After introducing the popular TightMetal Pro™ and BigRock Pro distortion pedals in 2013/14, Amptweaker™ started working on the 2 button version of the popular TightDrive™. With its included Fat and Smooth switches, the TightDrive Pro™ can get all the familiar tones from our popular TightDrive pedal, and with the Gain switch turned OFF, transparent overdrive tones are plentiful.
Unlike most 2-button overdrive pedals with boost, the TightDrive Pro includes 2 Boost knobs, one before and one after the distortion.....so it’s easy to boost the gain AND volume, for the perfect solo tone. And per customer requests, the 'Boost' Volume control has also been tweaked to allow cutting of the volume when the Gain is boosted, so it's easier to balance the volume. There’s also a Midboost button that works with the output Boost knob, to help solos cut through the mix.
The TightDrive Pro has a Smooth Edge switch which cuts the high end sizzle for a warmer edge or adds clarity when it's OFF, depending on your perspective. There are also 2 Fat switches for the rhythm and/or Boosted tones to have a thicker attack with a bit more compression, by extending the lowend to a more normal range. The added three band EQ allows for much tonal variation, with its PlexEQ button for more traditional stack tone. A new 'cleaner' noise gate was developed for the TightDrive Pro, which is designed to reduce noise while maintaining the cleaner tones it's capable of.
Dual Lit Boost controls via Boost footswitch 3 Band EQ, w/ Smooth Edge sw. and PlexEQ sw. 3 effects loops....Universal, Boost with Pre/Post switches, and the SideTrak loop that works when the pedal is OFF! Patch in clean effects Gain, Tight & Volume Controls High Gain switch for overdrive tones, off for cleaner transparent boost tones Noise Gate switch, with internal adjustment, tracks gain Mid switch with PlexEQ setting Mid Boost switch tweaks Boost to punch through Internal Fat switches for warmer Rhythm and/or Boost tones Can be used as a preamp, or into the front of your amp LED lit knobs when using a power supply Battery disconnect switch with red indicator Runs on 9V-18V batteries or supplies–like 'variacing' your amp up and down, or similar to 50W versus 100W tone Current: 18mA with 1 or 2-9V batteries, 22mA with 9V adapter, 24mA with 18V adapter(adapters add knob LEDs....internal switch disconnects 1-9V battery clip DC Adapter jack, standard 2.1mm X 5.5mm, center ground(-) Magnetic Battery access door opens w/o tools Weight: 3 pounds, Dimensions: 5.625"W X 5"D X 2.125"H Handmade in the USA