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Effects - Tech 21

Effects - Tech 21

B. Andrew Barta launched Tech 21 in midtown Manhattan and introduced his unique invention to the world -- the SansAmp. It was, in fact, the culmination of something he simply wanted for his own personal use. As a performing musician with an electronics background, and whose “day job” was repairing, modifying and customizing amplifiers, Andrew had the expertise -- and determination -- to make his vision a reality.
Ironically, Andrew never intended on becoming a manufacturer. He initially tried selling his technology to some of the major manufacturers. But they weren’t able to foresee the potential and how much impact the SansAmp would eventually have. (Not so secretly, we are delighted no one bought the idea!)
Unable to abandon his idea, Andrew had to set out on his own. Although this kind of product had never before existed, it took a surprisingly short amount of time to gain acceptance from players. All they had to do was hear it.

Tech 21 pioneered the direct recording movement and created an entirely new category of signal processing. The revolutionary SansAmp tube amplifier emulator was the first device to enable musicians to dial in monster tones and patch them directly to a studio mixer or stage PA. Finally, it was possible to get stunning, consistent tones without futzing for hours and hours to find that elusive ‘sweet spot.’ Instead, the 100% analog SansAmp delivered all of its mammoth sounds from a pocket-sized pedal.

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  1. Tech 21 Steve Harris SH1 Signature SansAmp Bass Guitar Effects Pedal

    Manufacturer's Description A true hands-on professional, Steve Harris not only formed Iron Maiden (in 1975!), he writes the bulk of their songs, plays multiple instruments, mixes recordings, directs and edits both live and production videos, and sings. As if that wasn’t enough, Steve somehow finds time for British Lion, which he describes as
  2. Tech 21 Boost DLA Tap Tempo (v2), DLA-TT2

    Player's Perspective Music Store Live is proud to present this Tech 21 DLA Pedal! An amazing delay pedal with a tap tempo function to allow for ultimate on-the-fly flexibility. Tech 21 has really hit it out of the park with this one.                   Item Details The follow
  3. Tech 21 SansAmp Bass Driver Deluxe, BSDR-DLX

    Player's Perspective For bassists who like to switch it up on stage, the SansAmp Bass Driver Deluxe is the ultimate live tool for the bass-hopping, preset-stomping player. The Deluxe is all about fast delivery of monster Tech 21 bass tones in the fray of a live performance. Dual inputs enable two instruments to be on-line and ready to go with
  4. Tech 21 Hot Rod Plexi Overdrive/Distortion Pedal

    Player's Perspective The Hot Rod Plexi from Tech 21 is all about that beautiful, harmonically rich thing that happens when you crank a tube amp. Specifically, when you crank a '68 Plexi. It's thick, organic tone that does amazing things to the expressive subtleties of lead lines and makes rhythm parts rock-solid. Use it in front of a clean amp t
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