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Gear

Fretted

The VT Bass DI pedal has been configured to incorporate a Blend control to adjust the amount and balance of direct instrument signal with the SansAmp circuitry, and a Bite switch to add a treble boost and tighten up the bass sound. It also features three outputs --1/4-inch, XLR and Parallel-- for multiple stage and studio applications. All versions of the VT Bass --the new DI, the original VT Bass and the VT Bass Deluxe-- feature a unique Character control for sounds ranging from early ‘60s to classic super valve to modern day mega crunch.

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Drums & Percussion

Grover’s G1 snare drums have been designed for drummers who want the benefits of multi-snare technology without having to concern themselves with individual adjustments. Silver wires and bronze cables are contained within one snare unit. The G2 snare drums have two independently adjustable snare units with three different wire/cable materials, each of which respond optimally at different dynamics.

Read more: Grover Pro Second Generation G Series Drums

Accessories

Power Pins are designed to significantly increase bridge-to-soundboard contact, amplify and improve tone and resonance, and make the string replacement process simpler and quicker.  A shallower string break angle on the saddle eases string action.  The bridge plate is also protected from string-groove damage. 

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Fretted

The new Gold Foil is a single coil pickup designed to produce a crystal clear top end with bold harmonic overtones and a wide dynamic range. Rubberized ferrite magnet with 44 gauge wire. Single conductor only. Available as singles, 2 piece or 3 piece sets. Nickel, Chrome or Gold covers. Retail price: $180.00 - $190.00.

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Amps

The new V-4B, built for fans of the original, is also designed for bassists who don’t need the level of power of the original. The V-4B is the same width as the SVT-CL and SVT-VR head and fits securely onto any Classic Series Ampeg cabinet including the all-new SVT-112AV and SVT-212AVA focused addition of modern features includes an integrated DI with ground lift, a -15dB input for active basses and a range of speaker outputs at different impedances. Retail price: $1819.99.

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Accessories

MusicNomad’s HumitarTM uses a special “Humid-I Bar” insert, claimed to hold 2-3 times more water than the competition and has anti drip properties engineered into it, proving more effective than the typical cellulose sponge material. The Humitar is used by placing it between the strings so it may hang down into the sound hole of the guitar safely releasing moisture. 

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Fretted

The KSM Foundation™ bass bridge utilizes a patented ramp system that creates a bridge resembling one solid piece of metal that has been machined to a players’ individual specifications. The entire system remains adjustable, though.  All moving components lock into position with a clamping position to prevent any from vibrating loose. Its high-grade aircraft aluminum makes this resonant model resistant to corrosion and rust. Includes a “String-Through Body” or “Top Load” design.

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Fretted

With an overall weight of just 4.5 pounds including case and an overall length of 22.5 inches, this brief case guitar is designed to fit into all sorts of traveling situations. Built out of spruce, mahogany, and rosewood, the Cupit Travel Guitar comes with a custom fitting case that repels water and a set of back straps and handle for carrying.

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Pro Audio

The JBL 3 Series features two models: the LSR305, 5-inch powered studio monitor; and the LSR308, 8-inch powered studio monitor. Both models offer impressive performance, with the LSR305 boasting a response of 43Hz to 24 kHz and a peak SPL of 108 dB, while the LSR308 features a response of 37Hz to 24 kHz and a peak SPL of 112 dB.

Leveraging new technology developed for JBL’s flagship M2 Master Reference Monitor launched earlier this year, the 3 Series features JBL’s patent-pending Image Control Waveguide. Surrounding the high frequency tweeter, and located directly above the woofer, the waveguide precisely controls the sound emanating from the monitor in the vertical and horizontal planes.

Read more: JBL Professional 3 Series Studio Monitors

Band & Orchestra

The new DV CHI Tenor 9* provides a larger facing and now offers the widest tip opening (.125) in the range. The DV CHI series is designed to produce a darker, less bright tone than the contemporary sound of the JodyJazz DV, but a considerably brighter more modern tone than the JodyJazz DV NY. The baffle/chamber design of the DV CHI allows the player to push more air through the mouthpiece without experiencing any harshness. The DV CHI range is silver-plated.

Read more: JodyJazz 9* Model Tenor Mouthpiece

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