Tokai TMD-1 Metal Driver


  • Frequency
    This knob regulates the frequency of the peak of an overtone. As it is turned to the right, the high tone is emphasized.
  • Bright
    This knob is to add more range to the sound of the frequency. As it is turned to the right, the effect becomes stronger.
  • Drive
    This knob is to control the drive effect. As it is turned to the right, the drive effect becomes more aggressive.
  • Level
    This knob regulates the output level of the effect sound. It determines the balance betwen the effect sound and normal sound.

    (descriptions taken from a Tokai brochure)


a Tokai brochure

Metal Driver, TMD-1, produces a radical and aggressive distortion. From a metal tone, which only big amps can produce, to a bluesy tone like an old amp, this effects device creates a wide driving sound.

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  • Input Impedance
    470 kOhms
  • Output Impedance
    10 kOhms and over.
  • Current Consumption
    6 mA
  • Power Source
    9V battery or AC adapter
  • Noise Level
    -90 dBm (C specificity)
  • Dimensions
    69(w) x 61(h) x 126(d) mm
  • Weight

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