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TC Electronic Introduces BC208 Bass Cabinet
Amps

TC Electronic Introduces BC208 Bass Cabinet

TC Electronic has just announced the BC208, a portable bass cabinet fitted with two 8-inch drivers. It delivers 200 watts of tone that the company says features low-end punch. “Featuring a pair of powerful 8″ custom-engineered drivers, BC208 produces clear and focused bass tones with an immediate response and super-tight feel,” they write. “BC208 is built from hard plywood covered...

TC Electronic Unveils the BQ250 and BQ500 Bass Amps
Amps

TC Electronic Unveils the BQ250 and BQ500 Bass Amps

TC Electronic has expanded their bass amp line with the BQ250 and the BQ500. Rated at 250 and 500 watts, respectively, the head units are described as “bare-bones bass power.” Each features a MOSFET preamp with a custom 4-band EQ as well as a built-in Thrust compressor circuit. They also share connectivity features like a Balanced DI output with pre/post...

TC Electronic Announces Ditto Jam X2 Looper Pedal
Pedals & Effects

TC Electronic Announces Ditto Jam X2 Looper Pedal

TC Electronic has expanded their line of looping pedals with the Ditto Jam X2 Looper. Central to the new design is their BeatSense algorithm, which uses built-in microphones to track and sync to your band’s rhythmic elements and keep your loop track from drifting. “This makes live looping more interesting than ever and infinitely more intuitive, giving guitarists the ability...

TC Electronic Announces the Aeon
Pedals & Effects

TC Electronic Announces the Aeon

TC Electronic has expanded their line of musical gadgets with the Aeon, a handheld infinite sustainer that allows for holding out notes. The device is housed in a brushed aluminum enclosure and features special transducers for fast string excitement at the touch of a button. “By placing AEON over a string and slowly moving it closer to the pickup, you...

TC Electronic Unveils the SpectraDrive Bass Preamp & Line Driver
Pedals & Effects

TC Electronic Unveils the SpectraDrive Bass Preamp & Line Driver

TC Electronic has expanded their bass offerings with the SpectraDrive, a bass preamp and line driver that the company calls a powerful tone tool for bass players. Its preamp section is taken from their BH800 head and features a four-band EQ plus TonePrint compression from their SpectraComp effect. “But the real power of SpectraDrive is the custom built studio-grade DI...

TC Electronic Unveils 8 New Analog Pedals
Pedals & Effects

TC Electronic Unveils 8 New Analog Pedals

TC Electronic has announced eight new analog effect pedals ranging between distortion, modulation, and dynamics. The series is dubbed the Analog Armada. “With strong steel enclosures and top mounted input/output jacks, these sturdy stompboxes provide analog warmth with and true bypass circuitry so your tone stays totally unaffected when the effects are off,” the company writes. The drive pedal portion...

TC Electronic Announces the Sub ‘N’ Up Mini Octaver
Pedals & Effects

TC Electronic Announces the Sub ‘N’ Up Mini Octaver

After introducing the Sub ā€˜Nā€™ Up octaver last year, TC Electronic has announced a new mini version of the pedal. The Sub ā€˜Nā€™ Up Mini retains the same tonal characteristics of its big brother while stripping it down to the bone for a small footprint. The pedal has Dry mix, Sub octave, and Up octave knobs. It is also Toneprint-enabled,...

TC Electronic Unveils the Hall of Fame 2 Reverb
Pedals & Effects

TC Electronic Unveils the Hall of Fame 2 Reverb

TC Electronic has expanded their line of effects with the Hall of Fame 2 Reverb. The new edition of the company’s stompbox adds a Shimmer reverb to its tonal palette. Even more interesting is a new type of footswitch they call the MASH. The MASH footswitch reacts to pressure, so the more you lean on it the more intense the...

TC Electronic Introduces the HyperGravity Mini Compressor and Mimiq Mini Doubler Pedals
Pedals & Effects

TC Electronic Introduces the HyperGravity Mini Compressor and Mimiq Mini Doubler Pedals

In addition to revamping their PolyTune pedal this year, TC Electronic has unveiled two new mini effects: the HyperGravity Mini Compressor and the Mimiq Mini Doubler. Each of the new units are compact versions of existing models with tweaks. TC calls the HyperGravity Mini Compressor the world’s smallest multi-band compressor. It features their MD3 algorithm with three controls: Sustain, Attack,...

TC Electronic Introduces the PolyTune 3
Accessories & Strings

TC Electronic Introduces the PolyTune 3

TC Electronic has updated their Polytune stompbox tuner with the Polytune 3. The polyphonic tuner now incorporates their BonaFide buffer for preserving your tone over complex pedal setups. It still retains the true bypass as well, and the company added a switch to toggle between true buffer and true bypass modes to suit all players. Another new feature is an...