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Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1 Vari-Boost Power Booster

Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1
Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1
 
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Product Code: 9999-05614

 

Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1 Vari-Boost Power Booster

The Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1 Vari-Boost Power Booster is a combination power booster and buffer designed to provide exceptional sonic performance for pedalboard users in a compact and simple package. In boost mode it provides from 3 to 15dB of clean boost.

The Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1 Vari-Boost Power Booster is a fully variable class-A power booster for solos, designed to deliver an excellent sonic performance in a compact yet easy to use pedal.

Unlike most buffers that employ integrated circuit chips (ICs) that color the tone and give buffers a bad name, the Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1 employs the same 100% discrete class-A circuitry that is used in the award winning Radial JD7 Injector and employed by many of the world's most discerning guitarists including Carlos Santana, John Petrucci, Steve Vai, Neil Schon and John Mayer. The JD7's discrete class-A circuit is preferred over off-the-shelf class-B chips due to reduced zero-cross distortion, improved phase response and the resulting smooth Bessel curve that delivers beautifully cascading even-order harmonics and natural warmth. This is augmented with Drag™ Control load correction that lets you adjust the impedance on your pickups and dial-in the tone and feel as if connected directly to your amp.

Upon first view, you will notice that the Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1's top panel is clear of all controls. These have been moved out of the way and recessed on the rear panel so that they can be set and then forgotten. This 'smart solution' makes it impossible to accidentally kick the controls when on a dark stage. You merely use a guitar pick to adjust the Drag™ and then set the boost level for up to +15dB of pure joy. The Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1 is equally effective as a buffer for your effects or for pounding your 20 watt Super Champ into sublime overload. Once in your pedal chain, the Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1 will enable long cable runs of up to 15 meters (50') while reducing susceptibility to noise and interference.

The Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1 may only have a footswitch and status LED on the top – but it delivers more feel and soul than any other power booster in its class. The Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1 is likely the finest power booster ever made.

Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1 Vari-Boost Power Booster Features

  • Fully variable class-A power booster for solos
  • Buffer drives multiple pedals and long cables
  • Drag™ control load correction for natural tone
  • Ultra linear performance for natural boost
  • Easy to use, gain control and stomp switch
  • Powered by typical standard 9 volt adapter
  • Compact and easy to use – great for pedalboards
  • Employs same buffer as the award winning Radial JD7
  • Kick-in a volume boost for soloing
  • Overdrive your tube amp with the booster
  • Drive a long chain of true-bypass pedals
  • Drive an outrageously long cable to your amp, like 50ft!

Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1 Vari-Boost Power Booster Applications

  • BigShot PB1 as a buffer for your pedalboard - The Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1 corrects the load and lowers the susceptibility of noise when driving multiple pedals and a distant amp. This makes it the ideal front end for your pedalboard.
  • BigShot PB1 to overdrive a small amp - Nothing sounds better than a simple, straight ahead low-power guitar amp when driven hard. Use the Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1's exceptionally warm sounding class-A booster to get 'er done!
  • BigShot PB1 with electric bass - Turn that old vintage bass into a high powered active beast! The Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1 lets you toggle between the natural tone of your Jazz to in-your-face bass when soloing!

Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1 Vari-Boost Power Booster Specifications

  • Circuit Type: Active buffered circuit
  • Drag Control: Drag™ - variable pickup load correction circuit
  • Boost Control: Max 15dB boost
  • Footswitch: Heavy-duty high-cycle
  • Power Requirement: 9 VDC - 40ma center negative
  • Construction: 14 gauge steel, baked enamel finish
  • Size: 3.6"l x 3.8"w x 2"h (92 x 7 x 51mm)
  • Weight: 1.40 lb (0.64 kg)

Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1 Vari-Boost Power Booster Includes

  • Radial Tonebone BigShot PB1 Vari-Boost Power Booster
  • User Guide
  • 3 Year Warranty

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