Mooer Macro Power S8
A guitarist’s pedalboard is only as good as its power supply. It’s a truth that’s becoming more pertinent as pedals become more sophisticated, increasingly modded and of various sizes, shapes and voltages. So much so that Mooer, the renowned manufacturer of micro pedals, have produced a larger-scale power supply, titled the Macro Power S8. In line with the company’s slogan of “Small, Smart, Original,” this is a user-friendly and exceptionally versatile power source.
Line 6 Relay G10 Wireless Guitar System
Line 6 really changed the game with their Relay series of wireless systems. Working through a host of features, they now offer a solid range of units across their line. The latest G10 system goes cable and battery free, making it the simplest to use of the lot. Featuring a transmitter and receiver, the G10 only needs to be plugged in at the mains and a lead connected from the receiver to wherever you want to send it to and you’re essentially away. Minimal setup, small footprint and easy to store/pack; sounds like a winner.
Truetone 1 Spot Pro Power Supplies
Since its modest beginnings, Truetone has grown to become a pedal manufacturer recognised for nailing specific sounds – its unique line of products renowned for turning the tonal dreams of guitarists into sonic reality. Following suit is their 1 SPOT Pro Power Supply Series.
Digital Audio Labs Stompblox
With a contemporary fascination with guitar pedals, comes the need for somewhere to house those pedals. As the technology of pedal design progresses and new frontiers of tone are reached with every passing minute, the same level of innovation is being put into pedalboards. Now companies are exploring ways to make the vessel work for the player, experimenting with all sorts of materials, designs and configurations. Now you can find the pedalboard that’s right for you, or in the case of Stompblox, design the board that’s right for you. Let me explain.
Ernie Ball Acoustic Strings
Ernie Ball is king when it comes to the string game, and they offer a comprehensive range of different acoustic strings for different situations. For this review, we’ve tested four different sets against each other to find what each is suitable for.
Gator Pro-Go Series Guitar Bags
With their popular Pro-Go range, Gator is aiming to offer the protection of a hard case coupled with the ease and portability of a soft gig bag. At first, it almost seems too good to be true. So can guitarists and bassists have their cake and eat it too? Let’s take a look at the options and find out.
Carl Martin Pro Power V2 Power Supply
Pedal usage for guitarists seems to have boomed again over the last few years, and although there are some dedicated battery users out there the majority of players then need a power supply to handle their boards. Plus you have to factor in the multitude of voltages, requirements and the fact that a lot of pedals only run on mains power these days. The Carl Martin Pro Power V2 seems to offer a lot as a solution for your pedal power needs, let’s delve a little further.
Ernie Ball Polylock Strap
Guitar straps are quite a personal choice. Do you want something practical? Something flashy and personalised? Whatever your strap requirements, there’s one task it needs to perform above all else: stay on the guitar so you and your precious instrument aren’t separated from each other when you’d really rather be playing guitar than picking up the smashed shards of your instrument on the floor. The new Ernie Ball PolyLock strap is designed to stay secured to your instrument until you don’t want it to be, and it does so in a very clever way.