Pigtronix Class A Boost

After a slew of pedals that offer a left-field take on effects with maximum tweakability, the newest addition to the Pigtronix range has just a single knob and one function: the Class A Boost is a compact preamp/booster based around a J-FET transistor.

Sounds

You can boost a signal by up to 20dB, dialled in with the pedal's gain knob, but it has been designed with a linear frequency response so that it doesn't mess with your tone as it gets louder.

The result is a pedal that you can kick in to get solos cutting through, to drive your amp harder or to add an extra dimension to an overdrive or distortion pedal.

MusicRadar Rating

4 / 5 stars
Pros

Transparent boost; compact; runs from 9V PSU.

Cons

18V PSU takes up more pedal real estate.

Verdict

One louder when you need it, classily delivered.

Country of Origin

USA

Available Controls

Footpedal with on/off switch Gain

Weight (lb)

0.43

Battery/Adaptor Type

DC adaptor

Dimensions

61 x 25.4 x 112

Weight (g)

194

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