Canaglia Overdrive: Standard
Gear Collector is proud to present the Canaglia guitar overdrive pedal from Lollygagger FX. Each Canaglia pedal is completely hand-built—from start-to-finish—and made-to-order. Why? Because each pedal housing for the Standard line is hand-crafted from Maple with a choice of stain color in Vintage Red, Ole’ Blue, or Natural Gray Wash. Hand-wiring is all point-to-point.
The Canaglia Overdrive has three controls: POST, GAIN and PRE
The POST controls the overall volume, however, the character of teh gain will change depending where the PRE control is set. If you use less PRE then the POST will produce a cleaner bark. The more PRE you add then more gain is generated, and the sound will start to compress a bit more.
The GAIN control can be toggled on or off with the BYPASS switch. the GAIN control acts like a variable boost. This allows the pedal to be adjustable with two separate and switchable sounds. Adjust the PRE to a lower setting for rhythm and in the case of needing some more gain for lead or a heavier part just kick on the BYPASS and you will get your higher gain setting.
The PRE control adjusts the amount of input gain going into the POST circuit. Where the POST and PRE are set will determine gain, feel, and other slight changes to the pedal’s tonal characteristics.
This turns the GAIN control on or off.
The Canaglia overdrive can use any voltage up to–and including—18v DC, however, we suggest that you keep within the 9V to 18V range (negative tip). Higher voltages provide more headroom with less compression. Running higher voltages can increase the overall gain structure of the pedal. In this case, a louder amp volume may produce a bit more noise due to the increased amplified signal. A cleaner sounding amplifier will naturally produce less noise.
The Canaglia loves amplifiers with a little bit of drive—think a Deluxe Reverb or a Marshall Plexi.