We see you've found the Newbie subforum! 0000006290 00000 n On the day the Tone Hammer 700 arrived at my house, I was booked to play a 1,000-capacity club here in Southern California.

0000006954 00000 n I simply used the Master Volume to compensate for volume discrepencies between settings. Boosting the lower-end of the mids made the notes explode and a little went a long way! The Tone Hammer is rated at 350 watts and the DB 410 is a 4×10 cabinet that’s rated at 700 watts so I knew I could really open the amp up and put it to the test. The Tone Hammer is a one of the more recent additions to Aguilar’s line of excellent products. The unit must be shipped to us freight prepaid. My first impression was how distinct the sound of the Tone Hammer is. Based on the respected OBP-3 preamp, the Tone Hammer ® features fully sweepable midrange frequencies in addition to bass and treble controls. The nice thing is that it’s subtle until about the half-way point, then the dirt gradually becomes more obvious across the range of the control. Plug in your instrument, the TONE HAMMER, and your amplifier. With MASTER volume down, bring the GAIN control to 12 o’clock. Even with a bass that has a single, rear-mounted humbucker, I was able to get about any sound I could think of and I barely touched the bass’s tone controls! 245 0 obj << /Linearized 1 /O 248 /H [ 1404 401 ] /L 175297 /E 115815 /N 4 /T 170278 >> endobj xref 245 28 0000000016 00000 n Is it too scooped in the mids? For specs and more info, go to aguilaramp.com, Your email address will not be published. The sweepable midrange is where the most flexibility lies. %%EOF Turn onstage bass amp down to a fairly quiet level. Publisher V.I.E., LLC. Cutting the higher end of the mids I could easily find the perfect scoop, from Marcus-style slap tones to rock and metal bite. The Clip indicator lights up when the input level is too high but with the Gain and Drive at higher settings, that was a good thing. 0000003587 00000 n Want to move serious air? With the Drive control in the off position, the amp is super-clean; as you turn it up the Drive and Gain control become inter-dependent, feeding off of each other and creating more flavors of distortion. The AGS circuit, on a separate footswitch, with it’s own LED indicator, is the secret weapon of this box. 199 0 obj <>stream With the Tone Hammer, because it has extensive EQ, and tons of gain, you can send a strong DI signal to the PA, with lots of reserve. He is also the first-call session guitarist for Sweetwater Studios.
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