TH Audio White Dwarf - Distortion


TH Audio

The White Dwarf: a guitar distortion unit. It's not really for metal, but it will give you a lot of dirt if called upon to do so. At certain settings, its sound is reminiscent of the Rat, at other settings, it's quite different.


The White Dwarf has four knobs and a switch:

  • Gain: controls the amount of distortion. All the way down will still give you some distortion, because this is, after all, a distortion pedal.

  • Adj (Adjust): counterclockwise thickens the distortion and adds grit and bite. Also lowers the resonant frequency a little.

  • Voice: Left: more dry, less bass. Right: more bass and "darkness". How much you'll notice the difference will depend on your amp, your guitar, and the Gain/Adj level (more noticeable at higher gain). As you'll hear in the videos, the difference between the switch positions is easier to hear with the Vox AC15 than with the Fender Blues Jr., because the Blues Jr. doesn't do so well with low frequencies.

  • Bright: allows player to set the high-frequency response somewhere between "not nearly enough" and "way too much".

  • Vol: controls, you guessed it, output volume.


  • True bypass switching
  • Hammond enclosure
  • Metal film resistors, 1% tolerance
  • Switchcraft jacks
  • Heat-treated silkscreened graphics

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