Ashdown Engineering Releases New Tone Pocket Headphone Preamp

The Tone Pocket is the answer to all of your practice needs
By BP Staff ,

Weighing a small 272 grams (0.5lbs), The Tone Pocket is our most compact pre-amplifier to date and is designed for practice, home studio and stage applications – with practical features including a 3 band EQ, line input (to connect to your smart phone or music player) and a headphone output.

From the top, the Tone Pocket is the answer to all of your practice needs. Connect your music device via the line-in, plug in your bass and monitor through your headphones with a sound specially optimised for bass guitar. The Tone Pocket enhances the sound of your music delivered via your smart phone, offering more power with increased clarity and tone.

The simple yet powerful rotary 3-band EQ controls the Bass, Mids & Highs, offering +/- 15dB on each band. 

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The well-equipped rear panel of the Tone Pocket features a USB recording output for use with your favourite DAW, recorded with the truest digital conversion. When active, the USB socket also doubles as a charger for desktop use, keeping the unit charged via USB 5.1v - 2.1A.

The Tone Pocket is powered by a rechargeable 9v battery (which can be changed if required), providing approx. 8 hours playing time. The unit also comes supplied with its own 10v DC power supply (centre pin negative) for mains charging, as well as a 12v in car power supply for use with a 12v car socket (centre pin positive).

The Tone Pocket ‘s balanced line output (on the rear of the unit) of the allows for connection to an amplifier or PA system.

Measuring in at 26mm (H) 108mm (W) and 95mm (D), The Tone Pocket fits perfectly in your back pocket, in your gig-bag or sat on your desktop. The Tone Pocket is constructed with a light weight black anodised alloy, ensuring durability and offering sleek looks with diamond polished detailing.

What’s inside the box:

- 1 x Tone Pocket in soft case

- 1 x USB to USB cable

- 1 x Headphone 1/4” adaptor

- 1 x 10v power supply

- 1 x 12v in-car charger

- 1 x Pack of 4 self-adhesive rubber feet

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