Following the clue from other successful boutique manufacturers like JHS and EQD, who have recently released extremely successful $99 gain pedals, Brian Wampler has channeled his noteworthy experience into a low to medium-gain overdrive whose circuit inspired by two of his favorite drives of all time: the BOSS SD-1 and the Digitech Bad Monkey.
Notwithstanding the affordable price tag, the Triumph doesn’t lack the qualities that made the company’s fortunes: tone and flexibility, in particular in the 3-way EQ section, a useful feature often missing from boutique pedals in this price range.
The Triumph also offers a 2-Voice toggle that delivers the character of the two previously mentioned pedals
Punch mode, inspired by the Digitech Bad Monkey, is thicker and focused with a mid-range bite and a pronounced low end.
Smooth mode, voiced after the BOSS SD-1, delivers more clarity and a less compressed sound.
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Wampler Triumph Overdrive, Builder’s Notes
The Triumph is a versatile overdrive based around two of Brian’s all-time favorite overdrives, the Digitech Bad Monkey and the Boss SD-1. In typical Wampler fashion, additional EQ stages have been added that allow a variety of different tones as well as internal circuit changes that add polished glassy overtones.
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