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Electro-Harmonix Ram's Head Big Muff Pi Distortion/Sustainer

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The Electro-Harmonix Ram’s Head Big Muff has found its way onto the pedalboards of influential guitarists since the early to mid-’70s. Sonically, it’s a touch more articulate than a lot of Big Muffs, with a string separation that sets it apart from others that share its lineage. The Ram’s Head Big Muff has been updated with the pedalboard-friendly additions of a 9-volt input for power and an LED status light. Vintage Ram’s Head Muffs fetch a pretty penny on the secondary market, and guitarists at Music Experience are glad to have access to the classic V2 sound at a more reasonable price.

Electro-Harmonix Ram's Head Pi at a Glance:

  • The authentic V2 Violet Ram’s Head Big Muff in a nano-sized chassis
  • Effect status LED
  • True bypass
  • V intage look and graphics
  • 9V battery included, also accepts optional EHX 9.6VDC-200mA power supply

The Big Muff you’ve heard on classic records

David Gilmour used it to great effect on solos in the ’70s, and self-professed Big Muff connoisseur J Mascis used a Ram’s Head Big Muff to carve out his unique sound in the ’90s. The smooth-yet-aggressive response makes solos sing and chords roar, and it has made the Ram’s Head Big Muff a staple since its inception.

Why is it called the “Ram’s Head”?

There have been a ton of Big Muffs over the years, and some of them have acquired nicknames among fuzz enthusiasts. For example, the Triangle Big Muff refers to the first production Big Muff and takes its name from the knob layout of the original. So why is this called the “Ram’s Head Big Muff”? Well, it comes down to that little logo in the corner. It can be debated how much like a ram it looks (or what it actually is, for that matter), but the curly-headed creature in the corner is indeed the namesake for this version of the Big Muff.

What Electro-Harmonix Says...

The EHX Ram’s Head Big Muff Pi delivers the unmistakable articulate string separation and exceptional sustain that’s made the V2 Big Muff so sought after. Now with a few choice updates for convenience including true bypass switching, an LED to indicate effect status and the option of being powered by a 9-volt AC adapter.

Electro-Harmonix Ram's Head Big Muff Pi Pedal Features:

  • Reissue of the V2 Big Muff from the mid-’70s
  • Slightly more articulate than other Big Muffs
  • Excellent string separation
  • Great for adding a touch of grit and a huge amount of sustain to solos
  • Pedalboard-friendly size and shape
  • 9-volt power adapter input
  • LED status light
  • True bypass

                  Pedal Type Distortion/Sustainer
                  Inputs 1 x 1/4" (instrument)
                  Outputs 1 x 1/4"
                  Power Source 9V DC 200mA power supply (sold separately)
                  Power Usage 5mA
                  Height 2"
                  Width 2.2"
                  Depth 4.3"
                  Weight 1 lb
                  Manufacturer Part Number
                  RAMS HEAD