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PALMER POCKET AMP MK 2

PALMER POCKET AMP MK 2

Featuring a durable die cast aluminium enclosure with balanced XLR and unbalanced 6.35 mm outputs in addition to 3.5 mm AUX input and headphones jacks the Palmer Pocket Amp MK 2 is more than just the go-to tool for direct recording. It doubles as a practice amp, overdrive and distortion pedal, standard guitar DI box when bypassed and replaces your stage amp when used with a sound and monitor system. The Pocket Amp MK 2 works on a 9V battery or optional power adapter, e.g. Palmer PW9V.

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Product type: Guitar Amplifiers
Technology: solid state
Power: n.a. W
Inputs: 1
Input connectors: 6.3 mm Jack
Input impedance: 1 M Ohm(s)
Outputs: 3
Output connectors: 3.5 mm jack, 6.3 mm Jack, XLR
Output impedance: 510 Ohm(s)
Channels: 1
Indicators: on/off
Controls: mic position, mode, Treble, amp select, Bass, Drive, Gain, ground lift, level
FX loop: no
Operating voltage: 9 V DC, 9 V block
Cabinet material: die-cast aluminium
Width: 100 mm
Depth: 100 mm
Height: 55 mm
Weight: 0.36 kg
BluBOX Impulse Response Speaker Emulator

BluBOX Impulse Response Speaker Emulator

Stumbled upon the BluBOX today. Here’s the video and specs.

Tech Specs
Connections:Line In, Line Out, Speaker In, Speaker Through (Jacks),
Transformer Balanced XLR Mic Out
Voltage:9V-18V DC 200mA
Dimensions:120 x 95 x 38 mm (4,72″ x 3,74″ x 1,49″)
Weight:350g / 12.35oz
Latency:
Ultra low latency
~1 ms = Distance of 30cm to a cabinet

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Cabinets
NANOCAB™BluGuitar® 1×12“
FATCAB™BluGuitar® 1×12“
STACK 1965Original Marshall® 4×12”Celestion® (Alnico 15Watts)
STACK 1967Original Park® 4×12” Celestion® (Greenback 25 watts)
STACK 1970Original Marshall® 4×12” Celestion® (Greenback 25 Watts 55 Hz)
STACK 1971Original Marshall® 4×12” Celestion® (G12h30)
STACK 1980Original Marshall® 4×12” Celestion® (G12h75)
METAL V30Mesa/Boogie® Rectifier® Standard 4×12” Celestion® V30
METAL CL80Celestion® Classic Lead 80 in custom built 4×12” cabinet
JAZZ 120Roland® Jazz Chorus® 120
TWEED 1x12Vintage ´57 Fender® Tweed Deluxe®
SILVER 1x12Fender® Princeton® Silverface 1×12“
BLACK 2x10Fender® ´64 Vibroverb® 2×10“
BLACK 2x12Vintage Fender® Twin Reverb® 2×12” orange JBL®
mixed with Jensen® C12K
Black 4x10Vintage 60s Fender® Super Reverb® 4×10“
BLUE 2x12Original Vox® AC30 JMI® 2×12” Celestion® Blue Bulldog

PDI 09 – PASSIVE DI BOX FOR GUITARS

PDI 09 – PASSIVE DI BOX FOR GUITARS

The PDI09 can be connected between an effect device or amplifier and the mixing console. The PDI09 is not suitable for direct connection to a guitar. Integrated filter circuits simulate the authentic “speaker” sound. Tone can be varied between “Mellow”, “Normal”, or “Bright”.

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Product type: Speaker Simulators
Channels: 1
Input type: unbalanced
Inputs: 1
Input connectors: 6.3 mm Jack
Output type: balanced
Outputs: 1
Output connectors: 6.3 mm Jack, XLR
Output impedance: 600 Ohm(s)
Controls: voicing, attenuator
Dummy load: no
Max. load: Dependent on load, max. 200 W
Voicing filter: yes
Power attenuator: no
Transformer isolated outputs: yes
Cabinet material: die-cast aluminium
Cabinet surface: powder coated
Width: 120 mm
Depth: 60 mm
Height: 35 mm
Weight: 0.284 kg
Tonebone JDX Direct-Drive

Tonebone JDX Direct-Drive

Radial Engineering’s amp and cabinet speaker emulator.

*Guitar amp simulator for pedalboards
*Eliminates the need to bring an amp to the gig
*4 x 12 half-stack & open back combo tones
*Employs Radial’s popular JDX tone shaping

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Specifications
Circuit Type: Class-A BiFET input buffer with electronic frequency shaping circuitry
Frequency Response: Shaped for guitar use
Dynamic Range: 83dB to 100dB
Total Harmonic Distortion:: <0.01%
Noise: -78dBU
Intermodulation Distortion: >0.1 @ -15dBu Out
Maximum Input: > +5dBu
Maximum Gain – input to XLR output: 0dB
Minimum Gain – input to 1/4″ output: -5.8dB
Clip Level – XLR output: > +5dBu
Output Impedance – XLR output: 600 Ohms
Output Impedance – 1/4″ output: 100 Ohms
Mechanical
Power: 40mA, 9VDC (center pin negative)
Construction: 14-gauge steel chassis and outer shell
Finish: Durable powder coat
Shipping Weight: 1.6 lbs. (.7 kg)
Size: 4.75″ x 3.625″ x 2″ (121 x 92 x 51mm)
Warranty: Radial 3-year, transferable
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Hughes & Kettner Red Box 5 DI and Speaker Simulator

Hughes & Kettner Red Box 5 DI and Speaker Simulator

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Red Box 5

INPUT 6,3 mm (1/4“) jack
THRU 6,3 mm (1/4“) jack
OUTPUT XLR, balanced
POWER SUPPLY Phantom powered (48 Volts, 10mA)
EXTERNAL POWER SUPPLY 9-24 Volts AC or DC (optional)
BATTERY 9 Volts (optional)
DIMENSIONS 115 x 40 x 60 mm
WEIGHT 0,2 kg
ScribbleLive for Website Development

ScribbleLive for Website Development

What caught my attention with ScribbleLive was the interactive pinboard for aggregating social media posts into a website.  One example is how Operation Christmas Child is offering users the opportunity to create a post with their hashtag #ipackedashoebox, then displaying the latest posts in a page on their website. See the image below.  Click here for the WordPress plugin.

ScribbleLive aggregate social media hashtag posts

ScribbleLive offers way more than just the aggregated hashtag social media posts feature. ScribbleLive’s all-in-one content marketing platform combines predictive analytics with content planning, creation, and distribution to deliver optimized business results. The platform’s strengths include real-time content publishing, discovery of high impact articles and opinions, influencer analysis, social curation and moderation, content-centric analytics, and unique interactive experiences from pinboards to timelines and polls. Learn more.

EHX Electro Harmonix Mel 9

EHX Electro Harmonix Mel 9

Have you heard about the Mel 9? I’m super excited to see what madness I can create when it arrives this weekend. Playing with these sample sounds on guitar is going to be a blast. Read and watch the video to learn more.

The new MEL9 Tape Replay Machine emulates vintage Mellotron® sounds and uses the same ground breaking technology that powers the award-winning B9 and C9 Organ Machines, plus the KEY9 Electric Piano Machine. Nine of the most famous sounds are included: Orchestra, Cello, Strings, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Brass, Low Choir and High Choir.

Visit their website to learn more. http://www.ehx.com/products/mel9 

Simpler Processes Make Better Systems

Simpler Processes Make Better Systems

Fun learning stuff today as I watched the Momentum 2016 SMB Customer Spotlight: How App Annie and Hotel Planner Drive Efficiency with DocuSign webinar.  Docusign implementation  for App Annie (delivers data and insights to succeed in the app economy) and Hotel Planner has scaled with their business and improved efficiency. Click here to watch.

Takeaways:
*simpler processes make better systems
*shifting users from pcs and macs to mobile
*empowering users to take responsibility for tasks, actions
*share success stories internal and external

It is expected that paper contracts (in the hotel industry) will be mostly replaced by digital within 5 years.

Launch Plan Idea – Initial release. Educate internally. Educate clients. Launch to clients.

DocuSign

 

Guitar Rig 5: Where Are My User Presets?

Guitar Rig 5: Where Are My User Presets?

By default the database (including the custom tags, etc.) is located in this hidden folder:
C:/Users/<username>/AppData/Local/Native Instruments/Guitar Rig 5

The custom presets here: C:/Users/<username>/Documents/Native Instruments/Guitar Rig 5/Sounds

Here’s a tutorial from NI:

How can I Share my GUITAR RIG 5 PRO Custom Presets Across Different Computers (Windows)?

Facebook Ad Preferences

Facebook Ad Preferences

“You have this preference because we think it may be relevant to you based on what you do on Facebook.” Do you know what Facebook thinks about your habits and activity while perusing their social media network?

Facebook Ad Preferences is the way Facebook analyzes your information on and off Facebook to decide which ads to show you.

Go to https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences to set your preferences for how Facebook markets and suggests content to you.

TAKE CONTROL! 🙂