The Trimode™ tube distortion takes you from slight overdrive to full-on distortion. Think Mesa-Boogie in a pedal and switch instantly from rhythm to lead.Classic-V9
The Tonebone Classic-V9™ is an ultra-responsive distortion pedal that lets you precisely adjust and focus the intensity of the distortion to suit your playing style and develop your own musical voice.Hollywood
The Hollywood is a dual-mode distortion that delivers everything from slight overdrive to super-saturated solos. Think of it as a solid state version of the famous Tonebone Classic.Plexitube
The Plexitube™ delivers five generations of Marshall in a box. Triple gain stage delivers fat, harmonically rich tones that let you switch from rhythm to lead.Hot-British V9
The Hot-British V9™ is an updated solid-state version of the venerable Tonebone Hot British™ tube distortion pedal.London
The London is a super compact Marshall in a box. Features super rich, fat tones and dual-mode operation to seamlessly switch between rhythm and lead for soloing.Texas-Pro
The Texas-Pro is a compact but extremely powerful dual-function pedal, providing a versatile overdrive circuit as well as a high output signal booster.Regency
The Regency™ is a new type of pedal designed specifically to pre-emphasize the gain stage of today's high gain amps.North-Star
The North-Star™ is both an overdrive and a high-output power booster combined in one versatile and compact pedal.
The Vienna Chorus™ is vintage bucket-brigade chorus that delivers old-school analog tone. Dual-mode controls lets you switch from slow to fast choral effects like a Leslie.Vocoloco
The Voco-Loco™ is a foot-controlled effects loop that enables the lead vocalist, sax or trumpet player to incorporate guitar effects pedals into the signal path, just like an electric guitarist adds effects for soloing.MIX-BLENDER
The Mix-Blender™ is a multi-function pedal that lets you mix two instruments or effects together and then send the combined signal through a mixer-style effects loop for processing.
The Switchbone V2™ may well be the ultimate ABY/C guitar amp switcher. This device lets you switch and combine up to three guitar amplifiers without introducing distortion, switching noise or hum into the signal path.Loopbone
The Loopbone™ is a high-performance effects-loop switcher that enables the guitarist to insert, remove and combine pedals via two independent signal chainsHeadbone
The Headbone™ is a specially designed switching device that lets you toggle between two different guitar amplifier heads using a single speaker cabinet.Twin-City
The Twin-City™ is a class-A ABY switcher with Drag Control that delivers your guitar tone without introducing harsh sounding artifacts. Ground isolated to eliminate hum and buzz from gournd loops.MIX-BLENDER
The Mix-Blender™ is a multi-function pedal that lets you mix two instruments or effects together and then send the combined signal through a mixer-style effects loop for processing.Cabbone
The Cabbone™ lets you switch between two speaker cabinets using a single amplifier head. You will not believe how changing the cabinet can affect your tone!BigShot ABY
The Radial BigShot ABY™ is a compact ABY switcher that enables you to either switch between two amplifiers or combine the signal when you want both amps to play at the same time.BigShot EFX
The BigShot EFX™ is a true-bypass effects loop switcher that lets you set up two separate effects loops and insert them into your pedal chain at will.BigShot IO
The Radial BigShot i/o™ is an easy to use instrument selector that lets you quickly transition between any two instruments and send out the output signal to your amp.BigShot SW2
The BigShot SW2™ is a two channel universal remote control that can be used to replace the two amplifier foot switches and combine their main functions with a single pedal.PZ-Select
The Tonebone PZ-Select™ is a unique pedal designed to work with today's new breed of electric guitars and basses that employ both magnetic and piezo pickups.Twinline
The Radial Twinline™ is a unique device that enables a guitarist to share effects pedals between two amps when using the amplifiers' built-in (rear-panel) effects loops.Headlight
The Headlight™ is a unity gain guitar amp selector designed to easily integrate on a pedalboard and allow the artist to seamlessly switch between as many as four amps using a single footswitch.BigShot MIX
The BigShot MIX is an innovative pedal that lets you blend the original sound of your instrument with your effects pedals just like a studio mixer.
- PREAMPS & BUFFERSPZ-Pre
The PZ-Pre™ is a power-packed preamp that lets you switch between two acoustic instruments and feed the PA with a built-in Radial direct box. Piezo optimized for orchestral instruments.PZ-Deluxe™
The PZ-Deluxe™ is a studio quality instrument preamp that jam-packs a full array of features into a compact pedal for live stage use. Ideal for all acoustic instruments.Bassbone OD
The Bassbone OD™ is a bass preamp with two instrument input channels, each of which is fully equipped with a level control, super powerful passive-interactive EQ and a low frequency filter to help eliminate resonance.PZ-Select
The Tonebone PZ-Select™ is a unique pedal designed to work with today's new breed of electric guitars and basses that employ both magnetic and piezo pickups.Dragster
The Dragster™ is a super-compact load correction device that lets you adjust the load on your electric guitar pickup to make your instrument sound natural in the PA or when recording.Bassbone V2
The Bassbone V2™ is a power-packed bass preamp that combines on-stage efficiency, amazing tonal control and superb audio performance in a compact box. This makes it the ideal front end for both live and studio recording.ELEVATOR
The Elevator™ is a unique class-A multi-level power booster and buffer that provides the guitarist with a degree of customization to better match their playing style.BigShot PB1
The BigShot PB1™ is an ultra clean 100% discrete class-A power booster with Drag Control load correction and switchable mid-range boost. Likely the best power booster ever made.Stagebug SB-15
The Radial Stage Bug SB-15™ High Performance Signal Buffer lets you drive guitar pedals without added noise and also powers 15V Tonebone pedals.SHOTGUN
The Shotgun™ is a compact guitar-level signal buffer designed to drive up to four amplifiers simultaneously and fit nicely on any pedalboard.MIX-BLENDER
The Mix-Blender™ is a multi-function pedal that lets you mix two instruments or effects together and then send the combined signal through a mixer-style effects loop for processing.BUMPER
The Bumper™ is a unity gain instrument selector that lets you connect up to four instruments and progressively advance through each input using a sequential footswitch.Switchbone V2
The Switchbone V2™ may well be the ultimate ABY/C guitar amp switcher. This device lets you switch and combine up to three guitar amplifiers without introducing distortion, switching noise or hum into the signal path.JDX Direct-Drive
The Radial™ JDX Direct-Drive is a unique and powerful device that emulates the sound of a guitar amplifier while doubling as a direct box
Will my tube amp blow up if it is not connected to a speaker?
Although unlikely, it is possible. If the amp head does not have a load, the transformer can heat up which in turn could cause the insulation in the transformer to breakdown. The load resistor inside the Headbone is used to protect the tube amp from this occurrence.
Why can't I use a regular ABY box to switch heads?
When switching high power amplifiers, you have to be safe. Switching heads without properly managing the load can result in damaging your amp. The Headbone combines opto-couplers, relays and resisters to do the switching and sequences the process with a computer chip.
When using the Headbone, can I use my digital delay on the effects loop in my amplifier?
You can, but you have to be careful. If you allow your delay to continuously echo for a long period after your amp is no longer connected to the speaker, the load resister inside the Headbone may heat up and fail. Without a load it could possibly cause damage to your amp. As we have no control over this situation, we cannot recommend this without disclosing the risk.
Can I use the Headbone like an AB box?
It certainly could be done, but you may encounter ground loop problems as the Headbone is not set-up for this function. Either the Switchbone or Twin City would be a better choice.
Can I use the Headbone with a MIDI foot controller?
Yes. Most MIDI switchers are equipped with a contact closure output jack. This would be connected to the Headbone's Slingshot input remote control.
If I do not want to use the Slingshot remote, how far from the amps and speaker can I be?
Try to keep your cables under 6 meters (20') in length. This will minimize the loss in the speaker cables and reduce noise caused by electromagnetic fields penetrating your guitar cables.
Can I use a 16V power supply with my Headbone?
Yes. The internal voltage regulator will dissipate the extra voltage into heat. Using a higher voltage supply will ultimately reduce the regulator's lifespan by a small amount. Make sure you properly match the polarity as this could cause the regulator to blow up.
Are there any multi-pedal power supply bricks made for Tonebones?
Yes; The Cioks DC10 and AC10 both have 15V outlets for Tonebone pedals.
I have a 200W amp. Can I still use the Headbone?
Yes, but you have to be careful. The impedance of your amp will actually determine the current capacity that can drive through the Headbone. See the Headbone manual for details.
With a Headbone, can I use different pedals on each amp?
Yes. Simply connect your guitar to the Headbone and then insert the effects pedals between the Headphone's guitar level outputs and your heads.
Can I use a speaker attenuator or load box with the Headbones?
Yes. It will act just like a speaker.
With a Headbone, can I play both heads at the same time?
No. The Headbone only lets you select and use one head at a time.
The Headbone only has one speaker output. How do I connect a stack?
Most speaker cabinets are equipped with parallel jacks. Therefore you would connect the Headbone to your first cabinet and from there, feed the signal to the second. You can also make up a combiner box that does the same. We do not recommend making a Y-cable as getting good quality heavy gauge speaker cables into the ¼" barrel will be almost impossible.
Can I run the output of a Headbone into the input of the Cabbone?
Yes. You can connect the output of the Headbone into the Cabbone and mix and match two heads with two speaker cabinets. This setup is awesome!
Is there a pause or break when switching channels?
Yes - the Headbone will mute for a very short period - approximately 20 milliseconds - as it disconnects one head and then reconnects the other.
I have a tube amp head and a digital modeling amp head. Which Headbone should I use to use one cab?
The Headbone TS is the one you need. The digital head is basically solid state.
Can I use the Headbone as a 'load box' with a tube amp?
No. The Headbone is NOT a load box.
Is there anything that can be done about the 20ms delay in switching on the head bone?
No. The delay is required to ensure the two heads are completely disconnected from the loudspeaker in order to prevent damage.
How do I choose the right model of Headbone for my amplifiers?
It is the output stage of the amplifier that designates which model of Headbone to choose. For instance, even if there is a tube employed in the pre-amp stage on the amplifiers, if the output stage is solid state (transistor based) of both amps you will need a Headbone SS. If you are using one amp with a tube output stage on one amp and a solid state output on the other amp, then you would need the Headbone TS. If both amplifiers have a tube output stage then the Headbone VT is the right choice.
Do I need to concern myself with the impedance of the load resistor when connected to the standby amp?
No. The load resistor is merely bleeding off excess residual power when the amp is on standby.
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