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Whats up with tech 21 rack mounts?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by wolfkeller, May 23, 2017.

  1. wolfkeller

    wolfkeller Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2013
    I've noticed that several outlets nolonger list the RBI, RPM or VTRM? Are they on the way out???
  2. kringle77

    kringle77 Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2004
    Massena NY
    Tech 21 said that they don't sell as well as pedals. Its too bad because, I've owned all versions of the pedals and rackmount. The rack versions always sound better. More headroom. I think alo t of younger players who have come up with pedals, amp simulations and class d may not be as discerning about such things time and feel. Its not their fault, just what they are accustomed to.
  3. I disagree. I think their Oxford is by far the best sounding thing they ever made(I've also owned the PSA-1 and many of their pedals). I think it also has to do with portability. Rack gear sounds great, but pedals keep sounding better and better.

    (as an aside, I think the Geddy pre sounds nice as well)
  4. Tech 21 is the sh*t. BDDI, VT Bass RM & VTB-500 user here ;)

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