The EarthQuaker Devices Zoar stands out as a medium-high gain distortion, meticulously designed with discrete transistors for an analog purity that avoids opamps and diodes. This pedal offers a touch-sensitive, amp-like quality, striking a balance between a hi-fi, modern sound and the nostalgic echoes of classic circuitry. Its versatility shines through, allowing you to sculpt your tone with precision and explore a vast sonic landscape.
This distortion powerhouse accommodates a spectrum of tones, ranging from the crisp definition and tightness of overdrive to the low-medium gain fuzz, making it an ideal companion for both standard and drop-tuned guitars and basses. Zoar's distinctive character allows you to delve into jangly textures on the brink of breakup or venture into the realms of heavy saturation, offering a dynamic range that caters to various playing styles.
Zoar's unique charm lies in its passive 3-band EQ, intelligently tailored for modern tones. Despite its apparent simplicity, the EQ is deceptively intricate and remarkably responsive, ensuring a seamless and intuitive process to craft a myriad of captivating sounds.
• Distortion Effects pedal
• Extremely interactive medium-high gain discrete transistor based distortion
• Passive 3-band EQ tuned for modern dirt tones
• Weight control that dictates the amount of low end that is passed into the circuit
• Capable of being articulate and/or crushing on both guitar and bass
• Wide range of tones available - not just high gain distortion
• All-analog signal path
• True bypass
• Silent relay-based switching with Flexi-Switch® Technology