Radial unveils North-Star overdrive and power booster pedal

Another week, another Radial Engineering launch: following the Texas-Pro and Hot-British V9 is the Canadian company's latest hyphenated effort, the North-Star overdrive and power booster.

Designed “with today's rock-oriented country guitarist in mind”, the overdrive promises versatility with great clarity for dynamic playing.

A separate boost circuit provides up to 24dB of clean gain, while it can also be used to engage a separate effects loop for quick transitions from rhythm to lead sounds.

True bypass switching and 9V power supply operation come as standard.

The North-Star is available now for $169.99 - head over to Radial Engineering for more info.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.

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