Fuzzrocious updates Cat Tail pedal to better meet the needs of guitarist

Fuzzrocious has announced that it has tweaked the original circuit to its Cat Tail pedal to “better meet the needs of guitarists and bassists alike”.

The Cat Tail is a low to high gain distortion with overdrive capabilities. “This circuit is based on a well-loved, classic distortion that make a clean amp dirty and a dirty amp disgusting,” said the company.

With the addition of a diode toggle for extra tweakability for clipping options, Fuzzrocious has added to the modifications the Beavis double resistor mod (Clipping 1 and 2 pots) to allow the user to subtly fine tune how the signal clips on the highs and lows.

The Cat Tail is also available with the following, additional, optional mods (including the new Octave Jawn);

FEEDBACK MOD – via a momentary or latching footswitch connected to a feedback pot, one can feed the signal back upon itself for oscillation/feedback/nois. Please note that buffered pedals and/or too many pedals placed in line before The Cat Tail will negate the feedback mod.

KILLSWITCH MOD – via a momentary footswitch, one can mute the sound passing through the pedal. Hit it rhythmically to a tempo or sporadically.

2nd DISTORTION MOD – via a latching footswitch, one can switch back and forth between two (2) distortion pots. Think of it like having two distortion presets and using a footswitch to move back and forth between the two. Please note that 2nd Distortion is not stacking.

OCTAVE JAWN MOD – a polyphonic, digital, fast-tracking octaver. Featuring 2 extra knobs: 1 mixes your clean and octaved signal and the other does full octave down at counterclockwise, full octave up at clockwise and a mix of octave down and up at noon.

Fuzzrocious’ Cat Tail pedal is distributed in the UK via High Tech Distribution.

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