Seymour Duncan 805 Overdrive Review – Best “Tube Screamer” Overdrive Pedal?

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Last modified:October 7, 2016



The Seymour Duncan 805 Overdrive is the latest in a series of new pedals from the Santa Barbara-based guitar pickup maker and is inspired by the legendary “Tube Screamer” overdrive. Now I know what you’re thinking, Not another Tube Screamer!” right? Well, you’d be missing out if you dismiss this pedal as just another Tube Screamer clone. There’s an obvious nod to the iconic TS-808 in design and name (805 is also a reference to Santa Barbara’s own telephone area code in case you’re wondering where the numerical variation comes from), but this pedal takes the “Tube Screamer” concept to new sonic frontiers.

The most obvious difference you’ll notice about the 805 Overdrive compared to standard overdrive pedals is its active 3-band EQ controls in place of the generic tone control typically found on overdrive pedals including the TS-808 and TS9 Tube Screamers. For many guitarists who like to use an overdrive to color their tone or create a unique extra channel with their amp, the 805 Overdrive could be the ideal pedal for the job thanks to its additional controls. Also, while the pedal was designed around the original 808 chip that is responsible for that famous “Tube Screamer” sound, Seymour Duncan decided to go with the MC33178 for the 805 Overdrive which they promise yields “superior sonic characteristics along with a lower noise figure and longer battery life.” This all adds up to what could be a new modern classic and perhaps the best “Tube Screamer” overdrive pedal in the modern guitar player’s arsenal. Here’s a rundown of the pedal’s features and then our complete Seymour Duncan 805 Overdrive review.


Distortion Circuitry: Glass diode, back-to-back stack.

Bypass: True bypass

Gain Control Range: 8dB to 36dB.

EQ Center Frequencies:

• Bass – 90 Hz +/- 11dB

• Mid – 750 Hz +/- 11dB

• Treble – 2.1 kHz +/- 12dB

THD @10mVrms input @ 1 kHz with 12 dB of gain: 0.15%

Noise referred to input: -<-126dBv, 400Hz to 20kHz Max Output before Saturation: 0.6Vrms

Input Impedance: 470k Ohms

Output Impedance: 1k Ohms

Power: 9V battery or external 9 to 18V Regulated DC Adapter (center negative)

Current consumption: 4.5mA

Dimensions: 2.61″ X 4.90″ X 1.45″

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Sound & Performance:

There’s just something about the “Tube Screamer” that has made it an endearing classic over the years. That lyrical midrange and smooth saturation have been the source of many famous lead guitar tones for decades. While there are countless “Tube Screamer” variations and an extensive family of imitators and derivative pedals, let me go ahead and lay it down for you. The Seymour Duncan 805 Overdrive is a top tier pedal that can sit alongside any of the best “Tube Screamer” style overdrive pedals you’ve ever played while perhaps surpassing just about anything else around in terms of sheer versatility, playability, and sound quality.

There are 3 general uses of an overdrive pedal that are most common in my experience: a clean to slightly overdriven boost, an overdriven/saturated lead tone, and a crunchier rhythm tone variation. Many overdrives excel in some of these areas, but the 805 Overdrive really shines in any context.

When cutting the Drive all the way down, the Level control provides up to 8dB of volume for a subtle boost that has a bit of mid-range emphasis. The magic here is that you can use the active 3-band EQ to hone in on certain frequencies to achieve your ideal sound. This gives the pedal a cool preamp vibe, and a slight boost of the Drive knob will bring in more harmonics and sparkly grit to your tone.

As you start cranking the Drive knob further, you’ll begin to enter overdrive territory where you’ll find your perfect saturated lead tone. Legendary blues rock guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan is one of the most notable “Tube Screamer” users and employed the effect throughout his career to achieve his searing lead tones. The 805 Overdrive presents a similar vibe that’s great for blues, rock, or any style that calls for superbly playable lead saturation. The added bonus here is that you can boost or cut your mids and further tweak the highs and lows with the dedicated EQ controls. It blows my mind that most overdrive pedals still stick with a stale old “Tone” knob, but this difference really sets the 805 Overdrive apart in a crowded market of clones and rehashes of the same tired formulas. Yet even if you just keep all the EQ knobs flat at their notched noon positions, you’ll get a balanced overdrive tone that is harmonically rich, warm, and surprisingly amp-like. And this is where my favorite aspect of this pedal comes to light…

The 805 Overdrive is perhaps the most pleasing overdrive I’ve ever used for adding an instant second channel to a clean tube amp. The pedal’s 3-band active EQ adds supreme flexibility for crafting an entirely different sound when activating the pedal. The pedal’s gain range extends to reasonably distorted levels making it suitable for lower to mid-gain rock guitar tones. And you might be surprised at the heavier tones you’ll achieve when diming the Drive fully clockwise, especially if you’re already playing with a little crunch in your sound. Boosting the Bass and Treble while keeping the Mid knob low result in some thick walls of chunk that retain clarity and definition with a very low noise floor. As many heavier rock and metal guitarists have discovered, too much gain can mud up riffs that demand maximum precision and tightness, but the 805 Overdrive could be your secret sonic weapon for adding maximum girth to your sound and retaining an organic tone. The Bass adds massively tight low-end while the Mid knob is carefully tuned to 750 Hz for precision sculpting of your all-important midrange when playing heavy. And yes, you can use the 805 Overdrive at various Drive levels in front of an already distorted amp to really dial in your tone from the pedal, making is an essential element of your signature sound. Who would’ve guessed that beneath it’s 50’s inspired sea green paint-job would lie what a beast of a guitar pedal?

The Seymour Duncan 805 Overdrive rocks… hard! Let’s see the final result.



The Seymour Duncan 805 Overdrive is one of the best “Tube Screamer” inspired overdrive pedals available on the market. The clarity and definition of this pedal along with its incredible warmth and harmonic response really make it something special. The 3-band active EQ is the icing on the cake and will let you integrate this pedal into any rig for any style of playing. It also excels at adding an instant second channel to a clean amp. From classic crunch to searing blues rock leads and even some heavy metal chunk, the 805 Overdrive is a force to be reckoned with and a pedal that you absolutely must try if you’re looking for your next overdrive.

That concludes our Seymour Duncan 805 Overdrive review. Thanks for reading.


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  1. I have over 40 years studio experience and no I haven’t tried every overdrive on the market of course, but when I go to somewhere like the Chicago Music Exchange I try a lot of products through a lot of amps. This overdrive is simply the best that I have found anywhere. I play mostly clean as a rule and the sound from this overdrive is simply as smooth as it gets. The active EQ’s are very well designed and high quality with the center frequencies at perfect points. As an general comment, I think that any review of a guitar pedal with EQ should always mention if the EQs are passive or active and should list the EQ center points like the above review does. There is a lot of detail in the individual notes of most chords even at higher overdrive settings. All of this and the price is very reasonable. Excellent.

  2. “…endearing classic”? Or was that meant to say enduring classic?

  3. Drive it till it Bites! Bite Me! Bite Me!!!!!!!! YUMMY!

  4. The vapor trail is excellent so I assume this to be also. I could do with an overdrive for my single channel amp as well.

  5. Matt Ganguzza says:

    SD puts out great pedals from the vapor trail to 805 overdrive. I wonder if it would beat the Ibanez Tube Screamer?

  6. Beautiful looking pedal. SD at its finest.

  7. Ben Tucker says:

    Love the color of this pedal. Always loved Seymour Duncan. The EQ is a nice addition, would love to hear this baby live.

  8. Nik Izrin Thani says:

    Looks beautiful and i bet sounds great if played live too :)

  9. Sounds nice! And seems pretty versatile! Love the bass/mids/trebble controls.

  10. Ernest Gehring says:

    Love the little EQ knobs

  11. Another great review

  12. Jeez I love this pedal.

  13. Mateusz Wasowski says:

    I love the sound this overdrive gives ! Really Great!

  14. Ricky Thomas says:

    I like this pedal!!!!

  15. Bill Siepierski says:


  16. Bjoern Mehring says:

    Great overdrive! I love the sound.

  17. Looks cool!

  18. Dennis Guiney says:

    Nice Tone, I would not mind adding it to my board!

  19. Miles Gunter says:

    Seymour Duncan sure did a good job according to these videos!

  20. Huge TS lover, use a sparkle mod, like the eq

  21. Dear Lord.. This is just too good!!

  22. Got a new Zen Drive and would love to face these two off in a tone trial :)

  23. Felipe Aranha says:

    This got to be probably the best “screamer” like pedal ever!
    The EQ section is all i’ve been wanting in a pedal like this!

  24. Tom Mchenry says:

    Im am Totally Pumped to get one these…!

    Im gonna smash some headbangers with a wall of Sound !!!

  25. It might be a great overdrive for me!

  26. Sounds Great!

  27. could use some of that boost

  28. Super upgrade on the classic “Tube Screamer” pedals. Look out!! ~ there’s a new Ferrari sliding up sideways on your pedalboard! Gotta have it!

  29. This looks like such an amazing piece.

  30. Hope to get one!

  31. Jonathan M. says:

    Looks great.

  32. Anthony Stephen Mendes says:

    I need to win. I hope this is a worldwide contest.

  33. Robert Strickland says:

    Fantastically rich sounds, made my amp sound beautiful, and lush.
    I am not a tube screamer, lve owned two, an original, and a custom made,
    I still have them, but they are in storage. I have played for years, without any
    Pedals, and then after did a sweet review, l did an
    About face, and purchased this incredible pedal for my best friend, who
    Of course, let me use it, and now, l want one!!!

  34. Matthew Rempes says:


  35. Steve Adkins says:

    I have room on my board for this pedal.

  36. Wow this is exactly what I need!

  37. Kevin L. Gibbs says:

    Wicked cool pedal!!

  38. Cody Benes says:

    Very good pedal. Very nice. Very love

  39. There is still room on the pedalboard and a need for this one. Seymour Duncan has decades of history making good stuff.

  40. sounds like this guy could replace my Guv’nor

  41. I have a Vapor Trail on my pedalboard & would like to a/b this against my analog man..!! Looks like a top notch product, as I know the vapor trail is.

  42. Yeah, this does sound better than the 808…

  43. Wow, it sounds so powerful and versatile.
    It’s a kind of “home tone anywhere” pedal, right ?

  44. illya reid says:

    use this with the alnico pro 2 (slash brigde p/u) and hear ur solo’s reach the heavens

  45. Florentino Gonzalez says:

    Very cool how well tone is on this,and love the way drive increase gives gritty sound.

  46. Looks to be a good pedal for the collection!

  47. Would love to try one of these – wonder how it compares to a TS?

  48. This would be nice under my tree.

  49. Peter Andreev says:

    I want one.

  50. Mark Holloway says:

    It’s got a spot reserved on my board!

  51. Perfect

  52. Certainly an interesting take on the iconic TS sound…3 band eq instead of the standard tone knob seperated this unit from the rest of wannabees

  53. Angel Tejon says:

    This 805 pedal is great crunchy one!

  54. Michael Garrett says:

    A classic circuit for a reason – now improved on. Pretty, pretty cool.

  55. stuart morton says:

    The best overdrive. Made better. Yup.

  56. Great pedal!

  57. Finally, a TS-9-style OD with the tweakability I’ve been dreaming of! Gotta try one of these out ASAP

  58. welly tjandra says:

    Great pedal! it’s transparent, versatile, great on low or high gain setting. Really wish to have one on my board.

  59. Alan Grimes says:

    I get the feeling this would work wonderfully well in my simple set up

  60. Gregg Parrish says:

    Would make a nice addition to my rig

  61. NewAgeBlue says:

    Incredible !! Luck and Thanks :)

  62. Sounds very good
    Jast what i need

  63. David Fisher says:

    I like the classic look and the color is sweet, but it sounds so smooth. It doesn’t sound fizzy or full of static.

  64. Martin Thorpe says:

    This looks like a real handy drive, sweet sound also, that middle know gives such control over the tone, love the 50s style green too.

  65. Zsolt Dubravcsik says:

    Really nice pedal. I love the EQ controlls on it.

  66. Gianluca Magri says:


  67. Fantastic sounding pedal and very flexible :)

  68. Barry Smith says:

    Awesome pedal! Excellent website Gabriel..!

  69. no whammies no whammies!!

  70. If this pedal is anywhere close to the quality of your pickups then you’ll have a winner.

  71. Tasty, clean, and classic. Just the way I like my ODs! Plus it’s a Seymour Duncan; what else can you ask for?

  72. Great Review!

  73. Isaac Lilly says:

    always looking for something new for my rig, I think this would be an excellent addition.

  74. Nice review. Seems I have to buy a bigger pedal train:-)

  75. Love it – SD has some smokin’ stompers.

  76. Alessandro says:


  77. Sounds good!

  78. Sounds like a great overdrive, hope it’s a good clean boost too. I wonder if it can beat out my Boss SD-1 modded by Keeley other than having true bypass…

  79. Hope I win!

  80. Jason Pyle says:

    I would like one of these…please.

  81. Albert Casan says:

    Looks really sweet!!!
    I want iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitttttttttttt!!!!!!!!!

  82. So tasty

  83. My sweet little hostage!

  84. so awesome

  85. I wish I had a cheeky comment expressing my WANT for this!

  86. Nick Hopkins says:

    Juicy! Could be the next wallet emptier!

  87. Minty fresh!

  88. Chris Aguilar says:

    Love the EQ! Hope I win one!

  89. This pedal sounded great even through my shitty laptop speakers. It would make a fantastic addition to my board, the eq section is very well done. Id use it today if I had one ! I have a little music school, the kids would totally dig it. Like the colour too :-)

  90. Love these pedals!

  91. I dig the seafoam color, too. It’s a tasty looking pedal, I’m sure it sounds even better. Would love to play with this!

  92. Craig Frank says:

    It’s nice that you have the option to scoop the mids, or not!

  93. Pedro Cunha says:

    The equalizer its nice!

  94. Pedro Cunha says:


    I need that pedal on my set-up!

  95. Cordy Lavery says:

    Nice range of tones- really fattens up the tone without getting screechy with more overdrive. Nice.

  96. Felipe Devicaro says:

    That seems to be a great piece of gear!

  97. Andrew Teal says:

    Sounds like a must have pedal for any board!!

  98. Yair Hollander says:

    Would love to win this pedal.

  99. This may be a reason to upgrade my tube screamer!

  100. Daniël Yves Dudok says:

    It would be wonderful to have this pedal on my pedalboard. It will blow away all my pedals ;)

  101. Sounds like a super transparent OD Pedal- I definitely have a slot for this on my board.

  102. Cool! I’d love to throw this into my rig!…

  103. i already told my don I’d win it for him. You don’t want to make a lire of me do you? Hope it sounds as great as it looks. SD is really making a name for themselves in quality pedals.

  104. Jeremy Bowen says:

    I definitely wouldn’t mind owning this pedal. Can’t have too many overdrives. Well, maybe you can, but I can’t!

  105. Rooock!

  106. Dear Santa,
    I want one of these. Before you come by though, please check the winners page to see if I’ve won so that you can save yourself the trouble! … On second thought, bring one anyway and I’ll give one to a buddy!

  107. Love the colour scheme

  108. One of the best TS style pedal I have heard in a while.

  109. 3-band EQ and very large range, very curious about the possibilities of this pedal.

  110. I never really thought of Seymour Duncan as a pedal manufacturer but this one actually sounds legit.

  111. I have been pleasantly surprised with S Duncan’s pedals. I love the Pickup Booster, and haven’t played this yet, but looks good(especially in a surf green box).

  112. Looks like one hell of a pedal!!!

  113. It’s the best sound i never ear.

  114. nice! ive always wanted to try an overdrive pedal

  115. Their Pickup Booster is the business! This looks quality too.

  116. it’s not about the bass, it’s about the drive

  117. I want it bad

  118. stevie james says:

    Vintage vocal vowel like guitar sounds with modern edge

  119. Nice..

  120. Sweet

  121. nickjammer says:

    Bass, Mid, and Treble controls are a great way to expand on the screamer prototyple – that way you can scoop whatever you want depending on the amp that you’re using. Winner in my book.

  122. Ughhhhhh wantttttt

  123. J.D. Harris says:

    Love the range available with this pedal! The graphics have a nice vintage vibe that I like too.

  124. Now this pedal looks as good as it sounds.

  125. Josh Richards says:

    Sounds great and as a nice aesthetic also!

  126. Great classic tones. This could be the one.

  127. Nice one.

  128. don hutchko says:

    Love it, good review

  129. Sick overdrive sounds. Need this one for my rig.

  130. I’ve been looking to change my overdrive, and this one looks great. Nice demos.

  131. Ken Potter says:

    Looking to move away from my current multi-effects set up and into individual stomp boxes. The sound on this is amazing. Looks like a good one to start with!

  132. Caleb Miller says:

    Amazing pedal. Love both it and the vapor trail.

  133. Vladimir Anikeev says:

    Sound great. EQ make this pedal very flexible. Design of this pedal is gorgeous. I’m professional designer, and I very like that way it look. Also all series cool awesome.

  134. mannnnnn, this overdrive looks awesome, wish i could have one to make my band sound more awesome, becouse i dont have any dist or overdrive or any pedal at all. would it sound bluezy with my fender stratocaster special? fiy( great review!).

  135. Can’t wait to own one…

  136. Seems awesome

  137. Awesome pedal. Always great stuff from Seymour Duncan.

  138. Need. This. Pedal.
    Would love to own this one.

  139. Definetely want to test this one out! I’m quite new to stomp-box pedals and this one captures my attention a lot! Can’t wait for the Giveaway.

  140. it would be great to have this one!!!

  141. John Voyles says:

    Great review of the 805. Been looking @ various 808/TS-9 mods as well as the overwhelming variety of ‘clones’ available, so def want to test the 805 out as it seems to provide all the necessary goodness in one box. Cheers to all at Seymour Duncan R&D!

  142. Muñon power

  143. “I want that”

  144. This is an excellent reinvention of a legendary pedal. SD has been pretty solid in the effect department. I would love to see them come out with an ALNICO IV pickup though.

  145. A good OD pedal, would like to have it :)

  146. A good OD pedal, would like to have i :)

  147. Seems like an exceptionally versatile OD pedal, which suits me just fine. My tastes in signal break up are broad as heck. I would be more than happy to do a bit of real estate rearranging on my board to accommodate this little badass.

  148. I’m just looking for a OD for my pedalboard. This looks fantastic.

  149. odieux fonzie says:

    give it away, give it away, give it away, now!

  150. This pedal would just about complete my rig.

    Ya right. I need them all

  151. francois poirier says:

    wow!! would love to try one of those!!

  152. Bartholomew says:

    I’ve been looking for good transparent drive with some distortion.

  153. I’ve bought and sold many “TS” type pedals, mostly sold because they were not flexible enough. I think this guy has some potential for me

  154. I have been looking for a new overdrive, and this just might be the one!

  155. Man I’d love to try this thing out, tube screamer killer coming through!

  156. I love SD pedals! Can’t wait to try one!

  157. Great improvements to a classic pedal !

  158. Where i can buy this pedal

  159. Steve King says:

    Great looking pedal and sounds sweet. Sparkly and clear at lower settings but good and nasty when called upon. I don’t have a tubescreamer at the moment, but it would be a nice addition to anybody’s pedal board!

  160. Peter Teipe says:

    Pedal looks and sounds great! It would look even better on my pedal board overdriving my P-Rails loaded Telecaster !

  161. I LOVE this pedal, want one/need one BAD!!!!

  162. Oh man… This looks gorgeous

  163. I love the 3 band eq! What overdrive has that? Super smooth overdrive!

  164. Ryan Smithee says:


  165. Wow this is exactly what I’ve been looking for! I love the screamer style pedals but sometimes I think, I wish I just have a little more bass, and less mids. This 3 band eq is awesome!

  166. Would love this on my board.

  167. Sounds really good! I would love to have this on my board.

  168. R Flessati says:

    Great review! Nice guitar playing. Most of the tones well covered! The pedal really stands out as a boost in front of a dirty amp to me and it seems far more focused than the average TScreamer clones.

  169. Was more or less settled on the Maxon 808 or Ibanez TS808… But now this 805 looks more and more attractive :)

  170. Zulcris B. Flor says:

    this pedal has a nice tones in’s very playable on different kinds of guitar..i want this pedal with my guitar.

  171. Matthew Ellingsworth says:

    Would love to own one of these. Seymour Duncans in my guitar and hopefully soon to be on my pedal board!

  172. Very nice overdrive.

  173. Daniel Alonzo says:

    Great pedal
    and the active eq is such a great idea.

  174. Great space saving design! All pedals should have their IN/OUT up front instead of the sides.
    SD OD is ♕

  175. Victor pantoja says:

    I want this thing bad! I know it will sound great with a metal tone it would give me much more clarity tightening up the bottom end the way it does

  176. That is a sexxxy sounding OD. (Why don’t all pedals plug into the top?)

  177. Very crisp full tone i can think of hundreds of way’s to throw this beauty into the mix to punch out that
    big tone I’ve been searching for and really brighten up my fx chain

  178. mike jones says:

    sounds like an awesome pedal!! I want1!!

  179. Im digging the top loaded inputs make life much more fun….more pedals less space=more fun.

  180. this looks like one of the best tubescreamers for the price

  181. Wow! This pedal is both really transparent and beefy. I want one.

  182. Scott Humes says:

    This pedal sounds so versatile and would be perfect for almost anything.

  183. I’m not fond of overdrive, but this one is a force to be reckoned with! Want it on my rig. Thanks for the review guys!

  184. WOW WOW WOW

  185. Roger Ribas says:

    That green-ish color is blisss..

  186. John Saylor says:

    I have an SD Vapor Trail and love it so I’d really like one of these as well!

  187. Pretty nice pedal, it would be a good compliment to my OCD.

  188. I need this!

  189. I really like the way keith merrow uses this to tighten up an already driven to fuck amp…

  190. That sounds nice, OD! would like to try this one and compare it to others.

  191. Karl-Johan Brink says:

    Great overdrive pedal!

  192. Georgios Barelos says:

    I used Ibanez’s tube screamers all the time for boost. I think this deserves a shot too!

  193. Sounds great!! I like it better than a Boss or a Ibanez TS pedal.

  194. Georgi Ivanov says:

    This is such a jewel :) Just can’t wait to lay my hands on it (or my foot, depends from perspective :D )

  195. Edward Griffin says:

    Sounds better than my 808!

  196. Yair Hollander says:

    I would love to win this pedal.

  197. Magnus Thor says:

    Sounds OSOM!

  198. Will Kroeker says:

    Really loving how this boost actually has a full 3 band EQ. Other pedal manufacturers need to take note here.

  199. Mike Freed says:

    Who else would you trust to make a great pedal, but the people that make the best pickups. Sounds killer.

  200. bobbytouche says:

    I’d love to know how this would sound in front my JTM45!

  201. definitely the pedal i m keeping an eye on since their first video… im dying to test it, and get it

  202. I’m sincerely blown away by how versatile this pedal is. I’ve been looking at various tube screamer and overdrive pedals for some time and I’ve always been a little frustrated with what I’ve found. Nothing could ever really dial in that exact tone I wanted. The flexibility and maneuverability of this pedal, however, has restored my faith in tube screamer pedals. Definitely putting this one on the gear list and recommending it to any guitarist looking for such a pedal. Excellent work, as always!

  203. Ennio Milano says:

    wow! sounds great!

  204. Asier Ausocoa says:

    It’s sounds like a beast
    I need one to improve my axe sounds
    Rock and Roll

  205. This looks like an unbelievable bit of kit. Nice design! :)

  206. diego solarte says:

    Definitively is a state-of-the-art piece of ammo for any guitarist who is looking for the perfect balance, tone and gain. Versatile and solid, this top noch stomp box won´t let you down! A must try!

  207. Nooo, GAS again :)

  208. Looks like a real cool pedal!!

  209. great pedal! really cool EQ…

  210. Scottpatrick J. Sellitto says:

    Killer Sounds coming out of this versatile box! Impressed!

  211. This thing is SWEEEET! Fattens up the tone so well! Would be great for blues rock’

  212. After seeing all the videos, I want one! I also want to upgrade my pickups in my Strat to a set of higher output rails.

  213. This is a pedal for almost every genre. A lot of possibilities! Hope I’ll get this one.

  214. Craig Patton says:

    Amazing sound, will be getting one

  215. It looks and sounds awesome

  216. Jaco Theunissen says:

    Cant wait till we get our Shipment here in South Africa ,watched alot of reviews and this is the OD pedal I need.

  217. Dan R Berthelot says:

    A work of art! Seymour Duncan & Co. get it.

  218. Henry Johnson Jr. says:

    I actually really enjoyed reading this pedal review, it seems to have actually interested me to get one of these bad boys for my primary rhythm tone, and i can slap a tube screamer of some sort for a soaring juicy lead tone, if i do somehow win the giveaway that would actually be awesome but i am a man of low expectations and high hopes.

  219. Julio Robles says:

    I’m a HUGE fan of Seymour Duncan pedals please let me be the winner!!! Dx

  220. Looks great. I’ll take 2.

  221. so impressed…. clarity better than older tipe of “sceamer”..

  222. Pretty cool overdrive pedal. Nice to have the versatility of the bass, mid and treble rather than just a single tone control!

  223. Edgar Orozco says:

    I need a new pedal

  224. Edgar Orozco says:

    I need a new pedal!

  225. Pretty impressed with this pedal. Wonder how it would sound in my signal chain with my custom amp. Really looking for something to help boost my lead tones.

  226. The one thing I’ve hated about other drivers is that they only have one tone knob or just a bass and treble. I’m also really loving the versatility of the 805, I love the option of being able to play other genres of music.

  227. The Range of the Gain on this pedals seems to be very versatile.
    I dig the 3 EQ knobs where I really can dial in some bass, mid, treble separately.

  228. I’m definitely adding this to my Bugera V22HD in the near future.

  229. I’ve watched many videos on YouTube for an overdrive pedal wondering what would be the best pedal to own before I come to conclusions and found this pedal to be one of three that I really adored. The versatility of the eq knobs is what sold me as well as overall tone. There needs to be more boutique pedals like this. Must get my hands on one of these

  230. This pedal sounds great!! I could definitely use it.

  231. I really want to try this pedal. If it’s good for merrow it has to be good.

  232. Looks to be an amazing pedal

  233. Jeff Hopkins says:

    Really digging the sound of this pedal. I think it would sound great with my LP thru my Blues Deluxe!

  234. Sounds good :)

  235. Steven Corry says:

    Pretty amazing sounding pedal.Simple yet very effective,3 way EQ is such a plus.

  236. John Lavery says:

    Sounds great. I have a maxon od808 and it sounds great but could be great if it had the eq section

  237. Sounds good.

  238. Dan Kucera says:

    Sweet pedal!

  239. James Johnes says:

    Im really liking the sounds of this pedal!

  240. Alejandro Rivera says:

    Nice work from SD!

  241. Dreux A Ferrano Jr. says:

    This pedal looks amazing, and the sound it creates is amazing. It’s nice to see that SD can take a classic sound like the 808 and improve it so much! The tweakability makes it so compatible with experimenting artists trying to find their own sound. This pedal is one that can be a force for some good that the guitarist community really needs. Having more tweakable pedals with amazing sounds in them is what we need to push our sounds to a place that others didn’t go before, and add a personal flavor to our creations! Thank you for making this.

  242. Cool. Gotta check one out!

  243. I want one!

  244. Thomas Dück says:

    Pedal sounds great. I would expect nothing less than great from SD, but this one surprised me in a positive way.

  245. mike cummings says:


  246. jorge cruz says:

    Sounds good!!

  247. Michał Gasztold says:

    Great sounding screamer.

  248. Fabian Schlupp says:

    Sounds like a great pedal, that i must have :)

  249. Need it !

  250. Bill Belcher says:

    I like the EQ feature. Say no more, Seymour!

  251. James Knowles says:

    Holy awesome sauce! haha It would look nice on my pedalboard. ;)

  252. Rob Dubya says:

    Would love to get my hands on one of these to test out!!!

  253. This pedal sounds awesome! Way more oomph than the standard Ibanez TS thats on my pedalboard now. This would make a great replacement!! Thanks for the great review as always!!

  254. Thank you much for that review! I never realized just how much a few extra options could change guitar pedals’ functions. This thing is like 4 pedals in one!

  255. BLUSTER9080 says:

    I’d love to TRY IN THE VIDEO SOUNDS AWESOME !! fingers crossed . thank you very much . regards

  256. This pedal definitely has way more tonal options than your standard TS-9 or clone. I really like how it responds to picking dynamics – barely noticeable grit to full on overdrive/distortion when you really dig in. Awesome review of a really interesting pedal!

  257. Sweet. Lovely warm tone to it right from the start with the gain down. Nice.

  258. Bryant Poh says:

    Can’t wait to try one.

  259. Diego Montebro says:

    Great over, he looks versatile!!

  260. This thing sounds amazing, and it’s seafoam green. What’s not to love?

  261. SD pedal with SD pickups and I’m ready to rule the world!

  262. Piotr Wojnar says:

    Would love to give it a test drive

  263. Conner Johnson says:


  264. John mitting says:

    I just want one !

  265. the eq section is a good thing.

  266. drive it like you stole it

  267. Robert Abernathy says:

    nice review – those mids really help cut through the mix – That 805 has a ton of options

  268. James Adams says:

    Excellent review!!! Need one!!!

  269. this looks like an awesome pedal

  270. Ian Pritchard says:

    There are so many tubescreamer clones, I would have to try this one to see if it lives up to the hype around it.

  271. suena brutal!

  272. Great review and greatpedal. I’d like to try it someday :D

  273. Great review. I would love to try that pedal

  274. Ken Wallace says:

    I would love to get my hands on this, I am extra stoked about the EQ!

  275. Seems like a cool OD. I dig the 3 band EQ, gives you some more versatility.

  276. Stephen Bier says:

    I like the fact that it has the full tonestack. I don’t think I’ll ever bother with overdrives that don’t have that level of control.

  277. Henry Robertson says:

    cool pedal


  279. I dig the look of this pedal. I also think it’s essential for any overdrive to have some EQ features like this one has (with the three mini knobs). I definitely need to check this one out after the reviews.

  280. This would pair well with my SD Vapor Trail :)

  281. It seems to respond very nicely to harder strums. I need one of these so bad.

  282. Seymour Duncan makes great pickups and i’m starting to love their pedals. Great job Seymour Duncan. keep up the great work.

  283. Paulo Renzo says:

    Best OD out there so far. I need one :)

  284. Adela Cordero says:


  285. Jack Franklin says:

    I need something that will push my tone over the top… I think this is it!

  286. Robert Koch says:

    This 805 could very well replace my TS9

  287. Henry Whitmer says:

    that’s a sweet tone. Need it!

  288. Bob 'Skippy' Blechinger says:

    VERY cool! The 805 Overdrive might just wind up becoming the new standard!

  289. Christophe r. Cote says:

    Wow! I like the tone!

  290. Hmmmm id like to use this on bass!

  291. yes, i like it.

  292. Zack Carnes says:

    Damn! I really need this pedal! I love the color and the fact it has 3 band eq.

  293. sweet screaming tube!

  294. Would be nice to have one ;)

  295. Cool pedal, dig the tones!

  296. I love it!!

  297. Fernando Gabriel Villabrille says:

    I want it!!!

  298. Very good.

  299. Celeste Hemminger says:

    Would make an awesome 1st pedal for this pedal virgin!

  300. Elijah Davenport says:

    I like the surf green color

  301. Mark Darrow says:

    I’m an overdrive nut and this one has got me excited!

  302. Great review and great sounding pedal, definitely the overdrive I’d get.

  303. yannis haji says:

    cool pedal..

  304. Ivan Gonzalez says:


  305. Carlos M. Gómez says:

    Yes it’s only Rock and Roll but I like it. :)

  306. Pedro J Vicente says:

    no he probado este tipo de estaría mal probar este!!! jejejeje

  307. Great choice for professional guitar player

  308. I like it !

  309. It’s a good sound. I like to play with my guitar to know how it’ld change my tone.

  310. James Knowles says:

    I want to put my tone into its circuitry. ;)

  311. Ahh, this is a very nice looking and sweet sounding pedal!

  312. Nate Osborn says:

    Looks and sounds great I would love to get my hands on one!

  313. Joaquin Goyeneche says:


  314. Demian Rojas says:

    There’s an almost naked woman on the right of the screen. How am i supposed to concentrate on the OMG ITS SEYMOUR DUNCAN!!

  315. awesome pedal could play it all day .

  316. Duncan always has some cool pedals

  317. Kevin L. Gibbs says:

    What an awesome pedal!! :D

  318. Alfredo Espinosa says:

    Great pedal, thanks for the opportunity …

  319. Javi Metal says:

    Great pedal, as good as their pickups :)


    Buena suerte a tod@s.

  321. Seymour Duncan= always good choice for me

  322. Jaime Montes says:

    great pedals and pickups

  323. Dennis Guiney says:

    God lookin’ pedal, esp like the 3 tone control knobs.

  324. Al Sparks says:

    Great drive! Thanks for the chance!

  325. Sounds great! I’d like it for my Jazzmaster.

  326. It has good aesthetic Beunos tone controls … interesting

  327. Like and Shared

    Great Pickups

  328. Great pickups and now cool pedals, SD rocks!

  329. miquel resa martinez says:

    i like seymour duncan

  330. marcos santianes alvarez says:

    Oh yeah seymour duncan very good pickups and pedals effects too,thankkkkyou

  331. kwalker007 says:

    Cool colors and tone adjustment, whats there not to love!

  332. Gorka de la Mata says:

    I like it

  333. Like it very much!
    Hope to win it :)

  334. Gonzalo González says:


  335. Francisco Prado says:

    Great pedal and great tone! Maybe the next in my pedalboard

  336. I love this pedal! … Great giveaway!… Thank you!

  337. This is an awesome pedal… clear sound, no noise… I like it a lot!

  338. Angel Tejon says:

    GHreat pedal giveaway!

  339. BOOM! BLAM. YEAH.

  340. Sweet,sweet,SWEET! I own an AVT 150 Marshall head amp. I’m wondering if this jewel will work with it??

  341. Brandon LeBoeuf says:

    The EQ controls are amazing! Would love to have the ability to cut out a frequencies at will!!!

  342. Jeff Nelson says:

    Gotta have it! Tons of tone!

  343. Yes Please !

  344. Lovely gain increase, be nice to give it a spin.

  345. I’d love to try one of these out. Sold my old TS9 last year and have been checking out other drive pedals since. This seems like a winner to me!

  346. I’m a real TS fanatic, Also I use nothing but Seymour Duncan pickups.So when i Spotted this i had to look into it. The interesting thing about this overdrive is how there’s not just one TONE knob but three separate knobs for lows, mids and highs. THAT’S AWESOME! Pretty standard High quality overdrive but definately a contender as each as it’s own type of sound.

  347. Maxwell Ziegler says:

    Sounds pleasing.

  348. EQ = BONUS!

  349. It’s nice to see and hear a bit more flexibility with this classic sounding effect! Well done SD!

  350. Thi is a fantastic gear that I must have!
    it sounds really….. big and clear, crisp and clean. As fat, as I need
    I really like it

  351. I really like it, specially for the 3 band eq.

  352. Peter Homoki says:

    nice blue

  353. that EQ is nice!

  354. Elián Rodríguez says:

    Great pedal, it has much more to offer than it seems, the EQ is awesome!

  355. David Beak says:

    The versatility of this pedal puts this above many overdrives for me!

  356. Pedro Cunha says:

    Pretty Cool soundscape! The EQ is a plus :)

  357. Who needs an original Tube Screamer when you have Seymour Duncan?! “””D

  358. That is a tasty burger.

  359. Jimmy Herzios Garcia says:

    I love this pedal and this tone its supremme!!

  360. Mark Holloway says:

    Love it that they put a 3 band EQ on this! I’m sold and would love to have one!

  361. James Southard says:

    I have three guitar players in my home and buying all these pedal’s gets expensive real fast so winning this would be awesome. Since times are tough and I can’t afford to buy my kids new equipment this would be an amazing surprise to give them.

  362. Wei-Chen Cheng says:

    I want this TS Clone. No, better than tube screamer.

  363. I’m sold. Would love to play this.

  364. Welly Tjandra says:

    Great overdrive pedal, great tones. This could be something that I’m looking for. I would really love to have one on my board!

  365. Diego Sanz says:

    A brand kwnon for one of the greatest pickups in the world, clearly would do great effect pedals as well! Sounds awesome!

  366. Killer yet smooth…

  367. This is a fantastic pedal. I’m a big Tube Screamer fan, like most players, but this OD definitely has a unique sound to it. I have to get one.

  368. Thomas Young says:

    They say its the best tube screamer yet,so i guess we should have one !!

  369. Nathan Mumford says:

    Based on the demo I would say it sounds crisper tone-wise. Ideally I would like to lineup the TS-9, TS-808, and TS-808HW, along side the 805 and do a true comparison…I do like the EQ for sure…

  370. Daniel camis says:

    Nice pedal, great overdrive

  371. Looks like a great tube screamer version with nice extras

  372. so much Overdrive

  373. Robert Dahle says:

    Gimme dat sweet, sweet pedal. Mmmm.

  374. Mart van Ochten says:

    Love to use this in my next gig!

  375. Jim McGuiness says:

    Sounds just like what you want. Not a muddy meddle thunderstorm bit a sprinkler of cool fairy dust

  376. great pedal. i wish my bb had a 3 band..

  377. Stephen P says:

    Tubescreamer with a fully tweakable eq? Yes please.

  378. A TS-808 contender? I need to hear that now… thanks for the post.

  379. Diego Montebro says:

    Great pedal!!

  380. Looks great!

  381. Love the classic look of this pedal, and that 3-band makes it very flexible. Cool pedal.

  382. I dig the layout of the pedal. Simple and a little different. Mint green is a beautiful colour as well. I haven’t tried a pedal from Seymour Duncan in quite a few years. I remember the Pickup Booster was pretty rad.

  383. Joseph Earl says:

    Nice take on a classic pedal.

  384. Alessandro says:

    Seems nice…

  385. such a classic lookkk and the 3 EQ knobs are perfect. would definitely have this on my rig!

  386. Just bought a Zen Drive. It would be cool to try then side by side

  387. Victor Caamaño says:

    Looks very cool. It’s on my wish list.

  388. Jim Lipscomb says:

    The active EQ looks like it can sculpt a lot of tones.

  389. luis neiva says:

    this pedal really sounds great. with all this controls it’s gonna sound good everywhere. seymour duncan is releasing some great pedals

  390. I think this made me regret buying a second hand TS9.

  391. I’ve always played with a very clean signal but have wanted to expand with a bit of overdrive lately. Good review.

  392. Nice sounding pedal.
    I like the tone sculpting possibilities that the 3 EQ controls add.

  393. Gonzalo Deubelbeis says:

    I like to think I’m a versatile guitarist myself, and in case of winning the SD 805 OD would be that pedal which will empower me to keep on that way.

  394. Chris Faricy says:

    Holy cow…I have been waiting to purchase a vintage original TS808 …..BUT WHY!?. I am Happy that I didn’t “pull the trigger” on that! I MUST GET the SD805! AWESOMELY BETTER with the 3Band EQ. Can’t WAIT to put this HOLY GRAIL of TubeScreamers in front of my WIZARD amp. Drooling to be the LUCKY WINNER of such a Prized pedal :-)

  395. Peter Andreev says:

    Love the 3 EQ controls. Please let me win this.

  396. Jeremy Cujo says:

    diggin the enclosure and love the sound… never really used tube screamers before. may the giveaway odds be ever in my favor

  397. I need an overdrive on my pedalboard

  398. the Castaway says:

    Just when I was looking for a good overdrive :D

  399. Andreas Skeidsvoll says:

    This tube screamer is sweet! :)

  400. a great drive pedal used by many artist that i DON’T HAVE -can i win – we will see – thanks

  401. James Healey says:

    like the demo, cool pedal

  402. mike cummings says:

    I think I should’ve bought this already

  403. Driving a good tube amp with a hot signal is one of life’s pleasures ^^ would love to do it with this pedal! the three band EQ is much appreciated too.

  404. Blaise Mcfarland says:

    I want it!

  405. yup

  406. I’ve stayed away from tube screamers in general only because I have my eye on other dirt pedals first. But this one I like.

  407. nice

  408. Adam Jensen says:

    I don’t have a TS-like pedal on my board; this looks pretty sweet!

  409. It’s always wise to have a 3 band EQ, that’s better than the classic Tone knob.

  410. Man that is a sweet sounding OD. I am super impressed with SD pedals. I just picked up the Vapor Trail, and it is a superior analog delay, my new favorite for always on duty on the board. It can also handle ambient tasks really well, with the versatile modulation controls. Looks like this 805 is similarly well designed.

  411. Helmut Kauntz says:

    Gotta try one of these, great review. Love the colour.

  412. Heath Hunt says:

    Can’t wait to try this one.

  413. This would make me a better guitarist !!!!

  414. David Krauss says:

    I would like to try this out with my rig.

  415. Would love to have this addition on my pedal board, Seymour Duncan it’s gotta be good!

  416. Peter O'Connor says:

    Tayyyystty, I’ve been looking around for a good overdrive. Me please!

  417. Alan Grimes says:

    The perfect little green box, I need one of these!

  418. Denoise95 says:

    Really cool, and the three EQ knobs give more and more versatility. Love this one

  419. Robert Koob says:

    Awesome Crunchiness

  420. Igor Zvarich says:

    sounds great!

  421. Zsolt Dubravcsik says:

    Great sounds! I would love it if I had it!

  422. nice!! thank you!!

  423. I love the sweet tonal possibilities with this pedal. Wow, love to get my hands on this pedal. Love it!

  424. great looking and sounding pedal!

  425. One can never have to many overdrives

  426. Fantastic gear!

  427. wow! best pedal ever!

  428. if i win i will use this pedal to make shreddy bossa nova solos just like mozart

  429. I realy loved the sound of the pedal ,you can go from bluesy to country to shred.
    I need one.

  430. Looks and sounds good !

  431. I use several overdrive pedals each with their own personality & distinct voice. The 805 Overdrive has a great clarity & three EQ knobs to shape the sounds. Great stuff!

  432. Mike Perkins says:

    Nice Little Rock/Blues pedal.. Would love it.


  434. Sounds great! Would love to try it out on a drum machine.

  435. Peter Mahoney says:

    Messing with it’s triple EQ will be way fun!

  436. Kyle Ritchie says:

    Never used a seymour duncan pedal, but from the videos this pedal sounds smoothe. I wouldn’t buy one, but if I win this thing I will definitely find a spot on my board for it.

  437. Markku Puronaho says:

    Sounds great and it has place in my pedalboard!

  438. This guitar pedal is amazing this is a great addition to anyone’s sound effects line.

  439. Dan Kucera says:

    Killer box!

  440. Anthony Juniper says:

    Versatile and user friendly

  441. David Polidoro says:

    sounds pretty awesome. its clearly very versatile, and seems very sturdy and reliable as well.

  442. Rob Stein says:

    A good straightforward concept, very useful – TS with real tonal control.

  443. Dylan Thomas says:

    Sounds awesome, would love to own it. Thank you for having these giveaways!

  444. jimmy rudnick says:

    Sounds like a great pedal

  445. Unprecedented bottom end for a TS type pedal. If I ever did a small 3 or 4 pedal board this would probably have to be on it.

  446. Looks like a great Pedal. Best of luck to all.

  447. Bill Siepierski says:

    Love to try it out!

  448. Ryan Belfield says:

    Looks awesome! A tube screamer with an eq makes it a highly versatile tone shaper.

  449. Evgeny Kurbatov says:

    Actually I’m fan of the germanium diodes overdrive pedal format amplification but this one is very attractive to me. I want to try it, and sadly it wont be in our part of the world untill I buy it. This is a hint ;)

  450. harold carl says:

    Would love to add this to my pedal board!

  451. Joseph Bugg says:

    Wow that actually sounds really good! I’d love one of these guys on my board!

  452. Can’t go wrong with that!

  453. I can has new overdrive?

  454. “… And I want … And I need … And I lust … ‘Send me one’!”

  455. Sounds like a controllable “Tube Screamer”, I don’t have an overdrive and I was thinking about this one.

  456. Fred Mendes says:

    Nice one !

  457. Oguzhan Kolay says:

    Sounds pretty awesome!!

  458. Creamy!

  459. Daniel Schreiber says:

    Been thinking about getting one of these for a while. It’d be cool to win it.

  460. Morgan Peline says:

    Sounds like a great pedal! Might have to add this to my arsenal…so many pedals to get…so little time!!!!

  461. Interesting, how much?

  462. This looks like exactly what my board needs.

  463. I met Seymour a few years back and he couldn’t have been any nicer. You could tell he just has a passion for this stuff. A lot of people seem to think Duncan’s stuff isn’t as maybe “hip”, or as “cool”, as some of the trendy more boutique stuff out there just because their pickups seem to be everywhere. But even so if you search you tube for some of the behind the scenes factory tour videos,; despite the big name recognition and big time popularity they still pretty much have remained a relatively small company that is very hands on still.

    Their stuff never seems to disappoint. I love that newer analog delay! And if this is as good in person as the demos seem to sound I will be picking one up regardless if I win or not.
    Thank you Best Effects!

    All the best,
    Mike Thomas

  464. Frederick says:

    This thing looks like it’d make for an excellent clean boost!

  465. odieux fonzie says:

    At least an Overdrive with a good 3 bands EQ. I’d like to hear how it sounds in my rig!
    Sorry for my french! (i’m french)

  466. This thing sounds pretty sweet!!

  467. Ken Stern says:

    Sounds amazing. Love to get my hands on one.

  468. hard driving man

  469. Ron Olszewski says:

    I’m in the market for an OD pedal, so here’s hoping I win this one, it sounds awesome!

  470. Aniruddha Ghosh says:

    Destruction Overdrive would be appropriate. I so badly want one.

  471. Sounds like a pedal worth checkin’ out.
    Next time at my local guitar shop…

  472. ron grande says:

    i dig that seymour duncan incorporated a three band eq; and were smart enough to mark the little knobbies. what a pain — lucky i had white out for another brand!

  473. Jason Bolton says:

    Wow! Sounds like a great pedal – would love to find have one!

  474. TS-style pedals may be common, but Seymour Duncan really did a great job with this one. I’d love to own one!

  475. Thanks Best Guitar Effects, because until now when I thought of “805” it was the area code. From now on it will be this pedal.

  476. Pavle Bodi says:

    Seymour Duncan 805 is a great pedal !!!

  477. Sounds like a great screamer.

  478. I sure do like this ;)

  479. Russell Tanenbaum says:

    Would love to have this on my board.

  480. Sounds awesome; I’ll have to check one out!

  481. Antonio Ramos says:

    Sounds good, looks cool, nice color, sweet design, the best tone… awesome pedal, period.

  482. I could really use an overdrive pedal. Thanks for the review and demo video.

  483. I’m interested in any OD pedal that offers EQ options. Kind of like the Stone Deaf PDF-1, this seems like it occupies a really cool niche.

  484. Dustin Rhodes says:

    I think it sounds great! No muddiness. Clear and crisp, but still has some nice gain.

  485. Adam Whitley says:

    Looks nice!

  486. Matthew Richardson says:

    WOW!! FINALLY a TS-808 clone that effortlessly captures the highly sought after sound we all know and love to hear on countless albums and concerts over the past 30 years! This newest offering by Seymour Duncan : the 805 Overdrive pedal, appears to bring all the vintage sounds we love, (along with MUCH MORE we have yet to experience), to the table in a quite simple and practical design. Ive been searching for an efficient clone for that “sound” I have in my head and I was so happy to hear the demo. I actually went and showed it to my wife and I clearly remember saying at the time that this was gonna be on my wanted list LOL. Thanks so much Best Guitar Effects and Seymour Duncan for the opportunity to add this amazing pedal to my board. I believe it will take its rightful place as my main overdrive!! -Matthew Richardson, Buffalo, NY

  487. meeeeee!
    pick meeeee

  488. It seems to be great classic inspiration pedal… and I don’t have a classic TS on my board.
    So I would be happy to try it.

  489. Jeff Weber says:

    Great Pedal!!! Love it!

  490. It’s nice to see this renaissance of thoughtful, nuanced overdrives. Remember when the only game in town was the Ibanez Tube Screamer?

  491. Steven Sanborn says:

    This pedal would sure sound sweet on my pedalboard!

  492. The 805 would drive-me-over the edge. That minty-green color would go well with the color scheme of my p-board.

  493. I need awesome sound now

  494. Man, I really dig the design. To me, it seems so unusual for pedals to achieve certain level of aesthetic quality…. thumbs up for this one!!!

  495. Looks awesome! I have the Vapor Trail Delay pedal and loving it.
    Seymour Duncan are bringing out great pedals.
    I would love to try out this overdrive.

  496. Awesome sound would love a test drive on this one!

  497. Would be interested in what Stevie would have had to say about this

  498. Interesting. If one were to forced to choose between the TS-9 and the 805, which would be the “better” one, and in which situation? (For leads, “tightening the sound”, rhytm, etc etc)

  499. Curious to compare this one against the classics!

  500. Bill little says:

    Sounds like. A kickass pedal

  501. Everyone needs a good overdrive!

  502. Bob Schilling says:

    Wow, great smooth range… doesn’t immediately go to saturation.

  503. raymond seto says:

    looks like a cool pedal!

  504. First off I’m totally biased positively to anything Surf Green! But seriously, the eq controls put this pedal miles above Tube Screamers with a mere tone knob. Would love to get one when $$ allows. P.S. I’m glad your doing video demos now Gabriel. Keep up the great reviews and demos, I never miss ’em.

  505. Maaaan. this pedal sounds sweet. like sugar. wrapped up in sweaty lady legs. I just wanna sing!

  506. Like others said, I’m really interested in the EQ section of this. The 805 are code concept is a cool take on the 808. Nicely done!

  507. Chris Aguilar says:

    The EQ Center on this pedal makes it one of the most versatile OD’s on the market. Another winner from Seymour Duncan!

  508. Wiseblood says:

    Another tubescreamer but a pretty good sounding version.

  509. Sounds so good! I’d love to have that on my board!

  510. Sounds great. Love how it breaks up and cuts with the single coils.

  511. Nicholas Merz says:

    Sure, I’d love that pedal!

  512. Wow, it looks as good as it sounds!

  513. Can’t wait to try this pedal with my Vox AC15C1

  514. would love to have one of these!!!

  515. what a great overdrive! i want i need! so much wow

  516. Like the Rhythm sound with mids cranked and lots of drive. nice

  517. Gary Plaus says:

    Very Nice! Watched a few YouTube demos. Love it!

  518. Would love to try one of these out!

  519. Lee Morse says:

    This pedal looks pretty sweet, an new take on the TS808! I want one now! ;)

  520. Seth Okrend says:

    I’ll take one!

  521. Looks like a great pedal!! I look forward to having the chance to prove it!!

  522. Jonathan Guillemette says:

    Your demos are getting better and better. Great job guys. Killer sounding overdrive too.

  523. Mike Harris says:

    Love the idea of an active three band eq on a tube screamer type drive.

  524. Carl Martin says:

    Awesome sounding overdrive!

  525. Brent Johnston says:

    A fine review of what seems to be a worthy take on a screamer style overdrive.

  526. Nyírő Márton says:

    Hmm I don’t like this oldschool design… But the sound is great, and the EQ is also cool!

  527. Jonathan M. says:

    Who can’t use a good TS-style OD? Hope I win.

  528. I’ll take 5…

  529. Sounds like a good evolution of a trusted design – nice! The eq is a great addition.

  530. Throw me in with the “not another Tube Screamer” crowd
    I don’t know though, maybe this one can actually change my mind?

  531. Mark Walsh says:

    Lovely OD, Fingers crossed I might win it :D

  532. David Outten says:

    What’s a Tubescreamer and will it work with my guitar?

  533. I would so love this! I bet it sounds incredible.

  534. This is exactly what I need!

  535. Shawn Wile says:

    Killer pedal! There just happens to be an empty slot on my pedalboard….coincidence?

  536. Daniel Jacques says:

    Everyday I have the blues…everyday I don’t have an overdrive pedal.

  537. John Lind says:

    most intriguing…

  538. This could make me sell my Ibanez TS-9. At a discount!

  539. Awesome. I want one

  540. Francisco Prado says:

    Great pedal with a great sound

  541. Commandophile says:

    Mmm yeah, it has a real classic vibe going on.

  542. SD is doing really nice pedals… a nice ts with eq is a valuable thing!

  543. Nice. Would be cool to drive my harp trough this screamer!