Voodoo Lab Sparkle Drive Guitar Effects Pedal
Voodoo Lab Sparkle Drive is an overdrive pedal featuring a unique “clean” control. Its overdrive circuit provides the same tone as a vintage ‘808. Then the clean control blends back in a boosted direct signal. This restores the attack and feel which is lost in a highly compressed overdrive circuit.
The Sparkle Drive utilizes the same concept as layering two amps, one clean and the other saturated. Of course with the clean control turned down, you get a classic overdrive tone. All the way up, it provides a super transparent, 100% clean boost.
And just like every Voodoo Lab pedal effect, the Sparkle Drive features true bypass switching, a heavy duty metal switch and on/off status LED.
Sparkle Drive features:
Multiple, layered amp sounds - one clean, one overdriven
Overdrive circuit delivers vintage 808 sounds
100% clean boost circuit with tons of output
True bypass switching with LED
Hand built in the U.S.A.
VOODOO LAB SPARKLEDRIVE
Voodoo Lab Guitar Effect Pedals are handcrafted from the finest modern and
vintage components. They are housed in rugged aluminum cases with heavy duty
metal switches. True bypass switching is used for absolutely no loss of tone when the
pedal is bypassed. These are the finest effect pedals a musician can buy. All Voodoo
Lab products are manufactured in the U.S.A. by Digital Music Corporation. For more
information about Voodoo Lab, please visit our web site at www.voodoolab.com.
The Voodoo Lab Sparkle Drive is an overdrive pedal featuring a unique “clean”
control. It’s overdrive circuit provides the same tone as a vintage ‘808. We included
the original JRC4558 opamp for authenticity, but upgraded other components such
as using high precision metal resistors and modern polyester film type capacitors.
You’ll hear these higher grade parts in a tighter midrange, crisper highs and overall
better note definition.
The clean control blends back in a boosted direct signal. This restores the
attack and feel which is lost in a highly compressed overdrive circuit. The clean boost
and blending circuit use a studio grade opamp for crisp and super transparent sound
without added noise.
The Sparkle Drive utilizes the same concept as layering two amps, one clean
and the other saturated. Of course with the clean control turned down, you get a
classic overdrive tone. All the way up it provides 100% clean boost.
Gain: This sets the gain level for the overdrive sound only. It has no effect on the
“clean” signal. Use low settings to warm up and compress your tone. Turn it up for
additional sustain and saturation.
Tone: Turn it up for a brighter sound, down for darker. It is for the overdrive only
and has no effect on the “clean” signal.
Clean: This blends the boosted clean signal with the overdrive. All the way down is
overdrive only. All the way up is clean only. In between is a blend of both the clean
Volume: This sets the output level. Set as desired! Plenty of juice is available to
overdrive your tube amp.
Plugging into the input jack turns on the power to your SparkleDrive. To preserve
battery life, always disconnect the input cable when not in use.
The Voodoo Lab SparkleDrive is powered by a single 9V battery. To replace the
battery, remove the four screws which secure the bottom cover.
The Voodoo Lab SparkleDrive can be powered externally with a regulated 9VDC
power supply eliminating the need for the internal battery. The external power supply
connector is a 5.5x2.1mm barrel with center negative. The Voodoo Lab Pedal
Power will power up to eight pedals without any added hum or noise.
Warranty (North America only)
Voodoo Lab warrants this product against any defects that are due to faulty material
or workmanship for a period of five years from the date of original retail purchase.
This warranty does not include damage to the product resulting from accident or
misuse. This warranty is given to the original purchaser only and it is not assignable
to any other person.
If the product should become defective wi thin the warranty peri od, Voodoo Lab will
repair it or replace it free of charge, provide d it is returned freight prepaid to Voodoo
Lab with a valid RMA (return material authorization) number.
This warranty shall not apply to any goods that have been repaired or altered by
anyone other than the manufacturer. There are no warranties which extend beyond
the terms described herein.
Should you experience any difficulty with this Voodoo Lab product, contact us as
described below. If it is determined that the product must be returned to the factory
for repair, you will be issued an RMA and given shipping and packaging instructions.