Amp Shop Bass Exchange

4870 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601 | [email protected] | (818)-386-5500


4870 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91601
[email protected]

Dawner Prince DIKTATOR Preamp/OverDrive/Distortion


Dawner Prince DIKTATOR Preamp/OverDrive/Distortion

Like every diktator, this one is rough too, but it can be soft – it has sweetness, but it also has balls.

Diktator™ is a unique two channel combination of clean, transparent preamp and full, thick overdrive / distortion that operate independently.


More Information



It’s an extremely versatile drive that takes your tone from light crunch, through rich, fat overdrive, all the way to tight distortion. Two toggle switches are responsible for different tonal and gain shapes, and with two-band Baxandall active tone control, any desired frequency is easily cut or boosted. Another original feature is a Dynamic-O-Meter™ (Diktator’s eyes), which is a visual indicator of the drive’s dynamic response.


Controls the output volume level. You can adjust your Diktator to the same volume as your bypass signal (unity gain) or volume it up for a fatter tone.


Controls the amount of bass frequencies coming out of the distortion section. You can easily cut or boost the bass frequencies as it is an active tone control.


Controls the amount of treble coming out of the distortion section. You can easily cut or boost the upper frequencies as it is an active tone control.


Controls the amount of distortion in the signal and can take your tone from slightly gritty clean through warm overdrive, all the way to distortion.


Switches between vintage and more modern type of distortion (adds more overall gain to the signal).


Switches between two types of clipping diode for brighter, crunchy and darker, more mellow tone.


Used alone it’s an ultra transparent preamp which refines the original tone, making your guitar sound bigger and easily pushes the amplifier into the natural overdrive. Used in conjunction with a detonator channel, it really hits your amp hard and is an excellent booster for lead parts and solos.


Controls the gain of the preamp from unity gain to a fairly hot signal (up to about 30dB of boost).

Diktator also utilizes improved power supply filtering circuitry, RF rejection filter, smart PCB routing, no-wire design, audiophile quality components and true bypass switching system.

All these features assure the Diktator’s domination over your guitar tone and representative place on the pedalboard. Enjoy!


Power Input Voltage: 9 – 18V

Power input connector: 2.1mm barrel connector (Negative tip)

Power Consumption: ~ 13mA

Size: 4.4” x 3.5”

Call Now Button