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TC Electronic Tube Pilot Overdrive Effects Pedal

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Call sign: Tube Pilot – a fire spitting, old-school overdrive powered by a 12AX7 vacuum tube.The TC electronic Tube Pilot is highly maneuverable and ...Click To Read More About This Product

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Get sweet, tube-style overdrive right from your pedalboard.

Call sign: Tube Pilot – a fire spitting, old-school overdrive powered by a 12AX7 vacuum tube.

The TC electronic Tube Pilot is highly maneuverable and powerful enough to satisfy any guitar ace with a burning need for speed. Is your playing is writing checks that your tone can’t cash? Tube Pilot injects your sound with all the organic, touch sensitive saturation of a vintage tube amp pushing its tubes into the danger zone and begs you to push it over the edge.

FEATURES
  • 12AX7-equipped real tube overdrive pedal
  • Warm and expressive sound with incredible dynamics
  • Ranges from full-bodied blues to distorted classic rock and smooth modern lead tones
  • True bypass for ultimate signal integrity
  • “Built-like-a-tank” metal chassis

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TC ElectronicTube Pilot Overdrive Effects Pedal
 
5.0

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5.0

TAKE ME TO THE PILOT

By 'BIGSTIX'

from Broken Arrow, OK

Comments about TC Electronic Tube Pilot Overdrive Effects Pedal:

TC ELECTRONIC 'TUBE PILOT'

When TC Electronic first announced their soon to be released 'Tube Pilot', everything about it, appealed to me - loved the concept: GAIN & VOLUME w/a TUBE in the middle; no frills, no gimmicks, no EQ; just an old-school TUBE w/electricity pushed thru it - I couldn't wait to hear the reviews.

So I waited. There was a bit o early 'chat', but nobody actually had one yet. There was speculation re: power requirements – would a 9V power supply be able to push a TUBE the way a TUBE needs to be pushed ??? A few vids popped on 'YOUTUBE', but you can't tell much re: sound from a 'YOUTUBE' vid.
I would be using mine primarily w/BASS, so I was concerned whether the thing would be all top-end 'bright' & ruin the bottom end. The avail vids noted that it was 'bright' & trended towards 'fuzz' & I didn't want a 'fuzz' ... but for the price, it was worth the gamble (plenty o pawn shops round here).

First things first - AC power only & ya need > 400ma. Plugged it into its own '1-SPOT'. Power's notta problem. '94 Warwick Corvette /EMG active pickups/passive EQ – w/'DRIVE' [GAIN] set @ 12:00 & playing 'normal finger-style', the tone brightens up w/no loss of bottom end & a nice 'overdriven '70's hard-rock tube tone'. Playing 'aggressive finger-style', 'The Pilot' really comes to life – nice n dirty n warm n fuzzy (but still notta 'fuzz'). Now grab a pick & grab some spandex … its metal time, Boyz. In all cases, it's TUBE tone. I have a few other BASS overdrives & they're OK, but they're noisy & they just don't sound like overdriven TUBES. Dial it back to 9:00 & the effect is mild - Push it to 3:00 & it's mean - Fine tune w/the guitar's volume & you can get just about any TUBE tone you want – exceeded my expectations.

'BIGSTIX'

Also … extremely pleased w/everything about 'Musician's Friend'

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Killer sound and value

By Stratoholic

from USA

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  • Compact Design
  • Excellent Sound Quality

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    • Amateur Recording
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    • Professional Recording

    Comments about TC Electronic Tube Pilot Overdrive Effects Pedal:

    Excellent value for the d. I love the sound... it's spot on Tone Dvr"!

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    5.0

    Great box! Waited forever!

    By Kenithekid

    from Willits, Ca

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    • Excellent Sound Quality

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      • Home Studio
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      • Professional Recording

      Comments about TC Electronic Tube Pilot Overdrive Effects Pedal:

      Cant beat this one!

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