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TWA Now Shipping WR-3 Wah Rocker Pedal

TWA Now Shipping WR-3 Wah Rocker Pedal

TWA is now shipping the WR-3 Wah Rocker, a pedal based on the discontinued Guyatone Wah Rocker. While the pedal retains the original’s Threshold and Decay controls, it also brings a host of updates. Foremost for bassists, the WR-3 includes the circuitry from the Bottom Wah Rocker for extra low end. It’s activated via the Guitar/Bass switch. It also has...

TC Electronic Now Shipping Bonafide Buffer

TC Electronic Now Shipping Bonafide Buffer

TC Electronic is now shipping the Bonafide Buffer. The unit, which is their first dedicated buffer pedal, is 100% analog and offers a 1M ohm input resistance and 1K output resistance. This, the company writes, allows for the instrument signal to flow “untroubled through the entire signal chain.” It also has an intelligent relay system that automatically switches to true...

Radial Engineering Adds Mix-Blender to Tonebone Series

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...

3Leaf Audio Introduces Octabvre Mini Octave Pedal

3Leaf Audio Introduces Octabvre Mini Octave Pedal

3Leaf Audio has introduced the Octabvre Mini, a compact version of the octave pedal developed with Tedeschi Trucks Band bassist Timothy Lefebvre. The new pedal pares the controls down to Volume, Mix, and Tone knobs. “It starts with the popular Tim-tuning mod from the original and takes it further with a reworked tone knob that runs the gamut from classic...

Providence Introduces Vitalizer BF VZF-1 Bass Pedal

Providence Introduces Vitalizer BF VZF-1 Bass Pedal

Providence has unveiled the Vitalizer BF VZF-1, an active impedance converter designed specifically for bass guitars. The compact pedal acts as a buffer to convert high impedance signal, which the company says is more likely to degrade the sound quality by picking up noise, to a low impedance signal that is less likely to be affected by those issues. “It...

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Fuzzrocious Pedals Announces Feed Me and Anomalies Pedals

Fuzzrocious Pedals Announces Feed Me and Anomalies Pedals

Fuzzrocious Pedals has launched two new pedals: the Feed Me and the Anomalies. Each of the models are built in-house by Fuzzrocious in their New Jersey shop. Feed Me Feed Me includes EQ, preamp, and tone shaping capabilities with a level boost. Four knobs have 12-position rotary potentiometers, offering up to 20,736 tone stacks. The extreme versatility makes it handy...

TC Electronic Introduces Ditto X4 Looper

TC Electronic Introduces Ditto X4 Looper

TC Electronic’s Ditto series of loopers got a little bigger at the NAMM Show this year. The Ditto X4 Looper builds on the simplicity of the original Ditto by adding two loop tracks, two loop modes, seven loop effects, loop decay, MIDI sync, loop import/export, and stereo inputs and outputs. The list of options and effects offer the option to...

Billy Sheehan’s Signature EBS Pedal Goes Deluxe

Billy Sheehan’s Signature EBS Pedal Goes Deluxe

The EBS Billy Sheehan Signature Drive Deluxe was unveiled at NAMM this year with the bass legend on hand to talk about it. The pedal adds on to his existing signature drive with more gain with a Boost footswitch, a phase inverter switch for add low end, and an innovative swappable op-amp. “There are a lot of drive pedals that...

Dunlop Introduces Mini Bass Wah and Volume Pedals

Dunlop Introduces Mini Bass Wah and Volume Pedals

If you’ve been skeptical to add a wah or volume pedal to your pedalboard because of the space it takes up, Dunlop may have you covered. They unveiled a pair of new Mini pedals at the NAMM Show this year including the CBM105Q Cry Baby Mini Bass Wah and the Volume X Mini. The new CBM105Q Cry Baby Mini Bass...

TC Electronic Introduces SpectraComp Bass Compressor Pedal

TC Electronic Introduces SpectraComp Bass Compressor Pedal

TC Electronic has taken the SpectraComp found in some of their bass amps and put it into a TonePrint-enabled effects pedal. The multi-band compressor is specifically tuned for bass and housed in a mini enclosure to fit on tight pedalboards. Based on their MD3 multi-band dynamics engine, the SpectraComp Bass Compressor features a frequency specific compression algorithm that the company...

Boss Introduces BC-1X Bass Comp Pedal

Boss Introduces BC-1X Bass Comp Pedal

Following up on last year’s bass driver, Boss introduced the BC-1X Bass Comp at the 2016 Winter NAMM Show. The pedal is a multi-band compressor optimized for bass that the company says offers a wide range of compression without altering a bass’s fundamental tone. The BC-1X has the familiar compressor controls of Level, Release, Ratio, and Threshold as well as...

Tech 21 Unveils Bass Fly Rig at NAMM 2016

Tech 21 Unveils Bass Fly Rig at NAMM 2016

Tech 21 introduced a Bass version of the Fly Rig 5 at NAMM this year, fitting five of their famed pedals into one. The Bass Fly Rig includes a SansAmp, Octafilter, Chorus, Compressor, and a Boost rolled into one pedal with extra connectivity for versatility. Each effect has its own controls. The SansAmp is complete with a 3-band EQ, level,...