Description
The Halcyon Green Overdrive is a classic low-gain drive pedal featuring our proprietary Adaptive circuitry. This unique design allows it to adapt its voicing in response to pick attack and volume changes, making it one of the most dynamic and interactive overdrives out there. While it is based on the same green pedal that has inspired countless clones, this little box goes way beyond what the average overdrive has to offer. Based on the Ibanez Tube Screamer for a reason, Its mid-forward voicing, low-gain drive and a touch of clean signal make it a great choice for pushing an amp, allowing players to jump out of the mix with a thick solo tone. However, once you turn down your guitar volume or play softly, that mid-pushed drive tone can become a thin, nasal clean tone. It’s this all-or-nothing nature of classic drives that has us stacking numerous pedals for various shades of saturation.

The Adaptive circuitry in the Halcyon Green Overdrive is our solution to this problem, with all the magic of a vintage TS808 on tap, but a responsiveness that is usually only found in the best valve amplifiers. A whole new level of playability for lovers of classic pedal tones.

Adapt Switch
The Halcyon Green Overdrive’s party trick is its ADAPT switch. This allows the pedal’s mid-forward voicing to gradually fade away as the pedal cleans up, giving you classic TS808 tone with your guitar cranked but revealing the full spectrum of your clean tone as you roll back the volume knob. This breakthrough feature means you never have to tread that fine line, wondering if your drive pedal should be on or off. And there’s more besides! 

Dry
The DRY control lets you adjust the level of the dry signal that makes up part of this classic drive tone. Increasing this control adds body and definition when boosting a low-gain amp sound. Thanks to the more natural drive sounds offered by the ADAPT switch, the Halcyon Green Overdrive can also be much more effective as a standalone drive pedal that you might expect from the TS808 circuit. When used with a completely clean amp, turning the DRY control down lets you get the most out of this pedal’s higher gain tones. 

Voice Switch
The VOICE switch gives you the ability to select either the classic TS808 mid hump or a brighter, more focused presence peak. The 808 setting is simply the standard voicing, while the MOD setting moves the mid hump slightly further up the frequency range, with a more resonant character. This can be very useful with neck humbuckers, preventing the sound from becoming too warm. 

For Metal players using the Halcyon Green Overdrive to tighten up a high gain amp tone, the MOD setting adds even more presence and bite. Of course, all the sounds of the stock Tube Screamer® are available too, recreated with Origin-level accuracy. 
  • Adaptive circuitry responds to volume changes and playing dynamics
  • Based on the iconic Ibanez Tube Screamer
  • DRY level control for extra tweakability
  • Voice switch offers two types of mid push
  • Ultra-high input impedance
  • High-quality buffered bypass
  • Premium components throughout
  • Designed and built in England
Input Impedance: 1 MΩ
Output Impedance: 1 kΩ
Current Draw: 80 mA
Power Supply: 9V DC 2.1 mm centre-negative
Weight: 18oz
Dimensions: 4.8 x 2.5 x 2.3 in.

Please Note: the Halcyon Green is powered by a mains adaptor only (not included). We’ve dispensed with the usual 9V battery option, both to save space and to allow us to adopt a high-current approach, yielding lower noise levels and superior tone. Origin Effects pedals are designed to deliver impeccable performance using a range of power supplies. We recommend you only use a regulated power supply specifically designed for guitar pedal applications as power supplies which do not have sufficient internal filtering can result in unwanted noise.
Chicago Music Exchange

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Origin Effects
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16 Years
$299
Chicago Music Exchange
Chicago Music Exchange
773-525-7773
Chicago, IL
3:52 AM
Monday-Saturday 11 A.M. to 7 P.M. Sunday 11 A.M to 5 P.M.

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3-Day / 15-day Return Policy If you are not completely satisfied with any product, return it for a full refund of the product purchase price, full credit, or exchange of your choice. We give you 3 days from the shipping date on Vintage instruments, and 15 days on New instruments. Credit card returns are issued a credit for purchase price. Refunds are made for product value only, excluding shipping and handling charges. New, Unopened items: You may return most NEW, untouched, unopened items within 15 days of delivery for a full refund. if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.) we'll also pay the return shipping costs. AmEx credit cards: Note that if your order was paid using an AmEx card we may pass on a 3.5% fee of the purchase price to process your refund. Vintage, Used items: We have to evaluate vintage and used guitars, amps, and other items on a case by case basis. We spend a lot of time with you and the item before your purchase to try to avoid any surprises after your purchase. AmEx credit cards: Note that if your order was paid using an AmEx card we may pass on a 3.5% fee of the purchase price to process your refund. You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, we strive to issue your refund sooner. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days). Send your return to: Chicago Music Exchange 3316 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL 60657 The following items are returnable only if defective OR unopened or unused: strings, harmonicas, microphones, cleaners, polishes, and polishing cloths. Software/soundware, cassettes, CDs, DVDs, and videos may be returned for credit only if they are in their original, sealed packaging. If defective, these items will only be exchanged for the same product. For complete details on our guarantees, shipping, and return policies, please contact our Customer Service Department at 773-525-7773; fax us at 773-525-2775; visit our website at www.chicagomusicexchange.com, or write us at Chicago Music Exchange, 3316 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60657.