British Pedal Company Compact Series MKI Tone Bender Authentic Fuzz Guitar Pedal
Original price $ 329.99 - Original price $ 329.99
$ 329.99 - $ 329.99
Current price $ 329.99
Compact version of the 1965 pedal originally developed by effects wizard Gary Hurst. The MKI Tone Bender became the main tone for artists such as Jeff Beck, Mick Ronson and many more. This pedal was the founding father of British Fuzz.
BPC Compact Series MKI Tone Bender
- Small casing variant
- MKI Tone Bender Circuit
- Handmade in the UK
- Germanium PNP Transistors
- Level & Attack Controls
- Negative 9V DC Power inlet
*** Please note All Compact Series Pedals require their own isolated 9V power supply. This is due to the nature of the PNP Transistors which cannot be used with a daisy chained supply.
Many people ask us how each transistor differs in tone. Everyone’s ears are different but here is our small guideOC75: Bright and high gain, snappy in tone, sounds raspy in a 3 transistor circuit such as the MKI.5
OC81D: Smooth gain lots of saturation
2G381: This is what gives the MKI its sag when you bend a note. They are key to the MKIs Tone.
OC44: Bright and Driven Tone
OC71: More Shrill and Glassy then an OC44
ACY41: Bright, Raspy, and in your face (ideal for fuzz)
2n4061: Silicon-based, used in the Shatterbox for crazy amounts of thick fuzz