Monday 3rd of December 2012 11:16:47 AM By: Richard Flynn
Four new compact stomp boxes arrive from Mesa Boogie
Here we have an excellent-looking range of four classy new hand-built drive pedals from Mesa. Between them they cover all the bases required for every genre, all without taking up all your valuable pedal board real estate!
The pedals have some glitzy names - Tone-Burst, Grid Slammer, Flux Drive, and Throttle Box - and each pedal is compatible with either a 9 volt battery or AC adapter. They're easy on the eye with a cool etched design and also feature the all-important true bypass switching.
Here's Mesa's info and some videos giving a taster of what to expect:
The TONE-BURST offers a virtually transparent gain range associated with “clean” boost pedals. However, the TONE-BURST has enough gain to boost your guitar to the threshold of clip and slightly beyond, making it far more useful for a variety of applications. It’s incredibly powerful for adding boost, drive and/or EQ to any guitar and amp combination. Whether using it as a utility to boost the output of single coils to match a humbucker or as a subtle overdrive when a standard overdrive may be too much, the TONE-BURST is an incredibly useful and expressive pedal that makes the best things sound even better!
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