“The EBS MetalDrive will set the standard to which all Bass distortion pedals will now be judged”
- Guitar Ink Magazine
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 preserved 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.
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
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.