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Prince of Tone overdrive
Analog Man Prince of Tone overdrive


 

These have been mostly available on Wednesday afternoons (EST) and are lasting at least a few days if not more. Soon they will be readily available, so please don't buy one to resell on ebay. Look down below for the ADD TO CART button to see current status. If you can put one in your cart, we have them in stock and will ship yours in the next few days.

Our Price: $148.00


Availability - time to dispatch:: Subject to availability
Product Code: AMPOT

Customize

Add a Patch Cord:
12" switchcraft soldered pancake type patch cord $18 [Add $18.00]

Add a Patch Cord:
6" switchcraft soldered pancake type patch cord $15 [Add $15.00]
Guitar cables

Add a CBI Ultimate 15 foot Guitar Cable $25 [Add $25.00]Add a great sounding 15 foot long guitar cable, black with straight metal soldered Neutrik ends.
Power Cables for your existing multi-power supply

18" Power Cable for PP2 (one straight and one 90 degree end, unless specified in comments) [Add $3.50]Does not work with our $15 Boss type power supplies, has 2 male ends for use with multi-outlet supplies like Voodoo Labs, etc

Extra 36" power Cable for PP2 with one 90 degree end $4.50 [Add $4.50]Does not work with our $15 Boss style power supplies, has 2 male ends for use with Voodoo Labs etc

18Volt DC Y-cable PPY for PedalPower-2 $6.50 [Add $6.50]
Guitar cables

Add a guitar cable:
Add a CBI Ultimate 10 foot Guitar Cable $23 [Add $23.00]
Pedal Options

Add an active Buffer:
Add buffer for buffered bypass (no battery room) $45 [Add $45.00]
Optional power supplies

Add a Power Supply:
US 120V 12vDC $18 [Add $18.00]- This USA power supply will give 12V to the pedal instead of 9V, see the pedal description for more info on why you might like this.

Add a Power Supply:
US 120V 9vDC $15 [Add $15.00]- This is a normal 9V Boss type external power supply/adaptor for USA use with 120V AC wall power.

Add a Power Supply:
Euro 240V $15 [Add $15.00]- this is an external power supply/adaptor for use with 220/240V AC to make 9Vdc for the pedal.

Add a Power Supply:
UK 240V $15 [Add $15.00]- this is an external power supply/adapter for use with UK (3 prong) 220/240V AC to make 9Vdc for the pedal.
Customize

Add a knob cover:
Add an MXR style knob cover $2.00 [Add $2.00]- This knob cover fits on the larger of the two versions of MXR style knobs we use on our AM pedals. They make it easy to turn the knob with your foot. If you want more than one, you can add them to your shopping cart from the Accessories - Pedal Parts menu.
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Description
 

Analog Man Prince of Tone overdrive

Features

Analog Man Prince Of Tone overdrive

We were low on POT pedals in 2018, but finally got batches starting in late June and sold them almost every Wednesday. In 2019 we had much better availability. In 2020 we got low due to the COVID-19 and were not able to get any from March to June. We finally got some starting in July and will try to put them up on Wednesdays or any time we can fit them into our shipping schedule.

Any info on POT availability will get put here, so please don't email me for more info, thanks!

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We will be putting some in stock, on this page, when they are available. Usually on Wednesdays. If you are old enough, you can remember:

Wednesday
is PRINCE (of tone) spaghetti day : Old commercial on Youtube


The POT is the same as half of the King of Tone, with an external MODE switch standard. It is the same as the KOT with HIGHER GAIN option, so you can use the full range of the DRIVE knob and it has a little more drive at the top than a normal gain KOT. The DISTORTION mode is improved though, for a louder, stronger distortion sound. See http://www.kingoftone.com for more info.

The TREBLE trimpot is inside, just like the KOT.

There are also two new DIP switches inside! They are a bit subtle at some knob settings and modes:

DIP1 : LO-MID lift switch. The tone from your lower strings will be enhanced a little.

DIP2: TURBO switch- with higher gain settings youíll hear deeper compression, especially in DIST mode. You will hear a brighter, crunchier sound with this on at higher DRIVE settings.

The three modes, as on the KOT, are:

1) Normal Overdrive mode (OD mode): This is the standard King Of Tone sound, - a touch drive available than a tube screamer. Can get much louder than a tube screamer.

2) CLEAN mode : This mode has less distortion, it can be used for clean boosts or clearer, louder sounds. It's sort of a cross between a true clean boost and an overdrive. CLEAN MODE is even less compressed and louder than the OD mode. I love this mode with high drive settings too!

3) DISTORTION mode : more drive than the standard mode- a touch of hard distortion. The sound is more compressed, yet retains the pedalís character. Same volume as OD mode.

At low DRIVE settings, or when playing softly, there is not much difference between the three modes, they all can get pretty clean and have the same level at low drive settings. The ability to clean up when playing softly is a very useful feature of this pedal. The Drive knob works like the KOT with HIGHER GAIN OPTION, so you can set it anywhere and get great tones.

We are making these by hand in China by the same people who are making our Analog Delay. Though it's made in China, we use the same parts as the King of Tone - best Japanese chip and capacitors, not cheap Chinese parts. No surface mount parts, NO ROBOTS, everything is vintage style and hand wired for easy maintenance and repairs unlike most Chinese pedals and even many USA "boutique" machine-made pedals which are disposable if they have any problems like a pot, jack, or switch that wears out.

POWER SUPPLY: A Standard Boss PSA120 type 9V DC adaptor will work fine. Center is negative. The pedal uses only about 6mA of current at 9V. You can get a fuzzier sound if you want, at lower voltages, for example the SAG mode on the pedalpower2. When your battery dies you will notice the pedal will not get nice and clean, the sound will be hairier. Use a good Alkaline battery or a power supply for best results. You can use higher voltage for more headroom, 12V is common, 18V is very safe. Clean boost may be improved the most with higher voltage.

CHIPS: You can also try other standard dual op-amp chips in the Prince of Tone. Just make sure you put it in the right way, with the pin#1 dot on the side with the chip socket cut-out. The TS-808ís JRC4558D chip sounds good in this pedal, especially with single coil guitars and smaller Fender type amps. You can try a high fidelity chip for the CLEAN mode which may work well.

Size

We made our own case for this pedal, it's lower and a little shorter than our Beano Boost / Orange Squeezer / large SunFace box, and a little bigger than the Astrotone / Peppermint / small Sunface size.
Size is 2.5" wide x 4.5" long x 1.5" tall, not including switch/knobs/jacks.

Buffer option

If you run through some long cables to your amp, or through some tone sucking pedals (volume pedals, etc) you might want to add the optional buffer inside the POT. If you run the POT into a pedal with a good buffer like our ARDX20, then it's not needed at all. There is no room for a battery with the Buffer option. It will work great at higher voltages like 12V or 18V also. See our BUFFER page for more info.

Demos

Here is a great video by Mike Hermans of the band Pop Into The Chemist:

Here is a demo of the new DISTORTION MODE from Curtis:


It was nice to see the POT still on Steven Wilson's board in late 2017. Steven Wilson says, in regards to the POT : "yeah".



Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 36 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
5 of 5 Prince of Tone September 17, 2020
Reviewer: Nick from Benicia, CA United States  
This is my always on pedal. Sweetens and fattens up my tone exactly as I want it. That is all...

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
5 of 5 Prince of tone August 28, 2020
Reviewer: Ariel from Santiago, Metropolitana Chile  
Awesome pedal, every setting sounds great, this is my first analogman pedal, and quickly earn a place to my board. Got here fast, thank you very much!

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5 of 5 Prince of Tone August 26, 2020
Reviewer: Phil from Arizona  
Move over overdrives, there's a new tone enhancer in town! After taking it for a test drive, the Prince of Tone is now easily one of my favorite pedals. This is my first Analog.Man pedal and definitely not my last. I couldn't be happier with what I received. Thank you Analog.Man!

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5 of 5 Awesome March 2, 2020
Reviewer: Terry from Albany OR  
Simply love this pedal. Very inspiring too me. The only shame is it took me this long to try it. Had my eye on it for awhile. Was completely worth the time it took me to get it and I encourage you to get your hands on one so you can enjoy this sweet fat tone.

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5 of 5 Prince of tone January 13, 2020
Reviewer: Dustin Chapman from Kalkaska, MI United States  
Believe the hype!! Been wanting one of these for a coupe of years, don’t know why I waited so long, just received mine yesterday, can’t put it down, truly the best tone pedal out there, I finally have a great tone, thanks analog mike!!

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