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NAMM '10: Tech 21 Demos: Leeds, Oxford, U.S. Steel

January 22, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he swings by the Tech 21 booth.

In this segment, we get introduced to a bunch of their newest effects pedals, including the Leeds, Oxford, U.S. Steel, Red Ripper bass distortion and VT Bass.

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NAMM - Line 6 Spider Valve & POD X3 Free Upgrades

January 21, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Line 6 booth. In this segment, we hear what's new from the Line 6, particularly what free upgrades their offering loyal Line 6 customers.

Line 6 will be offering free upgrades for Spider Valve IV, Spider Valve MkII, POD X3, POD X3 Live and POD X3 Pro. In addition, we hear about their new Relay Digital Guitar Wireless Systems (G30, G50 and G90).

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NAMM '10 - DigiTech Vocalist Live 3 Demo

January 21, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she stops by the DigiTech booth. In this segment, we get to check out their new Vocalist Live 3 pedal, which is a 3-part harmony and pitch correction unit for gigging guitarists.

The Vocalist Live 3 includes 3-part harmony capability with intelligent, musically correct harmonies using musIQ technology that follows your chord progression no matter what you play. The character of the harmony voices can be altered to either that of male or female backup vocalists. In addition, it features pitch correction, vocal pre-effects: warmth (tube preamp), compressor, 2-band EQ, low cut and noise gate, reverb (with three different room sizes), delay (five settings) and the ability to mix guitar and vocal sounds on the fly.


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NAMM '10 - Jackson Randy Rhoads Tribute Guitar

January 21, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she stops by the Jackson Guitars booth. In this segment, she speaks with Nick Bowcott about the Jackson Custom Shop Randy Rhoads Tribute Guitar.

The Randy Rhoads Tribute Guitar will only have 60 exact replica units (30 available in the US). Nick and a handful of others went over to the UK and spec'd out Randy's original Jackson (the first one ever) and brought all the info, pictures and details back to the US and built a dead-on replica ... down to the black duct tape on the back that Rhoads used so he and his Ozzy Osbourne bandmates could be on stage undetected prior to commencing the set.

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NAMM '10 - Schecter Guitars Solo Classic, Vintage

January 21, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Shecter Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to check out the Solo Classic, the Solo Vintage and the Damien Elite Series.

The Solo Classic has a mahogany body, Duncan HB102 (bridge) and Duncan P100 (neck) pickups, coil-tapping abilities, 22 medium frets and a new version of the Shecter logo and headstock.

The Solo Vintage features a Bigsby B-50 trem system, Tune O Matic bridge, Duncan HB102 (bridge) and Duncan FG101 (neck) - both chrome covered - coil-tapping capabilities all riding on a mahogany body.

The Damien Elite Series features several body styles with come with a 24 jumbo fret neck with 81 and 85 EMG active pickups with coil-tapping abilities and a string-thru bridge.

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NAMM '10 - Ovation Kaki King Signature Model

January 21, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he visits the Ovation booth. In this segment, we get our first glimpse at Ovation's Kaki King Signature model.

It is a carbon fiber guitar, Adamas Fan bracing, 25 1/4" scale, rosewood fretboard, walnut bridge with rosewood stain and Ovation High Output onboard pickup.

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NAMM '10 - Ovation DJ Ashba Limited Collection

January 21, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he stops by the Ovation booth. In this segment, we get to see their collaboration with Guns 'N' Roses' guitarist DJ Ashba as they've created the Demented Collection.

The Demented Collection includes four guitars featuring DJ Ashba artwork and tattoos on the top of the guitars with spruce tops and X-style bracing. All the guitars come loaded with Ovation Slimline pickups and has a rosewood fretboard with satin gloss finish.

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NAMM '10 - Fender G-DEC 3 Thirty Demo & More

January 21, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Fender Amps booth. In this segment we get our first taste of their new G-DEC 3 Thirty.

The G-DEC 3 Thirty a tool for recording and rehearsing. To begin with, you don't just get the sound of a single amplifier, you get an entire room of amplifiers. No matter your playing style, you'll never be without a ton of incredible tones with 100 presets.

Start off by using the G-DEC 3 Thirty's simple interface to design and perfect your own signature sounds. Then, dive into the limitless training power of the G-DEC 3 Thirty's incredible play-along function. Some of the greatest guitar players from around the world contributed to the 100 backtracks. The G-DEC 3 Thirty also give you access to MP3 and WAV file storage and playback, so you can play along with all of your favorite music. Use the included version of Ableton Live Lite 8 Fender Edition to record the rest of your band for private practice, or arrange all new tracks and load them up on your G-DEC 3 Thirty to work out the guitars.

The G-DEC 3 includes 1/4" Guitar input, stereo line-out, USB, Aux input for CD/MP3 player and footswitch (expression pedal) input. The G-DEC 3 Thirty is a solid-state amp packed with 30 watts and features a 10" Fender Special Design with high-frequency tweeter .

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NAMM '10 - Music Man Classic Collection StingRay

January 20, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Ernie Ball Music Man booth. In this segment, we get to check out Music Man's Classic Collection 4-string StingRay Bass.

This StingRay features several appointments on the original basses from the 70s, including the mute pads, old Music Man logo, 2-band EQ and single humbucker. The bass comes with either a maple or rosewood fingerboard and will come in a variation of colors.

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NAMM '10 - Fender Acoustasonic Tele Demo

January 19, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Fender booth. In this segment, we get our first look and listen of the Fender Acoustasonic Telecaster.

The Acoustasonic Tele features a ash body with a spruce wedge center block, maple neck with a modern "C" profile, rosewood fingerboard, 21 jumbo frets. The electronics include a neck position Custom Shop Twisted Tele pickup and a Fishman Piezo Pickup in the bridge (which features 4 different acoustic images).

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