LunaStone Wise Guy - True Overdrive



This guy is definitely connected! The Wise Guy is a new take on the popular 2-in-1 overdrive pedal. Although based on the classic JRC4558D op-amp, this ain't your grandfathers ol' dirt box, the circuit is a brand new design! The Wise Guy was designed to achieve a mid-tone-voiced very transparent overdrive with the same sweet touch responsiveness you would expect to find in a good vintage amplifier. This pedal delivers unrivalled sustain and cleans up nicely when you back off on your guitars volume knob. Unlike most other overdrives and distortions, “boutique” or budget brands, the Wise Guy achieves its incredible warm tube-like overdrive without the common use of clipping diodes, but purely from cascading gain stages much like in a real tube amp, and is therefore classified as a True Overdrive. The Wise Guy is an excellent sound shaping tool for all genres of music, and the sparkle and tube-like clarity of the +15 dB independent boost will help drive your tube amp into overdrive or to be heard above the mix of the band when soloing in live situations.


The Wise Guy is a 2-in-1 overdrive with an independent boost positioned after the drive side of the pedal. This allows for an increase in volume when soloing either with clean or overdriven sound. At the heart of The Wise Guy is the gain knob which works in conjunction with the OD-switch, which lets you choose between to different gain characters, while you control the amount of gain via the Gain-knob. The Od1 setting offers a softer low gain in the crunchy domain, while the Od2 delivers more sustain. The high frequencies of the overdrive signal can be controlled by the Tone knob, which is moved down a bit and made slightly smaller because, let’s face it, most guitarist usually set it and leave it. True bypass switching makes sure that your tone stays intact when the Wise Guy is turned off.

  • +15 decibel independent boost
  • Warm touch sensitive natural tube-like overdrive
  • A wide range of gain settings available; from mild rhythm crunch to soaring leads
  • Truckloads of sustain
  • Quality components
  • True bypass switching
  • Top mounted jacks and DC-plug saves space on your pedal board


  • Chassis dimensions (W/D/H): 119mm x 93.5mm x 34mm (4.7" x 3.7" x 1.3")
  • Weight: 358 g. (12.6 oz) (w/o battery)
  • Neutrik jacks.
  • True bypass switching.
  • Battery type: 9V
  • Adaptor type (not included): Standard 9V DC (center negative)
  • Power consumption: 9VDC/12mA



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