Killing Floor Gain Boost SAMPLE SETTINGS

Gainy Growl

Gainy Growl

Push a clean amp into a fat overdrive with an aggressive growl for solos. This setting is still very touch-sensitive, so don’t be afraid to back off your... Read More

Classic Thick Drive

Classic Thick Drive

Use this setting for a chewy distorted sound you can leave on as part of your core tone. It’s especially great for power chords and octaves. You may want to... Read More

Awesomizer

Awesomizer

Enhances the character of your guitar by adding presence, punch and sparkle without pushing too far into overdrive. This setting works equally well as a gain boost... Read More

Gain Changer

Gain Changer

Take a classic rock rhythm tone and push it into 80s metal territory. If you’re using humbuckers, try adding the high boost for extra clarity.

Forza Overdrive SAMPLE SETTINGS

Sparkly Overdrive

Sparkly Overdrive

Think of this as “a little more” on top of a clean amp channel: plenty of body with a little midrange dip to smooth out the tone. This setting sounds especially... Read More

British Crunch

British Crunch

Use this setting with a clean amp channel for vintage crunch tone. The mid-range response is flat with lower bass for more focus, and it features maxi-mum drive... Read More

Big Rhythm

Big Rhythm

Use this setting with a clean amp channel for a classic American rhythm sound. The boosted bass and completely scooped mids give a thick tone, and the wide open... Read More

Tight Metal Boost

Tight Metal Boost

Use this setting in front of a high-gain amp to tighten up the bottom end and add thickness and compression to the mids while keeping pick articulation clear.

Lead Boost

Lead Boost

Use this setting on top of your overdriven or distorted rhythm sound to add punch and sustain, or to turn a great rhythm sound into a great lead sound.

Palladium Gain Stage SAMPLE SETTINGS

MotherJamChainsGarden

MotherJamChainsGarden

Flash back in time to 1992, when people were flocking to theaters to see Singles and the sound of Seattle ruled the airwaves. Aggressive, edgy and articulate - this... Read More

Brown Sound

Brown Sound

Pull that pointy headstock guitar out of the closet, plug it into this setting and transport yourself instantly back to the Sunset Strip circa 1983. Fans of hard... Read More

90's Hard Rock

90's Hard Rock

Slightly ducked midrange and tons of gain combine to nail the tone of chunky 90’s hard rock. Big bottom end, articulate on the top end and enough presence to cut... Read More

Versatile Classic

Versatile Classic

Just enough gain to cover the bases from standard blues riffing to intricate hard rock rhythm playing, this setting nails a wide palette of more traditional rock... Read More

Modern Thick Lead

Modern Thick Lead

Modern metal and prog-rock master Nick Johnston created this setting to react to his use of the volume knob on his guitar and provide an extremely wide range of... Read More

Aggressive Rhythm

Aggressive Rhythm

Conquering Dystopia rhythm ace Keith Merrow uses this setting for everything from heavy rhythm playing to aggressive single note runs. Tight and powerful, just add... Read More

Catalina Dynamic Chorus SAMPLE SETTINGS

Classic Chorus

Classic Chorus

The controls set at noon is a perfect starting point, adding just the right amount of depth and dimension to your sound without becoming overpowering.

Vibrato

Vibrato

A unique, organic and liquid sound with over the top 'sea-sick' pitch bending warbles.

Deep 80's Goth

Deep 80's Goth

Lush, deep modulation with sparkly top-end - best when played with plenty of eyeliner

Double Track

Double Track

Simulates a second guitar track for a thicker, fuller sound - perfect for making solos sounds huge.

Spinner

Spinner

Evokes the vibe and mojo of a rotating speaker cabinet

Underwater Grunge

Underwater Grunge

Classic 'watery' chorus that evokes the distinct 90's Seattle sound.

805 Overdrive SAMPLE SETTINGS

Subtle Boost

Subtle Boost

With the Drive control fully counter-clockwise, the 805 Overdrive acts as a signal booster with 8dB of gain, adding more life and sparkle to your tone along with... Read More

Scooped Mid

Scooped Mid

Setting the Mid control around 10 o’clock gives a bit of a scoop to the normally mid-range predominant punch, accentuating the beef and clarity for both picking... Read More

Valve Howler (Thank you, Mr. Thesaurus)

Valve Howler (Thank you, Mr. Thesaurus)

Push your amp’s front-end into overdrive, with some additional rich, tasty grit from the pedal. The personality of the tone will depend upon your specific amp and... Read More

Keith Merrow recommends:

Keith Merrow recommends:

“I have the following setting, which I use for a tight modern metal sound in front of a high gain amp.”

Vapor Trail Analog Delay SAMPLE SETTINGS

Slap Happy

Slap Happy

The slap-back delay is one of the most commonly used delay effects, giving a subtle thickening to the overall sound. It adds solid punch to power chords and depth... Read More

Run to the Edge

Run to the Edge

Need we say more. Start picking some eighth notes and hear the magic!

Vibro-Delay

Vibro-Delay

Classic long delay with light modulation gives an atomsphereic vibrato effect.

Sparkle & Shine

Sparkle & Shine

Light, airy delay with a lush and ambient trail off.

Long and Liquid

Long and Liquid

Heavier amount of classic delay that hangs in the air long enough to play off of.

Dark Side

Dark Side

Classic delay and modulation warmth, reminiscent of classic tape delay sounds.

Rotating Speaker

Rotating Speaker

Rich, modulation delay that delivers the classic rotating speaker vibe.

Studio Bass Compressor SAMPLE SETTINGS

Subtle Compression

Subtle Compression

Add just a little compression to your overall tone to even things out.

High Compression

High Compression

A large amount of compressed tone mixed with very little dry signal. Great for smoothing out the dynamics in slap-style playing and keeping the pulled notes from... Read More

Sharp, Fast

Sharp, Fast

Add a little sparkle and punch to your top end without sacrificing any of your low end tone!

Reggae

Reggae

Give your sound that fat bottom end you need to have for Reggae, Funk and World music.

Round and Fat

Round and Fat

Great for ballads, Motown, and anytime you want a vintage tone with a nice even amount of top, mid, and bottom.

Punchy Rock

Punchy Rock

Add an aggressive midrange punch to your overall tone while maintaining a fat bottom end.

Shape Shifter Stereo Tremolo SAMPLE SETTINGS

Classic American Trem

Classic American Trem

To achieve the lush, vibrant tremolo found on classic American amplifiers, try starting with these settings.

Classic British Trem

Classic British Trem

British tube amps put their own spin on tremolo and the results have fueled many timeless hit songs. Here’s where you can get a touch of that UK Magic.

Fluttering Shimmer

Fluttering Shimmer

These settings give a cool, warbling quality to single-note lines reminiscent of organs and vibraphones.

Helicopter Chop

Helicopter Chop

This is a more radical version of tremolo that produces an on/off stutter to really drive your sound into madness.

Pickup Booster Hi-Def Boost & Line Driver SAMPLE SETTINGS

Clean, Buffered boost

Clean, Buffered boost

This setting will give a transparent boost to your signal to drive the rest of your pedalboard with greater signal headroom and no loss of high-end, or use at the... Read More

Fattened Strat

Fattened Strat

Setting the Resonance Switch to the “1” position will shift the resonant peak of a single-coil pickup down, thickening up your tone. Putting the Gain control up... Read More

Maximum Beef

Maximum Beef

This setting, with the Resonance Switch on “2” and the Gain control all the way up, gives a single-coil the fatness of a high-output humbucker along with the... Read More

Fattened Humbucker

Fattened Humbucker

This setting, with the Resonance Switch on “0” and the Gain control all the way up, gives maximum saturation and sustain to a humbucker.

Vise Grip Compressor SAMPLE SETTINGS

Keepin' It Clean

Keepin' It Clean

Neither too much nor too little, this will allow your chords to ring and sustain naturally, just as Seymour intended. Adjust the Blend to taste to further increase... Read More

Sustain for Days

Sustain for Days

This will give you more than enough time to go away and have a bite: you'll certainly still be hearing this one. Great for chords and better for single notes, this... Read More

Funky Chops

Funky Chops

Rev up your bridge single coil and get that picking hand working. Give your rhythmic chops and single-note melody lines a rounded edge that sounds great on the... Read More

Lo-Fi Thinning

Lo-Fi Thinning

Especially effective when using humbuckers, try this to wildly change your tone from warm and full to scratchy and toppy at the press of a footswitch. Want to... Read More

Clean Solo Emphasis

Clean Solo Emphasis

You don’t want any additional drive with a clean boost, and this setting gives you just that. Adjust the Volume knob to the output of your amp and balance the... Read More

Dirty Deed Distortion SAMPLE SETTINGS

Fat Rhythm / Lead Tone

Fat Rhythm / Lead Tone

This is a great all-around sound for power chords, arpeggiated rhythm lines and leads alike. Big, fat, and saturated.

Power Crunch

Power Crunch

This tone scoops out more of the mids while bumping the lows and highs for a mean, aggressive sound that’s razor sharp.

Open Rhythm Crunch

Open Rhythm Crunch

An incredibly responsive, dynamic, chord sound. Ease up on your picking attack and it’s clean, bash it and it will roar like a lion. Rolling off the bass a touch... Read More

Big Saturated Solo Sustain

Big Saturated Solo Sustain

This lead tone will sing and cry all day long. The saturation will make it easy to play legato lines but the clarity will let fast picked passages jump right out... Read More