1981 Inventions Introduces the LVL Overdrive Pedal

1981 Inventions LVL Overdrive Pedal

1981 Inventions has announced a new pedal called the LVL. The stompbox is a low-gain overdrive featuring a “new and unique circuit.”

“This is the pedal I have always wanted to make,” company founder and Reliant K guitarist Matthew Hoopes explains. “To me, it’s a perfect low-gain stage. I can play an entire set with my band using only this pedal. If you’re familiar with our recordings, LVL is the ‘Forget and Not Slow Down’ sound… It works great on bass, which is what FULL-RANGE refers to. It also stacks with anything, makes most fuzz better if you put it after, makes most overdrives better if you put it before. It’s also great if you hit the front end with a little boost!”

The LVL has two simple knobs – LVL and VOL – for setting the gain and master volume. It is housed in a custom bent-steel enclosure with a black satin powder coat.

The 1981 Inventions LVL is available now for $229.

1981 Inventions LVL Pedal Features:

Low-Gain Device for Overdrive Gain Ranges
LVL and VOL knobs
Custom Bent-Steel Enclosure
Power: 9VDC with 2.1 Barrel Connector (Center Negative)
Weight: 13.2 oz

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