Featuring JFET circuit design, complete attenuation and controls for threshold and release time, the Pigtronix Gatekeeper is a noise gate capable of silencing the unruliest of effects chains. Compact in design and simple to use, this pedal is perfect for high-gain rigs found in speed or death metal, or any genre incorporating an extensive amount of effects.

Product Specs

  • Gate Keeper Noise Gate
  • White
  • 2010s
Made In
  • United States
Pedal Format
  • Standard

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Reviews for the Pigtronix Gate Keeper Noise Gate
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  • Doesn't mess with my prized amps' tone

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    I tried boss, isp, mxr and rocktron noise gates but never bonded to any of those pedals because i felt like they messed with the feel of my amps. I usually play KSR and Friedman amps pushed by a Klon KTR and/or an EQ pedal with hefty hi-mid and volume boost. The Gatekeeper is placed after my boost p…

  • Exactly what I needed

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    My set-up spans 3 boards, 30+ pedals, 2 boosts and a whole lotta cable. As you’d imagine, stopping on a dime while fuzzed out led to a lot of squealing....now that’s taken care of and I couldn’t be happier. This thing doesn’t color my tone and still allows the characteristics of the other pedals to shine.

  • Easy to use and works perfectly

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    This pedal works perfectly in line with other pedals or in an amp’s effects loop. It is easy to use, and looks great too!

  • Fast, hard, and analog

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    I also have the Boss NS-2 and the MXR Smartgate. This one seems the best of the three, (so good I now own two!) The NS-2 really screws with your tone (thin, brittle), the Smartgate seems to hype the upper mids a bit too. The Pigtronix leaves your tone intact (or very, very nearly), but can start to…

  • Snappy little bugger

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    For hard gating, this guy does the trick for sure. But it is definitely a one-trick pony. While this is a great hard-gate pedal, and lightning fast at it, I might have gone with a gate that has a side chain (EHX Silencer, TC Electronic Sentry, etc.) so that gating is dependent upon the dry signal in…