DigiTech Drives Distortion with the new DOD® FX69 Grunge E-Pedal For Its iStomp Downloadable Pedal

August 06, 2012

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – DigiTech today announced the availability of the legendary DOD® FX69 Grunge e-pedal for the iStomp downloadable stompbox. The FX69 Grunge defined the sound of the Seattle grunge scene in the early 90s.  The hyper-charged high-gain pre-amp of the FX69 Grunge is just plain nasty with heavy tones that give your notes infinite sustain. The modern crunch with huge low-end response ensures the legendary FX69 Grunge pedal cannot be matched. It is guaranteed to leave your band mates pleading for mercy.

“The DOD FX69 Grunge is a top-selling tone, and we are pleased to add it to our e-pedal collection for guitarists to take advantage of one of the most popular distortion sounds,” said Rob Urry, vice president, HARMAN Professional Division and general manager of Signal Processing and Amplifier Business Units. “We encourage guitarists to take advantage of the introductory pricing of our new e-pedals during the first month they are launched."

The FX69 Grunge e-pedal is true to its heritage with its unmistakable purple cracked metallic finish and simple layout with Loud, Butt, Face and Grunge controls that allow players to match the distortion level with the original signal level, control the lower-frequency content of your tone, control the “ouch” content of the sound and control the amount of hair on the distortion respectively.

The DigiTech DOD FX69 Grunge e-pedal will be available immediately at an introductory price of $0.99. This introductory price will run through August 31, 2012. After the introductory period the price will change to $6.99.

The DigiTech iStomp is an entirely new concept in guitar stompboxes that allows musicians to turn the iStomp into any pedal in the Stomp Shop online pedal store. Offering almost limitless sonic possibilities, the iStomp connects to an Apple iOS device where musicians can use the Stomp Shop app to load it with the e-pedal of their choice. The Stomp Shop is  free app and comes with two of the most popular requested pedals, the DigiTech Total Recall Delay™ and the DigiTech Redline Overdrive™. It also gives access to additional pedals that musicians can browse, try out and purchase. With the iStomp and the Stomp Shop, DigiTech can deliver an ever-expanding array of exciting new pedals to guitar players worldwide.

The DigiTech iStomp is currently available at $179.95 suggested retail. The iStomp already comes pre-loaded with two versatile effects, the Redline™ overdrive and Total Recall™ digital delay.

HARMAN (www.harman.com) designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of audio and infotainment solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets — supported by 15 leading brands, including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® and Mark Levinson®. The Company is admired by audiophiles across multiple generations and supports leading professional entertainers and the venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems. HARMAN has a workforce of about 13,000 people across the Americas, Europe and Asia, and reported net sales of $4.3 billion for the twelve months ended March 31, 2012.

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