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Moog Re-Releases Taurus Bass Pedals

December 4, 2008
Asheville, N.C. (December 4, 2008) -- Decades after their famous run in the seventies, Taurus Bass Pedals are still highly sought after among collectors. They've been known to sell for as much as $5,000 on eBay. Now Moog Music is bringing back the Taurus Bass Pedals in a limited edition quantity for a limited time only.

The new edition reproduces the Taurus I sound engine, combining it with modern features, rugged construction and an affordable price. However, only 1000 of these new Taurus pedals will be built; the first 250 customers to order one will receive a $300 discount from the $1995 price (a $500 deposit is required). The Taurus Bass Pedals offer ends on February 15, 2009, and Moog expects to ship the pedals in the fourth quarter of 2009.

The original Moog Taurus Bass Pedal

Preliminary specifications include:

• 100% Analog Sound Engine based entirely on original TAURUS I circuits
• "Taurus I" style (one and half octaves on the floor)
• 2 VCO Oscillators, ADS Contour Generator, 1 VCF Filter, Output VCA
• Presets: 16 Banks x 4 presets = 48 Total Programmable Bass Sounds
• Bank 0 contains the Original Taurus I Presets: Var, Taurus, Tuba and Bass
• Midi: Din and USB, Merging and Routing
• Arpeggiator: Midi Sync and Tap Tempo (Internal)
• CV Inputs: Volume, Filter, Pitch and Gate

For more info:
Moog Music