Wampler Hot Wired v2 Overdrive/Distortion

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Wampler Hot Wired v2 Overdrive/Distortion

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Excellent All-Purpose Dirt  (By Frank Lee)
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For all varieties of indie-rock, blues, classic rock, country, fusion and even hard-rock (the ACDC, Motley Crue...and dare I say, Kings of Leon area), it seems like Wampler's where it's at right now.

Probably a little bit better when used with single-coils, P90s and mini-humbuckers, the Hot Wired v2 gives you both excellent lead tones and solid rhythm tones, that work really well regardless of your favorite/favored amp settings (hipster shoegazin mop-headed mid-boosted frowny-faced kids, country-pickin and bluesy riffin flat-and-stiff-lipped gentlemen or who'dat windmillin, grinnin and rollin all mid-scooped and smiley-facin?).

On the right (where I think this thing really excels), it gives you a smooth and creamy, very natural, neutral sort of overdrive with a wonderful, two-days-later-and-it's-still-ringing sustain. If I had to compare it to another overdrive, I'd have to go with Carl Martin, but it doesn't color your tone as much (and that's saying truck-loads)...this OD just sounds like whatever amp, whatever guitar I'm using, as if I were plugged directly into the amp, cranked to ten or eleven or twelve (depending), only with more control, less volume (if you really want less volume) and almost as much breakup as I could ask for. In addition, you have a very useful blend control, which takes you into something like Sparkle Drive territory, but rather than the two-amp feel that the Voodoo do, it's more cohesive, like you're bringing clarity back in, not cleanliness (if that makes any sense). Then, you also have the "Normal, Fat, Fatter" switch. At low volumes, you probably won't be able to tell the difference between these three settings, but at band-practice or club-gigging levels, it's extremely useful. It gives my single-coils a miniHB flavor and my P90s and miniHBs a very full, almost PAF flavor, which is very useful, not to mention musical.

Then, on the left, you've got everything again but the blend, and the "distortion" (rather than OD on this side) is voiced with more bite and more saturation. In fact, it sounds a little like the "classic" "Class A" tube-amp distortion (think the traditional distorted Marshall, Vox, Orange or TopHat). Basically, it's a lot like the left-side OD, just a bit brighter, a bit tighter and a bit bitier with just, to put it plainly-and-simply, more of everything on tap.

The only thing that I could suggest to make this pedal better would be more like a variation rather than an improvement. Basically, I like the right-side OD so much, that a dual OD (one with Blend, the other without) would be awesome...or maybe, keep the right-side Blend OD and put a Sovereign or Velvet Fuzz on the other...in other words, this one pedal could very easily spawn a whole series of pedals... (Posted on 10/3/13)

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Wampler Hot Wired v2 Overdrive/Distortion

Wampler’s Brent Mason Signature Hot Wired v2 gives you the whole range of versatile overdrive and distortion sounds Nashville’s #1 session musician relies upon every day. The Hot Wired v2 is two pedals in one. Each can be used individually for a range of subtle effects or stacked for a truly epic sound. The Overdrive section alone delivers a whole spectrum of tone, with its own Volume, Overdrive, Blend and Tone controls giving you the everything from a bright chickin’ pickin’ clean boost to a rich, warm crunch. The Distortion section serves up an abundance of fluid, plexi-flavored gain with its own Volume, Distortion and Tone controls. Each channel comes with its own 3-way Fat switch that boosts the lower end a little or a lot to give substantial presence to any single-coil guitar, and its own footswitch wired for true bypass. The Hot Wired v2 is made in the USA and can be operated on a 9vDC power supply or a single battery.

Wampler Hot Wired v2 Features:

    • Overdrive and Distortion Channels
    • Volume, Overdrive, Blend and Tone Controls
    • 3-Way Overdrive Fat Switch
    • Volume, Distortion and Tone Controls
    • 3-Way Distortion Fat Switch
    • Made in the USA
    • True Bypass
    • 2 Independent LED On/Off Indicators
    • 9vDC or Battery Operation
    • 4.5” (11.4cm) x 4.5” (11.4cm) x 2” (5.08 cm)
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Refunds will be issued to the credit card or Paypal account used for purchase. Please keep in mind that credit card refunds can take up to 10 business days to post on the account once the refund has been processed.