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Radial Engineering Announces the Bassbone V2
Pedals & Effects

Radial Engineering Announces the Bassbone V2

After introducing the Bassbone OD last year, Radial Engineering is updating the original Bassbone with the Bassbone V2. The second generation device features a dedicated effects loop, a combination power booster-mute footswitch, and a piezo optimized input for upright bass. “We recently launched the Bassbone OD which has gained tremendous attention from many of the world’s most prominent bass players,”...

ISP Technologies To Debut Beta Bass Preamp Pedal at NAMM
Pedals & Effects

ISP Technologies To Debut Beta Bass Preamp Pedal at NAMM

ISP Technologies will be unveiling a new pedal version of their popular bass preamp at the Winter NAMM Show this month. The Beta Bass Preamp Pedal is powered by an external 9-volt AC adaptor that is then internally multiplied to provide plus or minus 15-volt power supply for a “full 30 volt signal swing.” Its EQ section includes a bass...

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...

ADA Amps Introduces Definition Preamp
Pedals & Effects

ADA Amps Introduces Definition Preamp

ADA Amps has unveiled the Definition Preamp, a discrete transistor preamplifier housed in a stompbox format. The pedal is designed to get the most out of instruments with passive magnetic pickups. ADA says the Definition’s high impedance and low capacitance allow for passive pickups to “produce their full dynamic and frequency capabilities without introducing compression, noise or distortion.” The Definition...

JHS Pedals Now Shipping Colour Box Preamp Pedal
Pedals & Effects

JHS Pedals Now Shipping Colour Box Preamp Pedal

Tons of classic albums got their guitar and bass tones by simply plugging directly into vintage recording consoles, and one of the most popular consoles made by Neve is the inspiration for a new stompbox by JHS Pedals called The Colour Box. The pedal is a 100% analog studio-grade preamp that utilizes dual Neve 1073 preamp topologies and a Baxandall...

Wounded Paw Effects Announces Black Sheep Bass Preamp
Amps

Wounded Paw Effects Announces Black Sheep Bass Preamp

Wounded Paw Effects has released the Black Sheep Bass Preamp, a rackmountable pre designed for tonal flexibility. Its sound is based around six parallel overdrives focusing on six different frequency bands, giving you control to drive different frequencies of your signal in varying amounts. The Black Sheep also has a fully buffered effects loop that can be run in parallel...

Dunlop Announces the MXR M81 Bass Preamp Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Dunlop Announces the MXR M81 Bass Preamp Pedal

Dunlop has expanded the MXR Bass Innovations series with the M81 Bass Preamp, a pedal that packs a preamp into a stompbox the size of the company’s Phase 90. Similar to a studio preamp, the Bass Preamp has level controls for its input and output. The EQ section has bass, mid, and treble controls with a sweepable midrange from 250Hz...

Darkglass Electronics Introduces Vintage Deluxe Preamp Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Darkglass Electronics Introduces Vintage Deluxe Preamp Pedal

Darkglass Electronics is expanding on their vintage pedal concept this year with the Vintage Deluxe Preamp. A riff on their Microtubes Vintage, the pedal revolves around an ERA knob that interacts with the drive control to dish out different tones from the ’70s through the ’90s. The Vintage Deluxe takes the Drive, Level, ERA, and Blend controls from its predecessor...

Bartolini Announces NTMB+ Preamp Module
Accessories & Strings

Bartolini Announces NTMB+ Preamp Module

Bartolini Pickups and Electronics has introduced the NTMB+ 3-band preamp module. The new model takes the place of the NTMB/918, which was comprised of two modules. The new preamp module is also 30% smaller than its predecessor. “The NTMB+ reduces the pre-amp size by 30%, which will better fit guitars and basses that have small cavities,” says Bartolini president Clyde...

Radial Announces Bassbone OD Pedal
Pedals & Effects

Radial Announces Bassbone OD Pedal

Radial Engineering has updated their ToneBone series of pedals with the Bassbone OD, a bass preamp with two input channels and a built-in overdrive. The new pedal builds on the original Bassbone with several new features in addition to the overdrive such as a mute footswitch and the option to keep the effects loop active at all times. Each channel...