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Radial Tonebone Trimode Tube Distortion

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SKU: # 225997
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R800 7015

Sale Price: $229.99 CDN
Original Price: $349.99 CDN

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The Tonebone Classic Trimode is our most progressive pedal ever! Trimode gives you instant access to superb clean, rhythm and lead tones without tap dancing. And tone you will receive. Based on the heritage of America's finest tube amplifiers, the Trimode delivers five generations of tone from the slight overdrive of early rock & roll to blistering power tones of today's high gain amps.
Following the award-winning Tonebone Classic, the Trimode combines the warmth and even harmonics of a 12AX7 tube with our unique dual-stage drive for the natural dynamics and response of a vintage tube amp.

As the name implies, Trimode has three settings: 'True Bypass Clean Mode' for the natural tone of your guitar - direct to your amp; 'Rhythm Mode' with input drive, output gain and our unique Interstage drive to precision-tune the mayhem you are about to unleash; and 'Solo Mode' with its own input drive, output gain, and mid boost for days of sustain. Trimode goes even further with a built-in effects loop on the solo channel that lets you instantly engage a delay or pedal chain with a single foot action.

Trimode: 3 modes, huge tone and amazing dynamics finally, a pedal that sounds and feels like a real tube amp!

Good-Bye Digital Distortions!1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreGuelph, Ontario
This thing is just all kinds of beautiful! I am just scratching the surface of this pedal, i imagine it will take me years to master it. Therefore i'll just run through the categories above: Features: The features definitely exceeded my expectations. The "Filter" option is a remarkable addition that i did not see coming. I switch from a digital Marshall pre-amp to a Peavey tube head quite frequently. The filter option allows me to clean the high end without modifying the EQ of the signal, Very helpful! On the flip side, i would have prefered the "TOP END" option to be available on both channels independently, however this can be ammended by using a 11 band EQ wired in parallel through the "INSERT" input. Quality: As I have only owned this pedal for about a week, i would not be able to speak on long-term efficiency. Having said that, there were virtually no defects that i noticed while inspecting the unit. The foot-switches were a little stiff, but i imagine this will go away with time as they get worked in a little bit. Value: I would say the Retail-Price for this pedal corresponds very well to the potential of the unit. Speaking from my own experience, Radial could probably ask for an additional 100$ and i would still pay it. Overall: If there are any Buckethead fanatics such as myself out there, this will help you emulate his tremendous guitar tone. As was my title, Digital Distortion and OD are now a thing of the past after experiencing the clarity of a tube driven distortion. If i were to describe the tone in one word it would be: "ALIVE"!!! Thus, this pedal will give "life" to your tone. This pedal will allow your guitar to sing! If you are reading these reviews like i was a couple weeks ago wondering if you should make the investment, let me save you the time and say "YES THIS IS IT!"
Posted by Nicolas Sannuto on Aug 8, 2017
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trimode pedal1 of 1 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreVictoria, British Columbia
Great pedal and great sounds but bad footswitches. Have had to replace both switches at a cost of $80.00 ( for labour) and now another footswitch is acting up. I would have thougt that if Radial was aware of defective footswitches they would have repaired for free. Considering the cost of this pedal to me that is unacceptable.
Posted by anonymous on Sep 26, 2014
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Love this pedal! Nails my tone and so much more0 of 0 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreNanaimo, British Columbia
I've owned this one for 7yrs now. Extremely sensitive controls that can really dial in your tone with all different setups. Both gains work well together but are unique sounding enough. Having the active tones and a filter really allow you to tweak your tone to your amp. So many tonal options for you with this pedal and it sounds real with rich harmonics with the tube. There was a batch of pedals that had some bad switches, my first one was in this group, but radial was awesome to deal with. I love it and now I'm using two now on different boards.
Posted by anonymous on Dec 30, 2013
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