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Gear Watch: Aguilar AGRO Bass Overdrive Pedal

Aguilar AGRO Bass Overdrive PedalAguilar Amplification is announcing a new addition to their new line of effects, the AGRO bass overdrive pedal.

The AGRO is based on the saturation channel of Aguilar’s AG 500 bass head to bring warm, tube-like overdrive to full distortion.

The pedal consists of a 4-knob layout, allowing control over saturation, contour, presence and output level.

Features:

  • Separate Saturation and output level controls
  • Contour control: broad spectrum mid scoop centered around 900Hz
  • Presence control: + 6dB/-20dB >4kHz
  • Gig-saver bypass (signal passes even if your battery dies)
  • Power: Nine-volt battery or optional universal power supply
  • Heavy Duty steel construction

The pedal will be available in June 2010 and has a street price of $179.00.