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Radial Engineering Plexitube
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  • Among the best no doubt / value / price OCCAZ

    Radial Engineering PlexitubePublished on 12/05/13 at 01:21
    (This content has been automatically translated from French)
    Distortion lamp two channels. Many réglges wholesale equalizer galore in the form of knobs and switches + Gain setting common to both channels + two independent volumes.

    I feel that the channel 2 (lead) is not identical to the first hand is over medium-high. Loop particular effect it is a female jack stereo in which a split stereo cable is plugged into two monos used to create the effects loop by putting pedals in between.

    Built like a Tank

    UTILIZATION

    It 'n there's no need for manual but easily found online.
    Must spend time knobs have very reactive / effective as the switches, they interact with each other and with the volume.

    Not simple but very flexible, this box will......
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    Distortion lamp two channels. Many réglges wholesale equalizer galore in the form of knobs and switches + Gain setting common to both channels + two independent volumes.

    I feel that the channel 2 (lead) is not identical to the first hand is over medium-high. Loop particular effect it is a female jack stereo in which a split stereo cable is plugged into two monos used to create the effects loop by putting pedals in between.

    Built like a Tank

    UTILIZATION

    It 'n there's no need for manual but easily found online.
    Must spend time knobs have very reactive / effective as the switches, they interact with each other and with the volume.

    Not simple but very flexible, this box will fit all rig.

    SOUND QUALITY

    This is simply excellent. It is clearly in the british and british hotroded. It is in Marshall, one can clearly evoke the plexi. Is this the sound of a non plexi, but the grain is in fact closer.

    The foot knobs but is responsive to the limit set is:
    -If you set the gain between 12h and 15h by lowering the volume of the guitar you will not get that nice crunch that goes well
    -Wise if you stay on the gain you mean between 9am and 11am to find some thing that crunch elegantly (coarse slightly compressed).

    - With a slight boost before or TS can get side slash. this config is very very efficace.Là crunch begins to be very beautiful, the manipulation knob skyscraper works very well in this case.

    I use it with a good LP and a small Ibanez 15w.Avec a TS and boost upstream.

    it well there's two real channels configured in the passage lead you done very well out of the mix.

    Very nice headroom with the various settings I think we can do anything except perhaps search of the American ultra distortion own type Mesa.Mais good there should not buy Mesatube the Plexitube ...

    Beautiful vibrant, heat, rich in harmonics

    OVERALL OPINION

    I use it for 2 years. No major fault in my opinion. this is a very good product, very good priced new Cygnus.

    to date this is the best distortion I had in hand, I would just try the Bogner Ecstasy RED to see if the grass is greener.
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  • It's good but it's expensive

    Radial Engineering PlexitubePublished on 02/08/13 at 01:00
    (This content has been automatically translated from French)
    Blah blah site builder.
    Otherwise, the pedal seems very robust and high quality components
    Also gripe about two disto not completely independent.

    UTILIZATION

    So this is my first Tonebone and we do not rule 2min especially that there are 2 channels with the same criteria and it must take a little time to shop around.
    The manual is in English, I did not read but pre registered setting helped me understand a little different settings.

    SOUND QUALITY

    The sound is very good, I do not know Plexitube so I can not tell if it's the same sound but this one suits me very well.
    Still little regret at the 2 channels that do not allow me to have two different sounds, and after do with......
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    Blah blah site builder.
    Otherwise, the pedal seems very robust and high quality components
    Also gripe about two disto not completely independent.

    UTILIZATION

    So this is my first Tonebone and we do not rule 2min especially that there are 2 channels with the same criteria and it must take a little time to shop around.
    The manual is in English, I did not read but pre registered setting helped me understand a little different settings.

    SOUND QUALITY

    The sound is very good, I do not know Plexitube so I can not tell if it's the same sound but this one suits me very well.
    Still little regret at the 2 channels that do not allow me to have two different sounds, and after do with the effects loop on channel 2 ...

    OVERALL OPINION

    So yes it's very good stuff, yes the sound is very good but I put only a 7 for 2 channels not fully independent and for the price as this pedal is really not given by purchasing new
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  • Radial Engineering PlexitubePublished on 06/13/07 at 14:31
    (This content has been automatically translated from French)
    Distortion pedals lamps 2 identical channels (two in one hotbritish PDAL, concrtement) with true bypass loop disables (royal to trigger a noise gate at the same time as the distortion)
    Construction inspires confidence, chassis indestructible. Beware, as many pedals lamp, the power supply is Owner '(15v I think)
    Rglages ultra-complete with switches for boost / cut of mdiums and treble, and switches to gain an edge, a drive and volume per channel and a common dual-band eq ... The lack of mids SETTING THE s'avre do not teachers at all.

    In short, more difficult to complete pedals for ...

    UTILIZATION

    It will be forcment time that the pedals more like an RULES Tage pramp bte a......
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    Distortion pedals lamps 2 identical channels (two in one hotbritish PDAL, concrtement) with true bypass loop disables (royal to trigger a noise gate at the same time as the distortion)
    Construction inspires confidence, chassis indestructible. Beware, as many pedals lamp, the power supply is Owner '(15v I think)
    Rglages ultra-complete with switches for boost / cut of mdiums and treble, and switches to gain an edge, a drive and volume per channel and a common dual-band eq ... The lack of mids SETTING THE s'avre do not teachers at all.

    In short, more difficult to complete pedals for ...

    UTILIZATION

    It will be forcment time that the pedals more like an RULES Tage pramp bte a distortion. But it is very easy to find a playable (even it sounds bad RULES, arf ...)

    EDIT: Beware of the high output of the pedals, if you have additional downstream effects that makes them easily saturate. It is better to know ...

    SOUND QUALITY

    I took a slap ... I tried a flop distos pedals, lights or not (mxr, boss, maxon, Guyatone, etc ...) and for me the Tonebone (I also tried the tri-mode) are of the few not to blush before a real channel amp. It marshallesque desire, subtle or angry, friendly instrument ...
    Addictive at all.

    EDIT: be careful, because the transparency of its sound quality dpendra also the amp that is derrire. I tried to live with a PC to simulate the convolution HP on a fender combo on my dragon head on the clean channel, in the back of the loop ... the grain is radically DIFFERENT every time;)

    OVERALL OPINION

    From the moment I plugged the pedals, I jou one hour continuously c'tait so good and it's an aficionado of pramps rack and amp heads, so the any high voltage lamps, which speak so c'tait not win the base ...

    Tri-Mode with the registry that covers most US grain, radial al released a pair of pedals that will delight the world ...
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  • Radial Engineering PlexitubePublished on 08/29/11 at 20:17
    12ax7 equipped tube distortion
    clean, rhythm and lead in one pedal
    insert loop for effects on lead channel
    true bypass


    This is the plexitube. Radial's take on what a marshall plexi sounds like.
    Features are quite good. Although the controls are shared making it more like 1 and a half channels as opposed to 2 completely separate channels.

    Individual controls: Level, Voicing, Contour, midboost switch.

    Shared controls: Drive (although drive 2 is adjustable on the side), Low, High, Top end.

    UTILIZATION

    Most of the controls are active, meaning they are sensitive, even with the slightest turn, can make a huge amount of tonal changes and all controls interact with each other of course.
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    12ax7 equipped tube distortion
    clean, rhythm and lead in one pedal
    insert loop for effects on lead channel
    true bypass


    This is the plexitube. Radial's take on what a marshall plexi sounds like.
    Features are quite good. Although the controls are shared making it more like 1 and a half channels as opposed to 2 completely separate channels.

    Individual controls: Level, Voicing, Contour, midboost switch.

    Shared controls: Drive (although drive 2 is adjustable on the side), Low, High, Top end.

    UTILIZATION

    Most of the controls are active, meaning they are sensitive, even with the slightest turn, can make a huge amount of tonal changes and all controls interact with each other of course.

    The FX loop is a cool one, just like the trimode, allows you to hook up effects to the lead channel like a delay for your solos so when you kick that channel in the delay will come in at the same time and there's your lead tone!

    The mid switches are specific frequencies which are listed in the manual, so you'd have to refer to it to get more detail on exactly what's happening with the midrange.

    I don't know why Radial keeps advertising this pedals as 3 channels with a clean. It's a distortion pedal and the clean is the bypass, so it's not the pedal giving you the clean channel.

    SOUND QUALITY

    First of all, this does not sound like a plexi to me whatsoever. It sounds just like a good distortion pedal with a sort of vintage vibe to it. Although most of the tone to me is still a bit too bite and harsh, and sometimes shrill. The highs, even when tweaked are still shrill. There is this annoying piercing high end that I keep hearing even with the highs rolled down and the EQ tweaked properly I can't seem to get rid of it. I believe it's just part of the sound of the pedal.

    It's a tight sounding pedal however, very clear and the distortion is very stiff, too stiff. That tube amp sag and saturation that I'm used to hearing is definitely not there. The plexitube is definitely designed to go with a tube amp to try to compensate for the shrill high end that it has. Pair this up with a solidstate amp and you're in trouble!

    So I feel bad to say that I'm not happy with the sounds of this pedal! It's falsely advertised and sounds nothing like a plexi, and it's got this annoying fizzy high end I can't get rid of either. The vintage amp sag is not there either.

    OVERALL OPINION

    Overall I'm not impressed with this one. I'm not sure if I got a lemon? But I doubt it, most radial stuff has always been great build quality-wise. But I guess I'm just not into this pedal as I originally thought I would be. It's definitely got enough gain to do metal but it doesn't sound like a plexi and is not 3 channels either. It's 1 and a half channels of marshall-esque distortion. I'm glad I sold this and would look elsewhere for a plexi sound in a box, so far nothing sounds as close to a plexi than a carl martin plexitone to my ears.
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  • Radial Engineering PlexitubePublished on 02/21/09 at 11:27
    (This content has been automatically translated from French)
    See site builder.
    6 out of 10 because the two channels are not completely electric junk.
    Previous report by the opinion it should be noted that rglages of medium, there is almost that between "contour", "mid boost" and "voicing".

    UTILIZATION

    Simple configuration, but this is not my first Tonebone so I know a little of the principle of eq.
    see manufacturer website for the manual

    SOUND QUALITY

    In my opinion it is not flexible at all! but the cream comes out, even high-gain, is pure happiness solo.

    OVERALL OPINION

    This pedal does not replace a plexi, but what it does, it does very very well. ...
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    See site builder.
    6 out of 10 because the two channels are not completely electric junk.
    Previous report by the opinion it should be noted that rglages of medium, there is almost that between "contour", "mid boost" and "voicing".

    UTILIZATION

    Simple configuration, but this is not my first Tonebone so I know a little of the principle of eq.
    see manufacturer website for the manual

    SOUND QUALITY

    In my opinion it is not flexible at all! but the cream comes out, even high-gain, is pure happiness solo.

    OVERALL OPINION

    This pedal does not replace a plexi, but what it does, it does very very well.
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