Catalinbread Dirty Little Secret Overdrive Pedal - Red

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DIRTY LIL RED

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Featuring a more refined set of gain stages that cuts through the low-mids of the original and brings you an extended barrage of punch and clarity, the DLS Red calls shotgun in the truck that is your pedalboard's dirt section. Catalinbread's flagship DLS circuitry has been modified to give you more of everything you love about the original with a touch more blistering, amp-smashing gain across both modes, as well as a more hi-fi EQ section and a fully-balanced - yet still very much Marshall - tonal profile.

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I purchased at the local L&M the DLSR a few months ago. As far as I can tell from experience (back to the very early seventies when I owned a Plexi 50W), the pedal not only replicate the famous sound associated with the pre-mid-seventies amps, it also feels like the real thing. Another valuable feature involves the internal switch which allows either the Super Lead sound (preset from the factory) or the SLBass. There's also a very small control which allows adjustment for presence (also preset at the "ideal" point from the maker. If you like Paul Kossoff's sound, you should try the SLB option. Please note: the control settings will react differently for SL or SLB. The pedal sturdiness assures years of sensible usage. Inside the pedal, the builder's initials are found. It is truly handmade. The only criticism pertains to the light when the pedal is on. Be advised it is so bright, it's impossible to read the settings on the pedal's controls. It could illuminate a whole room! An American critic also noticed the only flaw. He likened it to a laser. I would suggest setting the pedal at sound check while covering the light covered with a finger. Black letters on dark red is practically impossible to read in the dark, thus, the 4.5 rating. It is still arguably the very best Plexi pedal on the market.
Posted by D. StGuinefort on Dec 11, 2020
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