Kemper launches new overdrive system, inspired by classic drive pedals

Kemper has unveiled a new overdrive system
(Image credit: Kemper)

Kemper has announced the new Profiler Operating System Version 8.0, offering tones ranging from “vintage to raunchy uber-blues to ultra-tight djent” and beyond.

According to Kemper, the new overdrive system, currently in beta mode, is inspired by classic overdrive pedals like the Ibanez / Maxon TS808 and TS9, Klon Centaur, Horizon Precision Drive, Boss OD-1 and SD-1, Analogman King of Tone, Timmy Overdrive and Marshall Bluesbreaker MK1.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.