The TightFuzz Jr is a very flexible fuzz pedal, with a Silicon/Germanium transistor switch and Tight attack switch.

With the popularity of Amptweaker’s smaller footprint JR series, we’ve added bass and guitar versions of our Fuzz pedals….introducing the TightFuzz JR™. These pedals share most of the tone-tweaking features available on their larger counterparts, while eliminating effects loops, lit controls, battery switches and boost features that some players don’t need in order to shrink down the size and weight.

Derived from our Pro series, the Tight control and Fat switches were re-configured into a 3-position Fat/Normal/Tight switch to dial in the attack of the notes from thick and heavy to aggressive and chunky. On this model, an EQ switch provides 60’s, 70’s, or a new setting called ‘Now’, which is dialed in for more modern fuzz tones.  And there’s even a Germanium/Silicon switch to change the output transistor for warmer or brighter/high gain distortion.  Our popular automatically adjusting bias on the Fuzz controls keeps the sweet spot at hand, and is especially nice for cleaner tones.

All Amptweaker fuzz pedals have a built-in ‘guitar-style’ impedance, which allows you to put any other pedals in front without the traditional issues associated with vintage fuzz pedals.  That means it works fine with low impedance active guitar pickups too.

Other features include true bypass switching, 9-18VDC operation, and a thumbscrew- removable bottom plate with special holes to even accommodate tie-wrap or screw-in pedalboard attachment methods.


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  • Tone, Volume & Fuzz control that automatically adjusts bias for better clean toness
  • Fat/Normal/Tight switch to adjust the guitar’s attack.
  • Germanium/Silicon transistor switch for different gain and tone
  • 60’s/70’s/Now EQ/gain switch
  • True Bypass switching
  • Runs on 9V to 18V batteries or supplies–9V sounds heavier, more compressed, while 18V is more open and less distorted.
  • Thumbscrew removable bottom with holes for tie-wrap or screw-in pedalboard attachment methods
  • Current:  11mA with at 9V, 15mA at 18V
  • DC Adapter jack, standard 2.1mm X 5.5mm, center ground(-)
  • BATTERIES/SUPPLY NOT INCLUDED
  • Weight: 9 ounces, Dimensions: 2.7″W X 4.65″D X 2″H
  • Made in the USA
  • 5 Year Limited Warranty

Product Styling by Bob Hopkins. Mechanical Engineering support by Ken Chappell. Electrical & Mechanical Design and Tweaking by James Brown.……Conceptual Ideas by You.

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Great demo by our friend Mike Hermans, showing the range of tones available!
Here’s a cool HEAVY demo by our friend Dennis Kayzer…great tones!

Here’s a few samples of tones you can get!

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