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Aguilar Tone Hammer Preamp / Direct Box Bass Pedal

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Overview

Outstanding preamplification for the studio or the stage.

This preamp/direct box is so strong and powerful it could only be called the "Tone Hammer"! Based on the respected OBP-3 preamp, the Tone Hammer features fully sweepable midrange frequencies in addition to bass and treble controls. With the Tone Hammer's pristine D.I. you are set for the studio or the stage.

To give this tone-shaping unit the ultimate flexibility Aguilar are introducing their proprietary Adaptive Gain Shaping circuitry (AGS). AGS allows the player to kick in an additional gain structure and EQ with the "stomp" of a button. You can now go from modern slap sounds to vintage or overdriven. Its 18V operation gives the Tone Hammer plenty of headroom to reproduce the most dynamic playing style. Separate Gain and Master controls allow you to dial in just the right gain structure for any instrument.

The Tone Hammer is the essential preamp/direct box for every bassist's tool box.

Features

  • Pre/Post DI
  • Unbalanced output can drive a power amp
  • AGS circuitry
  • Cut and boost of treble, mid and bass frequencies
  • Fully sweepable midrange frequencies
  • Powered by two 9V batteries, phantom power or optional universal power supply
  • Ground lift switch
  • Heavy-duty steel construction
  • Inputs: One 1/4" jack
  • Outputs: One 1/4" jack, One XLR (nominal output - 14dBu balanced)
  • EQ
    • :
    • Bass +/- 18dB @ 40Hz
    • Mid +/- 17dB @ 180Hz to 1kHz
    • Treble +/- 18dB @ 4kHz
    Controls
    • :
    • Ground lift switch
    • Pre/Post DI switch
    • Engage switch
    • AGS switch
    • Optional: 18V power supply

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