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Radial announces the Texas-Pro is now shipping

Discussion in 'News & PR' started by TalkBass, Mar 6, 2017.

  1. TalkBass

    TalkBass News Poster

    Mar 12, 2004
    Vancouver, BC - Radial Engineering Ltd. is pleased to introduce the Texas-Pro™, a powerful overdrive combined with a clean booster circuit, is now shipping.

    The Texas-Pro provides plenty of power and versatility in a compact pedalboard-friendly enclosure. Beginning with Radial's unique Class-A buffering circuit, the Texas-Pro retains the natural feel and responsiveness of the guitar, while also allowing it to drive multiple pedals and longer cable runs with ease. The Overdrive section is capable of a wide range of tonal variations, with individual controls for Drive, output Level, and Tone, so you can dial in the settings that best match your guitar and amp. A three-position Range switch allows you to select the style of overdrive, from warm vintage tones, to a modern rock style or aggressive over-the-top saturation.

    The overdrive is complemented by a separate Boost circuit capable of adding +22dB of clean gain, allowing you to push the front end of your amp harder or let your solos cut through. A built-in effects loop allows you to connect a series of pedals that are brought into the signal chain when you engage the Boost circuit. This allows you to simultaneously activate the booster and a delay or chorus pedal, giving you a more streamlined and professional transition for soloing.

    The Texas-Pro is built in Canada with heavy-duty 14-gauge steel construction to handle years of abuse on the road. A compact 4¼"x4"x2⅛" chassis fits on any pedalboard and it is powered from a standard 9V supply like those found on many multi-pedal power bricks.

    MAP: $169.99 USD
    More information: Texas-Pro™ Overdrive and Boost Pedal

  2. Plucky The Bassist

    Plucky The Bassist ZOMG! I'm back from the dead! Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2010
    Houston, TX
    Looked it up on their website too...this is a guitar pedal? Seems a little out of place here, but sounds like a cool product.
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  3. gregmon79

    gregmon79 I did it for the muff... Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2012
    Chicago IL
    Also, is this really a "bass thing". Seems more like it's focused for guitar...
  4. Sunset Shalom

    Sunset Shalom

    May 9, 2016
    A lot of stuff that works good on guitar works great on bass, and vice versa. Not everything clearly but a fair amount of stuff.

    So I don't think it is too out of place honestly.
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  5. gregmon79

    gregmon79 I did it for the muff... Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2012
    Chicago IL
    Oh I know. But they most times at least have an EQ on them. I guess if TB is ad'ing it, it probably is ok for bass. I'm not trying to be one of those guys. Really. I use things that aren't designated for bass and I love them. I know what you mean. I just thought it was odd they advertised it as a new pedal when it actually wasn't bass specific.
  6. Sunset Shalom

    Sunset Shalom

    May 9, 2016
    I see why someone would find it off, but I don't think it's anymore odd then recommending a bass pedal for guitar or vice versa which is common around here.

    Also not as many companies are bass exclusive these days so new gear posts would be more limited if they were strictly bass only gear.

    It would make more sense if they at least had a bass demo to post but maybe someone here will get one to test out and demo.
  7. gregmon79

    gregmon79 I did it for the muff... Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2012
    Chicago IL
    Well, this is TalkBASS after all.....;)
  8. dinoadventures

    dinoadventures Feets don't fail me now!

    Jul 10, 2015
    Dallas, TX
    What does this have to do with Texas?

    I do not understand Canadian jokes.
  9. Sunset Shalom

    Sunset Shalom

    May 9, 2016
    Southern rock tones I would assume. They have a brit pedal and a classic so a southern one seems logical to me.