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New from Radial Engineering is the BigShot ABY, a guitar amplifier selector that lets the player transition between two guitar amplifiers on stage for tonal range.
The Radial BigShot ABY is extremely compact yet built with 14-gauge steel to handle the most abusive environments while providing added stability on the floor and reduce sliding. Two footswitches are prominent on the stepped top surface: the first is labeled 'toggle' to select between the two amps for typical A-B switching and the second is labeled 'both' to activate both amps at the same time.
The BigShot ABY is equipped with four 1/4" jacks: the input that connects the guitar; a tuner output that can drive a tuner, and two outputs labeled A and B. Output B is equipped with a switchable isolation transformer that eliminates hum & buzz caused by ground loops. Also, once engaged, the polarity reverse switch becomes active allowing the player to line up the two amps in phase. A ground lift is also provided to further reduce hum and buzz problems. The BigShot ABY is 100% passive for true bypass performance.
Suggested retail price is $75 USD.
For more information, visit their web site at www.radialeng.com