Skreddy Pedals puts “stadium rock tones” in a pedal with the Super 100
Skreddy Pedals has launched the Super 100, an amp emulator based on the 100-watt Marshall Super Lead, promising the “grunt and power” of a very loud British-voiced tube amp.
According to Marc Ahlfs, Skreddy Pedals owner and designer, the Super 100 was conceived to “do justice to the cranked-amp live tones of Hendrix and Page”.
The pedal largely stays true to the original Super Lead, especially in how it plays with other gain pedals. Pushing the circuit with an additional booster, overdrive, distortion or fuzz pedal will get it going “over the top” – although, on its own, the Super 100 will still distort with the round, almost chunky characteristics of the original.
For controls, there’s a master volume pot, a drive control, a three-band EQ and a sag knob, which is routed to control an optical compressor/limiter circuit to either tighten or open up the pedal’s overall output.
The Super 100 comes as the latest of amp emulation stompboxes from Skreddy Pedals. The brand’s two previous pedals, the Twangophile and Rubber Soul, model a classic American tube combo and small British tube combo, respectively.
The Super 100 is available now for $239.
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