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XOTIC Bass RC Booster


The best characteristic of this booster is to have no character at all!

Acclaimed Effect Pedals are coming to BASS Now!!

•Bass RC Booster with a 2 band EQ, 15dB boost / cut function and a very smooth clean boost, this pedal meets a wide range of tonal applications.

•With signal loss and EQ limitations common to vintage basses. The Bass RC Booster serves as the perfect remedy.

•It is designed to enhance your bass guitar tone without masking it.

•True bypass for eliminating any signal interference when it is switched out.

•Can be used with AC adaptor (optional) or 9V Battery

 

Specs
Dimensions (W/D/H): 4.39" x 2.38" x 1.98" (112mm X 60mm X 50mm)
Weight: 0.6 lbs. (280g)
True Bypass Switching
Power Consumption: 9VDC/6mA
Battery Type: 9VDC (006P) x 1
AC Adapter (Optional): 9VDC, Negative Tips (Regulated recommended)
Input Impedance: 500k ohm (min)
Output Impedance: 10k ohm



XOTIC BB Preamp


Trademark Tone Without The Hassle!

Acclaimed Effect Pedals are coming to BASS Now!!

•The Bass BB Preamp distortion booster was designed to retain the original attack sound and tonal spectrums and produce a variety of gain structures for all bass players.

•Each of the two broadly-overlapping EQs offers 15dB of Boost or Cut.

•The gain knob offers pristine clean boost to a hard overdriven distortion which is very nice tone that stays firm, with great note separation and just the right amount of compression for a smooth overall texture.

•True bypass for eliminating any signal interference when it is switched out.

•Can be used with AC adaptor (optional) or 9V Battery

 

Specs
Dimensions (W/D/H): 4.39" x 2.38" x 1.98" (112mm X 60mm X 50mm)
Weight: 0.6 lbs. (280g)
True Bypass Switching
Power Consumption: 9VDC/8mA
Battery Type: 9VDC (006P) x 1
AC Adapter (Optional): 9VDC, Negative Tips (Regulated recommended)
Input Impedance: 500k ohm (min)
Output Impedance: 10k ohm



XOTIC X Blender


The Xotic X-Blender true bypass guitar effects loop pedal incorporates pro-audio engineering technology to solve the sonic imperfection some effects produce and was designed to be completely transparent. You'll be amazed by the clarity of the sound!

The X-Blender pedal is a unique tool for the modern guitar / bass player. It's a switch-able series-parallel loop unit. A parallel effects loop allows you to mix or blend the effects with a dry signal (unaffected signal), creating a far more complex tone from your guitar.

Settings:
For Series Mode activation (Figure 1), connect the send jack to the input of the effect. Connect the output jack of the effect with the return jack on the X-Blender. The series loop is active when the red LED bypass switch is lit and the blue LED blend switch is off. In the series mode, all the controls are disabled. The input signal and the output signal are not buffered in this mode. 

For Parallel Mode activation (Figure 2), the device is connected the same way as Figure 1 but the blend on/off is switched on. This switch activates the DRY / WET Mix knob which controls the mixture of the DRY signal (unaffected signal) and the effect signal.  As you turn the mix knob to the left, you get more DRY signal. Turn the knob to the right, you have more WET signal. This mode is very handy when your effect device thins out the bass or drops the volume. You can reinforce it with the DRY signal and / or adjust the 2 band EQ and the volume control to accommodate the effect signal.

Input impedance: 1M ohm
Output impedance: 1K ohm
Connectors
INPUT Jack, OUTPUT Jack,
AC Adaptor Jack (DC 9 V)
Width 117 mm 4.62 inches
Depth 93 mm 3.65 inches
Height 50 mm 2 inches
Weight 0.5 kg 1 lbs


XOTIC Robotalk 2 - NEW

The Robotalk2 sports two individual envelope filter channels. Each channel is independently voiced and can be preset for different playing style; slow acoustic-like attack, percussive, high speed open-close and many more. Blend each channel together for additional tone or use the internal dip switch to customize your sounds appropriately. There's a switchable input pad for accommodating both active and passive signals.


"The new Robotalk 2 is great!! You've got the classic 70's style ALL ANALOG filter sound, and you've got 2 discrete channels of it. What else do you need, except maybe Parliment Funkadelic??"

Paul Jackson Jr.

Specifications;

True Bypass Switching

Input Impedance: 1M ohm (switchable 1M or 47K)

Output Impedance: 1K ohm

INPUT Jack, OUTPUT Jack,

AC Adaptor Jack (adaptor optional 9VDC/-Negative Centre)

Instruction Robotalk2_Instruction2-3-09.pdf


Width: 4.62 inches (117 mm)

Depth: 3.65 inches (93 mm)

Height: 2.0 inches (50 mm)

Weight: 0.9 lbs. (0.4 kg)


  1. See also;

  2. EBS Bass IQ

  3. 3 Leaf Audio Wonderlove

  4. Soundblox Envelope Filter





XOTIC EP Booster

The Xotic Effects EP Booster is a great-sounding compact booster based on the legendary EP-3. It gives up to +20dB of boost, giving you a rich boost that doesn't sound over-saturated or processed, it simply opens up your tone. The Xotic EP-Booster is true bypass.


XOTIC EFFECTS EP BOOSTER SPECS
  1. Dimensions (W/D/H): 3.5" x 1.5" x 1.5" (89mm X 38mm X 38mm)

  2. Weight: 0.57 lbs. (260g)

  3. Bypass: True Bypass Switching

  4. Power Consumption: 9VDC/5mA

  5. Battery Type: 9VDC (006P) x 1

  6. AC Adapter (Optional): 9VDC-18VDC, Negative Tips (Regulated recommended)

  7. Input Impedance: 1M ohm

  8. Output Impedance: 1k ohm







XOTIC SP Compressor

The new Xotic SP Compressor offers the same OTA (operational transconductance amplifier) technology used in what many guitar players consider the best compressor ever, the Ross Compressor. Our new SP Compressor has superb tone quality featuring a wide variety of compressor tones from vintage,to subtle, to modern and more. It's super flexible and features a dry blend knob, up to +15dB of boost and an internal dip switch for attack control. This compact design is a powerful tool for the working musicians.

Features:
  1. Dimensions (W/D/H): 3.5" x 1.5" x 1.5" (89mm X 38mm X 38mm excluding knobs)

  2. Weight: 0.57 lbs (260g excluding battery)

  3. True Bypass Switching

  4. Power Consumption: 9VDC/5mA

  5. Battery Type: 9VDC (006P) x 1

  6. Input Impedance: 1M ohm

  7. Output Impedance: 10K ohm

  8. Nominal Input signal level: -20dB (100mVrms)









Tri-logic Bass Preamp 3 - (see review below)

Third generation Tri-Logic3 keeps the same neutral characteristic as the Tri-Logic1 and 2, minimising the colouring of tone, but also has an abundant of added features and flexibility to correspond with any bass guitar. Gain control has an option between clean boost mode (Normal), with a maximum of +18db, or high gain mode (Hi Gain) with compression at +26db. The Treble control provides ±15db and can be switched between 4KHz (low) or 8KHz (high) with toggle switch. The Mid control knob provides ±10db and allows for sweeping between 250Hz to 3KHz. The Bass control provides ±15db, switchable between 40Hz (low) and 80Hz (high), and allows you to obtain accurate and flexible sound in any playing environment.

MSRP: £185

  1. Operating voltage option is 9VDC or 18VDC. Compared to 9VDC, 18VDC has less distortion with wider range of tone, but please be aware at 18VDC battery will drain faster.
    Factory Setting is 18VDC.

  2. Either 9VDC battery or 9VDC power adapter can be used.*Please only use the regulated negative tip 9VDC power adapter.

  3. *Please do not use other adapter except for a 9VDC negative tip power source to limit possibility of failure.

  4. Relatively loud popping noise may occur when you use the foot switch for ON/OFF or change the mode using each mode switch shortly after turning the power on, or shortly after switching between 9VDC and 18VDC. This is not a device failure. Repeating the ON/OFF with foot switch to stabilise the operating voltage can reduce the popping noise.

  5. Please make sure that the effect is turned off when using the Dip Switch located inside the pedal to switch between 9VDC and 18VDC to protect the pedal’s internal electrical parts, bass guitar and other effect pedals you are connected to from excessive load.

Spec

Size(W/D/H)

61.5mm/113.0mm/49.0mm

Weight

292g

True Bypass Switching

Power Consumption

9VDC / 3.3mA, 18VDC / 6.6mA.

Battery Type

9VDC(006P)×1

AC Adapter

9VDC, Negative Centre Tip (Regulated Recommended)



BMC2 (Bass Mid Control 2) (see review below)


Our small mid controller for Bass, BMC has been renewed! The BMC2 has an added gain boost switch that provides +10db of gain increase at the input stage. With the added volume control, unity gain can be achieved or with the gain boost engaged, you can add up to +6db of volume. In addition to the previous midrange boost and cut, it can now be used as a clean booster or as a preamp with a wide range of tone control. Furthermore, it is possible to generate 18VDC by a built-in DC-DC converter in BMC2.


It is a able to select 9VDC or 18VDC by an internal Dip Switch.


MSRP: £165

  1. Operating voltage choice is 9VDC or 18VDC. Compared to the 9VDC, 18VDC has less distortion with wider range of tone but please be aware that your battery will drain faster.
    Factory setting is 9VDC.

  2. Either 9VDC battery or 9VDC power adapter can be used.*Please only use the regulated negative tip 9VDC power adapter.

  3. *Please do not use other adapter except for a 9VDC negative tip power source to limit possibility of failure.

  4. Upon powering the pedal, or changing dip switch setting you may experience a "pop" when the pedal is engaged. This is not a device failure. Simply repeatedly turn on/off the pedal to dispense voltage, stabilizing the pedal.

  5. When switching between 9VDC or 18VDC, please turn off all power to the pedal in order to protect the pedal's internal electrical parts.

Spec

Size(W/D/H)

38.5mmx92.5mmx55mm

Weight

320g

True Bypass Switching

Power Consumption

9VDC / 3.3mA, 18VDC / 6.6mA.

Battery Type

9VDC (006P) x1

AC Adapter

9VDC, Negative Center Tip (Regulated Recommended)



 EWS BMC

The new Bass Mid Control is the active mid-controller for bass players. A small but powerful pedal that provides frequency control adjustments between 120Hz ~ 3kHz. When using 2-band EQ or passive bass, the Frequency control provides excellent manipulation of the mid frequencies, while the Boost/Cut gives you boosting or cutting capabilities of up to + / - 12dB. This compact pedal can also be powered by a 9V battery or for additional headroom use an 18V power adapter. This pedal will provide you the flexibility to play any musical style.


Spec:

Size(W/D/H):90mm x 50mm x 70mm

Weight:320g

True Bypass Switching

Power Consumption:9VDC/3.3mA

(*18VDC- only with DC adapter jack. 18VDC/6.6mA)

Batter Type:9VDC(006P)x1

AC Adapter (Optional): 9-18VDC, Negative Tips

(Regulated recommended such as Dunlop ECB04 Power Supply)


PDF manual download




 EWS Tri Logic Bass Preamp

First made popular by Xotic Effects, the Tri-Logic is back!

Renewed and Reincarnated by EWS, the "Tri-Logic Bass Preamp 2" is significantly smaller in size and more affordable. With all the same features of the former Tri-Logic, 18-volts & 3-band EQ, the Tri-Logic Bass Preamp 2 has evolved with improved sound quality and usability.



Specifications;

Size(W/D/H): 112mm x 65mm x 50mm

Weight: 320g

True Bypass Switching

Power Consumption: 18VDC/4.3mA

Battery Type: 9VDC(006P)x2

AC Adapter (Optional): 9-18VDC,Negative Tips

(Regulated recommended such as Dunlop ECB04 Power Supply)

INPUT: Passive-1M ohm, Active-100K ohm

Treble: 10KHz+/-13dB

Middle: Hi-Mid 800Hz+/-10dB, Low-Mid 400Hz+/-12dB

Bass: 90Hz+/-15dB

TriLogic2_manual_eng.pdf




Review: EWS Tri-Logic Bass Preamp 3 and Bass Mid Control 2 pedals - Bass Musician Magazine 2015


REVIEW: EWS TRI-LOGIC BASS PREAMP 3 AND BASS MID CONTROL 2 PEDALS…

Xotic USA designs and manufactures guitars, basses and several high-end effects pedals for tone connoisseurs. At the winter 2015 NAMM, Xotic’s sister brand, EWS, introduced updated versions for two of their popular pedals, the Tri-Logic Bass Preamp and BMC (Bass Mid Control). The pedals will be released in late March 2015 and start shipping in April.


TRI-LOGIC BASS PREAMP 3


Output: ¼”
Controls: Volume, Gain, Frequency, Treble, Middle, Bass
Power: 9 volts @ 3.3 mA. You can choose to power the pedal with 18V via internal DIP switch (18V DC @ 6.6 mA). Optional AC adapter, not included.

The same well-loved preamp that comes with Xotic’s line of basses is back again in pedal form with the updated, and more compact,Tri-Logic Bass Preamp 3. A new feature in the 2015 version is the added boost (high/normal gain) switch that allows you additional tonal control.

While the pedal can be used to shape the tone on active basses, it’s true sonic beauty may be best put to use on passive basses. Rather than alter your favorite vintage Fender by carving up the body to add active electronics, you can simply put a pre-amp in your signal chain to get the same EQ options. Since the Tri-Logic was designed to have no signature tone, its tonal transparency allows you to dial in the tone you want to match any musical style.

What adds more flexibility to the preamp are the toggle switches that allow you to be more precise with the frequency range you are altering. The treble control allows you to select 8 kHz (high) or 4 kHz (low) with a +/-15 dB adjustment. The bass control allows for 80 Hz (high) or 40 Hz (low) with a +/-15 db adjustment. The mid control has a sweepable frequency range of 250 Hz to 3 kHz with a +/-10 dB adjustment.

The gain control has a normal mode with a maximum +18 dB boost and high gain mode for a compressed +26 dB increase.

I found the Tri-Logic Preamp 3 to be fantastic at clarifying the attack and presence on my cheap plywood upright bass as well as a not-to-be named fretless bass with it’s low-end active electronics. The pedal allowed me to dial in a clean, less boomy, sound on the upright all across the fingerboard. It also bumped the signal and increased the articulation and tonal color of the fretless — which has a tendency to sing like a winded sparrow with its stock electronics. Using the preamp provided a serious upgrade to the quality and clarity of my tone.



BMC (BASS MID CONTROL 2)


Output: ¼”
Controls: Frequency, Volume, Middle
Power: 9 volts @ 3.3 mA. You can choose to power the pedal with 18V via internal DIP switch (18V DC @ 6.6 mA). Optional AC adapter, not included.

The updated Bass Mid Control features a new control layout with the addition of a volume control and boost switch. Perhaps more of a specialty pedal, the BMC 2 gives you command over a very specific frequency range. Having this control in a pedal, rather than adjusting your EQ on an amp or onboard preamp, can be extremely handy. If you have to make fast switch to slap in the middle of song, just tap on the pedal to engage your favorite mid-scooped EQ. The same goes if you need to boost the mids around 400 Hz to make your harmonics come alive and cut through the mix.

The BMC 2 allows frequency control adjustments between 120 Hz to 3 kHz with a cutting or boosting of +/-12 dB. A new feature is the gain boost switch which adds 10 dB of gain at the input stage.

To find the mid frequency you want tweak, simply increase the volume and adjust the sweep knob while playing. Once you’ve identified the frequency, rotate the mid control to determine how much of that mid frequency you want to cut or boost.

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