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Ashdown Introduces Dr. Green Series Bass Effects Pedals

Ashdown Dr. Green Series Bass Effects Pedals

Ashdown has introduced the Dr. Green series to their lineup of bass effects pedals. The lineup includes five effects: the Octa Dose (Octaver), the Bearded Lady (Fuzz), the Doctor’s Note (Envelope Filter), Bass Verb (Reverb), and the Aspirin (Compressor). Handmade in the UK, the pedals are housed in steel stompboxes and feature true bypass.

Ashdown Dr. Green Octa Dose Bass Pedal

Ashdown Dr. Green Octa Dose Bass PedalThe Octa Dose pedal utilizes components from Ashdown’s sub harmonizer, which was originally included in their ABM range of bass amps. It’s pared down for simplicity to two knobs – one for direct signal and the other for the octave signal. Ashdown says the Octa Dose tracks down to a low B and provides sounds from “subtle undertones to full on sub synth bass.”

Ashdown Dr. Green Octa Dose Specs:

  • Controls: Direct, Octave
  • Weight: 1.05 lbs
  • HxWxD: 2.4˝ x 2.63˝ x 5.11˝
  • Street price: $169

Ashdown Dr. Green Bearded Lady Bass Pedal

Ashdown Dr. Green Bearded Lady Bass PedalThe Bearded Lady fuzz has separate Hi and Lo controls for the fuzz as well as the fuzz output, resulting in a preserved bottom end and transient highs for definition.

Ashdown Dr. Green Bearded Lady Specs:

  • Controls: Lo Fuzz, Hi Fuzz, Hi Out, Lo Out
  • Weight: 1.05 lbs
  • HxWxD: 2.4˝ x 2.63˝ x 5.11˝
  • Street price: $149

Ashdown Dr. Green Doctor’s Note Bass Pedal

Ashdown Dr. Green Doctor’s Note Bass PedalDescribed as full of huge traditional envelope sounds, the Doctor’s Note is an envelope filter with simple rotary controls to adjust the mix of clean and dirty signals, the effect’s sensitivity, the effect’s decay, and the Q of the effect.

Ashdown Dr. Green Doctor’s Note Specs:

  • Controls:Mix, Sens, Decay, Q
  • Weight: 1.05 lbs
  • HxWxD: 2.4˝ x 2.63˝ x 5.11˝
  • Street price: $149

Ashdown Dr. Green Bass Verb Bass Pedal

Ashdown Dr. Green Bass Verb Bass PedalThe Bass Verb is a straight ahead reverb pedal designed specifically for bass. It features a Mix knob for controlling the ratio of wet to dry signal and a Depth knob for adjusting the size and amount of reverb.

Ashdown Dr. Green Bass Verb Specs:

  • Controls: Mix, Depth
  • Weight: 1.05 lbs
  • HxWxD: 2.4˝ x 2.63˝ x 5.11˝
  • Street price: $169

Ashdown Dr. Green The Aspirin Bass Pedal

Ashdown Dr. Green The Aspirin Bass PedalFinally, The Aspirin is the Ashdown’s compressor in the Dr. Green line. The pedal has an Input control to drive the amount of signal that is processed by the Ratio knob. The pedal’s output gain is then set by the Output knob.

Ashdown Dr. Green The Aspirin Specs:

  • Controls: Input, Ratio, Output
  • Weight: 1.05 lbs
  • HxWxD: 2.4˝ x 2.63˝ x 5.11˝
  • Street price: $149

For more info, check out Ashdown’s website.