The classic returns. A meticulous reproduction of our iconic drive pedal. The Guv’nor has got you covered whatever your flavour.
Marshall The Guv’nor Distortion Pedal
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Named after Jim Marshall himself, the original Guv’nor pedal was released in 1988 and set the bar for the generations of distortion pedals that have followed since. This reissue faithfully recreates the classic sound of The Guv’nor, providing a smooth overdriven sound with a touch of compression. The pedal is housed in a casing that is accurately modelled on the original, from the unique shape right down to the individually coloured control knobs. All that’s missing are the stories you collect over 30+ years of use, but that’s where you come in.
Released in 1988, The Guv’nor was the first pedal that squeezed Marshall’s ‘big black box’ sound into a ‘little black box’. Fast forward to the present day and now this vintage reissue is here to do it all over again.
Since it first hit the market, The Guv’nor set the standard for distortion; from soft, driven tones to cranking the gain for a classic, heavier sound.
This faithful reproduction sticks to what made this pedal special in the first place. From the unique design through to the instantly recognisable sound, everything has been painstakingly recreated in the
- Made in the UK.
- Authentic mild steel chassis.
- 1 x ¼” jack input, 1 x ¼” jack output, 1 x Y-insert send/return loop for adding effects post EQ (Y-insert cable not included).
- Gain, Bass, Middle, Treble and Level controls.
- Requires power from either a 9V battery or a 9V DC power adaptor (not included).
- Current drawn (at 9VDC): 5mA
- Input impedance: 1MΩ
- Output impedance: 25kΩ
o Length: 147mm
o Height: 67mm
o Weight (without battery): 0.7kg