After the Bax Bangeetar released last year, Orange introduce two new pedals: the Amp Detonator Buffered AB-Y and the Two Stroke Boost EQ.
Described as "probably the smallest active and fully functional buffered AB-Y pedal on the market", the Amp Detonator aims at solving the problem of running two amps. It features two low-noise linear buffered outputs, including one with a custom-designed isolating transformer meticulously engineered for transparency. This compact switcher also features phase correction, independent switches for A/B or both and a tri-colour LED.
The Two Stroke is Orange’s take on the essential ‘clean boost’, with the added benefit of a responsive EQ section. With 12dB of clean boost plus dual active parametric bands with 18dB of cut or boost, the Two Stroke can help fine tuning a lead sounds with a high level of control. The Two Stroke has been engineered for superior low-noise performance against any EQ-related 'hiss' problem, whilst its parametric nature provides a much smoother and more musical response when compared to a graphic equaliser. Originally aimed at electric guitars, it is also said to works great for electro-acoustic and bass guitars, making it a great addition to any musician’s setup.
Both the Two Stroke and the Amp Detonator can be powered by 9 or 12V and feature an internal charge pump, which doubles the operating voltage, drastically increasing the headroom (and meaning they will behave impeccably with other pedals in your chain).
See this "Pedal Duo" and other new products at the Orange Amplification Booth 4890, Hall C. More details at orangeamps.com.
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