CRISPY, CRANKY OVERDRIVE

When you, your guitar and amplifier won’t sing along on reasonable levels, when you need that magic crank. Or when the rest of your pedals ain’t rough enough—use FITZO to shine through!

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Non EU=$215 USD
(No Swedish VAT)


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EU=€229 EUR
(Swedish VAT included)

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BACKGROUND

Many/most ‍overdrive ‍pedals ‍comes ‍with ‍a ‍limited ‍audio ‍spectrum/reduced ‍bass ‍and ‍treble (read ‍The ‍Tube ‍Screamer ‍Topology ‍which ‍comes ‍from ‍the ‍impression ‍of ‍a ‍“needed ‍mid ‍hump ‍to ‍cut ‍through ‍in ‍the ‍mix”). ‍

‍Sure yeah, but the ‍drawback ‍of ‍this ‍with ‍guitar ‍pedals ‍is ‍it ‍will ‍sound ‍& ‍feel ‍fake/constrained, as ‍the ‍personality ‍of ‍your ‍amp ‍and ‍guitar ‍disappears ‍when ‍the ‍pedal ‍is ‍activated, and ‍that’s ‍not ‍always ‍wanted.

‍Because ‍of ‍this, ‍with ‍FITZO, ‍we ‍have ‍chosen ‍a ‍different ‍path. ‍FITZO ‍has ‍“full” ‍bandwidth ‍and ‍added ‍to ‍that ‍a ‍guitar ‍tailored ‍tone ‍stack. ‍This ‍works ‍really ‍well ‍if ‍your ‍amplifier ‍and ‍speaker ‍isn’t ‍too ‍bright. ‍FITZO ‍is ‍a ‍natural, ‍rhythmic, ‍tactile ‍sounding ‍thing ‍which ‍some ‍might ‍say ‍is ‍bright ‍or ‍cold ‍while ‍we ‍call ‍it ‍a ‍different ‍kind ‍of ‍chocolate, ‍with ‍more ‍cocoa, ‍less ‍sugar ‍and ‍a ‍well ‍balanced ‍amount ‍of ‍salt ‍added. ‍If ‍you ‍want ‍even ‍more, ‍with ‍pepper ‍or mustard included, ‍check ‍out ‍FITZO PLUS

TECHNICALS

Power ‍Consumption

9 ‍V ‍DC/1.2 ‍mA ‍(Very ‍low ‍power ‍consumption)

‍AC ‍Adapter ‍(Optional)

5-18 ‍V ‍DC, ‍center-pin ‍negative ‍(Straight ‍plug, ‍BOSS ‍Standard ‍connection, ‍regulated ‍power ‍supply)


FITZO

Dimensions ‍(L/W/H)

111,6/61,6/50,0 ‍mm ‍(4,37/2,4/1,9 ‍In)—Weight: ‍450 ‍grams/0,99 ‍lbs—heavy!

Colour, ‍finish

May ‍vary ‍depending ‍on ‍season ‍and ‍probably ‍by ‍a ‍reason. ‍Feb ‍2010 ‍and ‍further ‍on: ‍White ‍with ‍grey/silver ‍print

CONTROLS

PUSH SWITCH

GIMME—Mechanical (true) bypass switching, ON indicated with a bright blue LED

POTENTIOMETERS

DRIVE—Amount of overdrive/distortion, very natural and crisp, “amp sounding” all the way from clean to lighter/medium “dirty” sounds

VOLUME—Output level (as loud as you’ll need)

BASS—Lower frequenciestone control (passive)

TREBLE—Higher frequencies control (passive)

TOGGLE SWITCHES

PRES*—3-position toggle/higher frequencies character (passive)
MID*—3-position toggle/mid frequencies character (passive)
* Thanks to the Mid and Presence switches brighter amps (ala Fender) can also get Great Distortion.

INTERNALS

► 2 x trimmers, Slope + Mid (for “Factory Default” adjustments)

WHAT YOU GET WITH THIS CRANKER

LISTEN TO FITZO

Buy FITZO

Non EU=$215 USD
(No Swedish VAT)


EU=€229 EUR
(Swedish VAT included)