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Includes Guitar Amp Modellers, Guitar Combos, Speakers, Pickups, Guitar Accessories plus Guitar-related Techniques/Tips.

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    DACS HeadLine

    Guitar Amp & Speaker Selector

    The HeadLine could save you precious session time when indulging your inner tone‑hound.

    Reviews Nov 2020
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    Mission Engineering 529i

    Pedalboard Battery Power Supply

    The 529i offers eight, fully isolated, rechargeable 9V DC pedal power outputs: 2 x 500mA and 6 x 300mA.

    Reviews Oct 2020
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    IK Multimedia Z-Tone Buffer Boost & Z-Tone DI

    Variable Impedance Guitar Preamps

    IK's Z‑Tone products put the user in control of pickup, impedance and load variables, by equipping a high-quality preamp with the means to adjust the input impedance to best suit the instrument.

    Reviews Sep 2020
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    Mission VM-Pro Ultrasweep

    Volume Pedal

    Mission Engineering's VM-Pro buffered volume pedal, widely considered one of the best available, just got better!

    Reviews Apr 2020
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    Capo Elevator

    Guitar Accessory

    The brainchild of Tim Loe, Capo Elevator is designed to counteract a fairly well-known issue that can arise when recording steel-strung acoustic guitars...

    Reviews Jan 2020
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    TC Electronic Polytune 3 Mini

    Guitar Tuner Pedal

    Given its affordable price and compact format, is the Mini now the perfect choice tuner?

    Reviews Oct 2019
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    Summer NAMM 2018: Light4Sound oPik

    Prototype "Optical Humbucker" guitar pickup debuted

    A prototype pickup design, dubbed the oPik, was debuted at Summer NAMM by...

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    Summer NAMM 18: Boss WL Wireless System

    Cable-free tech offers latencies of only 2.3ms

    After introducing the Katana Air — a wireless version of their guitar amp — at Winter NAMM, Boss have...

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    Lawing Zexcoil

    Noiseless Strat Pickups

    Lawing Musical Products have been building their own take on noiseless replacement pickups for Stratocasters for some years...

    Reviews Dec 2017
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    Isolate sound from individual strings with Submarine Pro

    Crowdfunding rewards released: 50% discount now available

    The Submarine Pro is a new type of guitar pickup that can isolate sound from individual strings. You lets you...

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    Backbone T-Bone & Stratobone

    Guitar Resonance Enhancers

    Backbone Guitar Products’ metal plates are direct bolt-on replacements for the standard neckplates of Tele- and Strat- style guitars, their purpose being to lift out more harmonic detail and to promote sustain.

    Reviews Jun 2017
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    Creative Tunings SpiderCapo

    Universal Guitar Capo

    Innovation in music technology doesn’t have to be digital, or even electronic. This partial guitar capo lets you choose whether to capo each string. Its makers claim that this provides near-instant access to over 900 alternate tunings...

    Reviews Apr 2017
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    Fishman Fluence Greg Koch Gristel-Tone

    Noise-cancelling Electric Guitar Pickups

    Boasting a novel construction method using traces printed on stacked circuit boards in place of traditionally wound coils, Fluence offers active circuitry, hum cancellation, a choice of two distinct voices and — most surprising of all — convincingly traditional sounds. We explore their newest addition.

    Reviews Oct 2016
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    Gizmotron 2.0

    Electro-mechanical Guitar Bow

    The curious Gizmo polyphonic guitar sustainer is reborn. Can this new version succeed where the original failed?

    Reviews Aug 2016
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    Mojotone Quiet Coil

    Noiseless Guitar Pickups

    Unlike the majority of noiseless single-coil designs, Quet Coil utilises side-by-side coils, rather than the commonly favoured stacked-coil configuration.

    Reviews Jul 2016
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    IK Multimedia iRig Acoustic

    Acoustic Guitar Mobile Microphone/Interface

    In a box in the attic, I have a big acoustic-guitar pickup that never gets used. Apart from sounding a bit brittle, it blocks most of the sound hole when installed, thereby compromising the acoustic properties of my guitars. iRig Acoustic does the same job, but takes a very different approach...

    Reviews Jun 2016
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    Nemphasis Oktopus Plus

    Pedalboard Power Supply

    My pedalboard seems to be in a permanent state of being rebuilt, and this time around I decided I needed a better power supply...

    Reviews Apr 2016
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    Peterson StroboPlus HD

    Virtual Strobe Tuner

    An accurate tuner is an essential tool for live performance and studio work, but especially so for doing guitar setups. The new Peterson StroboPlus HD is accurate to 1000th of a semitone and features aback-illuminated LCD.

    Reviews Aug 2015
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    Tronical Tune

    Self‑tuning Machine Heads

    Thanks to Tronical Systems, your guitar can now tune itself. Is this a valuable tool for committed guitarists, or a crutch for the lazy and tone‑deaf?

    Reviews Mar 2014
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    Schertler Magnetico AG6

    Multicoil Magnetic Pickup For Acoustic Guitar

    Can you really obtain a realistic acoustic guitar sound from a pickup? With Schertler's latest offering, it seems that you can...

    Reviews Jan 2014
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    Ilitch Electronics PGNCS-T | Media

    Telecaster Noise-cancelling System

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    Reviews Jun 2012

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