Plexi Drive Deluxe

The Ultimate Plexi Pedal…

Plexi Drive Deluxe

Based on the classic Wampler Pedal “Plexi-Drive”, the Plexi-Drive Deluxe builds on the foundation of the original and gives you considerably more control to shape your tone. With a 3 band active EQ and additional brightness control, the Plexi-Drive Deluxe takes a huge step forward into the modern era of pedals. Complete with the perfectly voiced pregain booster, you can achieve almost any Plexi tone from virtually any amp.

Since the early 60’s, Marshall Amplifiers® have lead the way in rock tones with its legendary tight overdrive and coveted bass response. Early rock legends such as: Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Cream, and AC/DC helped lead the way in creating some of the most iconic rock tones ever produced and catapulted Marshall® into rock legendary status.

The Plexi-Drive Deluxe is a direct descendent of the Plexi-Drive Standard but with a few upgraded features. Like the original, the Plexi-Drive Deluxe’s unique gain structure can cover everything from Vintage ’68 style Plexi tones to the all out massive rock tones of a JTM-45® cranked to ten, or even eleven.

With the addition of an all-new active 3 band Bass/Mids/Treble EQ stack – you can now have even more tonal control. With the bass boost option, you can emulate the feeling of the low-end thump of a 4×12” cabinet (or two) at the flick of a switch and can allow you to dial in your low end at lower volume gigs or at bedroom volume levels. To compliment this, we also added a bright switch to add high end sparkle – which makes changing from bright to dark guitars (and amps) a breeze. The Plexi-Drive Deluxe also features a one knob, pre-gain boost soft click switch that is voiced like “that ‘valve’ screaming green overdrive with pronounced mids” – to help push your leads into thick creamy overdrive.

The Plexi-Drive Deluxe will fill your M sound void and give you the crunch, response, boost and feeling that your rig begs for. Whether you are playing sold out shows or rocking out by yourself – the Plexi-Drive Deluxe will take your tone and allow you to create your own flavor of rock!

Your search for the perfect versatile M.I.A.B. (Marshall® in a Box) can finally be over.

(6 customer reviews)


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A Modern Classic

When Brian first designed the Plexi Standard in 2006, the whole world stood up and took notice. Some 10 years later the format was perfected with everything you would expect from Brian Wampler. Perfect tone, perfect response, perfect power.

Complete Control

With a 3 band active EQ stack, bass boost (to give that 4×12″ thump), a bright option that Plexi’s are famous for, a completely independent ‘screamer boost makes the Plexi Deluxe the kind of pedal that anyone who loves that Plexi tone, has to be an essential weapon in their arsenal.

From classic to modern

The Plexi has been the bedrock of Rock music since rock was born… there isn’t one era that didn’t rely on the Plexi to drive the music. It doesn’t matter if you are looking for classic rock, modern country, glassy gritty cleans… the Plexi Deluxe delivers.

Built for Forever

Brian Wampler’s attention to detail and commitment to bringing you the best-sounding & most usable Effects Boxes on the market is nothing new. Those qualities are on full display within the Plexi Drive Deluxe. We’re all tone-freaks, and we’re always trying new things, but we hope this pedal finds it’s forever home on your pedalboard, so we built it to last that long.

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Technical Details
  • Built in the U.S.A.
  • High grade components picked for their superior sound and response
  • Relay true bypass with soft switch
  • Top mounted input and output jacks
  • Battery connection and 9v power jack
  • Power draw: Between 22mA (9v) and 34mA (18v) (LED will flash 3 times when power from battery is getting low)
  • Pre gain TS style boost for adding that lil’ extra
  • 3 band active EQ: Bass, middle and treble
  • Bass and bright boosts switches for increased versatility
  • 3.5” x 4.5” x 1.5″ in size (88.9mm x 114.3mm x 38.1mm) – height excludes knobs and switches.
  • Includes Wampler’s limited 5-year warranty

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Customer Support
CUSTOMER SATISFACTION GUARANTEE. Wampler offers a 30 day no questions asked return policy on any pedal purchased through the website. In order to satisfy the requirements for the return the pedal must have the battery inside, complete with all original packaging and all in as new condition. Please contact us via [email protected] to arrange (please include your order number) the return. Please note, any pedal bought through a dealer is not applicable – please refer to their specific returns policy.

WAMPLER Pedals Limited Warranty. WAMPLER offers a five (5) year warranty to the original purchaser that this WAMPLER product will be free from defects in material and workmanship. A dated sales receipt will establish coverage under this warranty. This warranty does not cover service or parts to repair damage caused by accident, neglect, normal cosmetic wear, disaster, misuse, abuse, negligence, inadequate packing or shipping procedures and service, repair or modifications to the product, which have not been authorized by WAMPLER. If this product is defective in materials or workmanship as warranted above, your sole remedy shall be repair replacement as provided below.

RETURN PROCEDURES. In the unlikely event that a defect should occur, follow the procedure outlined below. Defective products must be shipped, together with a dated sales receipt, freight pre-paid and insured directly to WAMPLER SERVICE DEPT – 5300 Harbor Street, Commerce, CA 90040, USA. A Return Authorization Number must be obtained from our Customer Service Department prior to shipping the product. Products must be shipped in their original packaging or its equivalent; in any case, the risk of loss or damage in transit is to be borne by the purchaser. The Returns Authorization Number must appear in large print directly below the shipping address. Always include a brief description of the defect, along with your correct return address and telephone number.

When emailing to inquire about a returned product, always refer to the Return Authorization Number. If WAMPLER determines that the unit was defective in materials or workmanship at any time during the warranty period, WAMPLER has the option or repairing or replacing the product at no additional charge, except as set forth below. All replaced parts become a property of WAMPLER. Products replaced or repaired under this warranty will be returned via ground shipping within the United States freight prepaid. WAMPLER is not responsible for costs associated with expedited shipping, either to WAMPLER or the return of the product to the customer.

INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGE. In no event is WAMPLER liable for any incident or consequential damages arising out of the use or inability of the possibility of such damages, or any other claim by any other party. Some states do not allow the seclusion or limitation of consequential damages, so the above limitation and exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state.

FOR YOUR PROTECTION. Please complete the online warranty registration within (10) ten days of the date of purchase so that we may contact you directly in the event of a safety notification issued in accordance with the 1972 Consumer Product Safety Act.

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantees that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures.

  • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
  • Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver.
  • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
  • Consult the dealer or an experience radio/TV technician for help.

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s warranty to operate the equipment.

CUSTOMER SUPPORT. Our dedicated staff is ready to help you with any warranty or product questions – please email us at [email protected] or call us on (765) 352-8626.

Please remember to register your pedal as soon as possible after purchase at the following web page to ensure quicker service if you should ever need to make a warranty claim: warranty registration

(6 customer reviews)

6 reviews for Plexi Drive Deluxe

  1. Dean Swiatek

    I recently replaced my old Marshall in a box pedal with a plexi drive deluxe and my only regret is not doing it sooner.

    I can get some pretty legitimate plexi like sounds from my Fender blackface style amps, and the preamp both works as a neutral boost but also serves to boost my super neutral Tube Factor’s mids up very nicely.

    The Deluxe is definitely worth it alone for the preamp and the bright channel alone but having a mid control seems very valuable. If I dime it, I can get a pretty convincing classic Iron Maiden tone (paired with the Faux Tape Echo it really nails the Moonchild sound). Turn it down a little and get some classic Zeppelin sounds.

  2. Joel

    Absolutely fantastic pedal. Very responsive to playing dynamics and the guitar’s controls…but honestly this pedal sounds so good that I just want to crank out some heavy rock most of the time. This is my first Wampler pedal but it won’t be my last.

  3. Greg Leake

    Great Pedal. When I turn up to full gain, It sounds so good, I wish I had more! So, I got a 2nd unit! Running them in series should do it. Powerful EQ. It can be set very clean. Also cool. Lots of low end on tap. Not whimpy or thin. Turn it up!!!

  4. Vidar Frostad

    Great pedal. My main dirt sound. Really exells with a guitar with PAF style pickups. Can do anything from clean to early Maiden and everything in between. First Wampler pedal I bought in 2015. Never Left my board since.

  5. Ryan

    I have always been a huge rock fan and have been chasing the AC/DC and classic 70s rock tones for a long time. I have wanted a Marshall plexi amp for a long time but have not bought one because of the cost and mainly the incredibly loud volume you need to play it at in order to get that sweet natural breakup. This pedal gives me all that I have wanted. As soon a I plugged it in and played it I was blown away. This thing has the tone of a real Marshall plexi tube amp and has the responsiveness that a tube amp has. You can get nice cleans, crunch and higher gain tones. It’s very simple to use once you understand the layout. Brian gives a nice demo of it in his video. I am running this pedal through a 65 Fender Princeton Reissue. My amp has a 10 inch speaker in it and the pedal makes my amp sound like it is a Marshall Plexi head being run into a 4×12 cabinet. It sounds massive. The craftsmanship and attention to detail are excellent. This pedal is worth the price you pay. I am so thankful that Brian took the time to make this pedal. It has allowed me to have the AC/DC and classic rock tones that I have always wanted.

    Thank you so much Brian for all of the hard work and dedication you put into this pedal. This pedal is a masterpiece.

  6. Alex Woolridge

    Best overdrive I’ve ever played. From clean to full on dirty greatness. Pricey pedal but so worth it. It’s been my main overdrive sound for goin on 5 years now.

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