VHT reckons its new $60 Dumble-voiced D-Boost "makes everything sound better"

VHT D-Boost
(Image credit: VHT)

California-based amp and stompbox company VHT has unveiled the D-Boost - a hand-wired boost pedal based on classic FET circuitry found in Dumble-style amps.

The original FET circuitry was built into these amps, but had no means for external adjustment. The D-Boost creates the ability to tweak the design with footswitchability and an external level control.

While the D-Boost is designed to provide enough boost to significantly overdrive your amp, it's can also be used to enhance the clarity and detail of acoustic instruments with a lower signal strength.

The pedal's footswitch features a large aluminum topper that's surrounded by a status-indicating blue LED ring. It can be powered either using an internal 9V battery or an external 9V power supply.

The D-Boost is available now for $60. For more information, head to VHT (opens in new tab).

VHT D-Boost

(Image credit: VHT)

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Sam is a Staff Writer at Guitar World, also creating content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar (opens in new tab).