Swell Pedals B-Drive - Lo-Gain Drive for Bass



Swell Pedals (2007)

The B-Drive is a variation of our popular SWELL TONE CIRCUIT for Bass with a Vacuum Tube for the ultimate in a compact and easy to use effect pedal.

The B-Drive produces classic American drive tones made popular by the now highly collectable mid-'60s combo amps via either Amp and/or Record-outputs.

From Nashville to Fullerton and parts between—true red, white & blue small amp break-up is now foot-switchable thanks to SWELL.

The B-Drive…for the Tone-ally driven.


  • 100% Analog Circuitry
  • SWELL Tone Circuit
  • High Voltage TUBE(12AU7) Drive Designed for Bass
  • Vari-Drive Level Selectable via Footswitch
  • CONTROLS: Drive / Blend / Tone / Level
  • Tuned Amp Out
  • Record Out with Speaker Simulation
  • True-Bypass Footswitching
  • Top-Mounted Jacks
  • 12vac 1000ma Power Supply

SWELL Pedals are made in the USA of the finest materials available:

  • Switchcraft Jacks
  • Ceramic Tube Socket
  • 3PDT True-Bypass Switching
  • Diecast Aluminum Enclosure with Interlocking Lid (provides complete RF shielding)
  • Phenolic Knobs
  • Tough Powder Coated Finish
  • And More

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The B-Drive delivers classic tones made popular by '60s and '70s American tube amps in a compact and easy to use low-gain push-drive pedal from SWELL.

Fundamentally transparent, smooth natural compression and with NO loss of low-end frequencies the B-Drive is also dead-quiet even with the output level control maxed out!

The B-Drive cleans up by simply rolling back your volume knob and is also extremely responsive to the nuances of pick and finger style techniques.

Select between Drive's 1 & 2 for the just the right amount of gain and the NEW Boost remote jack (another SWELL 1st) gives you unparalleled control of your signal level with any simple latching on/off footswitch.

From your home Studio to the stage cranked amp tone and feel at any volume level via Amp and/or Record outs.

The B-Drive… for the Tone-ally driven.

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