Review the range of Radial Tonebone Guitar Pedals in the product grid and list below. Radial Engineering is based in Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada. Radial’s audio products have are used by many of music’s biggest acts including Rush, U2, Bruce Springsteen, AC/DC, Billy Joel, Paul McCartney, among many others. With a longstanding reputation for bringing reliable products to the market, the Radial brand can be seen on stages and in studios world-wide, including the Tonebone guitar effect pedals range. Starting in 1992, Radial now employs approximately 100 employees and boasts in-house research and development, engineering and production departments.
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Tonebone Pedals : Guitar Effects Explained
A guitar effect pedal or stomp box is an electronic or digital device that alters the sound generated by the strings and output from the guitar pick ups. The signal entering the effect pedal, or a string of effect pedals on a guitar players pedal board, is modified by the effect, or effects, and then output to a guitar amplifier, where it may be modified further by the eq section and on board effects. The final, processed signal arriving at the speakers to be heard as a sound. This signal chain is what defines a guitar players overall tone.
Common guitar effect pedals include:
- Distortion – this type of guitar effect modifies the input signal to replicate hard driven valve guitar amplifier. There are many variations on this including fuzz guitar pedals, overdrive guitar pedals, distortion guitar pedals, blues guitar pedals, crunch guitar pedals and heavy metal guitar pedals.
- Dynamic – this type of effect modifies the signal but does to shape or modify it. They are used to clean up the signal, boost the pickups or to improve the tone. Review these guitar pickup booster pedal, guitar pre-amp pedal, guitar noise gate pedals, guitar compressor pedals, guitar volume pedals and guitar limiter pedals.
- Filter – these effect shape and modify the frequency of the input guitar signal to create new sounds and include guitar wah pedals and guitar graphic equaliser pedals,.
- Modulation – these effects are the most popular and modulate the input signal to create new interesting sounds and include guitar chorus pedals, guitar flanger pedal, guitar phaser pedal, guitar vibe pedal, guitar tremolo pedal, guitar modulation pedal and guitar vibrato pedal.
- Pitch – these effects modify the input signal by changing the pitch of the note, for example an octaver may add an extra note one octave higher, one lower or even both. Choose a guitar octaver pedal.
- Specialist – these are unique effects that create a new and interesting sound including guitar bit crusher pedal, guitar rotary speaker pedal,
- Time and Echo – these effects add reflections of the input signal to thicken the sound and also to add unique echo effects. Choose from guitar digital delay pedal, guitar analog delay pedal, guitar reverb pedal, guitar tape echo pedal,
- Others – there are other unique pedals used for a specific use like acoustic guitar pedals, guitar multi-effects pedal, guitar looper pedal, guitar tuner pedals, amp simulator pedals and aby switch pedals
Most modern effects use solid-state electronics eg computer chips however some old and vintage effects use mechanical components like spring reverb and vacuum tubes. Guitar effect pedals can be either small metal box pedals that are used on the floor eg “stompboxes” or a full rack mounted electronic effects units. Guitar Effect Pedals are typically controlled by a footswitch, either on the pedal, or as a seperate unit on the floor. Guitarists have used effects for many years to modify the sound from the guitar and to create new and exciting sounds for use on new recordings. There are many makes of guitar pedal on the market, from mass produced, cheap guitar pedals, to expensive custom made pedals that are hand made and used by famous guitar players. Guitar pedals are typically used on stage fitted to a guitar pedal board where the guitarist can switch on and off various effects during a live performance to replica the original recording.