EBS MetalDrive Studio Edition

“The EBS MetalDrive will set the standard to which all Bass distortion pedals will now be judged”

- Guitar Ink Magazine

General Specs  Demos & Samples  Downloads  Reviews Photos

General

 

THE EBS METALDRIVE DELIVER PURE, MEAN, METAL DISTORTION FOR BASS - AND BEYOND.  A NATURAL EXTENSION OF THE MULTIDRIVE, FOR THOSE WHO NEED MORE...


 

Distortion with full bottom! EBS MetalDrive delivers high-gain distortion for use in modern metal music, and other music styles that call for a mean distorted sound. It works equally well with guitar, and handle drop tuned guitars, 7-, and 8-string guitars without choking.

 

Easy to operate. The pedal works in Standard, Flat and Tubeism mode with controls forDistortion and Output - simple but effective! The MetalDrive uses True Bypass.

 

The Black Label Pedals provide great tone for bass, keyboard and other instruments as well. They are smooth working effects with very little or no noise and a fat tone that keep the bottom solid.

 

The Studio Edition comes with optimized signal path, a signal relay type of switch, protection against overvoltage use up to 18V and can be powered with anything from 9-12V DC.

Specs

  • Nominal Input Level - 8 dBv

  • Input Impedance 700 kohms

  • Dry Bandwidth +0 / -3 dB 20 - 20k Hz

  • Effect Bandwidth +0 / -3 dB 60 - 7 kHz

  • Dist Gain Range 6 - 70 dB min.

  • Types Standard, Flat, Tubesim

  • Dimensions (L x W x H) 2.8 x 4.5 x 1.4” (70 x 115 x 35 mm)

  • Weight 400g (0.88 lb.)

  • Power Requirements 9 -12 V DC Regulated, 25 mA max.*


    * EBS Recommend the use of the EBS AD-9+ DC adapter.
    The adapter can supply up to twenty pedals at the same time.

 Demos & Samples 

Downloads 

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Reviews

REVIEW iGuitar Magazine, issue 36, 2015

 

“Dishing up a range of mild to full throttle distortions, the MetalDrive can ‘do’ gentle but it’s not for the faint hearted on higher settings! For some truly mushy bass dirt, crank the drive control and stand back”.

 

MetalDrive test starts at 17:15 into the video.

 

Photos

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 FEATURES

Preserve the low range

Suitable for live and studio use

Universal High Gain Distortion

Tubeism, Standard and Flat modes

Control for Dist and Output

True Bypass Signal Relay Switching

Protected against over voltage up to 18V

Powered by 9 to 12V DC

Optional (not included):
EBS AD-9 Power Supply