Ibanez 850 Fuzz
he Ibanez 850 Fuzz is a vintage-inspired fuzz pedal produced by Ibanez. It is a reissue of the original Ibanez Standard Fuzz, which was popular in the 1970s. The pedal is designed to replicate the warm, saturated fuzz tones of that era.
The Ibanez 850 Fuzz features a straightforward control layout with knobs for sustain (which controls the amount of fuzz/distortion), tone (which adjusts the EQ characteristics), and volume (which sets the output level). This allows players to dial in their desired fuzz tone while maintaining clarity and balance.
The pedal is known for its rich and harmonically complex fuzz sound. It produces a thick and saturated tone that can range from smooth and creamy to aggressive and gritty, depending on the settings and the player's playing dynamics. It responds well to changes in guitar volume and playing technique, allowing for expressive and dynamic playing.
Like many vintage-style fuzz pedals, the Ibanez 850 Fuzz can be sensitive to the placement of other pedals in the signal chain. Placing it before overdrive or distortion pedals can yield different results, so experimenting with different pedal order configurations can help achieve desired tones.