EQD-PAL2

Earthquaker Devices Palisades Mega Ultimate Drive Overdrive Pedal

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The Palisades is something we said we would never do… an overdrive based on the legendary TS808! After loads of requests, we finally buckled.

  • We ran tests with every popular clone on the market as well as several vintage originals, compared, contrasted and took loads of notes. It was exhausting but informative. In the end, we threw it all away, used our ears and came up with what we feel is the most versatile relative of the 808 available today.

    With 6 different clipping voices, 5 bandwidth settings and 2 gain channels, you will be hard-pressed to not find a setting that will wipe every mid-boosting overdrive off your board. The Palisades is a versatile dude that will give you years of loving companionship.

    Flexi-Switch Technology

    This device features Flexi-Switch Technology! This relay-based, true bypass switching style allows you to simultaneously use momentary and latching style switching.

    • For standard latching operation, tap the footswitch once to activate the effect and then tap again to bypass.

    • For momentary operation, hold the footswitch down for as long as you'd like to use the effect. Once you release the switch the effect will be bypassed.

    Since the switching is relay based, it requires power to pass signal.

    Power

    This device takes a standard 9 volt DC power supply with a 2.1mm negative center barrel. We always recommend pedal-specific, transformer-isolated wall-wart power supplies or multiple isolated-output supplies. Pedals will make extra noise if there is ripple or unclean power. Switching-type power supplies, daisy chains and non-pedal specific power supplies do not filter dirty power as well and let through unwanted noise. Do not run at higher voltages!

    • Dimensions: 4.75 x 5.65 x 2.25 in. (121 x 144 x 57 mm) with knobs
    • Current Draw: 25 mA
    • Input Impedance: 500 kΩ
    • Output Impedance: <10 kΩ

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