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  • TC Electronic Unveils 8 New Analog Pedals

    TC Electronic Unveils 8 New Analog Pedals

    TC Electronic has announced eight new analog effect pedals ranging between distortion, modulation, and dynamics. The series is dubbed the Analog Armada. “With strong steel enclosures and top mounted input/output jacks, these sturdy stompboxes provide analog warmth with and true bypass circuitry so your tone stays totally unaffected when the effects are off,” the company... »

  • TC Electronic Announces the Sub ‘N’ Up Mini Octaver

    TC Electronic Announces the Sub ‘N’ Up Mini Octaver

    After introducing the Sub ‘N’ Up octaver last year, TC Electronic has announced a new mini version of the pedal. The Sub ‘N’ Up Mini retains the same tonal characteristics of its big brother while stripping it down to the bone for a small footprint. The pedal has Dry mix, Sub octave, and Up octave... »

  • TC Electronic Unveils the Hall of Fame 2 Reverb

    TC Electronic Unveils the Hall of Fame 2 Reverb

    TC Electronic has expanded their line of effects with the Hall of Fame 2 Reverb. The new edition of the company’s stompbox adds a Shimmer reverb to its tonal palette. Even more interesting is a new type of footswitch they call the MASH. The MASH footswitch reacts to pressure, so the more you lean on... »

  • TC Electronic Introduces the HyperGravity Mini Compressor and Mimiq Mini Doubler Pedals

    TC Electronic Introduces the HyperGravity Mini Compressor and Mimiq Mini Doubler Pedals

    In addition to revamping their PolyTune pedal this year, TC Electronic has unveiled two new mini effects: the HyperGravity Mini Compressor and the Mimiq Mini Doubler. Each of the new units are compact versions of existing models with tweaks. TC calls the HyperGravity Mini Compressor the world’s smallest multi-band compressor. It features their MD3 algorithm... »

  • TC Electronic Introduces the PolyTune 3

    TC Electronic Introduces the PolyTune 3

    TC Electronic has updated their Polytune stompbox tuner with the Polytune 3. The polyphonic tuner now incorporates their BonaFide buffer for preserving your tone over complex pedal setups. It still retains the true bypass as well, and the company added a switch to toggle between true buffer and true bypass modes to suit all players.... »

  • TC Electronic Introduces Black Polytune Clip-On Tuner

    TC Electronic Introduces Black Polytune Clip-On Tuner

    TC Electronic has introduced a black version of their Polytune Clip-On Tuner. The discreet device, which works for bass and guitar, has strobe, chromatic, and polyphonic tuning modes up to +/-0.02 cent accuracy. The polyphonic mode allows for strumming all strings at once to see their tuning. The tuner also features an ultra-bright display with... »

  • TC Electronic Unveils the WireTap Riff Recorder Pedal

    TC Electronic Unveils the WireTap Riff Recorder Pedal

    TC Electronic has introduced the WireTap Riff Recorder, a compact pedal that can record 8 hours of recording time stored in CD audio quality. Similar to the Ditto, the new pedal has pared down controls for “plug and play” capabilities. Pressing the footswitch begins and ends the recording process while play, back, and next buttons... »

  • TC Electronic Introduces Sub ‘N’ Up Octaver Pedal

    TC Electronic Introduces Sub ‘N’ Up Octaver Pedal

    TC Electronic has introduced the Sub ‘N’ Up, an octaver pedal that features their next-generation octave engine. The unit has one octave up control and two sub-octaves with a dry control to dial in your direct signal. The first sub control mixes in an octave down signal while the sub 2 control mixes in a... »

  • TC Electronic Introduces K-115 Bass Cabinet

    TC Electronic Introduces K-115 Bass Cabinet

    TC Electronic has expanded their new K-series bass cabinets with a new 1×15″ model. The K-115 Bass Cab is fitted with a custom-made 15-inch driver and a one-inch titanium tweeter to pump out up to 400 watts. Similar to the rest of the lineup, the cab is built as a lightweight design for gigging musicians.... »

  • TC Electronic Now Shipping Bonafide Buffer

    TC Electronic Now Shipping Bonafide Buffer

    TC Electronic is now shipping the Bonafide Buffer. The unit, which is their first dedicated buffer pedal, is 100% analog and offers a 1M ohm input resistance and 1K output resistance. This, the company writes, allows for the instrument signal to flow “untroubled through the entire signal chain.” It also has an intelligent relay system... »