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  • ProRockGear Introduces the Armourguard Lightweight Bass Case

    ProRockGear Introduces the Armourguard Lightweight Bass Case

    ProRockGear has released a new set of instrument cases called the Armourguard Wood Series. The line is described as a lightweight hybrid with the weight of a gig bag and the durability of a hardshell case. It includes a rectangular bass case built with a form-fit wood shell covered with 600D nylon. Other features include... »

  • GHS Strings Unveils Balanced Nickels Bass Strings

    GHS Strings Unveils Balanced Nickels Bass Strings

    GHS Strings has expanded their line of bass strings with the new Balanced Nickels set, which they describe as a combination of traditional string materials and modern string design. “Traditionally, bass strings are made by wrapping one cover wire around the core to create the G, two covers for the D and A, and three... »

  • Dean Markley Renews SR2000 Bass Strings

    Dean Markley Renews SR2000 Bass Strings

    Dean Markley has unveiled a renewed design of their SR2000 bass strings. The set is described as providing a “big, meaty bass tone” thanks to their construction. “The first thing that sets a Dean Markley string apart from any other manufacturer is the tension in which that core wire is held during the winding process.... »

  • D’Addario Introduces Bass Tool Kit

    D’Addario Introduces Bass Tool Kit

    Bassists looking to take care of their own instrument have a new set of tools to choose from. The D’Addario Bass Maintenance Kit includes a set of tools and cleaning equipment to keep your bass in shape. The case itself contains individual component compartments with pockets for extra strings and a magnet to hold loose... »

  • Dean Markley Unveils Blue Steel Cables

    Dean Markley Unveils Blue Steel Cables

    Dean Markley’s Blue Steel cryogenic treatment has been used on their Blue Steel strings for years. Now they’re applying that to instrument and speaker cables. “Using our unique process, we cryo treat Blue Steel instrument cables with a quick blast of liquid nitrogen, changing their molecular structure with marvelous results,” the company explains. “We’re talking... »

  • Gator Cases Unveils LED-Equipped Bass Cases

    Gator Cases Unveils LED-Equipped Bass Cases

    Digging around in your bass case can be a hassle in the dark. That’s why Gator Cases has unveiled a new series of hardshell cases called the LED Edition. Featuring two bass cases, the line adds an interior LED light fixture that automatically turns on when you open your case. It can also be adjusted... »

  • Truetone Announces the 1 Spot Pro CS6 Power Supply

    Truetone Announces the 1 Spot Pro CS6 Power Supply

    Truetone has expanded their 1 Spot line of power supplies with the 1 Spot Pro CS6. The new unit is billed as the “first low-profile power brick to be able to put out up to 1600mA of pure, silent power.” Its thin profile allows it to be mounted under flat pedalboards like the Pedaltrain Nano... »

  • Peterson Updates Clip-On Tuner Line With StroboClip HD

    Peterson Updates Clip-On Tuner Line With StroboClip HD

    Peterson Tuners has updated the Stroboclip clip-on tuner with the StroboClip HD. Similar to the original StroboClip released in 2010, the StroboClip HD clips onto just about any instrument and has a tuning resolution of .01 cent. Peterson says they have upgraded the LCD technology to provide nearly twice the pixel resolution to easily display... »

  • BAE Audio Now Shipping PDI Direct Box

    BAE Audio Now Shipping PDI Direct Box

    BAE Audio has introduced the PDI, a direct box that works for bass, guitar, keyboards and more. Central to the unit’s design is an OEP/Carnhill transformer that is made in the UK. “The high-quality audio transformer along with through hole component technology provides a more reliable secure connection and audio signal. All circuit traces are... »

  • Warwick Updates Rockboard RBO LT XL Power Supply

    Warwick Updates Rockboard RBO LT XL Power Supply

    Warwick’s W-Music Distribution has updated the RockBoard Power LT XL power supply for 2017. The mobile unit is fitted with rechargeable lithium-ion batteries to supply effects pedals for up to 50 hours with hum-free 9V DC current. It has two 9V DC outputs as well as a USB output for charging smartphones. It can be... »