New Gear September 2009

BADAPLE Guitar HydraWHAT Pedalboard.WHY Designed to use most currently available power supplies (such as Pedal Power, Brick, TRex, 1 Spot), which are mounted internally to save space on top.SPECS An eight station true-bypass loop system with a master bypass. Internal line buffer/ boost.PRICE TBDWEB
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BADAPLE Guitar Hydra

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WHAT Pedalboard.

WHY Designed to use most currently available power supplies (such as Pedal Power, Brick, TRex, 1 Spot), which are mounted internally to save space on top.
SPECS An eight station true-bypass loop system with a master bypass. Internal line buffer/ boost.
PRICE TBD
WEB badapleguitar.com
MJS MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

Easy Guitar DVDs

WHAT Instructional DVDs.
WHY Thorough, descriptive lessons clearly demonstrate what string, frets, fingers, and picking technique to use.
SPECS Titles include Scales, Chords, Theory, Tricks, Whammy Bar, Metal, Rock and Blues.
PRICE $12 retail
WEBmjspublications.com

CORVO GUITAR STRAPS

Tay

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WHAT Guitar strap.
WHY By removing the tailpiece it can double as a mandolin or ukulele strap.
SPECS Available in 16 color combinations.
PRICE $40 retail
WEBcorvoleather.com

GODLYKE

PA-9D Power-All Deluxe Kit

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WHAT Power supply.
WHY Power your entire pedalboard from a single power supply that takes up only one outlet space.
SPECS Provides 9 volts DC at 2,000 milliamps—more than enough current to power dozens of effect pedals, including up to four Line 6 Modelers. Can power 11 pedals out of the box, and comes complete with a variety of cables that allow connection of phone plug, reverse polarity, digital, and batteryonly pedal types.
PRICE $45 retail
WEBgodlyke.com

EMG

SA-X

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WHAT Pickup.
WHY Provides a vintage Strat single-coil sound with virtually noiseless operation.
SPECS Close aperture coils loaded with alnico V magnets and powered by a newly designed preamp.
PRICE $119 retail
WEBemgpickups.com

ALESIS

JamDock

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WHAT Music-practice dock for iPod.
WHY Enables musicians to mix their iPod and instrument for practice or playing backing tracks live.
SPECS Two 1/4" inputs that work with both line-level sources and highimpedance guitars and basses. Stereo 1/4" outputs for amplifiers or P.A. systems and a 1/4" headphone out.
PRICE $99 retail
WEBalesis.com

WIZARD AMPLIFICATION

Modern Classic 50 watt 2x12 combo

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WHAT Amplifier.
WHY Soft, sweet tones of a vintage amp and at the stomp of a switch, the blistering leads of today’s high gain units.
SPECS Two E34L power tubes. Controls include Lead Gain with Pull Channel Select, Lead Master with Pull Lead Boost, Rhythm with Pull Rhythm Boost; Treble, Middle, Bass and Presence. 4- 8- 16Ω impedance selector.
PRICE $4,495 retail
WEBwizardamplification.com

THE LOAR

LH-600

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WHAT Archtop guitar.
WHY An authentic replica of the original archtop acoustic from the 1920s.
SPECS Hand-carved graduated spruce top. Hand-carved solid maple back and sides. One-piece mahogany neck with ebony fretboard. Gotoh tuners.
PRICE $1,199 retail
WEBtheloar.com

SHUBB CAPOS

L1 Lite Capo

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WHAT Capo.
WHY Weighs less than one ounce.
SPECS Made from aerospace-grade aluminum and nickel plated.
PRICE $26 retail
WEBshubb.com

VHT

Standard Series 36-Watt Handwired Head

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WHAT Amplifier.
WHY A medium-power head that can be paired with any cabinet.
SPECS Three 12AX7 preamp tubes, four EL84 power tubes, 5U4G rectifier. Separate tone channel and TMB channel. Master volume controls both channels.
PRICE $1,899 retail
WEB vhtamp.com

SPINSTIGATOR

Spinstigator Guitar Cable

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WHAT Guitar cable.
WHY Noiseless, rotating device along the length of the cable turns as you walk around, preventing the cord from twisting.
SPECS 20-gauge instrument wire is tough and durable but very flexible. Available in 1', 15', 18.5', 25' lengths.
PRICE $65-$74 retail
WEB spinstigator.com

PEAVEY

VYPYR Tube 120

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WHAT Amplifier.
WHY 24 amp models.
SPECS One 12AX7 preamp tube, four 6L6GC power tubes. Two 12" speakers. 3-band EQ, master volume and pre- and post-gain controls. 11 editable rack effects. 11 editable stompbox effects. Global reverb and delay. Up to five effects simultaneously and 400 presets with optional Sanpera II footswitch.
PRICE $799 retail
WEB peavey.com

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