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Strymon Riverside Multistage Drive Pedal  From Strymon

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Manufacturer's Description from Strymon

A NEW WORLD OF DRIVE

Riverside is the culmination of a thorough analysis of numerous analog and vacuum tube circuits. Our goal? To deliver a new world of harmonically rich, incredibly versatile, tube-inspired drive sounds. We didn’t want to build just another distortion or overdrive. We knew we must examine what has been done, and bring a new approach to the world of drive sounds.

DISCOVER YOUR AMP'S POTENTIAL

Riverside’s cascading gain stages create harmonically rich tones that are immensely musical and natural—from silky clean overdrive to colossal distortion, and all points between. Our analog JFET front-end ensures that Riverside responds to your guitar with uncompromised dynamics and feel. The precision crafted DSP generates dynamic complexity and pleasing harmonics at every stage, letting your amp shine at any gain level. Riverside takes your amp to places you never knew it could go.

INFINITE SWEET SPOT

Riverside’s continuously variable circuit tuning dynamically tweaks multiple parameters under the hood so that the sweet spot follows you at any gain setting. As you turn the Drive knob, Riverside makes continuous adjustments, tuning the circuit for optimum tone. This results in an incredibly versatile drive pedal that is equally capable of providing sparkling cleans, mild overdrives, high-gain leads, and heavy saturated distortions.

FLEXIBILITY TO ADAPT TO ANY AMP

Your amp choice has a large influence on the sound of any drive pedal connected to it. Riverside’s musical 3-band EQ, with independent Bass, Middle, and Treble knobs, is designed to complement your amp’s tone with the flexibility needed to dial in your sound effectively and efficiently.  The three-position Presence switch tailors the highest frequencies, allowing Riverside to integrate perfectly with any amp or setup, no matter how dark or bright.

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About Manufacturer

The Philosophy:
We want to build products with no compromises. We want to push the limits of technology in music. We want to redefine what is possible with music gear. We want to use exceptionally great components and ridiculously powerful processors. We want to make gear that sounds better than anything you've ever heard. We want to make our customers happy. We want you to be inspired to create amazing music.

The People:
We're a small company and we'd like to stay that way. We do this because we want to create gear that is fun to design and fun to play. We want to experiment and try new things. We don't want to work for the man. We don't like authority. We don't want to grow up. We want to work hard and have fun doing it.

The History:
Damage Control was founded in 2004 with the release of our line of tube-driven effects pedals, which earned critical acclaim and became favorites among guitarists across the globe. In 2009 we teamed up with Strymon to begin co-developing products, and the rest is history.

Specifications

Custom cascading multistage distortion topology provides a wide range of tube-inspired drive tones

Digitally controlled analog class A JFET input gain stage maximizes headroom while adding up to 20dB of pure analog gain

Precision crafted DSP gain stages provide detailed complexity and responsiveness

Low gain channel for smooth classic overdrive

High gain channel for modern saturated distortion

3-band EQ with independent Bass, Middle, and Treble controls

Selectable post-analog gain mid-band EQ push

Presence switch to tailor the sound for use with all amplifiers from dark to bright

Optional variable-threshold noise reduction helps tame noisy guitar pickups 

High impedance mono input

Mono output

Favorite footswitch to save a favorite setting

Expression pedal input allows the connection an expression pedal for simultaneous morphing control over multiple parameters (Expression mode), or logarithmic taper for smooth volume control (Volume mode)

Boost pedal input allows connection of an external footswitch for up to +6dB of analog boost, or to toggle the Favorite preset on other Strymon pedals (Favorite Out mode)

Ultra low-noise, high-performance 24-bit 96kHz A/D and D/A converters provide uncompromising audio quality
 
Premium analog front end and output section
 
Super high-performance SHARC DSP in a compact form factor
 
32-bit floating point processing
 
True Bypass (electromechanical relay switching) or selectable transparent Analog Buffered Bypass
 
Strong and lightweight anodized gold aluminum chassis
 
9V DC power supply included
 
Power requirements: maximum 9 volts DC center-negative, with a minimum of 250mA of current
 
Dimensions: 4.5″ (11.4 cm) deep x 4″ (10.2 cm) wide x 1.75″ (4.4) tall
 
Designed and built in the USA