EarthQuaker Devices Talons High Gain Overdrive

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Product Ref: 72706

  • Versatile High Gain Overdrive Pedal
  • Gives Transparent Boost to Heavy Saturation
  • Designed From Scratch for a New Sound
  • 3-Band EQ Dials
  • Power at Either 9V or 18V

EarthQuaker Devices Talons High Gain Overdrive

The Talons from EarthQuaker Devices is a massively versatile, super-high gain with the capability to provide a complete range of gain from a transparent, almost clean boost through to a heavily saturated crunch. It's a unique overdrive in the EarthQuaker range because its design is not based on any specific device or era. With numerous controls, the Talons offers the ultimate choice for sculpting your perfect tone. Even more versatility arises from the option of either 9V or 18V power supplies.

Product Ref: 72706

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The Talons' range of control options really set it apart from the rest of the overdrive crowd; the Presence control allows deep customisation in contouring the top-end, and an active 3-band EQ (Treble, Mid, Bass) offers even more ways to perfect your dirty tone.

Another feature that adds greater depth the the Talons' sonic possibilities is the option to use either a 9V or 18V power supply, the 9V gives a warmer quality more like that of an amp, and an 18V supply will provide greater headroom, extra volume and a brighter, stiffer grind.

A bright LED indicator means you always stay in control even on the darkest of stages, a true bypass, all analog signal path ensures an amazingly pure and natural tone straight from your instrument, and to top it all off the pedal is handmade in Ohio, USA to a supreme level of quality. You need look no further than the EarthQuaker Talons if you're searching for a versatile, feature heavy overdrive option.


  • Treble: Noon is flat, boost is clockwise from noon, cut is anti-clockwise from noon.
  • Middle: Noon is flat, boost is clockwise from noon, cut is anti-clockwise from noon.
  • Bass: Noon is flat, boost is clockwise from noon, cut is anti-clockwise from noon.
  • Presence: Adjusts the top end and upper mids to control the amount of 'sizzle' in the dirt. Clockwise for a brighter tone, anti-clockwise for a more mellow one.
  • Gain: Preamp volume control. Controls the amount of dirt, from clean to a heavy crunch.
  • Level: Master volume control. There's a lot of level on tap, adjust accordingly.


  • Size: 4 5/8" x 2 1/2" x 2.25" with knobs
  • Connections: ¼" input and output
  • Power: Requires 9V/18V DC power supply, or a 9V battery
  • Current Draw: 5 mA
  • Construction: Built by hand in Ohio, USA