Here's what JHS says about the PG-14 Paul Gilbert Signature Distortion Pedal:
JHS Pedals is proud to release the Paul Gilbert signature distortion PG-14! This is a new and unique distortion pedal specifically designed to Paul's specifications. At the heart of the circuit is a FET-based distortion engine that emulates the touch, feel, and the response of a pushed tube amplifier. This circuitry allows the player to have the dynamics and tone of loud stadium level amplifier at low/moderate volume levels.
A second unique and essential feature of the design is that an active mid-frequency preamp is located at the front of the FET distortion circuitry. This design feature gives the user a vast sweep of tonal possibilities with any amp or guitar combination.
The PG-14 is an end-all pedal for adding the ultimate dirt channel to your amplifier. A bonus feature is that it gives you all of Paul Gilbert's talent, decades of experience, and countless years of practice - just hit the footswitch!