The TightRock Jr is a high gain distortion, includes a noise gate and a Tight attack switch, and can even be used as a preamp.

With ever-shrinking pedalboard real estate, a common request to Amptweaker™ has been for smaller footprint versions of our popular distortion pedals…..introducing the Amptweaker TightRock Jr™. This pedal shares most of the tone-tweaking features available on its  larger counterparts, and uses the same circuitry, 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. An EQ switch similarly provides Plexi/Normal/Smooth tone settings, which helps the pedals cover much of the range of its FatRock, TightRock and BigRock Pro parents.  In addition to Gain, Tone and Volume knobs, there’s also a manually-adjustable Noise Gate which can be cranked to stop notes hard and fast.  And the great thing about a built-in noise gate is that it goes away when you turn the pedal off…..so your clean tone is unaffected!

The pedals all 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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  • Gain, Tone, Volume controls
  • Fat/Normal/Tight switch to adjust the guitar’s attack.
  • Noise Gate knob, from subtle gating to hard stops
  • Plexi/Normal/Smooth EQ SW
  • 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:  13mA 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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Brett Kingman’s demo of the TightRock Jr and the tons of tone options available
NAMM interview/demo with That Pedal Show & Andertons Music, TRJR ~5:40
Sounds Great Music in UK put together this great demo of the TightRock Jr
Steven Wilson / Porcupine Tree showing off his 2018 pedalboard, with TightRock Jr!
Mike Hermans gives the TightRock Jr a spin
Gearmanndude demo/review of the TightRock Jr
Tone King compares the TightMetal Jr,  TightRock Jr and TightDrive Jr
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