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Overview

  • 100Hz EQ knob to cut or boost your low end by ±12dB
  • Curve control to fine-tune the corner frequencies of your tone
  • Crystal-clear leads and punchy, dynamic rhythm tones
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The legendary Way Huge Green Rhino has returned!

The Way Huge Electronics Green Rhino Mk II Overdrive pedal has all the gorgeous, classic overdrive that you crave, but it's evolved to include cool new features that make it even more rhinoceriffic. In addition to the Volume, Tone, and Drive controls, you get a 100Hz EQ knob to cut or boost your low end by 12dB. Your low notes can either shake the ground like a stampede across the savannah or cut through the mix like a charging rhino's horn.

This pachyderm of a pedal also sports a Curve control to fine-tune the corner frequencies of your tone. All this amazing tone shaping makes other overdrives seem boring and one-dimensional by comparison.

In front of a clean amp, with the Volume and Drive set at noon, you can go from pristine purity to a punchy, dynamic rhythm tone. Set the Drive low and crank the Volume and add tons of boost to wallop the input of any amp. Turn up the Drive control with the Rhino in front of a distorted channel and hear more gain and sustain than you ever thought your amp was capable of. And no matter how you use it, the Green Rhino Mk II will deliver clean operation, quiet relay-based true-bypass switching, and the rock-solid construction that Way Huge is famous for.

Features

  • 100Hz EQ knob to cut or boost your low end by ±12dB
  • Curve control to fine-tune the corner frequencies of your tone
  • Crystal-clear leads and punchy, dynamic rhythm tones

Awared-winning overdrive, now with features that modern players will love. Order now!

 
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Way Huge ElectronicsGreen Rhino MkII Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal
 
4.4

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        Most Liked Positive Review

         

        what an great pedal

        a well built, great overdrive pedal that you can get many different sounds out. a great pedal for running infront of a distorted amp for extra harmonic richness and chunk.
        This is a...Read complete review

        a well built, great overdrive pedal that you can get many different sounds out. a great pedal for running infront of a distorted amp for extra harmonic richness and chunk.
        This is a great tubescreamer like overdrive with some fetures that are added where many people think that they are lacking. The 100hz boost/cut additon to this pedal is great for thickening up the sound when running this pedal as a boost infront of an amps dirty channel. this pedal has a thicker sound in my opinion than my keleey moded tube screamer and blues driver.(when I run od pedals as boosts I have the gain set at 9 or 10 oclock and the volume about noon and the tone at around 2) As an overdrive pedal it sounds outstanding as well, fat tones with humbuckers and a nice smooth tone with single coils. sounds great running into modulation pedals. this pedal has a good agressive bass od sound as well.
        this was my first way huge pedal, the build quility is ecellent, I will deffenatly be looking at other way huge products in the future
        slightly more expensive than some of the standard tubescreamers and if this pedal was priced a little lower i would mark it at 10 of 10 for value

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        Not Great

        Sound - Think tube screamer with more low end available. Kind of a "bland" overdrive. No real haramonics, can be a thick sound....but a bland thick sound....Read complete review

        Sound - Think tube screamer with more low end available. Kind of a "bland" overdrive. No real haramonics, can be a thick sound....but a bland thick sound. If you run a "trebly sounding amp" or single coils, you may like it. If you are running humbuckers through a full, darker amp....you probably wont' like it.

        If you are a fan of the TS, you will probably like this pedal. It was just OK... and that is being generous. It could be the combo of my LP-plexi. To my ears, this pedal is nowhere near the tone I was searching for. There are way better OD's out there for less money. Also, for a nit pick, the knobs are very easy to move. That sounds great on paper but I was always bumping them with my feet during gigs...thus having to constantly bend down during songs to adjust my sound. Very annoying. That might not sound like a big deal but let it happen to you once and see what you say then:)

        Bottom line, I would stay away. I like my OD to be more "organic" and "tube like". This pedal just didn't cut it.

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        5.0

        Mean green rhino!!

        By Anonymous

        from Wisco

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              Comments about Way Huge Electronics Green Rhino MkII Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

              I've owned and used many varieties of tubescreamers over the years including a TS-808 reissue, TS-9 reissues, keeley modded TS-9, etc. The green rhino is the overall best hands down. I should point out that I primarily use tubescreamers for playing leads and use an OCD and various clean boosts for rhythm work. The rhino has more gain and headroom on tap than any other ts variants that I've used. The big win to me is the bass and mid controls that the rhino offers. I used to have to use a clean boost or EQ in conjunction with my other ts-style pedals to get a similar tone. The rhino also seems to offer more sustain. I use humbuckers and a plexi and the rhino loves both of them. Construction is top notch; the footswitches on the way huge stuff seem indestructible unlike the ibanez/maxon stuff. If you're thinking of buying a TS circuit be sure to look at this one.

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              (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Hope it was just the amp...

              By Archlute75

              from Nashville

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              Pros

              • Easy Switching
              • Responsive
              • Solid construction

              Cons

              • Expected Stronger Tone

              Best Uses

              • Home Studio
              • Performances

              Comments about Way Huge Electronics Green Rhino MkII Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

              Read a lot on this pedal, and watched a number of video clips. Seemed like a great little box, and the tone sounded pretty slick on the recordings. Played through it today at GC. I'd like to hope it was the Egnator amp through which it was running (I wasn't able to access the controls to dial in my own clean sound), but the pedal tones really left me unimpressed. At low gain settings, it did add a lot of definition and punch to the open voiced chords, but I couldn't seem to get that "sweet spot" sound I was looking for when it was turned up a bit for lead lines. Like I said, I hope it was just the amp settings, because it sounded a lot better, and gave me high hopes, on the videos watched.

              I will say that I felt the midrange knob did have a decent effect on the tone, unlike what has been stated by many in the reviews. The boost had a pretty dramatic effect in comparison, however, so if you're hoping for the same level of change from the midrange sweep you'll probably think the same as earlier reviewers. When the boost is dialed way back, the tone changes to what could be described as dumping the bass in the amp EQ, and playing on your phased out coil position.

              I'm going to try it again, and hopefully find a blackstar valve amp in store (like the 40W/60W I use myself), so I can do a definitive test. Probably would be more responsive on single coils, although my dimarzio/IBZ humbuckers create some pretty warm and organic sounds in their own right.

              Would like to recommend it with high marks in the future. Right now it's sitting at mediocre (with added points for the boost and midrange scoop). From what I played today, I'd probably use it to boost my clean rhythm playing, and stick to the preamp gain for my overdrive. Adding this at low settings to an already breaking up class A clean channel might change my mind though.

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              (0 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Try Before You Buy

              By srinivassa

              from Huntsville, AL

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              Pros

              • Good Low End
              • Very Tweakable

              Cons

              • Colors Your Tone

              Best Uses

              • Boosting A Tube Amp

              Comments about Way Huge Electronics Green Rhino MkII Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

              Honestly, I thought from reading reviews and watching clips that this would really be the better OD pedal. I have had a Tube Screamer, and I felt like I was missing something. Was looking for another OD.

              Tried it in Guitar Center finally with a Deluxe Reverb and a Jackson Dinky. (not my favorite equipment) I was surprised by how fat and bloated the Green Rhino sounded. It colored the tone in a way I was not happy with.

              Really, it could be better than I think it is. With different amp/axe, it might really be the trick. I would definitely try this one first before buying. It made my old Tube Screamer seem like a dream to me.

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              2.0

              Not Great

              By Plexi-Paul

              from PA

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                    Comments about Way Huge Electronics Green Rhino MkII Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

                    Sound - Think tube screamer with more low end available. Kind of a "bland" overdrive. No real haramonics, can be a thick sound....but a bland thick sound. If you run a "trebly sounding amp" or single coils, you may like it. If you are running humbuckers through a full, darker amp....you probably wont' like it.

                    If you are a fan of the TS, you will probably like this pedal. It was just OK... and that is being generous. It could be the combo of my LP-plexi. To my ears, this pedal is nowhere near the tone I was searching for. There are way better OD's out there for less money. Also, for a nit pick, the knobs are very easy to move. That sounds great on paper but I was always bumping them with my feet during gigs...thus having to constantly bend down during songs to adjust my sound. Very annoying. That might not sound like a big deal but let it happen to you once and see what you say then:)

                    Bottom line, I would stay away. I like my OD to be more "organic" and "tube like". This pedal just didn't cut it.

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Green Rhino has fantastic tone

                    By jams

                    from Hampton, virginia

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                    Pros

                    • Works with other pedals

                    Cons

                    • Not a thing wrong

                    Best Uses

                    • Left on allways
                    • Performances
                    • Professional Recording

                    Comments about Way Huge Electronics Green Rhino MkII Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

                    If your amp sounds allmost decent,this pedal makes it good!
                    If good tone is your goal this helps you along very well indeed !
                    I leave it on , running a Fulltone GT-500 distortion into it , fabulous if i cut the gain back to a cleaner setting on the Rhino.
                    If amps had preamps like this, a OD pedal wouldnt be in demand.
                    But high intencity tube amps can get harsh when loud , this pedal really helps fix that !
                    Yet this pedal is a big dynamic sounding preamp!
                    It does a fabulous rythem rich and articulate and breaks up well when strummed firmly!
                    I luv the tone on it and have no replacement for this pedal,ive a bunch of pedals and OD like it,but none match the pure string tone this reproduces!
                    I run this pedal last on my preamp board,it helps the tone as it goes direct into the amp and restores the dynamics we all like IMHO !
                    Yes i think it retains your harmonics like no others !

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Only Overdrive I need

                    By Ty

                    from Over the Hills

                    Comments about Way Huge Electronics Green Rhino MkII Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

                    Does exactly what any tubescreamer can do, just better. Worth the money and it will stay with me forever.
                    Perfect for a pedal. It has the traditional controls of a tubescreamer, but adds a bass boost (which works great) and a curve control (it isn't a dramatic effect, but it really helps you key in on the sweetspot).
                    Everything is sturdy and the casing is a nice lightweight. The green aluminum also looks great.
                    It really isn't too expensive, especially after other overdrive pedal prices are considered. It will last a lifetime, delivers great tone and is good enough to be the only overdrive pedal I really ever need. This pedal is a bargain.

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                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Love it!

                    By Ken

                    from Choctaw, OK

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                    Comments about Way Huge Electronics Green Rhino MkII Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

                    Sounds great with the BBE Soull Vibe for a perfect Hedrix sound.

                    This pedal really beefed up my start's sound. Very rich.
                    Good quality - you get two green pins to were on your cout too, which my kid loved!
                    Good deal all around.

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                    (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Solid overdrive

                    By Echoman-AAYcL

                    from Undisclosed

                    Comments about Way Huge Electronics Green Rhino MkII Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

                    This is a great pedal but just not what I was looking for. I think that most will find this to a be a great TS style overdrive. I would reccomend it to someone who barely uses any gain and would like to boost the lows. Again, this is not a dirt box, it runs very clean with minimum gain.
                    TS style overdrive with minimal gain. Features a lower frequency boost which is great but a mid control that does nothing...barely audible. True bypass and built tough. I think it's a quality pedal but I feel my Tubescreamer and MI Audio Blues Pro sound better. The Green Rhino sounds a bit bland and too clean for my tastes. I was looking for a replacement for my Tubescreamer TS9DX but with true bypass. I ended up selling both the TS9dx and the Green Rhino and bought the MI Audio Blues Pro of which I like a lot. Maybe it is the JRC chip in the Blues Pro that makes it more like my TS9DX. Anyway, I feel the Blues Pro is a better fit for me.
                    Built well and is a great sounding pedal but again I feel the overdrive is a bit too clean for me lacking that smooth organic feel that makes a tubecreamer great. I will say the boost dial make a great feature for the Rhino.

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                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    what an great pedal

                    By andrew moeller

                    from Minnesota

                    Comments about Way Huge Electronics Green Rhino MkII Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

                    a well built, great overdrive pedal that you can get many different sounds out. a great pedal for running infront of a distorted amp for extra harmonic richness and chunk.
                    This is a great tubescreamer like overdrive with some fetures that are added where many people think that they are lacking. The 100hz boost/cut additon to this pedal is great for thickening up the sound when running this pedal as a boost infront of an amps dirty channel. this pedal has a thicker sound in my opinion than my keleey moded tube screamer and blues driver.(when I run od pedals as boosts I have the gain set at 9 or 10 oclock and the volume about noon and the tone at around 2) As an overdrive pedal it sounds outstanding as well, fat tones with humbuckers and a nice smooth tone with single coils. sounds great running into modulation pedals. this pedal has a good agressive bass od sound as well.
                    this was my first way huge pedal, the build quility is ecellent, I will deffenatly be looking at other way huge products in the future
                    slightly more expensive than some of the standard tubescreamers and if this pedal was priced a little lower i would mark it at 10 of 10 for value

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Best Ooerdrive I've EVER USED. Seriously.

                    By epicandintense

                    from Virginia

                    Comments about Way Huge Electronics Green Rhino MkII Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

                    FANTASTIC pedal for any overdrive needs, unless you're looking for something to act as a complete distortion setting. Low gain, but perfect for some powerful crunch or pushing an already roaring amp into mayhem. Look no further for the perfect pedal.
                    Souds perfect. Nothing but positive comment. Think of you're favorite tubescreamer but way way better. It can do that classic TS-808 sound, but the 100 Hz Bass knob blows the competition out of the water for versatility. I boost it to 3:00 so keep my tone smooth, rich, and creamy, but in certain situations it can be great to cut out the bass a little and clear up your tone (especially on bass). Not a high gain pedal, but enough to satisfy my classic rock needs, especially when using to push a Marshall head or my small Class 5 combo. With a clean amp, it'll also give you the perfect amount of bluesy breakup and slight organic crunch to beef up your lead sound (especially while fingerpicking a solo in the style of Mark Knopfler) when you set the drive at around 9:00. The curve knob is subtle, but is really there for fine tuning the sound. I find that it's useful for setting it to be just right for the specific amp it's using.
                    Extremely lightweight but solid as a rock. I don't think it'll ever break... ever.
                    CRAZY value! Sounds way better than some handwired botique Tubescreamer clones that cost three times the price but gives you 3 times the options. It's crazy that the guys at Dunlop and Way Huge aren't charging more for these...

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