CLASSIC SMOOTH TUBE DISTORTION FAVOURED BY PROFESSIONALS
The Voodoo-1 has been designed and optimised to suit a wide range of pickups. It is the best choice for humbucking pickups and produces bright clear tone colours that will make solos stand out without sounding too thin. Using single coil pickups and 4 x 12 cabinets it gives the addition body with bite that is necessary to cut through. The Voodoo-1, of course is equally happy with combos at low volume and make these small amps sound like big stacks. The distortion produced feels particularly tube like in operation and the Voodoo-1 slips into distortion with silky smoothness and compression characteristics usually only associated with vintage classic tube amplifiers The volume control of the guitar is very effective in controlling the amount of distortion and the guitar cleans up to it's original tone very easily. The TONE CONTROL is of advanced design and has been optimised to compliment various pickup types. The GAIN CONTROL enables the unit to be used as a power booster without distortion up to full maxed out grunge grooviness. The OUTPUT CONTROL sets the amount of boost required.
Electronically the Voodoo-1 shares all the same basic Voodoo Series features with dual output buffering or hard wire output etc. The distortion section uses a unique combination of the best discrete and IC design techniques to emulate the type of distortion found on many classic tube amplifiers. It allows the player to create a wide range of distortion effects from mild to extreme whilst reacting to the most subtle nuances in touch and playing.
The Voodoo-1 is housed in our Classic Style enclosure with both dual direct drive buffered outputs or hard wire output and has provision for an internal 9-Volt Battery (battery life 150Hrs) or can be powered from a 9-Volt DC Power Adapter (not supplied). Extensive internal filtering ensures that noise free operation is maintained even with the most basic of adapters.
DUAL DIRECT DRIVE OUTPUTS are provided capable of driving very long leads without any loss and
in fact you could use a speaker lead for the outputs if you want without any hum.
TRADITIONAL HARD WIRE OUTPUT /BYPASS is provided as well to enable comparison between using a
BUFFERED OUTPUT in your particular set-up.
MULTI-MODE OUTPUTS / HARD WIRE BYPASS/ TWO BUFFERED OUTPUTS :
The Voodoo-1 has a true hard wire output plus two buffered outputs that can drive long cable lengths with no high frequency loss. These buffered outputs are disconnected when the hard wire output is being used. This means that all performance situations are catered for whether you want a true hard wire output or your situation calls for the advantages of buffered outputs.BATTERY LIFE :
150Hrs or more using a premium grade alkaline 9 Volt type.EXTERNAL POWER ADAPTER / SUPPLY :
An external AC adapter (not supplied) can be used and access is through a standard DC power jack ( 2.1mm centre pin ) situated next to the jack sockets. Internal onboard filtering ensures that optimum low noise performance is maintained and diode protection provides peace of mind in case of polarity setting mistakes.Connection protocol:
It uses the standard negative centre pin connection protocol used by many leading manufacturers.Specifications:
9 volt DC. Regulated output is recommended.Current rating:
50mA or more.ERGONOMIC DESIGN :
This new reduction in footprint area together with the jack sockets in the conventional position makes the integration into pedal boards very efficient. For a futher reduction in footprint consider our new TC Version of our popular models.Size:
Width 95 x Depth 120x Height 57mm. Weight: 350g .