A dual engine analog overdrive/distortion pedal with digital controls and G-System integration.
Guitarists everywhere, start your engines, because your tone is about to take a new turn! Introducing
the NDR-1 Nova Drive, TC Electronic's dual engine, digitally controllable, true bypass overdrive/distortion effect pedal,
that features the awesome analogue drive circuit ported from the acclaimed Nova System.
The TC Electronic Nova Drive
pedal brings you the great sounding analog circuit from Nova System, with all the digital control that modern guitarists demand.
The result: classic old school sound that ensures chills down your spine and a wide grin at every riff, lick, and face-melter
with digital control options that enable you to integrate NovaDrive into your setup and tailor the sound with total precision,
resulting in more control, resulting in more confidence, and ultimately resulting in a better performance. Finally you have
a place to create, store and recall all the distorted and overdriven sounds you could ever need: Nova Drive.
The analog, yet digitally controlled overdrive section of the NDR-1 Nova Drive effects pedal takes you from a clean boost
plus a little extra oomph, through bluesy sting and smooth tube-like breakup to heavy, all-out crunch-a-licious goodness.
Drive's overdrive section is also the perfect place to find added sustain for your existing sounds and to supercharge your
already great sounds into instant classics. Its amazing analog tone will blow you and other tone purists away and though the
overdrive is instantly recognizable, it doesn't mess with your original tone that you've spent so many hours creating, ensuring
easy integration into your current sound.
The overdrive section on the guitar pedal features a dedicated 'mix' knob
that allows you to mix in your original sound as you see fit, preserving the original character of your tone. The overdrive
section of Nova Drive guitar pedal also features Level, Tone, and Overdrive controls. Added to that, the preset and control
options of Nova Drive ensure that you don't have to rebuild your setup from scratch to use it—the pedal works to enhance
your tone and rig. It integrates with your existing sounds so well, it's best described as adding another channel to your
The Distortion Section
The dedicated analog, digitally controlled distortion section of Nova Drive's dual engine design gives you a wide range of
distortion and tones from punchy subtle driving distortion to balls-to-the-wall screaming fuzz that'll drive you wild in the
best way imaginable.
Nova Drive's distortion features a 2-band equalization section with Bass and Treble knobs, allowing
for precise shaping of your distorted sounds and added flexibility to your tones. Nova Drive's distortion character is best
typified as raw, but like the overdrive section, it preserves all character of your own sound. Used as a primary distortion,
it excels at classic arena rock rhythm tones and guitar-hero soaring leads.
Do you have a powerful amp with too much
headroom to crank? Nova Drive nails that sweet spot where a tube amp goes from sparkly clean to warm overdrive, minus the
earsplitting volume. Maybe you already love your rig's overdriven and distorted sound? In that case the Nova Drive distortion
section is the perfect solution as a boost for solos, giving you all the extra kick you could ever need.
Both the overdrive and distortion in Nova Drive have gain ranges that will take you anywhere from creamy soulful blues to
a 'chunky face-melter announcing the apocalypse' type distortion. Add the 3 different routing options when stacking the overdrive
and distortion (OD > DIST— DIST > OD— Parallel) and Nova Drive is capable of delivering a very wide range of tones,
arming you with awesome sounds wherever your creativity may take you.
So, what good is having a wide range of tones when you can only use one of them? That's right, no good at all! With 18 instantly
recallable presets Nova Drive is the only pedal on the market that allows for actual use of all the different tones you have
so meticulously crafted. Recalling them is easy and done on the fly so they are ready to rock when you are.
Whether you go for the sound of the apocalypse or the sound of silence; Nova Drive is true bypass which means no sucking of
your precious tone when the pedal is off.
Nova Drive can be fully controlled via MIDI. It is possible to change presets, toggle the overdrive and distortion on/off,
change routing, and access all parameters in real time with continuous controllers. This is made easy and straightforward,
so even if you think Floyd Rose is Axl's younger brother, setting up Nova Drive to work in a midi-based setup is a breeze.
This unique feature makes the TC Electronic Nova Drive the perfect fit for any rack- or midi-based setup—even those
huge rigs you'd expect Batman to use if he played.
Pimp your G-System
Nova Drive is the ultimate G-System accessory. A connected Nova Drive will automatically be discovered through plug-and-play
technology. Once they are matched like Brangelina, you get full access to all Nova Drive parameters, preset select, and routing
from the G-System menu as if Nova Drive was an internal G-System effect. This even includes modifiers, making it possible
to control the amount of distortion or overdrive in real time using your G-System's expression pedal.
The TC Electronic Nova Drive can be used as a standalone pedal, with a G-Switch, in a rack setup, or with a G-System. Whether
you're a straightforward "less squawkin', more rockin'"—stompbox guy or into freaking around with hi-tech rack setups,
Nova Drive effect pedal is guaranteed to integrate perfectly into your existing rig, or that "I am SO getting that once I
get me some cash" dream rig of the future.
TC Electronic NDR-1 Nova Drive Overdrive and Distortion Guitar Effects Pedal Features:
- Programmable All-analog drive circuit
- True Bypass
- Extensive routing options
- Programmable control
- Integration with G-System
Drive your sound to exciting sonic dimensions! Order today.