Like a TS-9 with more hair, they have a thicker, more saturated distortion sound great for leads or thick rhythm. Sound is best with the tone knob set fairly low. After our mod, you can turn up the tone knob and still get a great sound, without harshness or noise.
The Maxon pedal has a TRUE BYPASS switch.
Our new SD9/Super mod takes the fine sounding SD9 and makes it smoother, warmer, and clearer, while retaining all the gain and cool tones of the sonic distortion. It does not make it sound like a tube screamer. Also our mod kills any remnants of high frequency noise or oscillation if you crank the knobs.
MID RANGE MOD. After our super mod the lows are a little better but it's still scooped in the mids. We can add a midrange trim pot internally ($15)on the Maxon SD9 board. It is marked at the stock value and we set and mark it at what we feel is a nice setting with a slight mid boost. I like best it with the tone knob down low with the mid at our marked setting, no more scooped 90's LA sound, just a nice classic rock distortion tone. The trim pot will not fit on the original Ibanez SD9 pedals.
For either the Maxon or Ibanez sd9, we can add a small external MID pot under the volume or dist pot. The modform has the MIDRANGE mod available internally or externally, along with our super mod or standalone (if you already have the super mod). This is a $25 option on a new pedal.
KWS MOD-designed for Kenny Wayne Shepherd:, I beef-up the mechanical attachments of the various components (pots, jacks, circuit board) to survive the abuse of tourning.
Superbrite LEDs for $10
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