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Darkglass Electronics Introduces the Microtubes X Ultra Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Darkglass Electronics Introduces the Microtubes X Ultra Pedal

Darkglass Electronics has introduced the Microtube X Ultra, which they say “greatly expands” on the versatility of their Microtubes X7 pedal. It has all the same controls as its predecessor but adds four key components.

Joyo Audio Introduces the Band Controller
Pedals & Effects

Joyo Audio Introduces the Band Controller

Joyo Audio has introduced the R-12 Band Controller. Made for both bass and guitar, the graphic EQ has ten frequency bands ranging from 31.25 Hz to 16 Hz. It also has a volume control for adjusting the overall output level.

Is There a Right Way To Set My EQ?
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Is There a Right Way To Set My EQ?

A reader sent Damian a question asking about all the knobs on his bass (and even more on his amp). The specific question is: “Is There a Right Way To Set My EQ?” Check out what Damian has to say.

OnkartGromt Unveils Three New Bass Pedals
Pedals & Effects

OnkartGromt Unveils Three New Bass Pedals

Norway’s OnkartGromt has expanded their pedal lineup for bassists with three new models: the FunkyFellow envelope filter, the TurboTore EQ, and the Tremolando tremolo. Each of the pedals is fitted with a unique OLED screen that gives a visual representation of the effect’s parameters. In the case of the FunkyFellow, the screen shows the frequency response live. The filter has...

Free The Tone Announces the PA-1QB Programmable 10-Band EQ Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Free The Tone Announces the PA-1QB Programmable 10-Band EQ Pedal

Japan’s Free The Tone has released the PA-1QB, a programmable 10-band EQ pedal for bass. The device’s signal path is analog with a digital parameter control section for storing and processing your settings. The pedal revolves around the Holistic Tonal Solution, or HTS, circuit that has been revamped for 2018. “It holistically manages high-quality guitar/bass signals from input to output...

API Introduces TranZformer LX Bass Pedal
Pedals & Effects

API Introduces TranZformer LX Bass Pedal

API has unveiled the TranZformer series, including the TranZformer LX bass pedal. The pedal incorporates the company’s traditional analog signal path with gain control, compression, and equalization all in one unit. The pedal’s variable compressor, which can be bypassed, is their API 525. The three-band EQ can also be bypassed for flexibility. Other features include phase invert switches on each...

Fuzzrocious Unveils Baxstabber and Blast Furnace Pedals
Pedals & Effects

Fuzzrocious Unveils Baxstabber and Blast Furnace Pedals

Fuzzrocious Pedals unveiled two new creations at the 2017 NAMM show with the Baxstabber and Blast Furnace pedals. Both pedals, which are made in New Jersey, will be shipping later this year. We caught up with Fuzzrocious’s Ryan and Shannon Ratajaski at the show to get the scoop. “The Baxstabber is a tone shaper and an EQ,” Shannon explained. “It’s...

Fishman Now Shipping Platinum Pro EQ and Platinum Stage Acoustic Preamps
Pedals & Effects

Fishman Now Shipping Platinum Pro EQ and Platinum Stage Acoustic Preamps

Fishman is now shipping the Platinum Pro EQ and Platinum Stage acoustic preamps. The all-analog preamps have been redesigned with a discrete, high-headroom Class-A circuitry as well as a new switchable guitar/bass EQ that the company says makes them more musical for bass instruments. The Platinum Stage preamp has a four-band EQ with a sweepable mid-frequency and low frequency filter...

3Leaf Audio Announces Little Black Box EQ Pedal
Pedals & Effects

3Leaf Audio Announces Little Black Box EQ Pedal

Seattle-based effects company 3Leaf Audio has unveiled their latest offering called the Little Black Box. The pedal is an EQ/clean boost circuit that builder Spencer Doren says is designed to “add sizzle to your tone”. The Little Black Box’s EQ section has bass and treble boost controls with a mini-switch to toggle the affected treble frequency. The switch has two...

Fender Launches Four New Micro-Sized Pedals
Pedals & Effects

Fender Launches Four New Micro-Sized Pedals

Fender has announced a new line of micro-sized pedals including an ABY switcher, a compressor, a DI, and a graphic EQ. Each of the compact pedals weighs about 5.6 ounces and measures 93.5 millimeters deep, 42 millimeters wide, and 52 millimeters tall. Fender Micro ABY Pedal The Micro ABY allows for players to switch between amplifiers or combine two signals...