ZVEX Fuzz Factory Pedal Review

10

If you want a versatile fuzz pedal with a very fun spectrum of sound manipulation, this is a great guitar pedal.  The self oscillating pitch control is especially fun to play with.

$199.00
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Review by Bob Lanzetti / Guitarist, Snarky Puppy

My Fuzz Factory ZVEX is next up when considering best guitar pedals. The pedal sounds like no other. You can put it anywhere from a (relatively) ordinary fuzz sound, to a ripping velcro sound, to a mess of self-oscillating pitches wrapped in whatever note you play in. When it’s time to get crazy the Fuzz Factory is still put to work.

Fuzz Features:

  • 2 stock ’60s germanium transistors
  • Controls for Volume, Gate, Compress 
  • Controls for Stability and Drive 
  • Aluminum chassis
  • Hand-silkscreened casing. 

 


 

10 Expert Score

ZVEX Fuzz Guitar Pedal

The Fuzz Factory ZVEX pedal does not sound like any other. From a (relatively) usual fuzz sound, to a tearing velcro sound, to a mess of self-oscillating pitches enveloping whatever note you play in, you can place it anywhere. The Fuzz Factory is always put to work when it’s time to get strange.

Sound
10
Build
10
Value
9.9
PROS
  • The Germanium Transistors are exceptional
  • Authentic Vintage tones
  • Energy Efficient Effects Pedal
CONS
  • It can take some time to dial this pedal in but it can be a very fun and experimental pedal once you get the hang of it