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JHS Colour Box Preamp: what's it for?

Published on 2 Oct 2015

Daniel and Mick get to grips with the Neve-inspired Colour Box Preamp from JHS. It looks like a pedal, it smells like a pedal, it tastes like a pedal. But does it sound like a pedal. Well, kinda...

The Colour Box's 100 per cent analogue circuitry seeks to bring the sound of a classic Neve console to a pedal. Use it as a direct recording preamp for guitar, bass, vocals or... well, anything you like, really. you can also use it to overdrive an amp for a very different take on gain make-up and overdrive. Clean sounds? Oh yes!

Daniel is playing his Fender Custom Shop 63 Telecaster and Mick is playing his Collings 290 DC S and Fender American Vintage ’62 Stratocaster. Amps used are a Hamstead Artist 20 and an AER Compact 60 3.

As ever TheGigRig G2 is handling all the switching and routing effortlessly.

For more on the JHS Colour Box Preamp, go here

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