F258 Drive

The F258 drive is a unique and original British overdrive. Like most musicians we had tried out all the classic overdrives. Each had it's strong spot but none really seemed to have everything, all at once, so we set to work to design something new.

The F258 uses a high impedance FET op-amp front end for hiss free gain, driving into a custom clipping diode section, followed by a super-pure active EQ. The result is a really natural sounding drive, with oodles of gain on tap that lifts your sound up and injects it with magic.

The diode section is switchable between Silicon Symmetric for that overdrive sound as used by all the classic drive pedals and Germanium Asymmetric to capture the growly early breakup and higher sensitivity of vintage amplifiers turned up and pushed to the limit.

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  • Solid cast aluminium chassis
  • Easy-access PP3 battery box.
  • Super-high quality components throughout
  • Millenium style true bypass.
  • Genuine Germanium diodes, hand selected for tone.
  • Hand made in Manchester, UK.

This is a boutique effects unit, hand made in Great Britain using British made components.
Although we work to a very high standard, please don't expect the varnish, logos and finish to be perfect; it's hand-made.