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TC Electronic Grand Magus Distortion Effect Pedal

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Overflowing with organic amp-like distortion tones, natural tube compression and a tight but rich tonal character, Grand Magus Distortion IS the soun...Click To Read More About This Product

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OVERVIEW

A classic distortion made for all-out rock 'n' roll.

Overflowing with organic amp-like distortion tones, natural tube compression and a tight but rich tonal character, Grand Magus Distortion IS the sound of Rock N Roll. Now put all of that in a compact metal enclosure with true bypass, and served to you at a price that’ll make your endorphin-levels shoot through the roof, and you got a shiny one-way ticket to rock heaven!

Raw Rock Power
Nothing has shaped the musical landscape more than a roaring tube amp set to 11. From the past to the present, it remains the soul of rock! Grand Magus Distortion manages to distill the heavenly rich harmonic content and organic tube sag that defines a great fire-breathing amplifier, making it an inspiring experience to play every single time. So if your riffs need of a whole lotta love, Grand Magus Distortion is sure to deliver the goods.

50 Shades Of Gain
Grand Magus Distortion isn’t just a one-trick tone pony. Its wide gain range and smooth tonal character, mixed with a super-tight low-end response, lets you go from a Hendrix crunch to beefy Blackmore distortion and all the way to super-saturated Slash-like solo tones in seconds flat. From dark vintage distortion to crisp modern drive tones, you’ll find it all here in this super-versatile distortion pedal.

You Shall Pass!
We know that the battle for a place on your pedalboard is fierce, hence we’ve prepped Grand Magus Distortion exceptionally well for the test. A compact but ultra-roadworthy enclosure, mixed with top-mounted jacks and a true bypass design will see you and your pedalboard welcome this pedal into the tone-fold with open arms.

Backstage Pass – All Access
You’re probably well-versed in the controls of super-saturators like Grand Magus Distortion. But just for the fun of it, and because my boss told me to do this (all work and no play makes Homer go something something…), let’s just go through the ins and outs real quick!

Rock Or Bust
You like gain, right? Good, so do we. And luckily Grand Magus packs a punch! Set it low for an edge-of-breakup crunch or max it and revel in its earthshakingly awesome distortion tone.

The Next Level
Okay, we trust you know what this one does. Rock should be loud, so naturally you want this one well past 12 o’clock. Pro-Tip: When the neighbors start to complain, you know you’ve found the sweet spot.

Cut Through
Go left to cut treble, go right to boost it. From dark old-school dirt tones to crisp and modern distortion. You define the era you wanna rock in with this knob.

True Bypass
Grand Magus Distortion is a true tone gentleman. Enhances your tone when on, and leaves it completely alone when off.

FEATURES
  • Natural tube-like distortion
  • Wide gain range – with a rich and tight tonal character
  • True Bypass and Top-mounted jacks

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TC ElectronicGrand Magus Distortion Effect Pedal
 
4.2

(based on 5 reviews)

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80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Excellent sound quality (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Performances (4)
  • Amateur recording (3)
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5.0

Does the job well

By Guitar Slinger

from Texas

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Pros

  • Excellent Sound Quality
  • Responsive
  • Rugged Design
  • True Bypass

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Home Studio
    • Performances
    • Professional Recording

    Comments about TC Electronic Grand Magus Distortion Effect Pedal:

    It's a great distortion pedal. I'm a tone freak and I appreciate the true bypass to not effect my tone. It's a natural sound not digital.

     
    5.0

    Great deal

    By Dad Band

    from Albuquerque, NM

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    Pros

    • Durable construction
    • Excellent Sound Quality
    • Low price

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Performances

      Comments about TC Electronic Grand Magus Distortion Effect Pedal:

      Rugged little dirt box with great distortion tones. It has just the right amount of gain, not too harsh. It's also true bypass so it's very quiet.

       
      5.0

      WHAT A DEAL!!

      By Ltz Play Muzic

      from Arizona

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      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Excellent Sound Quality
      • Responsive
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Performances

        Comments about TC Electronic Grand Magus Distortion Effect Pedal:

        Picked this unit up on MF Stupid Deal and am glad that I did! I was looking a Distortion/Overdrive Pedal to use with a heavily modified Acoustic Amp that I own. The amp already had several built-in effects, but not that. And.... since it started out as mainly an acoustic amp, you wouldn't expect it to. The Grand Magus is built solid, has a good range of Distortion and Overdrive sounds as others have already said, doesn't cost "an arm and a leg" AND.... it worked great with my setup. Thanks Musician's Friend and TC Electronics for a good deal!!

         
        2.0

        Not a fan

        By Ken

        from Alabama

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        Pros

        • Compact Design

        Cons

        • Limited Selection Of Effects
        • Poor Sound Quality

        Best Uses

          Comments about TC Electronic Grand Magus Distortion Effect Pedal:

          Solid build, but was a bit unimpressed with its performance. Good price, but can't see that it adds enough to the quality of sound to justify purchase at any price.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          OK

          By Sub Dude

          from East Coast

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          Pros

          • Very solid construction.

          Cons

          • Low End + Low Mid Rolloff

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Performances

          Comments about TC Electronic Grand Magus Distortion Effect Pedal:

          Well, in the demo videos they all sound great for the most part. It seems like it should be used for a limited set of sounds. Going direct, you can tell that it has a definite low-end shelf, so there is some degree of tone-suck. Possibly, you might be able to recover some of the low end loss through your amp. I'll still use it though. It's been said to have a 90's crunch.

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