The Pigtronix Philosopher's Rock Compression/Sustain/Distortion Guitar Pedal is a streamlined rendition of the company's acclaimed Philosopher's Tone. The Philosopher's Rock may sport fewer controls than its knob-encrusted big brother, but it has a 4-times-wider compression range. Under the hood, a unique optical circuit gives you transparent compression and endless sustain. When you need attitude, flip the "Grit" switch to engage Germanium Distortion for a range of face-melting, take-no-prisoners tone. For pristine compression, creamy sustain, and amazing-sounding distortion, put the Pigtronix Philosopher's Rock in your signal path.

Pigtronix Philosopher's Rock Compression/Sustain/Distortion Guitar Pedal at a Glance:

  • Compression, sustain, and distortion - right at your toetips
  • Ultra-low-noise performance gives you maximum configuration flexibility
  • Two knobs and a switch give you easy, streamlined operation

Compression, sustain, and distortion - right at your toetips

The Pigtronix Philosopher's Rock gives you premium-quality compression, sustain, and distortion - collectively, mother's milk to electric guitar tone - in a compact stompbox with just two knobs (and a little chromium switch). This tonal bounty has been harvested from Pigtronix's highly-regarded Philosopher's Tone pedal and distilled into a simpler device that's arguably easier and quicker to use. Although having fewer controls than it's bigger sibling, the Philosopher's Rock sports four times the compression range. Pigtronix has also fitted this little stompbox with a Germanium Distortion circuit - engaged by the aforementioned little chrome "Grit" switch - that serves up a staggering palette of yummy overdrive.

Ultra-low-noise performance gives you maximum configuration flexibility

With its ultra-low-noise design, the Pigtronix Philosopher's Rock lets you configure your setup any way you want. this pedal is right at home in front of your already-dirty tube amp. Unless you're amp is of a particularly high-gain design, you know you need a little help to send your tone over the top. The Philosopher's Rock is just what you need. You can also combine the Philosopher's Rock with other pedals for a virtually limitless palette of guitar sounds.

Two knobs and a switch give you easy, streamlined operation

Simple can be best - especially when you're in the middle of a set. In the Philosopher's Rock the Treble and Blend functions of the original Philosopher's Tone are preset to the sweet spot for easy operation, onstage and in the studio. The Philosopher's Rock has a true-bypass switch and is perfectly happy running on a standard 9-volt battery, but Pigtronix has seen fit to supply you with with an 18-volt adapter for healthier headroom, transparency and output.

Pigtronix Philosopher's Rock Compression/Sustain/Distortion Guitar Pedal Features:

  • Ultra wide range of compression tones
  • Infinite Clean Sustain without noise
  • 100% Analog, optical design
  • "Grit" switch engages Harmonic Germanium Distortion
  • True-bypass switch
  • Operates on standard 9-volt battery or 18-volt adapter (included)

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SKU PIG004
Brand Pigtronix

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