Vox Copperhead Drive | Valvenergy Valve Distortion Pedal
The Valvenergy Copperhead Drive valve distortion pedal offers the powerful crunch of British full stack amps in a compact pedal format, powered by Nutube for warm and responsive amp-like tones.
Inspired by thick and punchy British amp tones, the Copperhead Drive goes beyond the amp-in-a-box category to offer a truly flexible valve distortion pedal. The all-analog signal path and Nutube allow for genuine overdrive and distortion tones with the feel of a real tube amp, while internally boosted voltage gives greater headroom and dynamics. Plus, the OLED display shows an oscilloscope while the pedal is active or bypassed, allowing you to understand exactly how your signal is affected.
Three output modes allow you to use this as a standard pedal, a line-level preamp, and a direct amp-sim using the built-in analog cabinet simulator. Use STANDARD mode with your normal guitar rig to totally transform your amp, or use PREAMP or CAB-SIM mode while recording directly into your audio interface. In each mode, the all-analog design and active EQ allow you to perfectly dial in the sound you need in any situation.
- Valve distortion pedal with all-analog signal path
- Powerful British crunch tones
- Powered by Nutube
- Three output modes for use as a pedal or preamp
- Selectable analog cabinet simulator
- OLED display with oscilloscope
- Active EQ to shape your signal
What is Nutube?
Nutube is a new vacuum tube that was developed by KORG Corporation in conjunction with Noritake Itron Corporation as an application of vacuum fluorescent display technology. Like a conventional vacuum tube, a Nutube has an anode grid filament structure and operates as a complete triode tube. It provides the same rich overtones and responses that are distinctive of conventional vacuum tubes.