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Radial Engineering Announces the 4-Play Direct Box
Pedals & Effects

Radial Engineering Announces the 4-Play Direct Box

Radial Engineering has announced the 4-Play Direct Box. Aimed at multi-instrumentalists, the DI works well for bass, acoustic guitar, mandolin, fiddle, and more. It has a 1/4-inch input for your instrument with four selectable XLR outputs. You can switch instruments by hitting the mute footswitch, plugging in the right instrument, and then using the second footswitch to toggle to the...

Radial Engineering Revamps Bigshot i/o
Pedals & Effects

Radial Engineering Revamps Bigshot i/o

After introducing the EFX version earlier this year, Radial is continuing to work on its Bigshot pedal series with a new redesign of the Bigshot i/o. The stompbox is a instrument selector that allows for switching between two basses plugged into the same amp. Each input can be selected quickly via footswitch. Input 2 is fitted with a level control...

Radial Engineering Adds Bigshot EFX to ToneBone Series
Pedals & Effects

Radial Engineering Adds Bigshot EFX to ToneBone Series

Radial Engineering has announced the BigShot EFX, a true-bypass dual effects loop. The device lets you set up two separate effects loops to have two distinct and selectable pedal chains. This also helps to reduce tone-robbing and noisy by-products of certain non-true bypass pedals. Both loops are in series, allowing you to feed loop-A into loop-B for more creative options....

Radial Engineering Announces Headlight Pro Direct Box
Pedals & Effects

Radial Engineering Announces Headlight Pro Direct Box

Radial Engineering has introduced the Headlight Pro, a direct box designed for use with multiple instruments on stage. The device has a standard 1/4” input for bass, guitar, mandolin, or fiddle and multiple, switch-able outputs for PA sends. A mute switch allows you to disconnect your bass, connect to your next instrument, and select a new output. “When you are...

Radial Engineering Adds Mix-Blender to Tonebone Series
Pedals & Effects

Radial Engineering Adds Mix-Blender to Tonebone Series

Radial Engineering’s Tonebone family has a new member called the Mix-Blender. The dual function pedal allows for mixing two instruments or effects signals together and then blend in effects like a mixing console. It works for guitar, bass or keyboards, but Radial’s Senior Tech Team Associate Ryan Juchnowski says it’s especially helpful for bass players. “Typical guitar and bass effects...

Radial Engineering Now Shipping JDV Mk5 Direct Box
Accessories & Strings

Radial Engineering Now Shipping JDV Mk5 Direct Box

Radial Engineering is now shipping the JDV Mk5. Designed for use with bass and acoustic instruments, the JDV Mk5 is a 100% discrete class-A active direct box that retains the original zero-negative feedback topology from the series while adding features. It has two inputs, each with a volume control signal presence and overload LEDs, as well as a fully variable...

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,”...

Radial Engineering Now Shipping Stagebug SB-48UB
Accessories & Strings

Radial Engineering Now Shipping Stagebug SB-48UB

Radial Engineering has introduced the Stagebug SB-48UB, a phantom power supply for use with a condenser microphone. Aiming the device at double bassists who utilize mics in their setup, the company explains the new box supplies microphones with 48 volt phantom power and outputs an unbalanced signal that is more appropriate for use in a standard preamp. The SB-48UB is...

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...

Radial Engineering Introduces StageDirect Muting Direct Box
Pedals & Effects

Radial Engineering Introduces StageDirect Muting Direct Box

Radial Engineering has announced StageDirect, an active direct box that adds a mute switch for silent tuning or switching instruments without having to turn down your PA or stage amp. When the footswitch is depressed, all outputs except the tuner output are muted. Other features on the StageDirect include a 180° polarity reverse switch, a -15dB pad, and a high-pass...