The BOSS TU-88 works as a micro monitor and tuner. Available in black or white, it has three tuning modes, chromatic, guitar and bass and a flat tuning function with ACCU-PITCH verification by audible beep. It also has a built-in headphone amp with speakers simulator (including pedals) a metronome with patterns and volume control and MIX IN for jamming with PMPs. Contact BOSS for pricing.
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Combine an amplifier, lamp and speakers and you get the Amplamp. You can adjust the volume, bass and spatial awareness on controls that are located around the two light bulbs. Plug in an iPod, MP3 player, CD player or any audio other devices with the 3.5mm and phono audio sockets. The lamp itself is independently controlled and prices start at £1200 (~$1264.00,) depending on the base and shade you select.
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Spruce up your home bar with the Mini Clear Sound System DT-SA101. With an output of 4W x 2 channels, the Wine Vat Digital Amplifier has an input sensitivity of 3000mV. Wine glass shaped speakers with 4 ohm impedance complete the set, with LED lighting to impress your neighbors. The amp measures 62 × 80 × 71.5mm, and weighs 200g, while each of the speakers is 62 × 130mm and weighs 145g. The system is available in Japan for ~¥26,250 (~$240.00.)
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Today Adobe launched its new Media Player for the masses. With the AMP you can stream and download from their partners, such as MTV or Comedy Central. You can customize it to your taste as long as there is an RSS feed and has Flash or MPEG-4. You can also track and download episodes automatically and manage your videos for watching at your leisure whether you are on or off line. Fortunately, everything you acquire on the Air-based software is free and/or ad supported. Download the AMP from their site and enjoy!
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Now you can be an iPod guitar hero(ine.) Feed the iGTR 4 AAA batteries (included,) then plug in your guitar and earbuds. Tweak it with reverb, add some ambiance, and dial up your amp and speed. Attach it to your pocket it or belt and let the tunes flow. With its aux input, you can also plug in your iPod and become a pseudo-solo rocker or hook up with someone else who has one and form your own duo. The iGTR comes with a belt clip for a MSRP of $100.00.
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JVC’s components would be a fine start to create a home entertainment system. The EX-A10 features their Hybrid Feedback Digital Amp, decodes Dolby Digital and DTS Surround for two-channel output, and 3D-Phonic Surround Sound. The DVD player is compatible with most audio and video discs and can decode DivX, JPEG, MP3, and WMA files. Included in the deal is a sleep timer, display dimmer, 99 program tracks, and electronic bass/treble control. Two-way birch wood cone/dome speakers are part of the package and you know it is premium stuff when it takes two remotes to work. All this can be yours for $1099.95.
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IK Multimedia has released its USB StompIO Box that you can operate without computer or keyboard and is compatible for both PC and Mac. The guitar amp and effects floor processor comes with software packages of AmpliTube 2, Jimi Hendrix, Metal, X-Gear, and Ampeg SVX. In all it features 26 amps, 11 mics, 51 stomps, 23 racks, and 33 cabinets worth of effects on 2 rigs. Hook it up to your axe and let the music begin for a price of $1,050.00.
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