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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
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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
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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
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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...

Lehle Now Shipping Julian Parametric Booster Pedal
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Lehle Now Shipping Julian Parametric Booster Pedal

Lehle is now shipping the Julian, a preamp pedal with parametric mids and treble controls for tonal shaping and recreating sounds of classic treble boosters. Its booster offers up to 15dB of boost or cut. Since the vintage boosters had low input impedance, the Julian is equipped with a switch that reduces the impedance from 1MOhm to 10kOhm to reproduce...

Acoustic Image Introduces Flex Series Preamp and Cabinet
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Acoustic Image Introduces Flex Series Preamp and Cabinet

Acoustic Image has announced the Flex Series, consisting of a Flex preamplifier and Flex 2×10 powered cabinet. While the set has great bass capabilities, AI created the setup to be “flexible” and work for many instruments. “Think of it as a compact PA system with excellent bass response,” the company said, “an ideal solution for a broad range of instruments...

Headway Music Audio Announces EDB-2 and EDM-1 Preamps
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Headway Music Audio Announces EDB-2 and EDM-1 Preamps

Headway Music Audio has expanded their range of acoustic preamps with the EDB-2 and EDM-1, a pair of preamps that will replace the company’s flagship EDB-1 EQ Direct Blend Preamp. Both of the new preamps are designed for acoustic instruments, including upright bass and acoustic bass guitar, and are housed in a metal chassis with belt clips, rubber feet, and...

Providence Effects Announces the Dual Bass Station Preamp
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Providence Effects Announces the Dual Bass Station Preamp

Providence Effects has announced the new Dual Bass Station, a bass preamplifier in pedal form with dual inputs and EQ channels. The pedal’s channels have separate inputs and are toggled with a footswitch, allowing for switching between two basses. Plugging into only input A lets users switch between each of the channels setups on a single instrument. Each of the...

Tech 21 Unveils Private Stock Formula 21 All-Tube Bass Preamp
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Tech 21 Unveils Private Stock Formula 21 All-Tube Bass Preamp

Tech 21 has unveiled the Private Stock Formula 21, an exclusive vacuum tube bass preamp. The limited edition preamp is hand-built at the company’s U.S. factory and is housed in a solid mahogany cabinet with a cherry finish. Custom designed by Tech 21 president Andrew Barta, the Formula 21 came as a vision of an all-tube version of the SansAmp...

Sadowsky Releases Onboard Bass Preamp Assembly
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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 another plate or pickguard and...

Port City Amplification Introduces Orleans All Tube Bass Preamp
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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 JJ Preamp tubes and is...

Demeter Introduces VTBP-201-800D and HBP-1-800D Powered Preamplifiers
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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 also still be used on...