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Tools for the Task: Soundhole Pickups

January 29, 2016
Looking for a simple way to amplify your acoustic? Fill that hole with an easy-to-install soundhole pickup.
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Dean Markley Announces Lita Ford Black Widow Strings

August 17, 2015
The strings are made of nickel-plated steel and are available in her preferred .009-.046 gauges.
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Ask Amp Man: Dean Markley Signature Series Amps

October 22, 2014
Clapton, Lifeson, and Summers used them, but 30 years later, these innovative amps are largely forgotten.
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Dean Markley Introduces Blue Steel Nickel-Plated Bass Strings

July 8, 2014
The strings were previously only available to top shelf artists and exclusive dealers.
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Dean Markley Announces XM Series Acoustic Pickup

March 12, 2014
The XM series features a model that will work with other acoustic instruments such as fiddles, mandolins, banjos, bajo sextos, ukuleles, cello and viola.
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Dean Markley Announces Helix Pure Nickel Guitar Strings

February 19, 2014
Helix strings are made with a new patented hyper-elliptical winding technique, creating a tighter wrap and more mass, which seals the strings without the need for coating.
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Dean Markley Announces New Signature Series Bass Strings

December 9, 2013
The Signature Series utilizes a nickel-plated steel, slowly wound over a hex core with a unique core-to-wrap ratio.
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Dean Markley Releases New Signature Series Guitar Strings

August 21, 2013
Dean Markley's new Signature Series utilizes a nickel plated steel, slowly wound over a hex core with a unique core-to-wrap ratio.
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Dean Markley Releases the Carl Verheyen Balanced Bridge Helix Electric Strings

July 24, 2012
The new string set features a unique blend of gauges and features the new Helix patent-pending hyper-elliptical windings.
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Dean Markley CD60 Amp Review

February 10, 2012
In the music industry, a great sound isn’t always the ticket to surefire stardom. Many artists toil and flirt with success, only to get just a tantalizing taste of
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Dean Markley Reintroduces Love Potion #9 Guitar Care Polish

January 11, 2012
Love Potion #9 is a simple, efficient way to care for all wood-crafted instruments.
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Dean Markley Announce Commemorative 40th Anniversary Acoustic Guitars

December 16, 2011
These finely crafted instruments are made of solid wood, with bookmatched backs, sides and tops, ebony fretboards and bridges, and gold plated hardware.
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Summer NAMM '11 Dean Markley Carl Verheyen Balanced Bridge Helix HD Strings Demo

August 3, 2011
PG's Rich Osweiler is on location in Nashville, TN, for the 2011 Summer NAMM Show where he visits the Dean Markley booth. In this segment, he learns about the Carl Verheyen Balanced Bridge Helix HD Strings.
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NAMM '11 - Dean Markley ProMag XM Pickup

February 20, 2011
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at the 2011 NAMM Show where he visits the Dean Markley booth. In this segment, we get to check out Dean Markley's newest pickup--the ProMag XM.
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NAMM '11 - Dean Markley Helix HD Strings

February 15, 2011
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location at the 2011 NAMM Show where he visits the Dean Markley booth. In this segment, we get to see and learn more about Dean Markley's newest strings--the Helix HD sets.
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NAMM '10 - Dean Markley CD60 Combo Demo

February 4, 2010
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Anaheim, CA, for the 2010 NAMM Show where she visits the Dean Markley booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear a reissue of a 80s Dean Markley amp, the CD60 combo.

The CD60 combo was built by Ultrasound Amps and it is an all tube, two-channel combo. At the heart of the CD60, you'll find three 12AX7 preamp tubes and a power section fueled by two 6L6s, driving a special Celestion 12 Speaker. Foot-switchable Reverb and Overdrive, variable Effects, Send and Return, along with PA-In and Pre-Out jacks complete this feature rich CD amplifier.

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