much nastier than in the clip. Probably won't use this except for recording. It's a real nice trashy texture.

The hybrid mode, which in the clip sounds tame, exhibits a bit more grit with my rig, but still remains very musical. This is what I expect I will use live. Turn it on and roll back the guitar's vol. knob a bit and experience a full, gritty-textured "clean" sound. Gooses my colorsound overdriver clone into a nice fuzz tone. Hybrid mode is also a bit quieter than the Germanium mode.

This is my first Diamond pedal, and perhaps not my last. PCB inside, but looks to be very neat and rugged. A big plus is that, unlike some other treble boosters, you can run this with a 9v negative-center power supply, and daisy chain it with your other pedals. Also, you can't really see it in any of the online pictures, but the pedal's red finish has a subtle sparkle in it. Nice aesthetic touch.

If you're looking for a clean boost, look elsewhere. If you're looking for something that adds some oomph and color, or else makes it sound like your amp is pissed off and spitting nails, check out the Diamond Marquis. (Posted on 3/22/14)

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Diamond Guitar Pedals Marquis Treble Booster

The Marquis Treble Boost pedal by Diamond Guitar Pedals offers excellent tone, quality and versatility. As described by Diamond pedals, the term Treble Booster is something of a misnomer. Some might say if the goal of this pedal is simply to increase the treble or mid frequencies of your guitar signal, why not simply do it on the EQ of your amp? In reality however the Diamond Marquis Treble Boost does much more than just this. The Diamond Marquis Treble Boost pedal does somewhat reduce low end frequencies while increasing upper midranges. However in addition to this, the Diamond Marquis Treble Boost adds a certain amount of grit or overdrive to your tone. By running what is known as this "hot" signal through your amp you are able to get a tone quite different than from just adjusting the amp's EQ. Built with a genuine Germanium transistor, the Diamond Marquis Treble Boost is based on Diamond's limited run J-Drive TR, which was based upon vintage treble boost effect pedal circuits. Now combined into the Diamond Marquis Treble Boost, this pedal is reminiscent of the tones of the '60s and '70s with their signature overdrive and sustain. The Diamond Marquis Treble Boost pedal features an On/Off bypass foot switch, as well as a Gain control knob. This knob allows you to control the amount of boost output generated by the pedal. In addition, the Diamond Marquis Treble Boost features a mode switch to alternate between the Germanium and Hybrid modes. Germanium mode works best when being added to an already overdriven signal for added sustain. In Hybrid mode all frequencies are boosted evenly, though there is less output than in Germanium mode and less added grit to the tone. This setting is more fitting for being added to a relatively clean signal. The Diamond Marquis Treble Boost offers two versatile modes to add everything from a little boost, to excellent grit and sustain to your tone.

Diamond Guitar Pedals Marquis Treble Boost Features:

  • Bypass footswitch and Gain control knob
  • Built with a genuine Germanium transistor
  • Features switchable Hybrid and Germanium modes
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  • We kick them, stomp on them, toss them and play them hard. They can take it. But on occassion a pedal may break down on us. PGS offers a One-Year Platinum Replacement Warranty that covers all new pedals purchased with us from manufacturer defects. Any manufacturer's defect in your pedal within one year of purchase will result in the replacement of that pedal free of charge. Units returned defective due to user error or incorrect powering resulting in a non-functioning pedal are not covered under our replacement policy.  In this case please contact the manufacturer for repair.

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