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Carl Martin Announces the Octaswitch “The Strip” Switcher
Pedals & Effects

Carl Martin Announces the Octaswitch “The Strip” Switcher

Carl Martin has unveiled the next evolution of their Octaswitch with “The Strip,” which they call the smallest and most advanced version yet. The effects loop pedal brings the same features as its predecessors while adding versatility.

Carl Martin Unveils ProPower Version 2
Pedals & Effects

Carl Martin Unveils ProPower Version 2

Carl Martin has updated their ProPower for better performance and power stability while keeping all the same features. The ProPower Version 2 power supply offers eight individual isolated and regulated nine-volt to twelve-volt outputs with extended power on outputs seven and eight. It’s power chain begins with a switchable AC input that toggles between 110 and 230 volts. A simple...

Carl Martin Introduces Bass Drive Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Carl Martin Introduces Bass Drive Pedal

Carl Martin has unveiled their new Bass Drive pedal, which the company says has been in the works for several years. Built in Denmark, the pedal employs a 12AX7 in the circuit for classic tube tone growl as well as fatness and extra sustain. Besides the Level and Gain controls, the Bass Drive has a 3-band EQ for dialing in...

Carl Martin Releases New Tuner
Bass Gear

Carl Martin Releases New Tuner

Carl Martin has released a new stompbox tuner, designed to offer high visibility on stage. Housed in a die-cast black chassis, the chromatic tuner can be calibrated from 437Hz to 443Hz. It can switch between standard readout and strobe functions for easy visibility, and also includes a mute switch for silent tuning. True Bypass is included to keep a clean...

Carl Martin Releases Classic Optical Envelope Pedal
Bass Gear

Carl Martin Releases Classic Optical Envelope Pedal

Carl Martin has released a new stompbox to their lineup, the Classic Optical Envelope. The effects company explains it is “essentially a classic envelope filter (auto-wah)” for bass or guitar with some extra tweak-ability. The pedal includes two foot switches, the first being for activating the effects, and the second for switching between modes. The pedal operates in three modes...

Gear Watch: Carl Martin Pro Power
Bass Gear

Gear Watch: Carl Martin Pro Power

Carl Martin has released their Pro Power power supply, designed for versatile power distribution for pedals. Starting with an input that is switchable between 110V and 230V for international adaptability, the power is split into 8 individual isolated and regulated outputs. Output levels can then be set to 9V at 150mA or 12V at 110mA, with the 7th and 8th...