With the unique Focus control you can adjust the feel and dynamics of the pedal as well as overal EQ. Turning Focus CCW you need to play harder to get distortion and the tone is softer, great for jazz and blue. Focus turned CW gives a slight treble boost and earlier distortion.
This type of overdrive has previously only been found in the BJF Honey Bee but is now presented in Mad Professor version. The Mad Professor SHOD has a tighter sound and is more versatile as it was designed to work with all kinds of guitars and amplifiers.
This versatile pedals stacks well with all kind of other pedals and suits for huge variety of different music styles.
VOLUME: sets the output volume
DRIVE: controls the amount of overdrive.
FOCUS: Controls how easily the circuit distorts as well as adjusting overall EQ. Turning CCW gives less distortion and a mellow effect, turning CW gives a slight treble boost and earlier distortion. Good starting point is 11 o’clock.
Oops, I think the LEDs should be red which should give more distortion and compression. Try this one, and consider socketing the LEDs so you can experiment to see what you like best: