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Sporting independent yet stackable overdrive and distortion, independent controls for each effect and four germanium transistors, the Germanium 4 Big Muff offers impressive versatility at an attainable price. Capable of everything from bluesy overdrive to heavy distortion to classic Muff fuzz, the Germanium 4 is an excellent choice for anyone looking to cover a lot of ground in one effect.

Product Specs

  • Germanium 4 Big Muff Pi Overdrive & Distortion
  • Tan
  • 2010s

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Reviews for the Electro-Harmonix Germanium 4 Big Muff
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  • Two in one, neither satisfying to me

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    I have experienced a range of overdrive, fuzz and distortion pedals - originals and clones - from my vintage Marshall Guv'nors, Blues Breakers and Drive Masters to pedals by a number of fine Reverb builder/sellers. I had low expectations for this pedal and so wasn't disappointed. Some of the sound i…

  • Big Muff

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    I have been playing for decades. The Bug Muff does exactly what I need. I never turn the drive side off...The distortion just kicks your leads up a notch with warm and distinct sustain.

  • Great for what it is, but don't expect a classic Big Muff sound.

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    As the title says, it's not a Big Muff sound. It is, however, a great germanium dirt pedal with a surprisingly good germanium overdrive tacked on. I have a decent collection of fuzz pedals, including several Big Muffs, and this isn't really like any of them. I bought this because the "gated sputte…

  • very nice distortion but not a fuzz

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    one of the best distortions I own now and overdrive as a bonus but dont buy for a fuzz

  • Verified Purchase

    After a number of different distortion pedals, this is the sound I've been looking for......Set it to your sound and GO.....