Orange unveils versatile "do-it-all" preamp, the Acoustic Pedal

Orange Acoustic Pedal
(Image credit: Orange)

Orange has introduced its all-new Acoustic Pedal, which is described as a compact, "do-it-all" preamp that aims to maximize the tones of your prized acoustic guitar.

Designed with the brand's TC preamp and Crush 30 acoustic guitar amp in mind, the 'board-friendly fitting features a simple, easy-to-use control layout that delivers a hands-on tone-sculpting experience.

Built around a JFET circuit, the Acoustic Pedal seeks to deliver low levels of background noise while maintaining enough headroom for clear tones, and boasts a balanced XLR output for convenient straight-to-DI connections.

Alongside a master volume control, the unit also features a three-band EQ, as well as Notch and Q Factor controls that tackle unwanted feedback back with precision.

A built-in phase flip appears to enable the quick and easy eradication of any phase cancellation issues that may crop up, while there's also an additional 1/4" mono jack.

In addition, the pedal also features a highly transparent buffered FX loop, which hopes to give guitarists the freedom to create acoustic-minded pedalboards. You can check out the pedal in action in the video below.

The Orange Acoustic Pedal is available now for $169.

Head over to Orange (opens in new tab) for more information.

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Matt Owen

Matt is a 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.