So you’ve been noticing a lot of hype surrounding the guitar FX gurus TC Electronic, and in particular their TonePrint enabled products. ‘What the hell is TonePrint’ I hear you ask ‘Is it like leopard print’ you foolishly add ‘Is it a printer only capable of producing A4 portraits of Tony Blair’………..and so on.
No, it’s none of the above, not even close! What TonePrint is will make you rethink what it means to be a guitar effects pedal and more likely than not make you ditch your collection of single and multi effects units in favour of a TC Electronic TonePrint enabled one!
TonePrint technology lets you upload FX presets onto your favourite pedal, presets that were created by some of the most legendary guitarists in the business. Legends like: Steve Morse of Deep Purple fame, Doug Aldrich from Whitesnake, Guns ‘n’ Roses guitarist Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal, Jon Petrucci of Dream Theater, Joe Perry from Aerosmith…….
The list goes on and it doesn’t show any sign of slowing with not only artists but now also music retailers getting involved with creating and sharing unique presets available to download for FREE!
Getting these TonePrint’s onto you TC Electronic guitar effects pedal couldn’t be simpler, download your preset onto either a PC or Mac, hook up your pedal via its USB connection, double click the preset on your computer and voila, you have a brand new unique preset on your effects pedal!
Not near a computer? Fear not! You can now download the latest TonePrint iPhone/Android app. “But how the heck would that work?” you anxiously bark, well this is the really cool part: download the free app, hook up to your chosen pedal and select ‘TonePrint’, choose your preset, then simply hold the your close to your guitars pickup and BOOM, you have just beamed that preset straight into your pedal via bluetooth!
Not convinced? Well you soon will be when you see the list of TonePrint enabled TC Electronic pedals:
· The Dreamscape
· Flashback Delay
· Corona Chorus
· Vortex Flanger
· Hall Of Fame Reverb
· Shaker Vibrato
TonePrint technology has also been included on TC Electronic’s latest bass combo amplifier, the mighty BG250!
So what are you waiting for, a world of professional FX presets from some of the most respected guitarists in the business is out there, ready to be uploaded onto a TonePrint enabled TC Electronic product!
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