Darkglass Aggressively Distorting Advanced Machine Pedal


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Darkglass Electronics Guitar Effects Pedal with Distortion Engine, Two Compressors, Six-Band Graphic EQ with Touch Slider Controls and Five Impulse Response-Based Cabinet Simulations

Darkglass ADAM (aggressively distorting advanced machine) is a powerful and unique distortion and compression pedal. It combines parallel distortion and multiband compression, a 6-band EQ and a cab sim to create a versatile tone-shaping pedal.

  • 6-band graphic EQ
  • 5 compressor modes
  • 5 distortion modes
  • 5 impulse response-based cabinet simulations
  • Aux input and headphone output
  • Audio interface capability over USB-C
detail image of Darkglass Adam panel showing distortion and compression control knobs

ADAM has a unique distortion engine that blends aggressive distortion with multiband compression for a thick and powerful bass tone. ADAM features two compressors, one at the input and one in parallel with the distortion, which allows for a wide range of available tones.

detail image of Darkglass Adam stomp switch with 5 mode indicator LEDs underneath

Compression and distortion can be bypassed independently and both have 5 selectable modes.

detail image of Darkglass Adam stomp switch with 5 mode indicator LEDs underneath
detail image of Darkglass Adam showing headphone output and dual stereo line outputs

The selectable cabinet simulation can use any of 5 onboard IRs. Cab sim can be used with the headphone output, XLR DI output or stereo line outputs.

detail image of Darkglass Adam panel showing 6-band graphic equalizer touch slider controls

The 6-band graphic EQ has the same touch-sensitive sliders found on Darkglass Element.

detail image of Darkglass Adam panel showing 6-band graphic equalizer touch slider controls
detail image of Darkglass Adam stomp switch showing side ridges for potentiometer function

The footswitches double as rotary potentiometers, allowing you to select among the distortion modes, compression modes and cab sim IRs.

screenshot from Darkglass Suite companion software

Darkglass Suite is a free application for desktop and mobile platforms that unlocks access to a growing library of high-quality IR cabinet simulations. The desktop version also enables firmware updates and loading your own 3rd party cabinet simulations.

screenshot from Darkglass Suite companion software
More Information
Manufacturer Darkglass Electronics
Condition New
Effects Distortion
Multi-band compressor
6-band graphic EQ
Impulse response-based cabinet simulation
Patches / Programs 5 distortion modes
5 compressor modes
5 onboard impulse response-based cabinet simulations
Audio Inputs 1/4" main input
1/8" stereo auxiliary input
Audio Outputs Dual balanced 1/4" stereo main output
Balanced XLR direct output
1/8" stereo headphone output
Pedal Switches 3 × multi-function push/rotate stomp switch potentiometers
On-Board Expression Pedal No
Control Connections USB-C
1/8" MIDI input
USB Functionality File Transfer/Storage, Editor/Librarian, Recording Interface
Power Adaptor Regulated 9V DC adapter, center-negative (sold separately)
Width 7.08"
Depth 4.72"
Height 2.36"
Product Weight 1.54 lb
Unique Features Download free Darkglass Suite software to configure the pedal, load new impulse responses and install firmware updates

Darkglass Electronics Effects Pedal Warranty

Darkglass offers a two-year limited warranty on its pedals. Please use the serial number to register your product at the Darkglass Electronics website for details.

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