The Black Eye clean boost is a Mosfet based booster. It is very transparent but will add some pleasing sparkle and strength to your tone. The Black Eye is capable of boosting your signal by almost 30db as well as acting as a cut control. The gain is set by an internal trimmer, if you own a low-output guitar you may be able to squeeze out even more boost. The external level control boosts the signal above noon and cuts the signal below noon. Simple.

In case you are not familiar with clean boosts: This device does not create distortion on its own. It can be used to drive your amp (or other pedals) into singing overdrive or boost your clean sound unaltered.

Measures

4.37″ X 2.37″ X 1.07″

Controls

Boost/Cut: External
Gain: Internal Trimmer

Power

9v Battery or any standard 9 volt DC power supply with a negative center 2.1mm barrel.

Starting with the Ultimate Speaker Demo, an ever-increasing number of the GearTunes audio  clips are being tracked using the Radial JCR Reamp. The Reamp was invented by my good friend and colleague John Cuniberti who engineered/co-produced many of Joe Satriani's most infamous recordings.

For GearTunes, reamping allows me to record a track where the guitar "hears" the amp in the room, but initially only the guitar or guitar and effects signal is recorded. This allows me to spend additional time perfecting amp tones and mic placement once I have the performance I'm looking for. One of the byproducts of this process is the creation of GearTunes DI Clips which enable you to play select guitars and effects through your amp by using your mobile device or computer as a reamp device.

For GearTunes DI Clips - and Gear Tune DI Clips ONLY (always found under the DI clips tab for gear that has one), you can play our guitar and effects through your amp. Simply use an unbalanced cable that terminates with an 1/8th inch jack on one end and a 1/4 inch jack on the other. Connect the 1/8th jack to the output of your mobile device or computer and the 1/4 inch jack into the front of your amp. Start off with your amp volume at zero and your mobile device (or computer) volume all the way up to ensure you hit the front end of the amp with enough signal, and then gradually increase the volume of the clean channel on your amp until you reach a level that is not capable of causing damage to your ears or equipment. GearTunes accepts no liability for the use, abuse or misuse of these clips, and playing them into your amp is done exclusively at your own risk.

I am tremendously excited about being able to share GearTunes DI Clips with you as you journey on your quest to find right gear for the music you play! Cheers ~ Doug:)

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