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Maccheroni Bros – A dual overdrive

CategoriesOverdrive
ForElectric Guitar
Product IDMACSTD01E
AvailabilityAvailable
Price218€

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Overview

Maccheroni Bros is a dual overdrive consisting of two distinct circuits, designed to create a wide variety of modern versatile new sounds. The two channels are called Fred and Mike, both Italo-American bricklayers with very different personalities.

  • Fred is lanky and placid, the ‘good’ brother. This channel is based on the proprietary PCN circuit finely calibrated to this role. It gives a creamy sound and dynamic overdrive with sweet midrange sustain that favors a Legato technique.
  • Mike, stout and short-tempered, the ‘indomitable’ brother, produces the rock sound obtainable from a tube amp pulled at full throttle. This channel provides good sustain and presence with clear attack of every note played. Its circuit is based on a J-Fet stadium, combined with other circuits designed to obtain the best overall sonic performance.

Features

TEFI Vintage Lab created this dual overdrive for musicians that need a wide variety of modern overdrive sounds. You can adjust Fred for delicate distortions and Mike for the more aggressive kind, but their roles can also be switched for maximum versatility.

Input impedance 700 kOhm
Output impedance 470 Ohm
Max Gain "FRED" channel +50dB
Max Gain "MIKE" channel +66dB
Signal switching True-bypass
Supply voltage/Current absorption 9VDC/26mA
Power connection/ground type Negative tip/negative ground
Battery supply +9V (6LF22)
Enclosure material Hammond enclosure, aluminium die-cast