New Gear : September 2010 - BassPlayer.com

New Gear : September 2010

DigiTech BP90 Bass Multi-Effect Pedal, Pro Co '85 Whiteface Rat, Electro-Harmonix Headphone Amp, DMP Pedals Bumble Bass Overdrive
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DigiTech BP90 Bass Multi-Effect Pedal

With 27 effects and 21 amp, cabinet, and stompbox models, the BP90 features an expression pedal, a built-in tuner, and stereo outputs.

Price $139
Contact www.digitech.com

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Pro Co Limited Edition Reissue ’85 Whiteface Rat

Pro Co has reissued its classic distortion pedal, which has become something of a coveted vintage stompbox. Get nasty!

Price $199
Contact www.procosound.com

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DMB Pedals Bumble Bass Overdrive

Tuned specifically for bass frequencies, the Bumble Bass Overdrive is one distortion box that’ll get you noticed!

Price $195
Contact www.dbmpedals.com

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Electro-Harmonix Headphone Amp

Take it on the road—or in the road—with this battery-powered headphone amp (headphones not included).

Price $45
Contact www.ehx.com

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