GNI FZD Multi Fuzz and Vintage Distortion



FZD is a two-in-one pedal. Distortion combines very high gain with vintage timbre. fuzz offers three different modes: first mode is a little smoother, with overdrive characteristic depending on settings. Second mode is more aggressive, achieving the most intense saturation. Third mode combines fuzz with an analog octaver.

Both effects can be turned on at the same time to create incredible sounds.

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  • 3 distortion controls: “tone”, “dist.” and “level”.
  • 3 fuzz controls: “power”, “mode” and “level”.
  • analog octaver with fuzz's third mode.
  • use all effects at the same time.
  • use distortion as a versatile independent booster.
  • use fuzz as a versatile analog octaver.


The GNI Multi Fuzz and Vintage Distortion is a very vintage pedal. It offers two effects, fuzz and distortion, and the possibility of combining them. There is also an octaver embedded with fuzz.

Vintage Distortion - It's a very simple and yet powerful distortion pedal. It combines high gain with soft tones. You can adjust distortion using the three upper knobs, and turn it on / off pressing the right footswitch.


  • TONE: Let's you adjust the amount of high tones in your sound.
  • DISTORTION: It's the effect's gain. Increase it to add distortion. At small settings combined with larger levels, makes the pedal act like a booster pedal.
  • LEVEL: Output level.

Multi Fuzz - Three lower controls are the fuzz. You turn it on / off pressing the left footswitch.


  • POWER: Effect's intensity. Actually, fuzz starts when set above half of the knobs's range. Below that, it's called "gain", and can be used to get small saturation. Use these low settings to achieve some overdrive-like or booster-like effects. It's normal to use Power at it's maximum setting to achieve full fuzz.
  • MOD: Let's you choose 3 modes for fuzz. First mode is a little softer. Secons mode is very aggressive. Third mode combines fuzz with an octaver
  • LEVEL: Output level.

The Octaver - Fuzz's third mode adds an analog vintage octaver to the effect. It works best with lower tones (use your guitar's neck pickup). If you want to use the octaver without the fuzz, simply set power to a very low value, put it in third mode, and add level...


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