Can somebody clear me up? - diyAudio
Go Back   Home > Forums > Live Sound > Instruments and Amps

Instruments and Amps Everything that makes music, Especially including instrument amps.

Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 29th December 2005, 05:56 AM   #1
DolbyR is offline DolbyR  Finland
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Default Can somebody clear me up?

So im just wondering whats the difference between a distortion and an overdrive pedal.
  Reply With Quote
Old 29th December 2005, 07:39 PM   #2
teemuk is offline teemuk  Finland
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Suomi, Finland
Tough question. As far as i see it, the classic explanation is that the general idea of overdrive effects is that they are used to drive a (tube) preamp into distortion - hence the name overdrive. A distortion effect, on the other hand, is expected to produce similar distortion tones by itself.

Teemu K
  Reply With Quote
Old 29th December 2005, 07:44 PM   #3
DolbyR is offline DolbyR  Finland
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Default Kiitokset

Thanks a lot for the clearing up.
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Where to get CLEAR thermal grease? j beede Parts 10 20th January 2008 02:12 AM
Not clear on box size, Help please! skooter Car Audio 10 29th December 2007 06:03 AM
1 channel not clear hipyo Car Audio 13 25th August 2005 04:12 AM
Clear PA Enclosures Limpingshrew Multi-Way 13 18th August 2004 06:01 AM
Please clear this up 805 or pcl805 georgehifi Tubes / Valves 3 24th November 2003 04:16 PM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 10:03 AM.


vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999-2014 diyAudio

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2