Jacques Pedals Introduces the Electric Sheep Overdrive

The 70/80 knob can morph the tone from tube-style breakup to modern overdrive.

Marseille, France (June 19, 2014) -- The Electric Sheep is a handmade high-end 100% discrete circuitry booster/overdrive pedal.

Specs:

  • Discrete components and a completely new circuit
  • Extra large circuit board to avoid parasite capacitance
  • '70/'80 morphing control from correct era tube amp to classic overdrive pedal tone
  • Humbucker/Single-coil precise impedance input setting

Designed and built in France by Jacques, the Electric Sheep is shipping now. Suggested retail price is $350.00 with an average street price of $325.

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