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Gear Review: Maxon OD-9

The Maxon OD-9 is a solid pedal which features true bypass circuitry and a legendary distortion sound that most guitarists would love. For those of you who don’t know, Maxon is the company that made the Ibanez Tubescreamer for Ibanez from 1974-2002. That pedal was the preferred overdrive for guitarists like Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eric Clapton, and Carlos Santana, just to name a few. Once Maxon and Ibanez parted ways, Maxon did the right thing and continued to make the pedals under their own name, so thankfully, if you don’t have an original, you can get close to the same sound with the Maxon Reissue or the Maxon Nine series.

The OD-9 is essentially a Tubescreamer. The shape and color is nearly the same, which is a good thing, as it’s solid as a rock, and can withstand nearly everything you can throw at it. It has the same simple control knobs, drive, level and tone, and a sound that is unmatched in the right setup. personally I think that this pedal sounds best when coming through a lightly crunched tube amp, like the Fender Deluxe. It adds a richness to the distortion that is hard to beat. It sounds okay on its own, but if you have a mid level distortion setting on your amp and you turn this baby on, your neighbors will know it.

If you’re a guitarist looking for a rich full tube distortion but don’t want to pay outrageous prices for an original, you will not go wrong with the Maxon OD-9.

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