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  • Orange Amplification Announces DIVO VT1000 Valve Tester

    Orange Amplification Announces DIVO VT1000 Valve Tester

    Orange Amplification has released the DIVO VT1000 Valve Tester, an automatic tube tester that performs a host of diagnostics on both preamp and power amp tubes. The unit has one octal and two nine pin valve sockets to fit different types of tubes. Once inserted, the user presses the start button and the tests are... »

  • Aguilar Announces Two New Soapbar Pickup Series

    Aguilar Announces Two New Soapbar Pickup Series

    Aguilar has introduced the Super Singles and the DCB pickups, two new pickup series for bass. Both types of pickups are wound in the company’s New York City factory and will be available in a variety of 4-, 5-, and 6-string standard soapbar sizes. The Super Singles offer a single coil sound in a soapbar... »

  • La Bella Strings Introduces 760T White Nylon Tape Wound Bass Set

    La Bella Strings Introduces 760T White Nylon Tape Wound Bass Set

    La Bella Strings has introduced the 760T White Nylon Tape Wound Set of bass strings. The new strings differ from their 760N counterparts by being made with a transparent nylon wrapped over stainless steal underlays. La Bella notes that the White Nylon set offers a brighter sound and smoother finish for easier gliding between notes.... »

  • Sadowsky Releases Onboard Bass Preamp Assembly

    Sadowsky Releases Onboard Bass Preamp Assembly

    Sadowsky has introduced a new onboard bass preamp that comes prewired and offers the same controls and preamp as all Sadowsky basses. The controls include Volume, Pan, Vintage Tone Control, Treble, and Bass. Pulling up on the tone control bypasses the preamp. The preamp can be installed with the included control plate or transferred to... »

  • N-Audio Introduces Powerbox Mk2 Stompbox Power Supply

    N-Audio Introduces Powerbox Mk2 Stompbox Power Supply

    N-Audio has unveiled the Powerbox Mk2, an isolated and filtered stompbox power supply. The new tool is based on a quality transformer with a reduced flux density and 5 independent isolated output groups that reduce noise and group loop issues. The Mk2 has ten outputs: four with 9 or 12 volts and up to 500mA,... »

  • Port City Amplification Introduces Orleans All Tube Bass Preamp

    Port City Amplification Introduces Orleans All Tube Bass Preamp

    Port City Amplification has entered the world of bass preamps with the Orleans model, an all tube preamp housed in a rack-mountable unit. The sleek unit offers Treble, Middle, and Bass tone controls as well as a Thick switch that provides extra tone shaping in the low frequencies. Handmade in North Carolina, the Orleans features... »

  • CAD Audio Introduces Sessions MH510 Headphones

    CAD Audio Introduces Sessions MH510 Headphones

    CAD Audio has introduced the Sessions MH510 line of headphones, aimed at professionals in recording and live environments. The new headphones have a 10Hz to 24kHz frequency response for full and natural audio reproduction as well as a high 103dB SPL capability for ample volume. Their design also provides for exceptional isolation. The CAD Sessions... »

  • Demeter Introduces VTBP-201-800D and HBP-1-800D Powered Preamplifiers

    Demeter Introduces VTBP-201-800D and HBP-1-800D Powered Preamplifiers

    Demeter Amplification has introduced VTBP-201-800D and HBP-1-800D, a pair of powered preamplifiers that take the company’s existing HBP-1 and VTBP-201 bass preamps and match them with 800 Watt Class D amplifiers. The units feature Jensen transformers to completely isolate the pre and power amp sections, which they say allow for noiseless operation. The preamp can... »

  • NoahJames Guitars Introduces JENZ Bass Machine Heads

    NoahJames Guitars Introduces JENZ Bass Machine Heads

    NoahJames Guitars has introduced JENZ Machine Heads, a new type of bass tuning machine that the company says alleviates several issues in bass guitar design by the string to anchor at the lowest point on the machine head post. The channel automatically wraps the string neatly to avoid sticking and slippage from winding error. It... »

  • Rotosound Updates Steve Harris Signature Bass Strings

    Rotosound Updates Steve Harris Signature Bass Strings

    Rotosound has upgraded their Steve Harris Signature Bass Strings by using a new burnishing process to give them a smoother finish. The company explains the change facilitates fast playing as well as reduces string noise. The Iron Maiden bassist’s signature strings are flatwounds that are described as slightly brighter than traditional flatwounds. Available only as... »