Maxon OOD-9 Organic Overdrive Pedal

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Estimated delivery: 24th - 26th October
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2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

2 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

Once the product is delivered, you have 30 days to decide that you definitely want to keep it. If you decide it is not suitable for any reason, you can return it back to us for replacement or full refund, including standard delivery charges.

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  • Offers Low Gain, Dynamic Overdriven Tones
  • Updated Version of Maxons First Overdrive Pedal
  • Stack With Other ODs For Increased Tonal Options
  • Livens Up Dark Sounding Guitars & Amps
  • True Bypass Switching Offers Transparent Tones When Engaged

Maxon OOD-9 Organic Overdrive Pedal

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The Maxon OOD-9 Organic Overdrive Pedal is based on Maxon's original overdrive unit from the 1970's, and delivers a tube amp-like low gain, with a dynamic overdrive that doesn’t colour your tone. Players can achieve an organic sound with dynamics, that can be used as a dirt box or a amp booster, for a versatile overdrive. The OOD-9 can be stacked with other Overdrive units for increased tonal options, and added impact. Gigging musicians can also benefit from the roadworthy enclosure, that will withstand even the toughest gig.

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An Updated Version of Maxon’s First Overdirve

The OOD-9 Overdrive is an updated version of Maxon’s first over drive pedal, the OD880, and provides a tube amp-like low gain, along with a dynamic overdrive that doesn’t colour your original tone. Its mild, transparent character enhances your natural tone, allowing you to create an organic sound that is heavily affected by the dynamics of your playing. The pedal works well as a standalone dirt box or as an amp booster to push your amp into heavy distorted tones. Stack the OOD-9 with other overdrive pedals to increase your tonal options, adding clarity and character to your overall tone.

Powerful Electronics and Design

The pedal's powerful overdrive comes from its OSD-9 circuit, replacing the circuit’s NOS 741 Op Amps with NJM 4558’s for a more modern tone. This setup produces an incredibly warm, open sounding overdrive that has a pronounced high frequency response that’s perfect for living up dark sounding guitars and amps, ensuring your tone always sounds bright. The OOD-9 has also been designed to react smoothly to any input level changes, giving the pedal a high interactive response to your playing dynamics. A voltage converter stabilises the operating voltage at 9VDC to provide a smooth and consistent operation and tonality, while the true bypass switching provides transparent sounds when the pedal is not in use.

Maxon’s Note on Powering the OOD-9

This pedal’s voltage regulator IC requires a high inrush current of approximately 2000 mA upon startup. When using with a Power Brick such as the Voodoo Labs Pedal Power 2+, this pedal should be connected to a high current power jack when possible.

If it is not possible to connect to a high current jack, you can power the OOD-9 by leaving a battery in the pedal. Upon initial start-up, unplug the external DC power input cable, engage the pedal, and then plug the DC power input cable back in – the pedal will now power up normally off the external power supply until you power down your pedalboard.

About Maxon

Maxon started out in Japan in 1965 under the name Nisshin Onpa, manufacturing guitar pickups before producing OEM products for other companies. Nisshin Onpa was responsible for designing and manufacturing many legendary pedals while working in partnership with Ibanez, including the TS-808/TS808 and TS9 tube screamers. Although many of the pedals Maxon created were released under the Ibanez name, Maxon was producing pedals under their own name, and in 2002 when the two companies parted way, Maxon began to push its name as a manufacturer of high-quality effects pedals. Today Maxon produce "hard-to-find" vintage type effects pedals, and are used by many artists such as Pearl Jam, Troy Van Leeuwen, Steve Stevens, Brad Whitford, and many more.

Features

  • Delivers low gain, and dynamic overdriven tones
  • Updated version of Maxon’s first Overdrive pedal from 1977
  • Low gain, dynamic overdrive like a tube amp
  • Works great as an amp booster
  • Stack with other OD’s for increased tonal options
  • Regulated 9 VDC power (sold separately)
  • True bypass switching maintains your guitar's tone when not in use
  • Rugged, roadworthy housing will sit well on any pedalboard

Specifications

General

  • Input Impedance: 500K Ohms
  • Output Impedance: 10K Ohms or Less
  • Maximum Gain: 41.5dB (700Hz)
  • Equivalent Input Noise: -107dB or Less (IHF-A)
  • Control: Drive, Level

Power Specs

  • Operating Voltage: 9V
  • Power Consumption: 18mA/DC 9V, 18mA/DC 10V
  • Power Supply: 9V battery (6LR61 or 6F22) x 1 or Maxon AC Adaptor
  • Battery life (Approx.):
    • Manganese Dry Battery: 10.5 hours
    • Alkaline Dry Battery: 23 hours

Dimensions

  • Width: 74mm
  • Depth: 124mm
  • Height: 54mm
  • Weight (Including Battery): 580g (Approx.)

Please Note: Pedal does not come with an AC adaptor