The Fat Peacock is a British-voiced high-gain pedal with an integral boost circuit.

AJ Peat

Orange County, CA (September 6, 2017) -- AJ Peat has unveiled the company’s new delay design, the Batcave. The Batcave is a delay pedal specializing in a variety of vintage-inspired echo and delay effects.

Bat Cave Delay features:

  • Wide palette of high-fidelity, vintage-inspired delay effects
  • Delay length, feedback, and blend controls
  • Fully analog with true bypass
  • Standard 9V power supply only (no internal battery connection)
  • Made in USA

$159 MAP/Retail, $159 Street price.

AJ Peat has unveiled the company’s newest original overdrive design, the Fat Peacock. The Fat Peacock is a British-voiced, high-gain pedal with an integral boost circuit to enable a players’ soloing to stand out.

Fat Peacock features include:

  • Versatile British voicing
  • Preset level boost footswitch with indicator LED
  • Volume, treble, gain, bass, and boost controls
  • Fully analog and true bypass
  • 9V power supply only (no internal battery connection)
  • Made in USA

$179 MAP/Retail, $179 Street price.

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$1,149

Fender Player Plus Meteora HH
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