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The legendary wah sounds from the 60s were created by Fasel inductors. Throughout the years, these inductors were unavailable to people, making it difficult to recreate the sounds. Dunlop, in a dedicated effort to bring them back, incorporated the inductor design onto the Cry Baby Classic – a pedal for all your lush tone and rich sweep needs. Here’s what we think of it. Dunlop GCB95F Cry Baby Classic Details & Specs Sports Italian-fashioned Fasel inductors made of heavy die-cast construction Powered by a 9V battery or optional AC adapter 100k ohm Hot Potz potentiometer Retailed at $119.92; 3.8 pounds...

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We have plenty of reasons to review the ME-80, not just for its compactness as a tone processor. Simple, unique, and riled up for various performance needs, this pedal is a must-have on your board. Boss ME-80 Multi-Effects Pedal Details & Specs Wide premium selection of BOSS effects with a simple knob-based interface (8 multifunction footswitches plus an expression pedal) Manual on/off switch for boxes with dial-up tones Complete patch setups switchable using the memory mode Built-in MIDI interface and USB audio plug-in Delay patches include a phrase loop function with up to 38 seconds of recording Powered by 6-AA...

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There’s plenty of reason why the Boss TU3 is among the bestselling pedals of today, which is why it’s only right that we make a review about it. Read on for what you need to know about this pedal. Boss Tu3 Chromatic Tuner Pedal Details & Specs: Stompbox-style guitar tuner with chromatic and 6- or 7-string bass/guitar mode support Available guitar flat mode for “Drop” tunings (up to 6 semitones below standard pitch) Outdoor visibility by its high brightness mode with 21-segment LED meter Completed tuning verified by Accu-pitch sign visual function Dry battery/9V type Retailed at $98; 10.6 ounces...

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We strive to be always in the know when it comes to guitar pedals, which is why we give you the latest must-have when it comes to the Octavia: the Joyo JF-12. Other than being considered as a “monsterfuzzer,” there are other things we considered to be enough for a review. Read on. Joyo JF-12 Voodoo Octava Guitar Pedal Details & Specs Distortion + octave up mods and tones with True Bypass wiring Aluminum alloy casing with durable varnish finish (green) Mid-cut switch available for tone control, fuzz for chops ¼ inch jacks and connectors 13.8 ounces, 9V battery-powered Retailed...

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In the modern music age, wireless is the way to go. There are plenty of options to get you started on the wireless experience, but we’ve made it easier for you by narrowing them down. One of them is the Nady DKW-3 GT Wireless Guitar System. Nady DKW-3 GT Wireless Guitar System Details & Specs Entry-level wireless system, including a wireless bodypack and receiver; up to 150+ ft of typical operating range and 300+ ft for line-of-sight Interference-free performance by single-channel operation in the high-band VHF range (170-216 MHz) DKW-3 receiver with ON/OFF switch, front panel volume control, ¼-inch output...

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This product is Donner’s take on the classical electronic vintage overdrive pedal, known for its blues roots – warmer, brighter, and smoother tones. We’ve taken interest in this one, sensing power from quite a small source. Here’s what we can say about the Donner Blues Drive Pedal. Donner Blues Drive Details & Specs Classic aluminum alloy build for stability and durability (blue) LED-powered indicator for operating modes Three controls – True Bypass, Gain, and Mode Toggle Two-tone modes – Hot and Warm Input impedance: 520 ohms, output: 12k ohms Powered by a 9v AC adapter 240 grams with the box...

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In terms of pricing, the Xvive is not the most expensive and certainly not the best. While you really get what you pay for, $154.90 is already a great deal, considering that it performs closely to its more expensive counterparts. If you’re only starting, your investment in the Xvive U2 shouldn’t disappoint you.

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Tone is the most important thing to a guitarist. How that tone is properly and perfectly transmitted through a wireless system is what matters next. One of our top picks for the convenience offered by a wireless guitar system is the Line 6 Relay G10. Line 6 Relay G10 Digital Wireless Guitar System Details & Specs Digital guitar wireless system operating on 2.4 GHz; with a rechargeable transmitter 8-hour simple plug and play time, automatic channel setup 50-ft. range indoors with 200 hours of sleep time for charging “No-pop” audio mute tech for no background hissing; powered by lithium-ion batteries Over...

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The manual winders from the old days can still come in handy but using them over time can make string-winding feel like a chore. Hence, the creation of motorized string winders. If you’re looking for a good string winder to get you started, read our review on the Ernie Ball PowerPeg Battery String Winder below. Ernie Ball PowerPeg String Winder Specs & Features Forward and reverse speeds (up to 200 rpm) 4-AA-battery power, safety on/off switch Professional, universal peghead that fits acoustic, electric, and bass guitars Lightweight build (4.5 ounces) The Ernie Ball String Winder is a popular tool among guitar...

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First of all, the Polytuner is a great convenience for performances and practices alike. Several types of clip-on tuners in the market can give you fairly accurate tunings, but some – depending on reviews – can be more troubling than helpful. But if you’re looking for one that could help your pitch woes, read on for our review of the TC Electronic PolyTune Clip.

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