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The answer is only a DIP switch—or two—away. The PG Tsakalis AudioWorks Molecular Boost review.


Recorded using a Schroeder Chopper TL into a Revv D20 and Avatar 12” cab miked with a Shure SM57 feeding a Focusrite Scarlett going into Logic with no EQ-ing, compression, or effects.
Rhythm: Mid-boost mode with gain at 10 o’clock
Lead: Treble boost mode with gain at 2 o’clock
 

Ratings

Pros:
Many more usable tones and options than a simple clean boost. Tiny footprint. Switchable buffer and true-bypass modes.

Cons:
The high-mid setting can get a bit too trebly for single coils.

Street:
$178

Tsakalis AudioWorks Molecular Boost
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