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NAMM '10 - Crybaby Cantrell Wah, MXR Micro Flange

February 1, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he swings by the Dunlop/MXR Effects booth. In this segment, we get a taste of all their newest pedals for 2010 with the help of Scorpions' guitarist Uli Jon Roth who demos all the new offerings.

In this video, we hear the Crybaby Jerry Cantrell Signature Wah, Kirk Hammett Signature Wah, MXR Custom Comp, MXR Black Label Chorus, MXR Micro Chorus, MXR Mico Flange, MXR Phase 45 and MXR Fullbore Metal Distortion.

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NAMM '10 - Framus New Panthera & Diablo Designs

February 1, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he visits the Framus Guitars booth. In this segment, we see the updated versions of Framus' most popular models; the Panthera and Diablo. Also, we get to check out some of the possibilities within the Framus Custom Shop.
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NAMM '10: EHX Ring Thing Modulator;Iron Lung Demos

February 1, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he visits the Electro Harmonix Effects booth. In this segment, they demo two of their latest pedals for us; the Ring Thing Modulator and the Iron Lung Vocoder.

The Ring Thing Modulator is a modulation control allowing guitarists to explore a new sonic world that is both familiar and inventive. It boasts complex modulations with interactive parameters create any sound your mind can imagine -- from metallic sweeps to subtle color changes to unique and limitless modulations. It has articulate pitch shifting, preset tuning, selectable waveforms and external control delivers sound designer mystery, with a rock 'n' roll edge. The control knobs are Blend, Wave, Filter/Rate, Ring/Depth, Coarse and Mode (pitch-shifting).

The Iron Lung was designed around the V256 Vocoder and put in their smallest, die-cast chassis. It uses the highest resolution of 256 bands to deliver defined vocoder performance while its Gender Bender control lets you adjust a male to female emphasis that delivers numerous and exacting possibilities at the turn of a knob. An XLR input allows your microphone of choice to be used with three-independent gain controls. To round it out, the tone control integrates with the Gender Bender to refine the tone.

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NAMM '10 - EHX Deluxe Memory Boy Delay Demo

February 1, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he visits the Electro Harmonix booth. In this segment, we get our first peek and listen to their Deluxe Memory Boy Analog Delay.

The Deluxe Memory Boy is an analog delay with tap tempo control. Quality ICs deliver warm and organic analog tones while tap tempo allows you to always be in sync with the groove. Choose five note divisions for metronomic variances. Sweet modulations can be set while the expression pedal input gives you external control. In addition, it comes with a built-in effects loop.

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NAMM '10 - Mesa Boogie TransAtlantic TA-15 Demo

February 1, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he visits the Mesa Boogie booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear their latest amp, the TransAtlantic TA-15 head.

The TransAtlantic TA-15 is Mesa Boogie's take on the lunchbox amp phenomenon. The TA-15 packs all the footswitchable performance including their patented MULTI-WATT? Channel Assignable Power found in their full-size models and offers classic British and American sounds in a beautiful 12 3/8W x 6 3/4D x 5 7/8H package that weighs only 12 pounds.

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Damage Control Glass Nexus Multi-Effects Review

January 29, 2010
Damage Control blends boutique with multi-effects for a useable unit with some standout modulation effects
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NAMM '10 - Hanson Guitars Firenze T90 Demo

January 28, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Hanson Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear from their latest guitar, the prototype for the Firenze T90.

The Firenze T90 is a take off their standard Firenze model, but comes loaded with "Broadcaster" wound bridge pickup and a Hanson P90. It features an ash body, quilted maple top, aged lacquer neck and maple or rosewood fingerboard.

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NAMM '10 - Sony PCM-M10 Recorder & More

January 28, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where he visits the Sony booth. In this segment, we get to check out their latest personal recorder for PCM-M10. In addition, we get to check out their new Digital Wireless Rackmount System.
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NAMM '10 - VHT Amplifiers Special 6 Demo

January 28, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the VHT Amps booth. In this segment, we get our first taste of the new Special 6, hand-wired guitar amp.

The Special features hand-wired, point to point circuit board with 1-12AX7 preamp tube and 1-6V6 power tube. It boasts a footswitchable Gain Boost feature that expands its range of tones--the boost footswitch is advertised to make the Special 6 work/sound like s 2-channel amp with its distinct tonal differences. Also, the Special 6 also features a High/Low power switch that enhances low-volume tones with extra-smooth richness (when in half-power mode) and the High section is said to work at gigging volumes within a competing full-band scenario.

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NAMM '10 - Kay Vintage Reissue Thin Twin Demo

January 28, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for NAMM 2010 where she visits the Kay Vintage Reissue both. In this segment, we get introduced to Kay's luthier Roger Fritz and he talks to us about the historic line of guitars and where it will go into the future.

Roger demos a Kay Thin Twin (new at NAMM as it features a Bigsby trem) and also shows off their latest model, the Kay Vintage Jazz II.

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