Navigation

No products in the cart.

Vick Audio v-2 Distortion

Return to Previous Page
Description

Product Description

Peerless Music is extremely proud to be an authorised Aussie dealer for Vick Audio – Handcrafted Guitar Effects from the USA

V-2 Distortion

The Vick Audio V-2 is based on the famous Pete Cornish G-2™ distortion unit.   Well usually I make it a point to only do reproductions of pedals that are no longer made by the original manufacturer I decided to make an exception in this case since the original units are so expensive and hard to find.
The V-2 is not an exact reproduction of the G-2 but has some differences I would like to point out. I dislike pedals that use buffers when bypassed so I made the V-2 a true bypass pedal.  The input buffer is still present when the pedal is engaged but not when turned off.  I have nothing against buffers I just want the guitarist to have a choice if and when to put buffers in the signal chain.

Some may consider this sacrilege but I avoid using germanium components.  I chose to use Bat41 silicon clipping diodes instead of the original germanium diodes.  I know many people swear by germanium and maybe my opinion stems from me living in such a harsh climate (Arizona) but I find the inconsistency of germanium unacceptable.

The V-2 is a great sounding distortion/overdrive circuit with plenty of headroom and sustain.  At the lower sustain settings you get great overdriven tones with excellent harmonic.  At the higher sustain settings you get full on singing distortion reminiscent of the cranked Marshall amp used by so many of the famous British Rock groups of the 70’s.

Features

  •   3PDT True Bypass switch
  •   High Quality US made PCB  construction
  •   Neutrik Audio Jacks
  •   Powder Coated Enclosure
  •   Uses 2.1 mm Boss style power jack (power supply not included), no internal 9V battery clip
  •   Hand-wired, boutique quality, made in USA
  •   4.67″ x 3.68″ x 1.18″ (119mm x 94mm x 30mm) 1590bb sized enclosure
More Info

Additional Information

Effect Type

Overdrive, Distortion

Reviews (0)

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Vick Audio v-2 Distortion”

Related Products

Sale! Quick View

STRYMON BIGSKY Reverberator Reverb

Product Description Clear Skies Ahead. Plug into BigSky and instantly lift your sound into the stratosphere. The world below you fades into the distance, and you’re elevated into a glow of lush, glorious, radiant reverbs....
$819.00 $688.00 Add to cart
Sale! Quick View

STRYMON FLINT Tremolo & Reverb

A Perfect Gentleman — From a Classic Era. The magical combination of tremolo and reverb is the earliest example of a perfect guitar effects marriage. First pioneered within historic amplifiers of the 1960s, this harmonious...
$549.00 $449.00 Add to cart
Quick View

DAZATRONYX Optical Tremolo

Peerless Music is proud to bring you DAZATRONYX Pedals.  World class hand made guitar pedals from Melbourne, Australia! DAZATRONYX – OPTICAL TREMOLO V.2 Fresh from the workbench of Aussie hero Dazatronyx, the newly released Optical...
$199.00 Add to cart
Quick View

IDIOTBOX EFFECTS – STATIC FUZZ

Peerless Music is EXTREMELY proud to be the Authorized Australian Dealer for Idiotbox Effects, direct from Texas, USA! STATIC FUZZ The awesome looking Static Fuzz is the biggest, baddest, nastiest fuzz you’re ever likely to...
$199.00 Add to cart
Sale! Quick View

ODDFELLOW EFFECTS NAPOLEON BOOST – Booster/Buffer/Tone Enhancer

Peerless Music is EXTREMELY proud to present ODDFELLOW EFFECTS from California! NAPOLEON BOOSTintroducing the NAPOLEON BOOST: Booster/Buffer/Tone Enhancer! Fresh from our great friends at Oddfellow Effects (the company that brought you the incredible Caveman Drive). Designed to...
$155.00 $99.00 Add to cart
Quick View

DAZATRONYX Tsuchi Fuzz Full Germanium

Peerless Music is proud to bring you DAZATRONYX Pedals.  World class hand made guitar pedals from Melbourne, Australia! DAZATRONYX – TSUCHI FUZZ – Full Germanium version Fuzz addicts need look no further than the mighty...
$225.00 Add to cart
Out of stock Quick View

ULBRICK CARNIVORE Drive/Crunch Guitar Pedal

ULBRICK CARNIVORE DRIVE/CRUNCH PEDAL Fresh from the laboratory of the legendary Australian amp & pedal guru Dave Ulbrick, Peerless Music is proud to present the all new ULBRICK CARNIVORE! This, my friends, is pretty much...
$299.00 Read more
Out of stock Quick View

IDIOTBOX EFFECTS – MAD DOCTOR STUTTER

Peerless Music is EXTREMELY proud to be the Authorized Australian Dealer for Idiotbox Effects, direct from Texas, USA! MAD DOCTOR STUTTER The Mad Doctor Stutter is not a square wave tremolo.  It is an automatic...
$199.00 Read more
Quick View

IDIOTBOX EFFECTS DUNGEON MASTER FUZZ

Peerless Music is EXTREMELY proud to be the Authorized Australian Dealer for Idiotbox Effects, direct from Texas, USA! DUNGEON MASTER FUZZ/DOOM PEDAL Part Muff, part SuperFuzz, and part HM-2, the Dungeon Master sounds exactly like...
$215.00 Add to cart
Quick View

IDIOTBOX EFFECTS DIMENSION X DELAY & MODULATION

Peerless Music is EXTREMELY proud to be the Authorized Australian Dealer for Idiotbox Effects, direct from Texas, USA! Idiotbox hand make some of the coolest, most unique, wigged out pedals, lofi devices and noise boxes...
$225.00 Add to cart
Back to top