Hotone Skyline Whip Metal Distortion Pedal

Metal Distortion Pedal with Zinc Alloy Outer Cover, True Bypass Footswitch, Transparent Top Knob, 2 Small Glow-in-the Dark Knobs, HOT Button, and Cool LED Lights
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Heavy, Dirty, and Downright Mean

NOTE: This pedal requires an external power supply (not included) to operate. Please call your Sweetwater Sales Engineer for more information.

With its black case and aggressive attitude, the Hotone Skyline Whip metal distortion guitar pedal is ready to cause some cataclysmic chaos. Despite its small size, the Skyline Whip will infuse your guitar tone with so much sinister metallic horsepower that the meek will run away in terror. Want to shred? Press the EDGE button for a diabolically awe-inspiring boost to your tone's top end. Besides that, the Skyline Whip will add a unique look to your pedalboard, with its LED-illuminated gain knob and glow-in-the-dark controls. Make no mistake, the Skyline Whip can be addictive - the guitarists here at Sweetwater can't stop playing with it! Turn your guitar into a lethal weapon with the Hotone Skyline Whip metal distortion guitar pedal!

The Hotone Skyline Whip Metal Distortion Guitar Pedal at a Glance:
  • A savage distortion with unique tone shaping
  • The Hotone Skyline Series - tiny and stylish
  • Hotone - design inspiration
A savage distortion with unique tone shaping

The Hotone Skyline Whip's sound exemplifies everything that metal is supposed to sound like. With its unique midrange tone shaping, you'll be able to scoop out those mids for aggressive, heavy textures that will lend authority to your playing. The top end boost provided by this pedal's EDGE button sounds absolutely wicked and will provide the necessary articulation for your virtuosic wizardry. The Skyline Whip might only do one thing, but it does it with sinister proficiency!

The Hotone Skyline Series - tiny and stylish

Less than two inches high, less than three inches long, and weighing in at less than 7 ounces, the Hotone Skyline Series of stompboxes offers a compact design, rugged build, and flexible tone. Encompassing a variety of effects including a looper, tuner, delay, octaver, tremolo, various overdrive and distortion effects, and more, all Skyline pedals have a durable zinc alloy outer cover, a transparent top knob that is lit up by two LED lights, and two other knobs that glow in the dark. Each pedal also has a button that gives you more tonal options. These pedals also have a metal bar to prevent you from accidentally moving the knobs with your foot when stomping on the footswitch. The Hotone Skyline Series delivers massive sound in a microscopic package!

Hotone - design inspiration

According to Hotone, their slogan is "Design Inspiration." The company strives to create products that are centered around what is, what isn't, and what can be made possible. Hotone endeavors to create products that the music world has always wanted but never before imagined possible. Hotone states that it's one of their core values to challenge the limits of design. Hotone's products are rugged, portable, and don't compromise on tone.

The Hotone Skyline Whip Metal Distortion Guitar Pedal Features:
  • Zinc alloy outer cover provides ruggedness and durability
  • True bypass footswitch ensures a clean signal from guitar to amp
  • Transparent top knob and 2 small knobs allow easy access to features
  • Cool LED lights add style and mojo
  • Requires 9V DC negative center power supply, not included
Dial up some sonic terror with the Hotone Skyline Whip metal distortion pedal!

Additional Media

Skyline Whip Metal Distortion Pedal User Manual

Tech Specs

Pedal Type Distortion
Inputs 1 x Instrument
Outputs 1 x 1/4"
Height 1.73"
Width 1.73"
Depth 2.91"
Weight 0.42 lbs.
Power Supply Included No
Manufacturer Part Number TPSDS2

Customer Reviews

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Great unit

It is great. The only test I can´t confirm is the time and use because I´m waiting for that, but it feels solid, great construction, and sound incredible. I showed it to several musicians and they were nicely surprised by it. It is a great unit. I also have Hotone reverb and seems that these guys are good ones.
Music background: Music Producer

Big sound, little footprint

I was pleasantly surprised at how good the distortion sounded from this little box. I bought a practice amp (blackstar ht-1) and a couple small pedals. This was one of them, and for high gain this more than fit the bill. A couple co-workers tried my little practice setup and said "wow, this is a pretty good distortion, especially for such a tiny pedal". And it's built pretty well too, for it's size it's got a little weight to it. It's probably closest in resemblance to say a Wampler Triple Wreck in terms of gain sound type, though I don't think it was meant to be an emulation of it exactly. It's great for heavy rhythm, and with an OD pushing it, it does sing pretty well for leads.
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