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Microphone Month 3

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Winter NAMM 2016: Tech 21 Bass Fly Rig

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5_JaXUrMn4 Sweetwater stops by the Tech 21 booth at Winter NAMM 2016 to check out their Bass Fly Rig, a compact multi-effects processor for electric bass. Get the Tech 21 Bass Fly... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2016: Tech 21 Bass Fly Rig

Bass players can have all the sonic necessities in a single, compact unit with the Tech 21 Bass Fly Rig. It combines five high-quality effects sections: Pre/Post Boost, compressor, chorus, and a re-invented dynamic... Read more »

4 Grab-n-Go Pedalboards

Sometimes, simpler is better. Consider these situations: a small stage, a quick set-up and tear-down, a gig that requires a plane flight, a pick-up gig, a jam or rehearsal, or if you simply don't want to deal with... Read more »

How to Record Using the Tech 21 SansAmp Para Driver V2 Direct Box

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OCqHzN3D4A Get the Tech 21 SansAmp Para Driver V2 here: https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/ParaDriverV2 Sweetwater's Guitars and Gear, Vol. 115 Mitch Gallagher shows how you can... Read more »

Tech 21 dUg Pinnick Signature Ultra Bass 1000 Amp – Sweetwater at Winter NAMM 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLMIZ05g1Ko Learn more here: https://www.sweetwater.com/insync/tech-21-dug-pinnick-signature-ultra-bass-1000/ The Tech 21 dUg Pinnick Signature Ultra Bass 1000 is a 2-channel bass amp... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2015: Tech 21 dUg Pinnick Signature Ultra Bass 1000

The Tech 21 dUg Pinnick Signature Ultra Bass 1000 is a 2-channel bass amp head with an all-analog preamp and 1000-Watt Class D power amp. The design brief was to achieve the unique sound dUg developed by running a... Read more »

Tuner on a Sidechain

For electric guitarists and bassists, one way to help tidy up and disaster proof your signal flow is to put your tuner on a sidechain. A sidechain is a separate signal path that feeds from your main signal path, in... Read more »

Tech 21 Fly Rig 5 Guitar Multi-FX Pedal Review – Sweetwater’s Guitars and Gear, Vol. 96

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXA6xNypsM0 Get the Fly Rig 5 here: https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/FlyRig5 Mitch Gallagher puts the Tech 21 Fly Rig 5 to the test - it's a compact multi-effects pedal that's... Read more »

What is the “Drift” Control for on the Tech 21 FlyRig 5?

Q: The delay section on the Tech 21 FlyRig 5 has a control labeled "Drift." what does this do? A: "Drift" adds pitch modulation to the delay. This allows you to create warbly, modulated delay effects at extreme... Read more »

NAMM News: Tech 21 SansAmp VT Bass DI

The Tech 21 SansAmp VT Bass DI pedal allows you to dial in a wide range of classic and modern bass rigs, making it perfect for feeding "amped" tones to a DAW or live sound console. Multiple outputs provide... Read more »

Roto Choir Stereo?

Q: The Tech 21 Roto Choir pedal says it has a stereo output, but it only has one 1/4" out. What gives? A: The output jack on the Roto Choir is a TRS jack. Plug in a regular mono guitar cable and you will get mono... Read more »

Hands On Review: Tech 21 Boost Chorus and Roto Choir

Tech 21 has long been known for their SansAmp family of guitar and bass processors. These were some of the first amp simulators on the market, and they still hold up well, producing excellent tones. The Character... Read more »

Tech 21 Roto Choir in Stereo?

Q: I'm very interested in the Tech 21 Roto Choir for a Leslie simulator for my guitar rig. But I'm confused. It says it is a stereo pedal, but it only has one output jack. What's up? A: The Roto Choir sounds great... Read more »

Musician’s Essential Toolkits, Vol. 4 – Guitar/Bass

Murphy's Law states that anything that can go wrong will go wrong — and probably at the least convenient time and place. However, a corollary states that whatever you're prepared for won't go wrong. We don't... Read more »

Cool Tool: Tech 21 Power Engine 60

Lots of guitarists are going to stereo rigs, wet/dry rigs (where one amp/speaker receives the dry, uneffected guitar signal while the other amp/speaker receives an effects only feed from a delay, chorus, reverb, or... Read more »

Twenty Years of SansAmps!

Tech 21 and their best-known product, the SansAmp, have reached their 20th birthdays! To celebrate, the company will be offering the SansAmp Classic, which has been "aged" to exactly replicate a well-worn "vintage"... Read more »

New in Stock at Sweetwater

Tech 21 SansAmp Character Series British - Each pedal in the SansAmp Character Series is loaded with the tonal DNA for a specific line of guitar amplifiers. By simply twisting a few knobs, you can access those... Read more »

New in Stock at Sweetwater

Randall Kirk Hammett RS412KHS - If you want to sound like Kirk Hammett, it only makes sense to play through the cabinet he uses to achieve that monstrous tone, the RS412KHS Kirk Hammett 4x12. This baby is built to... Read more »

New in Stock at Sweetwater

Propellerheads Abbey Road Keyboards - This amazing ReFill lets Reason 3.0 users tap into the classic instruments of England's famed Abbey Road Studios. Included in this collection are seven different instruments... Read more »

New In Stock At Sweetwater

Novation ReMOTE 25 LE - The lightweight ReMOTE 25 LE has a cool touchpad, a convenient 4-way joystick and is perfect for musicians on a budget that want to trigger samples, lay down a bassline via its 25-note... Read more »

Earth-shaking Bass

Need an ear damaging 600-watt, rackmountable bass guitar head? If so, Tech 21 - you know, the people who gave us the original SansAmp - have announced the LM600, part of the Landmark Series Bass amps. There are two... Read more »

Return of the SansAmp PSA-1

When Tech 21 sold out the last of their SansAmp PSA-1s in December of 2004, guitarists around the world let out a collective gasp. Comments like, "Dude, I was gonna buy one tomorrow!" were heard almost universally... Read more »