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Dialing in the Gate just a little higher ensures a very quick response between your riffs for tight stabs of saturated Muff goodness.The Attack control may seem underrated at first, but it actually gives the Deluxe Big Muff Pi a very unique feel compared to other Muff style fuzz pedals.Bringing up the Gate to just around 9 o’clock will instantly cut out any unwanted background noise.The Deluxe Big Muff Pi’s Gate immediately cleans up any noise without compromising the response and tone of the fuzz.Unlike some guitarists I don’t swear by any particular vintage unit as the be all, end all version of the Big Muff.The Big Muff Pi has been released in countless variations, and Electro Harmonix continues to reinvent the “Muff” sound and expand upon its tone and feature set with each new version.When boosting the Tone past noon for more high-end emphasis, the Big Muff Pi’s low-end is typically reduced.
I usually find similar controls on pedals being a little overbearing, but this pedal’s Bass Boost is worth leaving on most of the time, especially if you’re scooping the MIDS section a bit for emphasis on upper and lower frequencies.
Beam power tetrode with a specially developed cathode coating, careful alignment of the grid, tri-alloy plate material for flawless performance up to 475 volts.
Perfect for high plate voltage amplifiers like the Fender Deluxe Reverb.
By turning the Sustain nearly all the way down and alternating between minimum and maximum Attack settings, you’ll hear how it adds a more noticeable emphasis on your plucking and strumming.
As you bring up the Sustain and listen to the Attack, you’ll find that it really helps recapture the transient response of your playing, an essential remedy for anyone who’s ever felt like Muff pedals had a dulling effect on their pick attack.