- Boost Drive Footswitch
- Phase Inverter Switch
- Drive, Tone, Level and Clean controls.
- Three Compressor Modes – High, Mid, Off
- Clean Loop and Drive Loop (use an insert cable, such as the EBS ICY-30 to separate send and return).
Details: The Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Deluxe is the extended version of the previous signature model, also released by EBS. It is a complete analog design with exceptional features to turn it into your own signature pedal. It is developed by EBS in close cooperation with Billy himself.More gain. The Billy Sheehan Drive Deluxe offers significant more gain than the original purple version. A Boost footswitch even push the gain on the Drive to the extreme when needed. The level of boost can be adjusted internally by a trim pot.Phase inverter switch. With the Phase switch set to Inv (affects the drive only) you will achieve a more growly kind of distortion compared to the Normal setting. Swappable op-amp. There are a lot of drive pedals that are considered to be classics . Many of them use some variation of a standard type of op-amp circuit design called an 8-pin dual inline op-amp . The EBS Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Deluxe offer the user the unique ability to change this chip to one that offers different characteristics to the Drive effect. The chip is accessed easily by removing the bottom plate of the pedal. It’s attached to the board by an IC-standard socket, and does not require any soldering to be swapped. See the Demo Samples Tab for a op-amp shootout video as a reference guide.Shared features with the Purple versionThe super cool loops. Use the Clean Loop to send a clean signal to an octave pedal and obtain optimized tracking while the Drive channel is still in use. Or put an Equalizer in the Drive Loop to fine tune your distortion character. There are countless options to use these loops in creative ways; these are only two examples to get your mind spinning.The built-in compressor. This pedal comes with a built-in compressor that you can leave off, set in Mid or in High position. The compressor helps to maintain definition of tone while youre using heavy distortion. It also helps to blend together the distortion and clean tone better. There
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