Danish effect manufacturer T-Rex Effects, in partnership with Guitar Center’s Director of Merchandise, Barry Mitchell, announce the new co-developed Magnus boutique tone board available exclusively at Guitar Center stores, Guitar Center online www.guitarcenter.com and Musicians Friend online www.musiciansfriend.com. This new pedal will be available for purchase on July 26th, 2013.
Magnus represents a completely new format for the discerning pedal enthusiast who doesn't want to sacrifice portability for flexibility, and most importantly will not settle for sterile, uninspired tone. Magnus is a collection of five custom designed boutique effect boxes combined in a sleek, intuitive tone board. Classic T-Rex Overdrive, Distortion, Delay, Reverb, and Boost effects are combined with a built in tuner and other features including two modes of operation: Live and Preset. In Live mode, Magnus lets you switch individual effects on and off and adjust them while you play, as if they were separate Boutique pedals. In Preset mode, you can program up to 10 preset combinations of Magnus' five effects, and then quickly call up entire sonic realms on the fly by clicking a single footswitch, without switching individual pedals on/off. Street Price: $399.99
The new Magnus pedal is featured in the Guitar Center August 2013 buyers guide and Musicians Friend August 2013 catalog.
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Based in Vejle, Denmark, T-Rex Engineering makes classic and signature effect pedals for the world’s best musicians. Our approach blends hi-tech innovation with old-world craftsmanship – always in the service of killer tone.
T-Rex Effects are distributed in the USA by Musiquip, a marketing and distribution company dedicated to delivering products, services, and support to the MI and Pro Audio industries in the United States. In addition to T-Rex, Musiquip is the exclusive U.S. distributor of Tanglewood Guitar Company UK, AER amplifiers, Ashdown Engineering, Hayden amplifiers, Crush Drums & Percussion, Proel audio products, and Hiscox cases.
Guitar Center is the world’s largest retailer of guitars, amplifiers, effects pedals, drums, keyboards, recording, live sound, DJ and lighting equipment. Their retail store subsidiary presently operates 249 Guitar Center stores across the U.S. They are also the largest direct response retailer of musical instruments in the United States through their wholly owned subsidiary, Musician's Friend, Inc., and its catalog and website, www.musiciansfriend.com. In addition, their Music & Arts division operates more than 100 stores specializing in band instruments for sale and rental, serving teachers, band directors, college professors and students. More information on Guitar Center can be found by visiting the company's website at www.guitarcenter.com.
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