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Rocktron Widowmaker Rackmount Guitar Preamp

Designed by LA Custom, the Rocktron Widowmaker delivers over-the-top metal gain as well as shimmering, crystal-clear cleans via its two switchable channels. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Rocktron Widowmaker Rackmount Guitar

Rocktron's history of creating great guitar preamps continues with the introduction of the Widowmaker. This high gain monster offers intense distortion and powerful tone and features a new design from LA Custom.

With over-the-top metal gain, Rocktron's intended user for the Widowmaker is the modern metal guitarist, and those who rock on the very heavy side. The Widowmaker is an outstanding choice for a two channel analog preamp. This single rack space molten gain producing machine delivers the goods when it comes to high gain shred tone.

Controls include Level, Bass, MID, Treble and Gain in the HIGH GAIN channel, and Level, Bass, Mid and Treble for the CLEAN channel, while providing a wide range of tonal possibilities. At Rocktron, they know the importance of incredible high gain, especially for the metal and rock players. The Widowmaker delivers and has been designed to give you the goods in the gain department!

This preamp not only delivers on the gain front, but you will be thrilled with the great clean tones available when using the Widowmaker. Shimmering, glassy, crystal-like tone is possible in the clean mode.

The Front Panel of the Widowmaker Guitar Preamp is where you find the On and Off switch, and a Power LED indicates when the preamp is "on." A standard 1/4" mono jack provides an input to the Widowmaker from a guitar or other effect.

The Back Panel of the Widowmaker is where you find the footswitch jack that accepts a 1/4" mono cable and connects to a single-function latching footswitch for channel switching functions. A standard 1/4" Output jack provides the output of the Widowmaker, which can be fed to an amplifier or other effects.

Features:

- Controls include Level, Bass, MID, Treble and Gain in the HIGH GAIN channel, and Level, Bass, Mid and Treble for the CLEAN channel
- In the HIGH GAIN Channel, the Level control determines the output level independent of the Clean Channel
- The Bass control is used to determine the amount of low frequency information present in the High Gain channel, and is adjustable to + -15dB
- The MID control in the High Gain channel is used to determine the amount of high frequency cut. Up to 30dB of mid-range cut may be applied
- The Treble control is used to determine the amount of high frequency information present in the High Gain channel, and is adjustable up to + -15dB
- The Widowmaker CLEAN Channel also offers Level, Bass, MID and Treble controls for clean tones

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- Input Impedance: 1M Ohms
- Output Impedance: <100 Ohms
- Input: 1/4" mono unbalanced (front)
- Output: 1/4" mono unbalanced (back)
- Foot Switch Jack: 1/4" mono latching on/off type switch (VFS1 opt foot switch available)
- Power Requirements: 9VAC 1.5amps 2.5mm barrel
- Dimensions: 19 x 1.75 x 4"
- Weight: 4.9lbs
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 6 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 22 x 9 x 4 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 001-1901
Rocktron Warranty ´╗┐Rocktron offers a one year warranty on parts and workmanship from date of purchase. Where applicable, tubes are not covered under this warranty.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 800-388-4447
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Great sound, heavy distortion available."
Overall: Hard to find heavy distortion like this deck has. Only complaint is the lack of features for this price range. Only two connections on the back, output and footswitch. But it is simple and easy to use. Has great sound!
Style of Music: Rock, blues
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