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Hamstead Soundworks Odyssey

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This is Hamstead Soundworks Odyssey. Our obsession with tone and electronic design has driven us to push the boundaries of what a drive pedal can be.

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Hamstead Soundworks Odyssey Details

One analogue circuit by Peter Hamstead, countless classic and contemporary tones. With interactive controls for unbelievable versatility, Odyssey can take you on a journey from clean boost with tone shaping, to classic rock, through to heavy metal, and all the way to oversaturated fuzz.

The sweet spot is wherever you want it to be – whether you simply want to find your sonic nirvana, or embark on an epic adventure of discovery.


  • 3 Clipping Circuits
  • 18dB of Clean Treble & Bass Boost
  • 18dB of Clean Treble & Bass Cut
  • Mid Boost Overdrive
  • Rock Overdrive & Distortion
  • Powerful Guitar & Amp Tone Shaping
  • Transparent Overdrive
  • Medium Gain Overdrive
  • Fuzz & Octavia
  • Metal & Doom Distortion

All-analogue design by Peter Hamstead. Inspired & voiced by Tim Steer. Hamstead Soundworks Odyssey features an optical OptoKick footswitch from our friends at TheGigRig, for silent and reliable switching.


All-analogue design
Dimensions: 70w x 130d x 65h mm
Weight: 550g / 1.2lbs
Power Requirement (From Serial No. 681+): DC ONLY (centre negative) 9-12V – 65mA
Power Requirement (Up to Serial No. 680): DC ONLY (centre negative) 9V – 55mA
Input Impedance: 600K Ohm
Output Impedance: < 300 Ohm
Warranty: 5 Years

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