When it comes to overdrive, nothing beats the sound of a vintage amp. RevivalDRIVE recreates a valve amp-style signal path in all-analogue electronics to provide realistic tonal response, touch-sensitive drive characteristics, and elusive ghosting overtones.
RevivalDRIVE’s two channels each deliver a wide range of British and American amp flavours, from clean to fully cranked. Intuitive controls let you go under the hood to tweak every aspect of the amplifier, from preamp shape to power amp breakup, even down to the sag and ripple of the HT supply.
With amp-like playing feel and realistic harmonics this may be the last overdrive pedal you will ever need.
TOUCH SENSITIVE SOUND
There is a tangible excitement to playing a valve amp at high volume. A direct link between your ears and fingers where every movement of the strings can be heard and felt. Soft, soulful touch or snarling pick attack, RevivalDRIVE brings these moments to life in a way no other pedal can.
Delivering sparkling cleans and thick crunch with all the sensitivity of a classic amp, RevivalDRIVE feels as inspiring as it sounds.
AMP-LIKE SIGNAL PATH
RevivalDRIVE contains a complete valve amp-style signal path with dedicated class-A preamp, a long-tailed pair phase inverter, and a push-pull output stage. Each block has been designed to reproduce not one, but many different amplifier sounds, putting incredible tone-shaping power at your disposal. Recreate your favourite vintage amps or get creative with new and exciting combinations.
SHAPE YOUR PREAMP VOICE
Amplifier tone starts with the preamp, and this stage can fundamentally re-shape your signal.
Select from a range of voicing and bright-cap options to configure RevivalDRIVE’s Class-A preamp stage. Use the LOWS control to tighten up the bottom end or push the bass into thick distortion.
REACTIVE DRIVE TECHNOLOGY
Origin Effects’ Reactive Drive Technology adds another level of realism, replicating the frequency-dependent effects of a loudspeaker on the non-linear performance of a valve power amp.
We’ve applied this to our push-pull high-voltage output stage, built with meticulously hand-selected discrete JFETS, to achieve sound quality unmatched by conventional pedal designs.
CLOSING THE LOOP
Take control of your distortion character with variable negative feedback.
The jangle and chime of the British Invasion? Edge-of-breakup picking dynamics? The presence and bite of a cranked full-stack?
RevivalDRIVE’s MORE/PRES knob has all bases covered, with a smooth continuous control that offers a world of character. Pair that with Origin Effects’ Reactive Drive Technology and you’ve got the most authentic valve power amp recreation available.
RECTIFIERS, SAG AND… GHOSTS
Have you experienced the other-worldly overtones of a cranked Twin or an early Plexi? The RevivalDRIVE range of pedals are the only pedals to recreate the subtle “ghosting” effect heard when these amps are pushed to the edge. These dissonant ghost notes are an interaction between your playing and the AC mains power, resulting from the rudimentary power supply circuits of early amplifiers.
RevivalDRIVE’s Valve and Silicon Rectifier channels, combined with our exclusive GHOST control, give you a huge tonal spectrum to explore. Turn up the GHOST knob and play up the neck for haunting lead tones. Get tight, modern chord definition from the Silicon channel, or switch to the Valve channel for increased sag and smooth, natural compression.
AMP MEETS PEDAL
How to match the ultimate amp-in-a-box pedal to your existing amplifier? RevivalDRIVE’s no-compromise Re-Amp EQ lets you tailor the pedal’s output to suit your amp, ensuring your clean AND overdrive tones always sound their best.
RevivalDRIVE even includes a touring-friendly Power Amp Mode for compatibility with flat-response power amplifiers, so you can keep the show on the road whatever happens.
BUILT FOR THE ROAD
Housed in a hand polished, brushed stainless steel enclosure and furnished with aluminium controls, Neutrik jack sockets and heavy-duty footswitch, the RevivalDRIVE CUSTOM is at home on the road as it is in the studio.