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JamHub TourBus Silent Rehearsal Studio-Summer NAMM

August 6, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the JamHub booth. In this segment, we get to see JamHub's Tourbus, a device that allows bands to practice or rehearse anywhere, anytime. It includes 21 audio channels for 7 musicians, 7 XLR and 7 TRS input jacks, SoleMix controls for each musician, R section for mp3 connection or recording and phantom power (48V).
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Aurora Coated Color Strings - Summer NAMM '09

August 6, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the Aurora Strings booth. In this segment we hear about the science behind Aurora's coated color strings. Through their proprietary designs, Aurora has developed the ability to wrap strings with a color coating that they say creates the best-sounding, longest-lasting coated string possible. Also, you can set up custom sets and color combinations.
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DigiTech RP1000 Update - Summer NAMM '09

August 6, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the DigiTech booth. In this segment, we get an update on the DigiTech's Integrated Switching System, the RP1000. It includes over 160 stompboxes, choruses, delays, amps and cabinets, a built-in expression pedal that controls the wah wah settings and volume and it has over 200 presets.

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Framus Guitars & Warwick Basses - Summer NAMM '09

August 6, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the Framus and Warwick area. In this segment, we get to see several Framus guitar models including, Renegade Custom (swamp ash body, bolt-on neck, maple neck, Seymour Duncan pickups), Diablo Custom (bolt-in ovangkol neck, swamp ash body, AAA flame maple top, tigerstripe ebony fingerboard and Seymour Duncan pickups), Panthera Custom (bolt-in ovangkol neck, mahogany body, arched AAA flamed maple top, Seymour Duncan pickups) and the AK 1974 (neck-through with a tigerstripe ebony fingerboard on a flamed maple neck, AAAA flamed maple top with f-hole, AAA flamed maple body, custom inlays, Seymour Duncan pickups and gold hardware).

Also, we get to check out some Warwick basses including, the Stuart Zender Signature (neck-through design with an ovangkol neck, French flamed ash top, tigerstripe ebony fingerboard and MEC P/J, active pickups) P-Nut Signature (neck-through design with an ovangkol neck, three-piece body with walnut and purple heart, wenge fingerboard and MEC J/MM-Style Pickups with open pole pieces) and the Streamer Stage 1 (neck-through design with a flamed maple neck, AAA flamed maple body, wenge fingerboard, available as a 4- 5- or 6-string, Warwick tuners and gold hardware).

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Hughes & Kettner TriAmp MKII Demo - Summer NAMM

August 4, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the Hughes & Kettner booth. In this video, we get to see and hear their TriAmp MKII and get introduced to a few other amps. The TriAmp MKII is a 100 watt, all-tube head that features 9-12AX7 preamp tubes, 4-EL34 power tubes and it comes with six distinctive channels (Vintage Californian Clean, Vintage British Clean, Classic British Rock, Vintage British Rock, British Hot Rodded, Modern Californian Hi Gain). The other amps we check out include the Duotone Tommy Thayer Signature head, the Switchblade and the Edition Tube 25th Anniversary combo.

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Reverend Guitars-Buckshot,Reeves Gabrels Signature

August 4, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the Reverend Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to hear and see Reverend's Buckshot. The Buckshot is a korina solidbody that features a maple bolt-on neck with a rosewood fretboard and comes loaded with a Reverend T-style single-coil (bridge) and Reverend Revtron mini-humbucker (neck). The other model we see is the prototype for Reeves Gabrels signature model.
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Jay Turser Guitars JTA-530 & JTA-560 - Summer NAMM

August 3, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he swings by the Jay Turser Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see two of their newest acoustic models - the JTA - 530 (Alaskan sitka spruce top, rosewood neck and bridge) and the JTA 560 (double-A grade Alaskan sitka spruce top, rosewood fingerboard and bridge and solid maple binding).

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Traynor Amps Reissue YGM3 Combo - Summer NAMM '09

August 3, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he swings by the Traynor Amps booth. In this segment, we get our first glimpse at Traynor's newest amp, the reissue of the YGM3 combo. The YGM3 comes with a Jensen P12Q alnico speaker, EH 12AX7 preamp tubes, JJ EL84 power tubes and Accutronics Long-Spring Medium Decay reverb tank. Parts for this Traynor re-issue came from original suppliers and built to the original specs where possible. Also, the YGM3 comes with a foot-switchable amplitude bias tremolo effect.

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Profile PT-2800 Tuner & PTM-4000 Tuner/Metronome

August 2, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he visits the Profile booth. In this video, we get to check out Profile's PT-2800 Tuner and PMT- Tuner/Metronome/Massager.

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Olympus LS-11 PCM Recorder - Summer NAMM '09

August 2, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Nashville, TN, for Summer NAMM '09 where he stops by the Olympus booth. In this video, we get introduced to the new LS-11 PCM Recorder, which is an upgraded model from its predecessor the LS-10. Some of the appointments include 24 bit - 96 kHz recording, 8 GB built-in memory and can record in WAV, mp3 and WMA settings. In addition, it has a feature that can set a volume reading and will start/stop recording once it exceeds/recedes that pre-determined point.

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