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Ampeg Introduces BA-108 and BA-110 Combo Amps
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Ampeg Introduces BA-108 and BA-110 Combo Amps

Ampeg is expanding their Bassamp combo series with the introduction of two smaller practice amps, the BA-108 and the BA-110. Designed as miniature versions of their siblings, the new combos have similar features, including a tilt-back design and a ported baffle for low frequency extension. Both models have a 3-band EQ, MP3/CD input with a level control, an effects loop,...

Pigtronix Introduces Tremvelope
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Pigtronix Introduces Tremvelope

Pigtronix has released the Tremvelope, an effects pedal that combines a tremolo pedal with a filter to allow you to control the effects with the dynamics of your playing. With the envelope switch off, the pedal acts as an optical tremolo featuring stereo panning outputs, sine and sawtooth waveforms, and speed and depth controls. There are also a couple of...

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FEA Labs Releases Photon Fuzz Pedal
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FEA Labs Releases Photon Fuzz Pedal

FEA Labs has just announced the Photon Fuzz, a dual band distortion pedal named after a circuit component in the unit that uses infrared light to control the fuzz distortion. The unit’s drive and bite controls work on both guitar and bass signals to define the fuzz tone’s character. Drive sets the overall gain, and bite sets the activation point...

Ampeg Launches Portaflex Series Amps
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Ampeg Launches Portaflex Series Amps

Ampeg has unveiled a new line of amps and cabinets inspired by their B-15 called the Portaflex series. The line includes two heads and two cabs that can be matched together to make flip-top combos. The PF-350 is the more compact of the two heads, weighing in at 8 lbs. It features a solid-state preamp combined with a Class D...

Gibson Releases Thunderbird Short Scale Bass
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Gibson Releases Thunderbird Short Scale Bass

Gibson has just released a short scale version of their classic Thunderbird bass. The bass has a 30.5″ scale, which the manufacturer explains is favorable for players with shorter arms or smaller hands as well as beginners and students. They also note that these short-scale basses aren’t just for novices, as Jack Bruce and Paul McCartney played them during highlights...

Spector Releases Alex Webster Signature Bass
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Spector Releases Alex Webster Signature Bass

Spector has just released a new Alex Webster Signature Model bass, designed around their Euro5LX. One of the instrument’s key features is a faster neck, which is slimmer front to back, to facilitate playing the fast and technical riffs, as the Cannibal Corpse bassist is known to play. The fingerboard is ebony with blood red Spector Crown inlays. The Webster...

Spector Introduces Legend 4X Classic Bass
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Spector Introduces Legend 4X Classic Bass

Spector has expanded their Professional Series with the introduction of the Legend 4X Classic. All the features of the new X model are the same as the original Legend 4 Classic, with the exception of a new body shape. The X strays from the NS-Bass design that the company is known for and dives into a more classic rock style....

Rotosound Introduces new Multi-Purpose Digital Tuners
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Rotosound Introduces new Multi-Purpose Digital Tuners

Rotosound has two new tuners on the market, designed for stringed instruments. Each of the tuners works by clipping the unit to the instrument. The Clip-On Tuner (AT350) offers chromatic, bass, guitar, violin and viola tunings, with a detection range of A0 (27.5Hz) to C8(4186.0Hz), a pitch range of 430Hz to 450Hz (1Hz stops), and a detection accuracy of ±...

ESP Revamps LTD Surveyor Basses
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ESP Revamps LTD Surveyor Basses

ESP has revamped their LTD Surveyor basses. The bolt-on constructed basses feature an ash body and maple neck, with new additions including white binding on the fingerboard and pearloid block inlays. The fingerboard wood depends which of the three finishes you pick. The Black and Three Tone Burst finishes have rosewood fingerboards, whereas a maple fingerboard accents the Snow White...

Markbass Announces MoMark MVVL-HE Master Module
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Markbass Announces MoMark MVVL-HE Master Module

Markbass continues their new product announcements for 2011 with the introduction of the MVVL-HE Master module. The MVVL-HE Master is designed to fit into any MoMark amp chassis, features a master volume control, the Markbass VLE and VPF filters, and a Line Out level control. The circuitry is gold-plated in addition to all high level components, which Markbass says makes...