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Eden WTDI Direct Box/Preamp

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by esa372, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. esa372

    esa372 Supporting Member

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    Are there any TBers who've tried one out yet?

    I'd love to hear some reviews.


    ~esa

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  2. Matt Dean

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    It looks a little like a WT405.
  3. vin*tone

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    HOly cr@p. Innovation from Eden!

    DI with compression + EQ. I want.

    .... but does that say "guitar amplifier"?
  4. duderasta

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    my guess is it says
    Bass
    Pre

    behind the mids knob

    eden forums say MSRP: $224.99
  5. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member

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    Nifty... If its quality is up to par, then that will probably be a serious player in the pedal-preamp market.
  6. cybersnyder

    cybersnyder Always groove.... Gold Supporting Member

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    Ok, that's really sweet. If the price is right, it goes on the short list.

    EDIT: MSRP is $224.95. Couldn't find any availability date though.
  7. p5string

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    It's not supposed to be released until October
  8. cybersnyder

    cybersnyder Always groove.... Gold Supporting Member

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    Based on the size of the footswitch relative to the rest of the enclosure, it looks like it's going to be smaller than you think.
  9. cheapbasslovin

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    I think it looks M-80 sized. It looks pretty damn useful too.
  10. esa372

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    According the the manual, the box is 115mm wide, which is about 4.5 inches.

    Man, I really want to hear this thing. (GAS alert!)


    ~esa
  11. chicago_mike

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    Useful in front of my soudcard. Might have to check this out.

    I'd like to see a comparison(sp ??) of this, the joe meek, the mxr , aguilar and other pre/di units.
  12. cybersnyder

    cybersnyder Always groove.... Gold Supporting Member

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    Just lost interest. Uses 12V power supply which is included.
  13. kerrycares

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    does it have a tube in it?
  14. cybersnyder

    cybersnyder Always groove.... Gold Supporting Member

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    I don't think so. There doesn't look like enough room for a tube.
  15. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member

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    Agreed--if anything it would have to be one of those subminiature tubes, considering all the pots and switches and jacks taking up room inside that thing.
  16. cybersnyder

    cybersnyder Always groove.... Gold Supporting Member

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    I just wonder if it has the "golden ear" chip. I think that's what it's called. Also, I think you can use the Line 6 12V setting on the pedal power 2 to power this, so I may be interested after all.
  17. Matt Dean

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    I suspect not... I would think that if this had the "golden ear chip," Eden would be hyping it in their marketing material.
  18. cybersnyder

    cybersnyder Always groove.... Gold Supporting Member

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    I concur with that thinking.
  19. Matt Dean

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    Here's the marketing hype for the WTX-264:

    "The pre-amplifier section of the WTX-264 is based on the Golden Ear chip for amazing warmth and musicality. This is the same chip used in ultra-high-end recording consoles and is more expensive – and more musical – than the chips used by other manufacturers."
  20. Phatbottom

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    This looks like a preamp i can get behind.

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