The Shanks ODS-1 is an easy to handle overdrive pedal with a wide range of tones, John Shanks describes it best: We and the team at Vemuram have spent the last year working and prototyping the new ODS-1 pedal. It's a beautiful transparent overdrive that one can use to find that prefect balance of overdrive and distortion that I can use in the studio and on stage. The one go-to pedal that can cover most everything I need, from a mild push to full on for solos. A pedal I've been dreaming of for years that's finally here." - John Shanks Controls: V (Volume): Controls the overall output volume.: G (Gain): Controls the drive/gain of the pedal.: T (Tone): Controls the amount of brightness, Right is brighter, Left is darker.: Sat (Saturation): Sets and adjusts the saturation of the pedal which resembles a driven tube amp.: Bass: Sets and adjusts the bass frequencies of the pedal."