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Aguilar Amplification Introduces the DB 925 Bass Preamp Pedal
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Aguilar Amplification Introduces the DB 925 Bass Preamp Pedal

Aguilar Amplification has introduced its first micro pedal with the DB 925 Bass Preamp. Inspired by their DB 924, the new unit is al all-FET preamp with bass and treble boost controls.

MXR Unveils the Thump Bass Preamp Pedal
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MXR Unveils the Thump Bass Preamp Pedal

MXR unveiled the Thump bass preamp at this year’s Winter NAMM Show. Based on the Echoplex preamp, the compact green pedal features a three-band EQ with a mid-frequency knob.

JHS Pedals Introduces Colour Box V2 Preamp Pedal
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JHS Pedals Introduces Colour Box V2 Preamp Pedal

JHS Pedals has revamped one of their preamp pedals with the Colour Box V2. The unit is designed to replicate the “direct-in” sound of recording into a Neve studio console. Building on the original pedal, version two has some upgrades.

Tech 21 Unveils the PSA 2.0 Programmable Pedal
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Tech 21 Unveils the PSA 2.0 Programmable Pedal

Tech 21 is continuing to celebrate its 30th anniversary with the release of the PSA 2.0, which builds upon the original PSA-1 rackmount. Useful for nearly any instrument, the unit has been reimagined into a floor unit.

Tech 21 Unveils the Steve Harris SH1 Signature SansAmp
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Tech 21 Unveils the Steve Harris SH1 Signature SansAmp

Tech 21 has added a new pedal to its signature product line with the Steve Harris SH1 Signature SansAmp. The Iron Maiden bassist worked with the company to come up with a solution for touring with his side project, British Lion.

Trickfish Amplification Introduces the Minnow Bass Preamp Pedal
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Trickfish Amplification Introduces the Minnow Bass Preamp Pedal

Trickfish Amplification has added a new preamp pedal to their lineup called the Minnow. The new bass preamp features the company’s Bullhead EQ section from its larger amplifiers.

Massive Unity Announces the T.A.E. 10th Anniversary Preamp
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Massive Unity Announces the T.A.E. 10th Anniversary Preamp

Massive Unity has announced the T.A.E 10th Anniversary Preamp, designed by Danny Gomez for guitarists and bassists. The unit utilizes Tube Amp Emulator technology to create realistic amp sounds in a compact design.

Fuzzrocious Pedals and Electronic Audio Experiments Release Wicked Jawn Pedal
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Fuzzrocious Pedals and Electronic Audio Experiments Release Wicked Jawn Pedal

Fuzzrocious Pedals and Electronic Audio Experiments have teamed up for their first collaboration. The resulting pedal is called the Wicked Jawn, which includes slang from each of the builders’ local cities.

Palmer Introduces the Acoustic Pocket Amp
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Palmer Introduces the Acoustic Pocket Amp

Palmer has announced the Acoustic Pocket Amp, a compact preamp for used with acoustic instruments. It has three instrument modes – Acoustic Guitar, Acoustic Bass, and Magnetic Pickups – with three basic sound settings.

Tritonlab Introduces the Equinox Bass Preamp/Overdrive Pedal
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Tritonlab Introduces the Equinox Bass Preamp/Overdrive Pedal

Tritonlab has expanded their line of effects pedals with the Equinox, a bass preamp/overdrive that emulates a tube preamp with JFET technology. The circuity achieves a “warm tube sound with soft clipping and low noise level,” they write.

Rocket Surgeon Starlifter Bass Preamp and DI Now Shipping
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Rocket Surgeon Starlifter Bass Preamp and DI Now Shipping

After unveiling the pedal at the 2019 Winter NAMM Show, Rocket Surgeon is now shipping the Starlifter Bass Preamp and DI. The box offers a three-band EQ with sweepable mids as well as a voicing contour switch with modern, flat, and vintage settings.

Sunnaudio Introduces the Rabbithead RH-1 Preamp Pedal
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Sunnaudio Introduces the Rabbithead RH-1 Preamp Pedal

Sunnaudio has unveiled the Rabbithead RH-1, an all-analog preamp, and overdrive designed for multiple instruments. The company says it offers features for bass guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, electric violin, and more.