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JHS Pedals Packrat Distortion Pedal

Nine iconic fuzz and distortion pedals packed into one.

Overview by GAK

The PackRat is a revolutionary pedal that grants guitar players that perfect amount of rough distortion.

For over 40 years, RATs have been some of the most influential distortion pedals that could achieve a high gaining, fiery intense sound, away from the mainstream sounds at the time.

JHS Pedals PackRat stompbox is a tribute to RAT leading the way for alternate and aggressive additions to guitars, merging their most loved models into one greatly detailed circuit model.

Never has a RAT series been so versatile with the levels of distortion and fuzz at the price it offers. Rather than searching endlessly for all individual RAT pedals, PackRat is the perfect opportunity to access all of them in one purchase.

This pedal not only produces a variety of tones to match your style but have and was essential for influential artists like Nirvana, Pink Floyd, The Eagles, Metallica, Radiohead and many more.

JHS PackRat guitar pedal is infested with 261 different units through 40 individual switches that replicate modes identical to its analog circuits. Basically, when it comes to using one of its nine renowned and rare modes, you are getting the exact sound you want.

This pedal is packed with all nine of its legendary sounds. “The OG” mode focuses on tone and filter, replicating their acclaimed V1 and V2 models. “White Face V3” to some is a nostalgic model with a tapered filter control. “BRAT” is flawless for its vintage grunge aesthetic and taper/rotation control. “Dirty” involves several different distortion and saturation while including a “Clean” and “Dirty” mode. You Dirty RAT became a separate pedal due to the popularity of the Dirty mode. Overall, you will not run out of different tones to use for any electric guitar you have.

It is perfectly designed for those who like to turn it up a notch. You can control the amount of gain, filter, and RAT distortion you desire with the simplest adjustments. It is everything you need in one box and is made to truly match that insane sound you’re looking for.

PackRat analog distortion involves a huge variety of clipping and multiple amplifying options, which can be easily edited by adjusting the switches to your desired tone. It gives the option to brighten and darken the effect with a low-pass filter, along with Mode control which allows you to scroll through each circuit generating new values of resistors, diodes, capacitors and OP amps. This varies between each mode.

JHS are widely acclaimed for their modifications with pedals and classic designs, so of course their signature sound and look will be built into PackRat to reach its true potential of authenticity. JHS Pedals are no doubt one of the most popular pedal brands today and PackRat guarantees an exceptional amount of distortion and RAT fuzz for your guitar needs.



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