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Radial Tonebone Elevator Power Booster

Radial Tonebone Elevator
Radial Tonebone Elevator
List Price: $220.00
Our Price: $169.99

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Product Code: 9999-15695


Radial Tonebone Elevator Power Booster

The Radial Tonebone Elevator Power Booster is a unique multi-level power booster and buffer that provides the guitarist with a degree of customization to better match the playing style with the guitar, amplifier and pedal chain.

The Radial Tonebone Elevator Power Booster's design begins with a 100% discrete class-A signal path that is completely void of integrated circuits (ICs). Each gain stage is carefully crafted for optimal gain without introducing extraordinary levels of phase-cancelling negative feedback to control the ICs. This circuit topology eliminates problems, such as zero-cross distortion, which tends to cause other boosters to sound harsh.

On the ground floor (Level 1), a selector switch allows you to set the Radial Tonebone Elevator to true-bypass for those that prefer a direct feed to the amp when the power booster is out of the circuit. Level-2 lets you activate a unity gain buffer that will drive your guitar signal to 15 meters (50') without noise. This eliminates problems such as tone loss due to cables and popping when switching with high gain amps. This setting also activates the level-3 Drag™ Control load correction circuit that replicates the 'tone and feel' of being connected directly to your amp. Level-4 pushes things up a notch with a 'baseline' power booster that drives the front end of the amp for more crunch and bite. This recessed 'set & forget' control is particularly useful with vintage amps that produce less gain than today's more modern designs. Level-5 is a super clean power booster that is activated using the footswitch. This variable booster delivers up to 18dB of pure gain for soloing. Level-6 is a three-position mid boost switch that lets you increase the mid range content for added sustain.

The compact enclosure fits nicely on any pedalboard and is powered using a standard Boss-style 9V DC power supply. A sturdy footswitch controls the internal gold-sealed military grade relay for maximum durability while the solid 14 gauge steel outer casing protects the sensitive internal electronics, eliminating opportunity to torque the PCB and cause premature failure.

These features combine to make the Radial Tonebone Elevator one of the most powerful sounding power boosters ever.

Radial Tonebone Elevator Power Booster Features

  • 100% discrete, class-A circuit for absolute purity
  • Drag Control load correction for natural tone
  • Lets you customize your signal for optimal performance
  • Delivers up to 18dB of ultra-clean power boost

Radial Tonebone Elevator Power Booster Applications

  • Using the Elevator with a vintage amp - Set the Radial Tonebone Elevator's baseline drive with a bit of extra boost to drive the front end of your vintage amp for more harmonics and bite. Hit your amp hard with the booster with mids for soloing.
  • Using the Elevator with a high-gain amp - Set your amp with distortion and then add sustain and controlled feedback by using the Radial Tonebone Elevator's power booster and extra mid boost when you need it. The clean boost will retain better note clarity.
  • Using the Elevator with pedals - Set your overdrive pedal to your favorite crunch tone and then use the Radial Tonebone Elevator to hit it harder for more drive. Add mid range or combine with a wah set half-way to approach Bryan May's unique tone.

Radial Tonebone Elevator Power Booster Specifications

  • Technical Specs:
    • Audio Circuit Type: 100% Discrete class-A
    • Frequency Response: 20Hz to 20KHz
    • Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.02%
    • Dynamic Range: >100dB
    • Input Impedance - PZB Off: Variable 22K to 1M ohms
    • Maximum Input: +4dBu
    • Gain - Drive Preset Mode: Unity to +18dB
    • Gain - Boost: Unity to +18dB
    • Clip Level Output: +10dBu
    • Output Impedance - PZB On: 1000 Ohms
    • Equivalent Input Noise: -100dBu
    • Intermodulation Distortion: 0.02%
    • Phase Deviation: <6 degrees at 100Hz
  • General:
    • Power Requirement: 9V Adapter/50mA
    • Construction: 14 gauge steel chassis & outer shell
    • Finish: Durable powder coat
    • Size (L x W x D): 4.7" x 3.5" x 1.9" (118.8 x 88.9 x 48.9mm)
    • Weight: 1.25lbs (567 grams)
    • Shipping Size (L x W x D): 6.25" x 4.5" x 2.50" (158.8 x 114.3 x 63.5mm)
    • Shipping Weight: 1.55lbs (703 Grams)

Radial Tonebone Elevator Power Booster Includes

  • Radial Tonebone Elevator Power Booster
  • User Guide
  • 3 Year Warranty

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