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NAMM '10 - Ernie Ball Limited Edition String Boxes

February 3, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2010 NAMM show where she visits the Ernie Ball booth. In this segment, we get to see the latest in Ernie Ball strings and accessories.
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NAMM '10:Matchless Amps Avalon 35 Demo & Plexi Cab

February 3, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2010 NAMM show where she swings by the Matchless Amplification booth. In this segment, we get to check out three of their latest products; the Avalon 35 combo (demo), the RV2 combo and some plexiglass cabs/combos.
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NAMM '10 - Marshall Amplifiers 50MA Head Demo

February 3, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2010 NAMM show where he visits the Marshall Amplification booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear the (new-to-the-States) MA50 head.

The MA50 is a two-channel 50 watt that has three-ECC83 and two-EL34 power tubes and features a spring reverb tank, two-way footswitch, Overdrive boost and three-band EQ per channel.

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NAMM '10 Ernie Ball Music Man John Petrucci JPX

February 3, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, where she visits the Ernie Ball Music Man booth. In this segment, we get to check out the JPX - John Petrucci's new signature axe.

To commemorate his 10th Anniversary with Music Man, they built the JPX which features a new body shape that has a slightly thinner upper horn and a more symmetric bridge end profile. The body is also chambered for added acoustic resonance. It features alder body, maple top and mahogany Tone Block. It has a mahogany neck, ebony fingerboard, custom John Petrucci Music Man? Piezo floating tremolo and 1 DiMarzio Liquifire - neck; 1 DiMarzio Crunch Lab bridge; Piezo bridge pickup.

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NAMM '10 - Voodoo Lab Pedal Power Iso 5, Cables

February 3, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2010 NAMM show where she visits the Voodoo Lab booth. In this segment, we get to see what's new at Voodoo Lab, including the Pedal Power Iso 5, Pedal Power Cables and Ground Control Pro Updates.

The Pedal Power Iso 5 is an isolated power supply for powering guitar pedal effects and accessories. It's the ultimate compact solution for smaller pedalboards, rack shelves, or even as an additional power supply for larger boards. With five isolated, filtered and regulated output sections, ISO-5 keeps even the most sensitive vintage and boutique analog pedals dead quiet.

Pedal Power ISO-5 includes a high-current output which will properly power modern digital power-hungry effects like those from Eventide, Line 6, and TC Electronic. There's also a dedicated 18V output for those pedals which need the higher voltage for extra headroom.

Pedal Power Cables come in various sizes and lengths and are broken down into two different categories - 2 & 2+ cables and AC cables.

The Ground Control Pro can work great with Digidesign's Eleven Rack and now has even more flexibility and control for the most anal of guitarists.

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NAMM '10 - Fishman Aura Sixteen Demo & Spectrum DI

February 3, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2010 NAMM show where he swings by the Fishman booth. In this segment, we get to see two new pedals from Fishman, the Aura Sixteen & the Aura Spectrum DI.

The Aura Sixteen is a compact yet powerful stompbox featuring award-winning Aura? Acoustic Imaging technology that restores a studio-miked sound to your undersaddle or soundhole pickup. is a compact yet powerful stompbox featuring award-winning Aura? Acoustic Imaging technology that restores a studio-miked sound to your undersaddle or soundhole pickup. It features Volume, Blend, and Image Select controls, 16 pre-loaded Dreadnought guitar Images are completely user-configurable and USB interface to download Images from the Aura Image Gallery (software included).

The Spectrum DI Aura? Spectrum DI is Acoustic Imaging technology that restores a studio-miked sound to your undersaddle or soundhole pickup.

Housed in a professional quality all-metal case, Aura Spectrum DI features a 3-band EQ, one-knob compressor, automatic feedback suppression with up to 3 notches, chromatic tuner, effects loop, plus a high-quality balanced XLR D.I. The included Aura Image Gallery software provides access to an ever-expanding list of instruments recorded using world-class studio mics and techniques.

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NAMM '10-Ernie Ball Music Man Albert Lee Signature

February 3, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, where she visits the Ernie Ball Music Man booth. In this segment, we get our first look at the new Albert Lee Signature.

The Albert Lee features Southern ash body, maple neck and fingerboard, standard Music Man string-thru bridge and high profile, medium frets. The guitar can either be loaded with Seymour Duncan singlecoils, Music Man vintage-style singlecoils, or various humbuckers in the HH model.

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NAMM '10 - Peavey Ecoustic Series Demo

February 2, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2010 NAMM show where she visits the Peavey Electronics booth. In this segment, we get to hear from Peavey's Ecoustic Series, specifically the E300 2x12 version courtesy of Maybe August. The E300 is a two-channel amp with XLR outs, built-in effects loop, digital effects including, reverb, delay, chorus and phaser.
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NAMM '10-Fender Custom Shop 60th Anniversary Teles

February 2, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2010 NAMM show where she visits the Fender Custom Shop. In this video segment, we get a look at the spectrum of Custom Shop Teles.

First, we get to see the four Telecasters (Nocaster with two pickups, Esquire with two pickups or one pickup, Broadcaster and the Snake Head Tele) the Custom Shop re-created to celebrate the Telecaster's 60th Anniversary. Each model is limited to 60 models.

On the other end of the spectrum, we get to check out a Masterbuilt Uri Shiskov Peacock Tele with a birdseye alder body and inlays made of silver, emeralds, rubys, diamonds and sapphires.

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NAMM '10 - Martin Performing Artist GPCPA1 Demo

February 2, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for 2010 NAMM show where he visits the Martin Guitars booth. In this segment, we to check out Martin's new Performing Artist series ... specifically the GPCPA1 model.

The GPCPA1 model is equipped with Fishmans newly designed onboard sound reinforcement system, the F1 Aura -- and 9 specific tonal settings. Also, it comes with a 3-band EQ and the Gold Plus pickup. The guitar features solid Sitka spruce top, solid East Indian rosewood back and sides and has an ebony headstock, fingerboard and bridge.

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