Tag: Booster

  • Greg Fryer Brian May Signature Treble Booster Touring

    What is it? Greg Fryer Brian May Signature Treble Booster Touring. Monster named unit that’s made most likely in th UK around 2010. Don’t know where to begin. Got one of these in a trade and figured that i needed to have one, just to know what it’s all about. Sometimes i tend to look […]

  • EHX The Mole Nano

    What is it? Electro-Harmonix The Mole Bass Booster from Nano series. Made in NYC in 2013. As the one transistor, simple boosters in the EHX family go, here we have the “Bass Booster”. Circuit has pretty much the same topology as all the other simple boosters (LPB-1 and Screaming Bird). The component values are the […]

  • Ibanez BB9 Bottom Booster

    What is it? Ibanez BB9 Bottom Booster, from modern 9-series. Made in china around 2010 or so. There are only a few Ibanez designs that are more like meh. This is definitely not one of those. I had interest for this for some time, before i spotted one for reasonable price tag on one auction […]

  • EHX Nano LPB-1 Linear Power Booster

    What is it? Electro-Harmonix LPB-1 Linear Power Booster from EHX Nano series. Made in US in 00’s. I’ve been over this units grandfather before in the form of EGO Microphone Booster. In its heart it is still the same simple one-transistor-as-amplifier booster. The base topology remains, even there are a number of modern additions to […]

  • Korg TNB-1 Tone Booster

    What is it? Korg TNB-1 Tone Booster from Series 1. Made in japan in late 80’s. Korg hasn’t produced many guitar effects, but they are well known for their high quality synthesizers and other products. In fact, the Series 1 is just a rebranded Yamaha 01 series, both manufactured by KLM. Or the Yamaha series […]

  • Electro Harmonix Ego Microphone Booster

    Guess i haven’t been this deep into producing vintage pedal porn before… What is it? Electro Harmonix Ego Microphone Booster. Made in US around 1969, according to pot labels. Got this unit as a defunct gift from J. Stolpe of Väinö Grön (and numerous other bands/musical outfits). Story is the he found this unit from […]