Tech 21 Tri-OD

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by jock, Aug 2, 2004.

  1. jock


    Jun 7, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    How does this sound with bass? What can it do?
    Im looking for warm overdriven sound like the Fender bassman has. And also would like a heavier thich dense distortion sound.
    Can this pedal do this?
  2. Melvin7822

    Melvin7822 Supporting Member

    May 11, 2004
    Broomfield, CO
    Well, I know the TRI-AC works with bass pretty well. You can listen to the samples on the Tech21 website. I believe the Tri-OD is just the effect pedal version of the Sansamp TRI-AC. They look virtually the same. I'd probably try the tweed setting to get close to a Bassman sound. As for thick dense distortion, I'm not so sure you'll find it with this pedal. It is only an overdrive after all.
  3. Stephen Soto

    Stephen Soto

    Oct 12, 2003
    I played a new Tech-21 pedal at NAMM, I forget the EXACT name of it, but it was badass. I'm thinking i'll get that over the BDDI, it had a lot more distortion and cruchiness to it, I think, but it could be too much for some guys.
  4. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    I use a TRI -AC, it kicks ass.