T-Rex ToneBug Fuzz

With controls for fuzz, tone and output level, the ToneBug Fuzz offers variations on the classic fuzz sound, plus a signal boost (or cut) - if you should want one - when you kick it in.

Sounds

Old-school square wave clipping creates sounds from a mild distortion at the very minimum setting on the fuzz knob, through to full-on raspy fuzz at the other extreme. The tone control offers powerful shaping, from a crisp, trebly sheen with lots of the mid scooped out, through to a sound that gives more emphasis to a honking upper mid-range.

Finding the right fuzz is a nightmare, as there are so many variations on the theme. But if you like your fuzz edgy and raw - not as soft as a Fuzz Face, not as barking mad as a Big Muff Pi - you'll like this.

MusicRadar Rating

3.5 / 5 stars
Pros

1960s-style fuzz tones revisited; useful sonic shaping options.

Cons

Not a lot.

Verdict

If you like your fuzz edgy and raw, you'll like this.

Country of Origin

China

Available Controls

Fuzz Level Tone

Available Inputs

1/4 Inch Jack

Available Outputs

1/4 Inch Jack

Battery/Adaptor Type

9V Battery

Unit Power Source

9V DC Adaptor

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