These pedals are normally powered by a 9v battery that is placed inside the pedal. However, this model has been modified to include a Positive Ground* power input and comes with the adapter, so you don't have to rely on a battery. Comes with a box. Velcro attached to bottom to add to a pedalboard.

*In normal guitar pedals, the battery/power negative is referenced to ground, with the positive sitting 9 volts above ground (hence the +9v term). But there are a few designs that are ”upside down”, where the battery/power positive is referenced to ground instead, with the negative sitting 9 volts below ground (-9v). These are called ”positive ground” (PNP), and they can not share power with negative ground designs – that will short out the power supply.

From the Manufacturer:
The Germanium Griffin is a Fuzz-Boost that uses two NOS Russian Germanium transistors for its characteristic tone.

Each Flickinger Tone Box effect pedal is designed, built, and uniquely painted by Richard Flickinger in Raleigh, NC.


This pedal is a boost/fuzz equipped with two Russian NOS transistors. Unlike most fuzz pedals using High Gain germanium transistors, the Germanium Griffin use two Mid Gain transistors pushed to their limits. It only has a volume control (but the leeway is high!). The distortion level is simply regulated by turning the guitar's volume control. Easy to use and very effective.

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Listed2 years ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
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  • Germanium Griffin
  • Grey / Blue
  • 2010s
Made In
  • United States

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