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      Visual Sound V2 Series V2RT66 Route 66 Overdrive and Compression Guitar Multi Effects Pedal (150483)
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Revved up overdrive and compression with lots of options.

The Visual Sound Route 66 multi-effects pedal gives you the great tone guitarists have come to love, plus an added noise reduction system that gives you that quiet ride you've always wanted. Classic compression combined with classic overdrive--these two effects sound great on their own, but combine them, as the Route 66 pedal has, and get the ultimate combination in a single pedal pedal.

The V2 Route 66 pedal features redesigned noise reduction on the compressor channel, and additional low-drive range on the overdrive channel. The great-sounding overdrive channel is modeled after the sound of the original Tube Screamer, but it also has a bass boost switch. The compressor can be set for classic squash or clean boost with the unique preamp stage and gain knob. This allows for a truckload of clean gain. The compressor even has its own tone control. The 2 effects can be used independently or combined to complement one another.

In 1999, Visual Sound made the statement "Our Route 66 is sure to become as legendary as its namesake." With countless great guitarists using it ever since, the Route 66 pedal from Visual Sound has become just that, a legend!

The V2RT66 Overdrive and Compression Guitar Multi Effects Pedal features a diecast aluminum housing, ultra-reliable 10 million cycle switching, easy battery access and circuit protection from AC adapters. Wide and sturdy stomp switches designed by Bob Weil himself. And a redesigned, noise-free experience. This version of the Route 66 pedal has raised the bar for years to come.

Visual Sound V2 Series V2RT66 Route 66 Overdrive and Compression Guitar Multi Effects Pedal Features:

  • Use effects separately or together

    Overdrive controls:
    Drive level
    Tone level
    Volume level
    Bass boost on/off switch

    Compression controls:
    Comp (compression) level
    Tone control
    Gain level
    Tone control on/off switch

    Diecast aluminum housing
    10 million cycle switching
    Easy battery access
    Circuit protection


Visual Sound V2 Series V2RT66 Route 66 Overdrive and Compression Guitar Multi Effects Pedal Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 5" x 6" (126 x 153mm)
    Current Draw: 15-24mA

    Note: All dimensions are approximate maximum dimensions. Current draw is shown from bypass to channel(s) on.


Visual Sound V2 Series V2RT66 Route 66 Overdrive and Compression Guitar Multi Effects Pedal

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  • Just buy it!

    As reviewed by Jeremy Blaska on 2/5/2009

    The route 66 is one of the coolest effect pedals I have ever had on my board in 20 years of playing. The compression side does not alter your tone like many other compressors. The overdrive side gives everything from a silky smooth tube like tone to a real bite with the gain up. I use this pedal with both electric and acoustic guitar. I am able to get a great dirty sound through the acoustic without feedback thanks to the noise reduction feature. All in all, the Route 66 is a great bundle of features and effects for a very reasonable price.

    16 of 16 people found this review helpful.
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  • This is the distortion you're looking for

    As reviewed by Mr. Drive on 5/30/2010

    Dont waste your time buying cheap distortion pedals then seeing how dead your sound is/ and then spending more money on sustain, compression and noise gates.This pedal is the real deal, it takes care of ALLLLL your problems. The Ibanez TS is a good pedal but it cant do the job this pedal can. With the TS you have to get some compression but with this it gives you just perfect distortion and tone and then it sustains it!!! mmmmhhhh its beautiful. And it actually saves you money cus you dont have to waste your time cleaning up your cheap pedals. this is all you need!!!

    8 of 8 people found this review helpful.
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  • Best Pedal: Bar None

    As reviewed by A.J. Arciaga on 6/3/2010

    i have played with/experimented with, possibly every, overdrive pedal made or accessible and have found that most/all of them sound either like clones of, or close to the ts808 or ts9. that said, the overdrive channel has its own voice and its own grit. great sound and nice grind. compression is sweet, has its own character, nice and silent, all around great pedal. recommend this pedal to anyone and anyone who pickups a guitar.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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