Who invented the first distortion pedal?

Answer Roger Mayer is credited with inventing the fuzz box, the earliest form of distortion pedal. In their earliest stages, distortion pedals were created for friends of Mayer, including Jimmy Page and J... Read More »

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How to Build a Fuzz Distortion Pedal?

Ok. This is how you build a decent sounding 741 fuzz pedal, the schematic is at

Why won't my Boss DS-1 Distortion pedal work?

If you just bought it...take it back and exchange it. There are about 40 components on the circuit board, and a lot of wires that run between things. The problem could be in any of those.It's not... Read More »

Which distortion pedal is better for a solid state amp?

Check out the MI Audio Crunch Box pedal. It's very much like a Marshall amp sound with a big mid-range and thick, tight low end. It does a great job replicating Marshall stack sounds through pretty... Read More »

Is there an guitar pedal that features both distortion and the ability to loop?

This one does both: probably are others too. You will have to check the features on each one.:…Looping pedals:http... Read More »