Overview

The bx_yellowdrive distortion pedal from Brainworx is an exacting plugin emulation of one of the most popular overdrive pedals ever made: The Boss SD-1®. Guitarists love the warm, smooth tube amplifier-like distortion and overdrive this pedal produces while responding authentically to picking technique. Unique, asymmetric overdrive circuitry delivers a genuine overdrive effect for a classic guitar sound. The tone control allows for different distortion flavors.

From subtle warming of clean tones to smooth overdrive effects, the bx_yellowdrive delivers classic sound to your DAW. Download the full function 14-day demo (no dongle required!) today to add this iconic overdrive to your tracks.

Legal Disclaimer: Boss and SD-1 are registered trademarks of Roland Inc. bx_yellowdrive was developed by Brainworx Music and Media GmbH based on its own modeling techniques. Roland has not endorsed nor sponsored the bx_yellowdrive in any manner, nor licensed any intellectual property for use in this product.

Features

  • Smooth overdriven sounds
  • Natural tube amp-style growl
  • Reacts to your playing like a real overdriven amp would
  • Tone, Drive, and Level controls
  • Faithful re-creation of a classic overdrive pedal 
  • Mono or Stereo operation
  • Tones range from warmed up cleans to singing overdrive effects
  • Plugin version has all the tone, but not all the noise, of the original
  • Brings classic overdrive pedal tone into your DAW
  • Plugin does things the pedal can’t, like automation and stereo buss processing

Audio Examples

Customer Reviews

  • yellow diva!

    ★★★★☆
    by KAEY
    Nice warmth and drive!
  • yellowdrive ROCKS

    ★★★★★
    by Wolfman
    Best boost period
  • Yellowdrive

    ★★★★★
    by Jean
    That's the sound I heard once and I was looking for. Thanks.
  • bx_yellowdrive

    ★★★★★
    by Haetni
    Yeah... It looks like my very first Overdrive Pedal back in the 80s.
    In my ears the best Overdrive pedal I ever had now back as a Plug-In.
    The only thing what is not emulated is the… Read More
  • Glorious overdrive

    ★★★★★
    by Alisa Miller
    This pedal is an excellent emulation of its real-world counterpart. Developers nailed the sound of the original spot on, even the noise is there. Can't go wrong with this plugin, when the price is… Read More

Specification

Supported Plugin Formats
AAX DSP, AAX Native, AU, AAX AudioSuite, VST2, VST3

Supported Operating Systems
Mac OS X 10.9 through 10.13
Windows 7 through 10
Pro Tools 10.3.10 or higher or most VST/VST3/AU-compatible hosts running on a supported operating system

Mac
Intel CPU only (minimum 2 GHz recommended)

PC
Intel-compatible CPU with SSE2 instruction set (Pentium 4 compatible or higher; minimum 2 GHz recommended)

System Requirements
Display resolution: 1440 × 900px or 1280 × 960px or higher
Memory: 2 GB RAM

Downloads

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