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Acapulco Gold V2 Power Amp Distortion

   
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EarthQuaker Devices Acapulco Gold v2 Distortion Pedal Features:
  • Based on the sound of a cranked Sunn power amp
  • Harmonically rich tube tone
  • One single knob dials in a wide range of distortion tones
  • Responds to your guitar's volume and tone controls
  • Relay-based soft touch switch is silent onstage and underfoot

Like a Cranked Power Amp for Your Pedalboard!

With an upgraded silent switching system, version 2 of the EarthQuaker Devices Acapulco Gold distortion pedal is better than ever. The Acapulco Gold v2 is like putting a vintage tube amp's master volume control on your pedalboard. It's based on the sound of a cranked Sunn Model T amplifier, and the single-knob control takes your tone from quieter to louder, covering a wide range of dirty tones that are very responsive to your guitar's volume and tone controls. Most iconic amps are defined by their power amp section, and the EarthQuaker Devices Acapulco Gold v2 puts that sonic intensity on your pedalboard.

EarthQuaker Devices Acapulco Gold v2 Distortion Pedal at a Glance:
  • New switching system is soft, silent, and built for life
  • Hand-built by the pedal gurus at EarthQuaker Devices
New switching system is soft, silent, and built for life

EarthQuaker redesigned a number of circuit boards to make way for its relay-based soft touch switching, and the benefits are many. For starters, since there's no hard click when you engage the pedal, the Acapulco Gold v2 is more comfortable to play without shoes, and its switch is built to last a lifetime. And since there's no audible "pop", switching is completely discreet. Experience for yourself the best Acapulco Gold yet: the EarthQuaker Devices Acapulco Gold v2.

Hand-built by the pedal gurus at EarthQuaker Devices

EarthQuaker Devices is a small boutique guitar pedal company located in Akron, Ohio. Every EarthQuaker pedal you buy from Sweetwater was built by real human hands using premium components. EQD's pedals range from enhanced classics, like the Park Fuzz, to effects than no ear has heard before, like the Rainbow Machine. Whatever sound you're after, founder Jamie Stillman and his team of pedal gurus are dedicated to building a box to help you achieve it.

Note: the Acapulco Gold v2 requires power. No signal will pass through the pedal without power.

Crank up your tonal intensity with the EarthQuaker Devices Acapulco Gold v2!

Tech Specs

  • Pedal Type:Distortion
  • Analog/Digital:Analog
  • Inputs:1 x 1/4" (instrument)
  • Outputs:1 x 1/4"
  • True Bypass:Yes
  • Power Source:9V DC isolated power supply required (sold separately)
  • Power Usage:7mA
  • Height:2.25" with knob
  • Width:2.5"
  • Depth:4.75"
  • Weight:0.6 lbs.
  • Manufacturer Part Number:EQDACAPV2