#1
Well...whats the difference, if there is one? I know both affect distortion, like more gain = more distortion, but what does drive do?
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#2
Different names for knobs that basically give you the same thing in the end


drive = I usually see this more on solid state amps and pedals
gain = I see this on tubeamps and the actual knob controls the volume of the signal being fed into the preamp section
#3
There's no difference between the two. They both affect the amount of distortion added to the sound
#4
I know an amp that has both drive and gain controls. It has gain instead of Channel 2 volume. Gain actually refers to the factor by which the signal is amplified. Drive is probably an extra feature to add more distortion.
#7
Drive is more like that dirty chrunch sound (any AC/DC) stuff.

To me gain is more distortion with overdrive for better harmonics, palm-mutes, pinches, etc.
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