SBN Pedals Lil' Eagle


SBN Pedals

Heavily based on a classic tube screamer, with a few improvements. My Screamin' Eagle Pedal has been very popular, but some of you have asked for a simpler version. Here it is, The Lil' Eagle. Do extra switches scare you (like those on the Screamin' Eagle)? Well, this is the pedal for you. If you want a pedal with smooth, creamy, and classic overdrive crunch, then look no further. In additional to getting a fantastic 808, I've put in the same mods you'll find from those big name companies for superior sound. This is the pedal that will make people's head's turn. And to boot, I guarantee that you won't be able to find a better quality 808 for this price.

Here's a few of the features:

  1. At it's core is a well thoughtout PCB.The key to good tone starts with a well designed and durable PCB.
  2. True bypass - no more tone sucking
  3. Reduced Mid Hump. The original 808 looses a lot of bass when engaged. I've added some of it back in.
  4. Texas Instruments tlc2272 chip used instead of classic jrc4558d. This gives it a more modern, updated, warmer tone. If you insist on the classic chip(or want to play around with opamps), I've installed a socket for chip swapping
  5. Full and smooth clipping. Asymmetrical for better harmonics and a more 'tube' like sound
  6. Twice as much gain as a traditional 808.
  7. Bright white LED.
  8. Quality carbon comp resistors used in key places for that extra vintage mojo. What will this mojo magic do for you? Can't say, but it sure sounds good.
  9. Removed the electrolytic caps from the signal path for a smoother tone. Electrolytic capacitors can cause a gritty sound. In this circuit, they've been replaced with film or tantalum caps for a nice & transparent drive.
  10. High quality metal film resistors(except where carbon comps are used) and Wima capacitors, LongJohnny jacks, as well as silver bearing solder for solid connection and superior sound throughout.

The Lil' Eagle runs on 9 volt power supply (wallwart not included). This pedal, because of the smaller enclosure, cannot run on a battery...there simply isn't any room.

I guarantee you that this is a sonic powerhouse. If you play rock, blues, country, pop, and anything along those lines, this is the pedal for you. It sounds fantastic with a nice smooth break up. Using your guitar's volume control it cleans up very nicely. Please keep in mind, this is based on the 808. It goes from a nice clean boost to a smooth, light overdrive. If you want a pedal for Metal or a similar style, you'd be happier somewhere else.

I'll guarantee the workmanship of this pedal for two years, not including any mods or repairs you may do (or attempt to do) to the pedal, or normal wear and tear on the finish. IF there is a problem with this pedal, let me know and I will work with you to fix it.

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