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The Year in Gear 2015

November 24, 2015
Our favorite guitars, basses, amps, effects, and accessories from the last 12 months.
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Overdrive Overload: 6-Pedal Review Roundup

May 13, 2015
We see how far Way Huge, J. Rockett, Visual Sound, T-Rex, Sonic Fusion, and Svi Sound can push classic designs without losing their glorious, low-gain goodness.
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Visual Sound Changes Name to Truetone and Announces Jekyll & Hyde V3

March 30, 2015
The first Truetone-branded products also include two new 1 SPOT Pro power supplies.
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Visual Sound Unveils the V3 Route 66 American Overdrive

November 21, 2014
The overdrive is based on the classic Reverend Drivetrain circuit developed by Bob Weil and Joe Naylor.
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Visual Sound V3 H2O Review

July 24, 2014
A space-saving double pedal that lets you blend chorus and vibrato with digital delay in fascinating combinations.
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Visual Sound Releases the H20 Liquid Chorus & Echo Pedal

January 24, 2014
Features include a Pure Tone buffer and a separate input and output for each channel.
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Visual Sound Announces VS-XO Dual Overdrive

November 15, 2013
The new VS-XO includes true-bypass switching, three clipping modes, and a Pure Tone buffer.
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Builder Profile: Visual Sound

May 11, 2013
As a teenager, Bob Weil taught himself how to build stompboxes by disassembling off-the-rack pedals and adding the features he wanted. Before long, he was coming up with his own designs and taking them to industry trade shows. Then he enlisted the help of DIY pedal guru R.G. Keen, and the two came up with their now-famous line of stompboxes that fall somewhere between boutique and mainstream.
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Visual Sound Releases The Time Bandit

November 30, 2012
The new pedal converts click track signals into a tap tempo signal
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Visual Sound Announces the V3 Tap Delay, Time Bandit, and the Pure Tone Buffer

January 13, 2012
Spring Hill, TN (Jan 13, 2012) -- Visual Sound is presenting the V3 Dual Tap Delay''s little brother, the V3 Visual Sound Tap Delay. At less than half the size
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Visual Sound Dual Tap Delay Pedal Review

January 10, 2012
With the Dual Tap Delay, Visual Sound successfully integrates digital and analog technology and brings two delays together in one unit with a master tap tempo.
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NAMM '11 - Visual Sound Dual Tap Delay Demo

February 2, 2011
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at the 2011 NAMM Show where she visits the Visual Sound booth. In this segment, we get a demo of Visual Sound's Dual Tap Delay.
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Visual Sound GarageTone Axle Grease Delay Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
Simple, inexpensive, and easy-to-use delay
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Visual Sound: Open Road Overdrive and Truetone Clean Boost Review

July 22, 2009
The Open Road Overdrive and Truetone Clean Boost are useful, affordable tools that play well together.
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Visual Sound V2 Liquid Chorus Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
Visual Sound’s Liquid Chorus circuit uses analog Visual Sound “bucket brigade” chips, created using the same process as the legendary Panasonic Bucket Brigade Delay (BBD) chips.
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Visual Sound V2 Angry Fuzz Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
This fuzz is unique in that unlike the Octavia or other vintage pedals, the octave circuit here can be blended into or out of the fuzz sound. A pair
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Visual Sound V2 Comp 66 Pedal Review

October 15, 2008
Since its introduction in 1999, fans of Visual Sound’s Route 66 stomp box have been requesting the compressor channel as a single pedal.
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