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Universal Audio Lion ’68 Super Lead Amp Pedal

$399.00

Available on backorder

This product is on backorder, so you can buy it now and it will ship to you as soon it's re-stocked, or use the form below to receive an email when it's back in stock.

We're currently out of stock on this item but if you'd like to inquire about incoming stock, a special order or a custom build, use the form below to get in touch with one of our specialists, and we'll get you taken care of!
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Description

From Universal Audio:

The UAFX Lion ’68 Super Lead Amp pedal gives you the classic British amp sounds made famous by decades of legendary artists including Jimi Hendrix, Van Halen, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, and more.*

Lion ’68 is the only pedal that delivers the dead-on tones of three distinct 100-watt plexi amplifiers. Built on powerful dual-engine processing and world-class UAD modeling, you get all the gorgeous cleans, aggressive breakup, and hot-rodded roar of the originals.

*Use of artist names does not constitute official endorsement of UAFX Lion ’68 Super Lead Amp pedal.

Play the most authentic emulation of a 100-watt late-’60s plexi head ever placed in a stompbox

Rock out with three legendary plexi setups — Super Lead, Super Bass, and “Brown” — for decades of inspiring tones

Take a vintage fire-breathing amp anywhere, complete with legendary mic/speaker pairings, boosts, and amp mods

Download curated tones, customize features, explore presets, and more with UAFX Control mobile app

Experience Legit Tube Amp Tones, from Stage to Studio

Whether it’s replacing your amp rig and going direct to front-of-house, or recording tracks into your DAW, Lion ’68 gives you the inspiring, album-ready tones of three expertly miked “golden unit” 100-watt plexi amp heads — with sonic realism far beyond other digital modelers.

Experience Authentic Super Lead Sound

Lion ’68 is the only amp-in-a-box pedal that faithfully captures the bell-like cleans, aggressive kerrang, and soaring distortion of a vintage hand-picked Super Lead head, giving you tones that jump from your speakers and electrify your nervous system.

Get Classic Super Bass Tones for your Pedal Platform

Looking for less aggression with a spongier attack and more clean headroom? Lion ’68’s Super Bass will get you there, with a jaw-dropping emulation of this classic plexi variant — perfect for pairing with overdrives, fuzzes, delays, and more.

Go Brown for Hot-Rodded Heaven

The “brown sound” of Van Halen is ground zero for hot-rodded Super Lead tones. From the sag of a voltage-starved Super Lead amp to the mixed Celestion 25-watt “Greenback”/JBL D-120F 4×12 cabinet, you’ll get the aggressive sizzle, softer midrange attack, and string-to-string definition that inspired generations of guitarists.**

Add Authentic Boosts

Only Lion ’68 lets you take your crunch and searing lead tones further with tried-and-true boost recipes — including a Maestro EP-III preamp, Boss GE-10 ten-band EQ — at the turn of a knob.**

Customize your Sound with the UAFX App

Lion ’68 gets even better with the UAFX Control mobile app. Add the onboard noise gate, download custom tones, recall and archive your presets, and dive deeper into the sound that spans generations.

Get the Nerdy Details on our “Golden Units”

To capture classic plexi sounds, we sought out prime specimens — a ’68 Super Lead and ’69 Super Bass — each bone stock with “laydown” transformers. For the “Brown” amp, we used a Variac to bring the wall power down to 90 volts and rebiased the amp extra hot, giving you the authentic sound and feel of the most famous hot-rodded sound ever recorded.

Shipping & Returns

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As a security precaution, orders over $200.00 will only ship to the address your credit card company has on file for you.

*Korg and Mesa/Boogie products are only available for shipment within the USA.

Returns

We want you to be completely happy with your purchase, so we offer a 48 hour approval period on most purchases (see exclusions below). The 48 hour approval period begins when your purchased item is delivered to your door. If after 48 hours you’re not happy with the item, just contact us via phone, email or live chat on our website to arrange for a return authorization (RA#) and return shipping instructions. Any package sent back without prior authorization will be refused.

Returns must be shipped back to us within two days of the RA being issued. Items must come back to us undamaged and in the same condition they were shipped out. All manuals, paperwork, cables, tremolo arms, wrenches, etc… must be included or full credit will not be issued. Any items not conforming to this policy will be subject (at our discretion) to a restocking fee of 20% of the purchase price.

Refunds will be issued minus all related shipping expenses, if free shipping was initially given, the cost we incurred to get the item to you will be deducted from your refund. A 10% restock fee will also be deducted from your refund. Restock fees will be waived for full value exchanges.

Here are exceptions to our return policy.

  • Custom orders of any kind are non returnable and non refundable. We often charge a deposit before we will place a custom or special order. All special order deposits are NON REFUNDABLE, no exceptions.
  • Microphones, Harmonicas, In-Ear Systems and any other items that come into contact with your mouth or ears.
  • Items labeled as BLOWOUT, are non-returnable. These are often being sold below cost and are considered “all sales final”.
  • Software (this may also include hardware that includes software), unless still in shrink wrap with barcode affixed.
  • Guitar strings, blank media, and other disposable merchandise.
  • Guitar or bass pickups that have been installed or used in any way.
  • Any item advertised as “USED” is non returnable.

*Payments for music lessons are non refundable, no exceptions.

View our detailed Return Policy here.

Early Order Cancellation

All deposits are non refundable. Lots of our products are special orders and in many cases your order has to be built for you at the factory. This is what makes a lot of our products special. Once your order is started, it's being put together just for you. For this reason we ask that you don't cancel your order after you place it with us. If for some reason you absolutely have to cancel your order with us, we will assess you a 25% cancellation charge. This amount is equal to 25% of your total order amount. Ask us before you place your order to see if what you're purchasing is considered a special order.

Damaged Merchandise

Do not accept your shipment if the package shows any signs of external damage. After the item is returned to us we will ship you a replacement. If you receive incorrect or defective merchandise, please call 781-335-0700 within 5 days for a return authorization number.