NAMM 2023: Is this the ultimate Klon clone? J. Rockett’s Archer Select offers a choice of seven clipping diodes

J. Rockett Archer Select
(Image credit: J. Rockett)

NAMM 2023: J. Rockett’s Archer is renowned as one of the best Klon Centaur-style overdrive pedals on the market. However, for players after more flexibility from their Klon clone, the new Archer Select expands on the original, offering a choice of seven Germanium clipping diodes. 

The new options are arranged in order from lowest to highest output and can be selected by hitting the left footswitch and rotating the clipping dial. Clipping fans should now brace themselves for a list of diodes...

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Matt Parker
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Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.