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Keeley Red Dirt Mini Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal

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Product Price $99.0
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This limited run was inspired by the modified Red Dirt Overdrive Keeley Electronics made for John Petrucci. He took a pair of the originals on tour a...Click To Read More About This Product

Available 04-30-2018

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Professional overdrive originally built for John Petrucci, now upgraded with Burr Brown IC and LEDs in the clpping stage.

This limited run was inspired by the modified Red Dirt Overdrive Keeley Electronics made for John Petrucci. He took a pair of the originals on tour and now Keeley Electronics has decided to let you in on the secret mod. The Red Dirt Professional Overdrive is upgraded with a very low noise op amp for much lower background noise levels and a special mixture of clipping LEDs. Like the original Red Dirt Overdrive, only fatter, bigger, and more tube-like.

Only 30 of these Red Dirt Mini Overdrives were made, and each one will have a perfect reproduction of the original hand signature Robert wrote on John Petruccis original unit.

The Red Dirt overdrive began from a quest to find the perfect classic drive sound while also offering new levels of sonic versatility to satisfy a wider range of musical styles. Founder and head engineer Robert Keeley took this idea and combined the great sounds found within his original "Mod Plus" and "Baked" modified pedals and added refinements found exclusively in his custom pedal line. A Keeley designed FET input stage makes this overdrive breakup in a whole new, genuinely "tube like" style that will have your leads singing and your rhythm playing sounding more dynamic and expressive than ever. It all culminates in an overdrive that is superbly dynamic, with crispness and clarity that let players cut through a dense mix, while retaining the plump midrange. By incorporating these tones along with the Keeley standard of U.S.A. hand-built quality using premium components, the Red Dirt overdrive aims to become an indispensable part of any pedal chain.

FEATURES
Higher output volume
Bold/rounder clipping
Fatter frequency response
Reproduction of signature Robert Keeley wrote on John Petrucci's origninal unit
Made in the USA

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KeeleyRed Dirt Mini Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal
 
4.5

(based on 4 reviews)

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  • Excellent sound quality (4)
  • Compact (3)

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  • Performances (4)
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3.0

Cheap build quality, great tone

By dwayneed

from Wisconsin

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Pros

  • Excellent Sound Quality
  • Responsive

Cons

  • Poor build quality

Best Uses

  • Amateur Recording
  • Home Studio
  • Performances

Comments about Keeley Red Dirt Mini Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

Great tone for the price, one of the bottom plate screws was stripped and there was some sort of problem with the signal path, returned.

 
5.0

I need two!!

By Vet 393

from Illinois

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  • Compact Design
  • Excellent Sound Quality
  • Responsive

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    Comments about Keeley Red Dirt Mini Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

    I need two, voiced differently. Mine is on stock setting for crunch, but would like second pedal voiced for distortion.

     
    5.0

    First impressions

    By sgstrat1

    from Duluth, MN

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    Pros

    • Compact Design
    • Excellent Sound Quality
    • Versatile

    Cons

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      • Home Studio
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      Comments about Keeley Red Dirt Mini Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

      More versatile than my mini TS. I have only tried it on the second highest gain setting (using single-coils) - I will probably switch it to the highest gain DIP switch setting. Plays nicer with the OD side of my Fulltone Full Drive 3 than with my MXR Bad*ss OD. A little darker and deeper than the MXR, more similar sounding OD to the Fulltone. So far, it's a keeper. BTW, the knob design on the one I received was different than pictured (the center knob is smaller, top two are bigger - all three are now the same size).

       
      5.0

      Perfect OD

      By Alex Dumble

      from Encino, CA

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      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Excellent Sound Quality

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        Comments about Keeley Red Dirt Mini Overdrive Guitar Effects Pedal:

        The Red Dirt Mini gave me the TS sounds I wanted but at the same time made the Mini TS9 sound kind of weak. I guess its Keeley's mods which seem to be less gain and more gain and tweaked midrange.

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