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Massive Unity Unveils the T.A.E 10th Anniversary Preamp

Massive Unity Unveils the T.A.E 10th Anniversary Preamp

A compact preamp that aims to cop authentic analog drive tones.

Brighton, UK (September 27, 2019) -- Massive Unity has unveiled the new T.A.E 10th Anniversary Preamp, powered by T.A.E. technology, designed by Danny Gomez, a highly-experienced session musician and designer (sure you know your OMEC Teleport with Orange Amplifiers), side by side with tone chaser, engineer and designer, Pablo Díaz de Rada.

Experience authentic analog amp sound when using the T.A.E. as an amp simulator, use it as a mind-blowing preamp to your power amp or effects loop return, or add impressive, tube overdrive to your amp.

Realistic amp sound in a super-compact design, available to guitarists and bassists needing both a professional alternative to their amplifiers and/or a responsive backup to their regular rig on an ultra lightweight package with a real analog experience.

Lightweight, compact, and ideal for touring, Massive Unity have produced a preamp with immense power in a micro design that can easily fit into guitar case compartments and top-mounted jacks mean the pedal can fit flush against others on your pedalboard.

A perfect example of what a preamp should be, that will bring all Classic TAE tone adding “all we’ve learn all this years” as Gomez said “our mission is to help musicians’ creativity expand alongside technology”.

Features:

  • Powered by T.A.E. Technology
  • Real analog experience
  • Preamp Output
  • Speaker Emulated Output (Open-back w/2 x 12 “Alnico Blue”)
  • Top-mounted I/O
  • Industrial grade components
  • Matt Black finish w/ Art Deco Yag laser engraved
  • Made in Europe
  • Powered by 9V adaptor

T.A.E. technology revolutionises guitar recording and live shows in an ultra compact design with amazing results. Used on pedalboards and studios worldwide by some the finest players and producers.

Made in Europe by Massive Unity, T.A.E 10th Anniversary preamp, is available for 299€ (RRP) at Danny Gomez online store at https://dannygomez.net/tae-10th-anniversary/ and Massive Unity distributors worldwide.

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