Radial Engineering Tonebone Plexitube 12AX7 Tube Distortion Pedal - Discontinued
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The Plexitube™ is a two channel tube distortion that combines the natural warmth and harmonic generation of a 12AX7 tube with the control and saturation of our unique multi-stage solid-state drive circuit. Combine this amazing front-end with our unique passive-interactive tone controls and the Plexitube is able to deliver four generations of over-the-top Marshall tones from a single pedal.
Designed to enhance on-stage functionality, the Plexitube features two distinct distortion channels for on-the-fly transitioning between rhythm and lead settings. Channel-1 has been optimized for rhythm with huge chunky rhythm tones and scooped out mids for a thunderous wall-of-sound and complete world domination. Channel-2 is optimized to produce razor-sharp cut for solos and sustaining mids that are so smooth, they can make a grown man cry. This is augmented with individual voicing and contour controls for each channel that let you dial in the optimal tone to suit your guitar and playing style.
When the Plexitube is switched off, true-bypass connectivity ensures the natural tone of your guitar goes directly to your amp without obstruction or a tone robbing load. And when activated, photocell switching assures smooth pop-free actuation even when used with high gain amps. There's even an effects loop that can automatically turn your delay on when you switch channels for leads. No tap dancing required!
The Radial Tonebone Plexitube takes metal guitar one step beyond anything you have experienced so far. God Save the Queen!
- The best 'Marshall in a pedal' of all time!
- Delivers clean, rhythm and lead in one pedal
- True bypass clean for natural tone
- Insert loop on lead channel for effects
- Circuit type: Hybrid tube / proprietary circuit
- Tube type: Standard 12AX7 vacuum tube
- Input impedance: 1meg Ohm at input jack
- Output impendence: 10K Ohm
- Drive: Input drive gain control for both channels.
- Intermediate ch-2 drive trim adjuster: Recessed control - accesable with a tweeker.
- Voicing 1 & 2:
- Used inconjunction with the Ch-1 and Ch-2 Contour controls
- Extra Scoop
- Ch-1 & Ch-2 contour: Separate sound shaping control for each channel. Used in conjuction with the VOICING 3-position switch
- Mid Boost:
- Used to fatten up the sound for more cut and sustain during solos. Also, will fatten up the sound of single coil pickups.
- High: +12dB @ 620Hz
- Medium: +7dB @ 390Hz
- Off: No boost
- Top End:
- Switch sets the overall tonal character of the Plexitube to best match the amp and settings. Brighter amps are normally compensated with darker settings.
- Bright: Boosts +6dB @ 10kHz
- Flat: No boost or cut
- Dark: Cuts -6dB @ 1.8kHz
- High & Low EQ:
- Low: +/- 14.5 db @ 100Hz
- High: +/- 10 db @ 4.3kHz
- True bypass with green on/off status LED
- Heavy-duty high-cycle switch
- LED indicators: Large 3mm OD ultra-bright LEDs
- Construction: 14 gauge steel, baked enamel finish
- Size: 8.12 x 4.25 x 2.12" (207 x 108 x 54mm)
- Weight: 2.15lb (1kg)
- Power Supply: 15VDC 400mA, center pole positive
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