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Does the Hot-British V9 sound like the original Hot-British?
Yes! The Hot-British V9 retains the tonal characteristics of the original.
Can I use any multi-pedal power supply with the Hot-British V9?
Of course! Just be sure to power the Hot-British V9 with 9-12V and a minimum of 40mA of current.
Can I use the Hot-British V9 with a battery?
No. The Class-A circuitry of the Hot-British V9 is power hungry and will drain a battery in no time.
Is there still a tube inside the V9 like the original Hot British?
No. The tube has been surgically removed and replaced with a new tube-emulating tone circuit.
Is the Hot-British V9 a true-bypass pedal?
No. The Hot-British V9 employs Radial’s class-A buffer.
What are the main differences between the original Hot British and the V9?
The new Hot-British V9 is more compact and is now powered by 9V.
Can I hurt the Hot-British V9 if I leave it on?
No. The Hot-British V9 power input is regulated and it can be left on with very little current draw.
Can I use the Hot-British-V9 with my bass?
Absolutely! However, when using a distortion pedal with bass, it is typically preferred to run it in parallel in order to retain the full low-end frequencies of the instrument. The Mix-Blender™ will allow you to mix in the desired amount of distortion while also maintaining the original bass tone.