SOURCE AUDIO Soundblox 2 OFD Guitar microModeler Pedal

SOURCE AUDIO Soundblox 2 OFD Guitar microModeler Pedal

SOURCE AUDIO Soundblox 2 OFD Guitar microModeler Pedal

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Product Highlights

  • 12 Distortion Tones
  • 3-Band EQ
  • 2 Selectable/Editable User Presets
  • 56-Bit DSP Architecture
  • 24-Bit AD/DA
  • 3.5mm Multi-Function I/O
  • Morph Between Presets with Expression
  • Compatible with Hot Hand Motion Sensors
  • True or Buffered Bypass
  • Included 9 VDC Power Supply
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SOURCE AUDIO OFD Guitar microModeler overview

  • 1Description

Designed for electric guitar players, the Soundblox 2 OFD microModeler from Source Audio is an effects pedal providing 12 different overdrive, fuzz, and distortion sounds in one compact enclosure. It gives you algorithmic recreations of famous boxes, a few original algorithms, and multiple controls for drive and tone.

With a three-band equalizer and an onboard noise gate, as well as Drive, Voice, and Tone controls—you’ll be able to elicit a wide array of tonal possibilities, all of which you can store within two presets. You can recall these presets by clicking either footswitch, and saving a preset is as easy as pressing a footswitch and holding it down.

This pedal uses a 56-bit digital signal path to achieve its emulative effects, though its converters operate in industry-standard 24-bit on the A/D and D/A side. While the microModeler utilizes digital architecture, its bypass is analog, ensuring your signal is fully routed around the DSP with no degradation. Included with the pedal is a 9 VDC power supply.

Key Features at a Glance
  • Featuring 12 different overdrive, fuzz, and distortion tones.
  • Compact, rugged, cast-aluminum housing.
  • Select either analog buffered or relay-based true bypass.
  • Easy to configure user presets, selectable via two footswitches.
  • flexible three-band tone control.
  • The SENSOR IN multi-purpose control input allows for preset morphing or knob-by-knob expression control via Source Audio’s Hot Hand Motion Sensor Ring, the Source Audio Dual Expression Pedal, or MIDI.
  • Easy-to-engage, three level noise gate.
  • Proprietary 56-bit digital signal processor.
  • Industry-standard 24-bit AD/DA converters.
  • Included DC adapter
Controls at a Glance
EFFECT Knob: This selects the type of distortion.

DRIVE Knob: This adjusts the amount of distortion applied to the signal.

VOICE Knob: This is a gradual timbre adjustment affecting the overall character of each distortion.

TONE Knob: This cuts or boosts the selected TONE SHAPE (treble, mid, and bass).

OUTPUT Knob: This adjusts the output level of the effect.

NOISE GATE Button: This selects the noise gate threshold level. This also selects the External Control mode.

TONE SHAPE Button: This selects which frequency range will be adjusted by the TONE knob.

FOOTSWITCHES: Both footswitches enable/disable presets. Press and hold to save an edited preset.
Distortion Types
TUBE DRIVE: An overdriven tube amp effect similar to a vintage Marshall Plexi sound, particularly suitable for pleasant, mild overdrive.

SMOOTH TUBE: Based on Mesa/Boogie preamp distortion.

POWER STAGE: Inspired by the Fulltone Distortion Pro.

CRUNCH TUBE: Not an emulation, but an aggressive tube distortion of Source Audio’s design.

TS9000: Based on the Ibanez Tube Screamer, featuring a lot of mid boost.

BIG PI: Based on an Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi of indeterminate model specification.

EL RATON: Based on the ProCo Rat.

FUZZ FAÇADE: Emulation of the Dallas Arbiter Fuzz Face.

BENDER: Modeled on the Tone Bender MK II.

METAL: Not an emulation, but a metal distortion with plenty of highs and lows, designed by Source Audio.

OCTAVE FUZZ: A full-wave rectifier mimicking the Octavia (Please note: try turning down the tone knob on your guitar to bring out the higher octave).

GATED FUZZ: This offers a thick, fuzz-heavy tone with a unique attack and decay. An internal high-threshold noise gate combined with an intense “Velcro”-like fuzz give this effect its abrupt attack and sputtering decay, almost as though your amp is about to explode. 

Multi-Function I/O
The MULTI-FUNCTION input is an intelligent control input that accepts both digital and analog control signals. It replaces the SENSOR input on previous Soundblox pedals. The MULTI-FUNCTION input connects to wired or wireless Hot Hand accessories, the Source Audio Dual Expression Pedal, or compatible Audio MIDI interfaces.
Hot Hand Control
A quirky method of manipulation sure to pique your fancy, the Hot Hand technology provided by Source Audio let you smoothly control parameters of the pedal through its onboard sensor and a corresponding two-axis accelerometer that you can wear like a ring. In essence, by changing the position of your hand, you can modulate parameters of the pedal in a fluid fashion. A calibration button allows you to find a "zero point," while an additional sensor is built into the pedal to facilitate the daisy-chaining of other Hot Hand enabled pedals, giving you one ring to rule them all (your pedals, that is).
Morphing Possibilities
In conjunction with an expression pedal, MIDI controller, or Hot Hand controller, the MULTI-FUNCTION control input can be used to morph between the two presets. For example, if preset 1 is saved as a low-gain TUBE DRIVE and Preset 2 is saved as a high-gain BIG PI tone, you can transform from Preset 1 to Preset 2 by rocking a Source Audio Expression Pedal from heel to toe. As you morph between the presets, the two footswitch LEDs will change brightness depending on where you are in the transition. The morphing function is not a crossfade between two sounds, but rather a gradual shift between each preset's individual parameters.
In the Box
SOURCE AUDIO Soundblox 2 OFD Guitar microModeler Pedal
  • Power Supply
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    SOURCE AUDIO OFD Guitar microModeler specs

    I/O 1 x 1/4" Instrument input, phone type
    1 x 3.5 mm Multi-Function input
    1 x 3.5 mm Multi-Function output
    1 x 1/4" Instrument output, phone type
    Controls EFFECT knob
    DRIVE knob
    VOICE knob
    TONE knob
    OUTPUT knob
    NOISE GATE button
    TONE SHAPE Button
    Maximum Input Level 2.0 Vrms (+6 dBV)
    Impedance Input: 1 MOhm
    Output: 1 kOhm
    Dynamic Range 115 dB audio path
    DSP 56-bit digital data path
    AD/DA Conversion 24-bit
    Bypass Buffered or relay-based true bypass
    Power 140 mA at 9 VDC (max 180 mA with Hot Hand Wireless Adapter)
    Dimensions (L x W x H) 4.5 x 4.5 x 2.3" / 11.4 x 11.4 x 5.7 cm
    Weight 1.0 lb / 0.5 kg

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