MOD Kits DIY's Saturator is a build-it-yourself drive pedal

(Image credit: courtesy of MOD Kits DIY)

MOD Kits DIY has already enabled players to build their own reverb, bass fuzz and high-gain distortion units, and now the company has unveiled its newest build-it-yourself effect pedal, the Saturator, which offers everything from a clean boost to full-on saturated distortion.

The Saturator’s streamlined operation consists of just a level (volume) knob and a soak control, which dials in the amount of symmetrical soft clipping applied to the guitar signal.

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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.