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Friedman Brown Eye Overdrive Pedal  

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The BE-OD overdrive pedal captures the tone of the now legendary Friedman BE-100 amplifier which has graced the stages of world class musicians the world over. The BE-OD delivers authentic tube amplif... Click To Read More About This Product

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Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
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The BE-OD overdrive pedal captures the tone of the now legendary Friedman BE-100 amplifier which has graced the stages of world class musicians the world over. The BE-OD delivers authentic tube amplifier sound from a compact pedal with the controls needed to shape your tone including volume, gain, tight, bass, treble and presence. These responsive knobs will take you from light, slightly broken up overdrives to straight up gain nirvana. Built in the USA and designed to withstands decades of abuse the BE-OD is a must have pedals for any tone enthusiast.

Features
  • Authentic British overdrive tones
  • Volume, Gain, Tight, Bass, Treble and Presence
  • True bypass switching
  • Can be powered between 9-18VDC (no battery)
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FriedmanBrown Eye Overdrive Pedal
 
4.8

(based on 12 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Excellent sound quality (8)
  • Responsive (7)
  • Versatile (5)
  • Compact (3)
  • Good selection of effects (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home studio (5)
  • Performances (5)
  • Amateur recording (4)
  • Professional recording (4)
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    • Experienced (8)

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(1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

It really IS that good...

By Igor

from Schererville , IN

About Me Experienced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Excellent Sound Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Friedman Brown Eye Overdrive Pedal:

      Friedman "brown eye" overdrive.. I have not heard a pedal sound this amp-like, ever. And not just any amp but a roaring hot rodded Marshall jcm800. Just put it in front of a super clean tube amp and rock out. This is a special pedal.. I would also like to add that the Guitar Center and the crew in Hobart Indiana are awesome at what they do. Thank you guys :)

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great pedal !

      By Erik

      from Long Island NY

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Excellent Sound Quality
      • Responsive
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Home Studio
        • Performances
        • Professional Recording

        Comments about Friedman Brown Eye Overdrive Pedal:

        Great sounding pedal I have many distortion and overdrive pedals and this one is has it dialed in ! It has tons of gain , I turned down the trim pot to 9:30- 10 :00 from the factory setting , and the gain dial is a lot more friendly / usable . If you have a decent amp this will turn it into a beast , it was a perfect match for my 2204 with no effects loop was thinking of modding it (loop and gain mod) now I don't need to ! thanks Friedman it has great dynamics and touch and feel , glassy , sag , etc... well worth it get one you'll be happy you did !

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Friedman products totally rock.

        By John

        from undisclosed

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        Comments about Friedman Brown Eye Overdrive Pedal:

        This pedal sounded so good that I went out and bought a Friedman amp and matching cabinet. This pedal is worth the money if you can't afford the amp.

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        WOW....KILLER

        By Ricky J

        from Mission Viejo, CA

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Excellent Sound Quality
        • Good Selection Of Effects
        • Responsive
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Events
          • Home Studio
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Friedman Brown Eye Overdrive Pedal:

          I've never heard a pedal like this.....it turns any amp in to a $3000 amp....KILLER SOUND

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          stunning

          By Xande

          from St Paul, MN

          About Me Professional Musician

          Pros

          • Excellent Sound Quality
          • Good Selection Of Effects
          • Responsive
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Amateur Recording
            • Home Studio
            • Performances
            • Professional Recording

            Comments about Friedman Brown Eye Overdrive Pedal:

            i would sleep with this pedal, and do terrible, terrible, things to its slots, but it would definitely void the amazing 3 year warranty you get with this bad mother. the harmonic structure of the gain is beautiful and it instantly turns any amp into a tone monster.

             
            5.0

            great pedal.

            By keith

            from undisclosed

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            Comments about Friedman Brown Eye Overdrive Pedal:

            Sounds great.

             
            5.0

            BEST OD/DIRT Pedal, hands down!

            By Fer Jr.

            from SoCal

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Excellent Sound Quality
            • Responsive
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Friedman Brown Eye Overdrive Pedal:

                This pedal just roars! I was running a Fulltone OCD for the last year or so and I was always trying to get more out of it in terms of that hot-rodded Marshall bite. I had a Maxon OD 808 in front of the OCD to give it a little more, even threw in a Maxon Compressor in front of all that. The sound was there but I knew I could do better. Enter the world of the BE-OD! This things just kills! All the knobs are usable, I especially love the tight knob. It works very well in conjunction with the bass knob, you can go from a looser heavy crunch to something real tight for faster palm mute stuff. I have it powered @ 18V. Being that it's called the BE-"OD", I assumed it was going to be just that, WRONG! This is a full fledged distortion pedal! I have the internal gain knob at 9:30 rather than the stock setting of 12 o clock and there is a ton of gain still. I have the main gain knob @ 12:30 and it's Brownsound on steroids.Even with the gain ALL the way down it's Thin Lizzy's "Jailbreak" all day with harmonics all over the place. My fingers are sore as I type this review, I haven't played my axe this much in a long time, the BE-OD has inspired me.

                 
                5.0

                The notes will just sing

                By Glenn

                from undisclosed

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                Comments about Friedman Brown Eye Overdrive Pedal:

                Gain for days. The best od pedal I have ever played. I used it with my Classic 30, Classic 50 and JTM 45. The notes will just sing.

                 
                5.0

                The Search is Over

                By Guitar Man

                from York, Pa

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compact Design
                • Excellent Sound Quality
                • Responsive

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Amateur Recording
                  • Home Studio
                  • Performances
                  • Professional Recording

                  Comments about Friedman Brown Eye Overdrive Pedal:

                  This thing is absolutely amazing !!! I foresee this pedal becoming a legend, for all of your tube amp lovers you have got to get this pedal.my personal Holy Grail of tone in a pedal. This will inspire your playing. I give this pedal a 5 out of 5 but actually it is a perfect 10

                   
                  5.0

                  F'A this thing is the best dirt pedal ever!!

                  By Scott

                  from Charlotte N.C.

                  About Me Experienced

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Amateur Recording
                      • Home Studio
                      • Performances

                      Comments about Friedman Brown Eye Overdrive Pedal:

                      Just dont forget to turn down the internal gaun knob. A noise gate pedal quiets it all up.

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