Guitar Works, Inc.
Electro-Harmonix - XO Germanium OD
Classic 60’s overdrive from genuine germanium transistors. Bias and Volts controls let you easily dial in that perfect vintage germanium tone. Need proof? Listen to the demo below.
CONTROL – Adjusts the amount of
input signal that is fed to the
The more the knob is rotated the
harder the Germanium transistor and
BIAS CONTROL – Adjusts the current
gain that is sent to the Germanium
works together with the voltage control
to attain the over all tone. The bias
specifically with the Germanium
VOLTS CONTROL – Allows the user to
control the amount of voltage that is
applied to the
GERMANIUM OD. When the knob is
set at full, 9volts is applied. When set
at minimum 3
volts of current is applied By limiting
the volts applied to the pedal a
number of interesting
saturations can be set up for variations
STATUS LED – When the LED is lit;
the GERMANIUM OD effect is active.
When the LED is
off, the Germanium OD is in True
Bypass Mode. The footswitch
INPUT Jack – Connect your instrument
to the input jack. The input impedance
at the input jack is high.
OUTPUT Jack – Connect this jack to
your amplifier. This is the
GERMANIUM OD output.
This jack is connected directly to the
Footswitch-- True Bypass on and off.