Congratulations on your purchase of the OD Glove overdrive, a versatile modern overdrive/distortion unit in a compact nano enclosure. The OD Glove is capable of chunky high-gain distortion, sweet overdrive, mild crunch, and even powerful clean-boost. An easy to use but powerful tone control helps you dial in the right sound. True-bypass switching keeps your original clean tone intact.
- CONTROLS -
GAIN Knob – Controls the amount of input gain and overdrive. As you turn this knob clockwise, the OD GLOVE ranges from sweet cleans to full-power distortion.
TONE Knob – The TONE knob on the OD GLOVE filters out high frequencies. When fully clockwise, the full tonal range of the overdrive comes through. As the knob is turned counter-clockwise, high frequencies are rolled off. Use this to achieve a smoother tone or to reduce any high-frequency harshness.
VOL Knob – Sets the output level of the OD GLOVE.
TONE SHIFT Switch – This switch controls the mid-frequency emphasis of the TONE knob. Setting this switch to OFF creates a flatter EQ, with some emphasis on low mids. Setting the SHIFT switch to ON emphasizes mids and high mids. There is also a small increase in volume when the switch is set to ON.
FOOTSWITCH and LED – The Footswitch selects whether the OD GLOVE is engaged or in true bypass mode. When the effect is engaged, the LED is lit.
INPUT Jack – This ¼” jack is the audio input for the OD GLOVE. The input impedance is 300kOhm.
AMP Jack – This ¼” jack is the audio output from the OD GLOVE. The output impedance depends on the VOLUME setting, ranging from 12kOhm to 100kOhm.
9V Power Jack – The OD Glove can run off of a 9V battery or you can use an optional 9VDC AC Adapter capable of delivering at least 50mA to the 9V power jack. We recommend the EHX9.6DC-200. The AC Adapter must have a center negative plug. The battery may be left in or taken out when using an AC Adapter. The OD Glove draws 12mA at 9VDC. The maximum voltage that may be connected to the 9V Power Jack is 10VDC.
INTERNAL VOLTAGE SWITCH – The OD GLOVE includes an internal slide switch to change its internal power supply voltage from 9V to 18V. Operation at 18V results in a less compressed, more open tone that may work better for some guitar/amplifier combinations. Operation at 9V results in a tighter sound, and reduces the current draw to 5mA. Experiment with the voltage setting at full volume to find the best sound for your playing style. Please remember: do not exceed 10VDC at the 9V Power Jack. The OD Glove generates the 18V internally.
To select the operating voltage, remove the four screws on the bottom of the OD GLOVE and take off the bottom plate. There is a slide switch near the input jack labeled “Voltage Select.” Slide this switch to the right for normal 9V operation. Slide it to the left for 18V operation. You do not need to change the battery or adapter when changing the internal voltage.
- CHANGING THE BATTERY -
To change the battery, remove the four screws on the bottom of the OD GLOVE and take off the bottom plate. The battery clip is in the bottom of the unit. Take care not to touch the circuit board while changing the battery in order to avoid damaging a component.
- WARRANTY INFORMATION -
Please register online at https://www.ehx.com/product-registration or complete and return the enclosed warranty card within 10 days of purchase. Electro-Harmonix will repair or replace, at its discretion, a product that fails to operate due to defects in materials or workmanship for a period of one year from date of purchase. This applies only to original purchasers who have bought their product from an authorized Electro-Harmonix retailer. Repaired or replaced units will then be warranted for the unexpired portion of the original warranty term.
If you should need to return your unit for service within the warranty period, please contact the appropriate office listed below. Customers outside the regions listed below, please contact EHX Customer Service for information on warranty repairs at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1-718-937-8300. USA and Canadian customers: please obtain a Return Authorization Number (RA#) from EHX Customer Service before returning your product. Include with your returned unit: a written description of the problem as well as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and RA#; and a copy of your receipt clearly showing the purchase date.
United States & Canada
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Tel: +44 179 247 3258
This warranty gives a purchaser specific legal rights. A purchaser may have even greater rights depending upon the laws of the jurisdiction within which the product was purchased.
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- FCC COMPLIANCE -
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment under FCC rules.