Review: Wampler Sovereign Distortion Pedal

Classy, flexible boutique distortion   15-Jan-13


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We had high expectations for this pedal from Wampler, the Triple Wreck that we recently reviewed ticked all the boxes for an Amp in a Box pedal. The Wampler Sovereign Distortion covers both regular distortion but has a boost feature too, but does it have the same "X-Factor"?

Our very own valve-head Rob Hicks took the pedal into his home, treated it with all the kindness a guest could expect - and when it was time to leave, stood in the door waving a tear-stained handkerchief. He's still recovering, we're hoping a trip to California and the NAMM show will heal his loss.

Watch the video to see just what made the Wampler Sovereign so dear to his heart.

Sovereign Specifications
•  Hand made in the U.S.A.
•  High grade film capacitors and resistors picked for their superior sound and response
•  Completely true bypass
•  Battery connection and 9v power jack (barrel plug like Boss)
•  Power draw: 9mA
•  High gain, crunchy and dynamic pedal
•  Extremely tweakable EQ
•  Advanced Gain Structure, amazing array of sounds.
•  2.5" x 4.5" (63.5mm x 114.3mm)
•  Powder coated durable finish


Available in the US $199.99 - UK soon we hope.


 

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