Hoshino Gakki

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GREETING Founded in 1908, Hoshino Gakki Company started out in a period when Western music was still in its infancy in Japan. In the year and decades since then, a period of 100 years, we have kept step with Western music. But the road has certainly not been an easy one. It was a period characterized by war and a long trail of difficult trials and obstacles. That Hoshino was able to emerge today as a leading instrument maker is due in large measure to our customers, lovers of fine music and fine musical instruments who entrusted their hopes and dreams to us. It’s also due to the many people in the industry who, in both material and immaterial ways, have given us their unstinting support over the years. We want to express our sincere thanks to all these people. With the incredible variety of musical genres and forms now available, many new needs and demands have emerged in the area of musical instruments. In order to respond appropriately to those needs, Hoshino had to match up two totally different areas of technology: electronics with its quest for the newest sounds, and traditional instrument-making techniques, the crystallization of generations of sensitive craftsmanship. Today, Hoshino combines its 100 years of experience with a spirit of meeting future challenges as it dedicates itself to even greater efforts in research & development and product creation. HOSHINO GAKKI CO., LTD. Chairman YOSHIHIRO...

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Hughes & Kettner Black Spirit 200

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Hughes & Kettner Black Spirit 200

  Black Spirit 200 LIKE NO AMP BEFORE. Black Spirit 200 delivers an explosive ride through musical history, a four-channel eruption of thrilling sounds that gives you the most intense playing experience you’ve ever felt. Blessed with incredible practicality and an exhilarating range of sounds and features, immense power, and weighing in at just 8 lbs., Black Spirit 200 is perfect for anywhere from your bedroom to the world’s biggest arenas. The sound experience and feel of a high-quality tube amp circuit. The flexibility and versatility of a modeling amp. The ease of use and robustness of a transistor amp. All this is contained within Black Spirit 200. It truly is like no amp before. More Information  ...

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Hughes&Kettner ERA 1 Acoustic Amplifier

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Hughes&Kettner ERA 1 Acoustic Amplifier

ERA 1 CLOSER TO THE ACOUSTIC INSTRUMENT THAN EVER BEFORE Welcome to a new era of acoustic amplification. Developed with renowned designer Michael Eisenmann, era 1 gives you richly detailed definition for peerless authenticity and tonal brilliance, plus a bunch of remarkably innovative and intuitive features to make every performance better. On top of all this, era 1 is built in Germany to the highest quality standards. HIGHLIGHTS High-definition audio Painstakingly selected, top-drawer components Excellent preamps Premium-quality AD/DA converters Custom-made power amp with massive headroom   Richly detailed definition, wonderfully dynamic response, plenty of headroom—it all adds up to a natural-sounding audio experience unrivaled in authenticity. Intuitive handling with zero compromises Two fully featured, identical channels Independent FX engine for each channel with 16 programs Very effective Preshape and Mode buttons to voice channels to suit different instruments and vocal registers As compact and light as conventional 60-watt combos Superior quality Developed by renowned acoustic amp designer Michael Eisenmann in a joint effort with the Hughes & Kettner team Choice materials, handpicked for durability and ruggedness Made in Germany to the most discriminating standards for quality   TECHNICAL DATA GENERAL POWER AMP 250 watts DIMENSIONS (W X H X D) 351 x 285 x 290 mm WEIGHT 9,85 kg / 21,7 lbs (wood), 10,75 kg / 23,7 lbs. (black) TILT STAND (INCLUDED) 25° / 35° POLE MOUNT 35 mm PROTECTIVE COVER (INCLUDED) Padded   CHANNELS (INPUTS) CHANNEL 1 AND 2 High Resolution Mic and Instrument Input (XLR/6,3mm (1/4″) Klinke Combobuchse – Phantom Power switchable)) CHANNEL 3 Aux In: 3,5 mm (Mini Jack Stereo-Input; adjustable CHANNEL 4 / FX RETURN 6,3 mm (1/4″) Stereo-Input; adjustable   OUTPUTS DI-OUT XLR; Pre/Post EQ switchable; Ground Lift switchable LINE OUT 6,3 mm Stereo Output; adjustable CHANNEL OUT FX Send; 6,3 mm Stereo Output OPTICAL RECORDING OUT S/PDIF TOSLINK, optical PHONES OUT 6,3 mm Stereo Headphones Out TUNER 6,3 mm Mono Tuner Out   CHANNEL 1 AND 2 SWITCHES  -10 db; Shape; Mute GAIN Input sensivity EQ 3-Band-EQ, 2 Modes switchable INTERNAL FX 16 FX-Programms (Reverb, Chorus, Flanger, Delay, Combinations), FX parameters adjustable   MASTER VOLUME Master Volume NOTCH FILTER 40 – 180 Hz   FX LOOP FX SEND 6,3 mm Stereo Output FX RETURN Input: 6,3 mm Stereo Input; adjustable   SPEAKER MID/LOW 1X8″ Custom made HIGH 1×1″ Dome Tweeter   FOOTSWITCH HUGHES & KETTNER FS-2 (OPTIONALLY AVAILABLE) Switching functions: Amp mute, internal FX mute   INTERNAL FX 1 Reverb Room Dark Short reverb, heavy HF damping shorter or longer 2 Reverb Room Bright Short reverb, light HF damping shorter or longer 3 Reverb Hall Warm Medium reverb, warm HF damping shorter or longer 4 Reverb Hall Bright Medium reverb, slight HF damping shorter or longer 5 Reverb Church Long reverb, slight HF damping shorter or longer 6 Delay Short Single echo, slapback at 80 ms DT: 20 – 170 ms 7 Delay...

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•Artwood Vintage Thermo Aged™

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•Artwood Vintage Thermo Aged™

Thermo Aged™ Only choice selected and seasoned tone wood can be cured to Thermo Aged™ wood. The wood is heated in a vacuum with a specific treatment for each kind of the wood in order to release water and decompose resin contained within the wood. As a result, Thermo Aged™ tone wood becomes light, hard and stable like tone wood dried for decades, while providing amazing response and a louder sound. The tone character includes a full-bodied low-end and a great smooth sustain in the treble strings which are common features of vintage guitars. Plus, the Thermo Aged™ process turns spruce tops amber, adding another vintage characteristic. VIEW ALL *A simplified graph based on the analysis of the sound source recorded under a specific condition and a playing style Simplified Graph Comparing Thermo Aged™ to Non-Thermo Aged Guitars The Thermo Aged™ process makes the sound louder across the entire frequency range, especially the bass and treble areas. (The base line in the graph represents the sound character of Non-Thermo Aged guitar). Having a Thermo Aged™ solid back brings further enhancement to the sound along with the Thermo Aged™ solid top; even more bass, even more treble, and plenty of punch. Ibanez Introduces “Thermo Aged” Artwood Vintage Acoustics Thermo Aged™ Solid Top and Spruce X Bracing Thermo Aged™ Solid top w/Thermo Aged™ Spruce X bracing delivers ample volume and an enormous frequency range. Thermo Aged™ Solid Mahogany Back and Spruce Back Bracing (AVD10, AVM10, AVN10) Thermo Aged™ solid Mahogany back and Thermo Aged™ Spruce back bracing offers a wide open resonant sound with vivid tone projection. Bone nut and saddle A bone nut and saddle provide optimal transference of the natural string vibration. Grover® Chrome Open Gear tuners w/Butterbean knobs (AVD10, AVM10, AVN10) Grover® open gear tuners w/butterbean knobs(18:1 gear ratio) ensure accurate, stable tuning and help reduce the headstock weight, while contributing to the vintage look. Deluxe Design Mother Of Pearl Fretboard Inlay(AVD10, AVM10, AVN10) Ibanez’s original Mother of Pearl fretboard inlay adds to the timeless look Artwood Vintage guitars. D’Addario® NB1253 Nickel Bronze strings D’Addario® Nickel Bronze strings emphasize the natural voice of Thermo Aged™ wood with incredible clarity, resonance and...

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