Tech 21’s Formula 21 tube bass preamp is housed in a mahogany cabinet with a cherry finish. It uses four 12AX7 tubes, and controls include three-band EQ, Presence, Drive, Character and a Bright switch. There is a 1-meg input, 1/4″ output, and switchable XLR output.
Tech 21 deluxe Blonde pedal uses a combination of analog signal path and digital recall. Dual inputs allow two instruments to be used simultaneously,
and it has six program locations, four footswitch actuators, and controls for Drive, Character, Low, Mid, High, and Level. It can be used as a preamp or stompbox, or direct into a mixing console. There’s a 1/4″ instrument-level input, 1/4″ and XLR outputs with selectable levels, and an effects loop. Learn more at tech21nyc.com.