Benson Amps introduces innovative temperature-regulated, buffer-friendly Germanium Fuzz pedal

Benson Germanium Fuzz Pedal
(Image credit: Benson Amps)

Benson Amps has released its innovative new Germanium Fuzz pedal, which seeks to provide consistent germanium transistor fuzz tones in any pedalboard setup, no matter the temperature.

"My whole goal was to make a pedal that works seamlessly in a modern environment," says Benson Amps owner Chris Benson, who relocated to a make-shift RV workshop at the beginning of the pandemic to develop the pedal.

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Matt Owen
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Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.