waveformer destroyer mk2 pedal

Death by Audio has unveiled a successor to its popular Waveformer Destroyer pedal, which presents a few intuitive upgrades. The MK2 stompbox delivers the same 2,048 distortion settings, but now comes with eight convenient and clearly labeled rocker switches. It’s a handy improvement from the original’s internal DIP switches.

The MK2 excels at distorting the tone of everything from guitars to synths, and even drums, but a word of warning: This isn’t the easiest device to use.

The rest of the pedal’s controls remain as they were on its predecessor. It has four footswitches—“Boost,” “Blast,” “Engage” and “Filter”—and a knob to manage the master volume.

Only 50 of these intricately handmade stompboxes are available, so if you want to get your hands on one, you best get cracking.

Check out the Waveformer Destroyer MK2 in action here:

The Waveformer Destroyer MK2 lists for $480. More information at deathbyaudio.com.