Earthquaker Devices Talons Overdrive/Distortion

$295.00

The Talons is an extremely versatile high gain overdrive that serves up the full range of gain from transparent boost to heavy saturation, and all points in between.

In stock (can be backordered)

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Description

The Talons is an extremely versatile high gain overdrive that serves up the full range of gain from transparent boost to heavy saturation, and all points in between. Unlike all our other overdrives, the Talons was not designed to emulate any specific sound or era. The presence control gives you a wide range of top-end contour and the active 3 band EQ allows you to sculpt your tone to perfection. The Talons can be powered at the standard 9v for a warmer amp-like tone or at 18v for greater headroom, more volume and a brighter, stiffer grind. All analog, true bypass and handmade one at a time in dusty Akron, Ohio.

Controls
Treble: Noon is flat, boost is clockwise from noon, cut is counter clockwise from noon.
Middle: Noon is flat, boost is clockwise from noon, cut is counter clockwise from noon.
Bass: Noon is flat, boost is clockwise from noon, cut is counter clockwise from noon.
Presence: Adjusts the top end and upper mids to control the amount of “sizzle” in the dirt. Turn clockwise for a brighter tone, counter clockwise to mellow it out.
Gain: Preamp volume control. Controls the amount of dirt available, from clean to heavy crunch.
Level: Master volume control. There is a lot of level on tap, please adjust accordingly.

Measures
4 5/8″ x 2 1/2″ x 2.25″ with knobs

Power 
Our pedals take a standard 9 volt DC power supply with a 2.1mm negative center barrel. Talons at 18 volts will yield higher headroom with a slightly brighter, stronger tone and more volume. We always recommend pedal-specific, transformer-isolated wall-wart power supplies or multiple isolated-output supplies. Pedals will make extra noise if there is ripple or unclean power. Switching-type power supplies, daisy chains and non-pedal specific power supplies do not filter dirty power as well and let through unwanted noise. Will also run off a 9v battery for you olde tymee types.  Current draw is 5 mA.

This product is covered by a limited lifetime manufacturer warranty.

Although we are not authorised to determine if any repair is covered under warranty, if the item was purchased through World of Music, then we are often the best people to facilitate the claim for you and will do so as timely as possible. Warranty does not apply to cosmetic damage or faults that are a result of user neglect. Although your mate is really handy with a soldering iron, any product modification or home repair will also result in a void warranty.

Quite often, something perceived as a fault is as simple as a faulty cable or power issue so we always suggest checking over Frequently Asked Questions on the manufacturer website first. It can be a helpful approach to getting to the bottom of a problem and save you a lot of time in getting your gear back up and running!

This item ships via Australia Post; fully insured for your piece of mind. Orders require a signature on delivery and we suggest using an address where someone will be present for the speediest delivery time. For delivery attempts where no one is present, your order will be taken to your allocated Australia Post location for pickup. A card will be left with instructions of where and when you can collect your order.