an acronym for the German “Verzerrer mit 2
Filtern”, meaning “distortion unit with 2
filters”. And that describes just what it is. Actually it's
more of an overdrive unit, but a conversation about that subject would
get out of hand quickly.
The V2F has been designed to cover the many nuances that reside between
clean and distorted - although it also manages to produce the thick and
sparkly sound of a totally overblown '70s tube amp input