Tonebone Smart Sheet DRAGSTER™ by Nathanykes


									      D R AG S T ER™                                            LOAD CORRECTION                                                                               Tonebone Smar t S h e e t

                                                                                    The Dragster is a load correction device designed to restore the full, rich tone you lose when you
                                                                                 plug your guitar into a buffered input such as a wireless system. Dragster makes passive pickups
                                                                                 “think” (and sound like) they’re connected directly to an amplifier by simulating the impedance of an
                                                                                 amplifier by allowing you to adjust the load on the pickup.
                                                                                    Guitar amplifiers are typically high impedance inputs and pickups sound their best when connected
                                                                                 to an amp. Buffered inputs are typically low impedance and pickups can sound “thin, weak and brittle”
                                                                                 when connected directly to them. Examples of buffered inputs are wireless transmitters, digital
                                                                                 effects, mixers, sound cards and recorders. Dragster is inserted between the guitar and the buffered
                                                                                 input. The thumb wheel lets you dial-in the perfect impedance for the most natural sound. Result?
                                                                                 Your guitar tone regains it’s warmth – it feels ‘right’ again and your performance sounds great!
                                                                                   Dragster is a compact, passive device featuring 1/4” connectors, lightweight aluminum
                                                                                 construction and a single ‘thumb wheel’ control. The Dragster may be sewn onto a guitar strap for
                                                                                 use with a wireless transmitter, or be hidden away on a pedalboard.

Features                                                                                                                                                                                                             1/4” input and output
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     jacks for easy hook-up.
  • Load correction for guitar pickups

  • Emulates the impedance of an amp                                                                                                                                                                                 Made in Canada for
  • Easy-to-use thumb wheel adjusts Drag™ control

  • Completely passive - no power required!                                                                                                                                                                          Aluminium construc-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     tion for lightest weight
  • Flanged bracket for strap or pedalboard attachment                                                                                                                                                               possible.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Dark blue finish to reduce
  • Use whenever a guitar is connected to a buffered input                                                                                                                                                           on-stage glare.

  • Eliminates ‘thin, brittle’ sound caused by buffers

  • Wireless transmitters, direct recording, digital effects

Cool Stuff                                                                                                                                                                                                           Thumb wheel adjusts the
                                                                                                                                     Actual Size
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     amount of Drag on your
  • Regain the natural relationship between guitar and amp                                                                                                                                                           guitar pickup.

  • Perfect to round out the tone of a wireless system

  • Compact design fits on guitar straps and pedalboards                                                                                                                                                              Mounting flange makes it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     easy to attach with Velcro
  • Rugged aluminum construction                                                                                                                                                                                     or screws. When used with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     a wireless, the Dragster is
Dimensions (W x D x H)                                                                                                                                                                                               attached to the guitar strap
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     along with the transmitter.
  • 2.5” x 2.12 x 1” (60mm x 53mm x 25mm)

                A Classic Guitar Tale                                              Wireless                                                                                       Direct Recording

   Player connects fine guitar to great-                                                                                                                                                                                    USB Interface
   sounding amplifier and experiences                                                                                      Transmitter
   tonal bliss. Time goes by and effect
   pedals and wireless systems get
   inserted between the guitar and amp.
   Player enjoys the new tones from the
   pedals but misses the pure tone of a
   direct connection to the amp. In order                                                           Dragster                                                                                       Dragster

   to get back that tone, some players
   swear off pedals and wireless entirely
   while others invest in “bypass”                                                  Mixing Consoles                                                                               Buffered Effects
   boxes. What these players are
   experiencing is an impedance miss-                                                                                                                                                                                      Multi Effect
   match between their passive guitar
   pickups and the buffered inputs
   found in many electronic products.
   Enter Dragster... tone is restored, the
   player gets his mojo back and there
   is a happy ending.
                                                                                             Dragster                                                                                              Dragster

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