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Old 03-04-2024, 12:58 PM
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If live acoustic guitars had sounded this good 10 years ago, I would not have endeavored to create ToneDexter. Very rewarding to hear the fruits of our labor (in triplicate!) on this first national TV spotting of ToneDexter II in action.

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Old 03-04-2024, 02:21 PM
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Sounds great, James!
Congratulations on such a fine product =)
I see these being used quite a bit where I live and have always been impressed with them.
Awesome to be able to recognize it on TV.
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Old 03-04-2024, 05:03 PM
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Congratulations James! Iím about an inch away from ordering my first one, based on comments here on AGF, including your thoughtful, engaged responses. Seems like an awesome product!
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Video is showing up as unavailable for me unfortunately. Would love to see it.
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I saw that, very cool.

Congratulations
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Old 03-04-2024, 10:34 PM
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Not just one but 3 TDIIs, correct?

Congratulations, James! _RP
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Old 03-04-2024, 10:55 PM
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Not just one but 3 TDIIs, correct?
_RP
Yes. Anytime three or more ToneDexters are gathered on the same stage, a mysterious vortex forms and all bad tone is sucked into a black hole, never to be heard again
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Old 03-05-2024, 02:26 AM
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The guitars sounded really sweet. It shows what the TD can produce in such a setting.

All in all the sound was great. Like listening to a mastered CD rather than live band. The vocals (particularly the harmonies) were almost too perfect to be "real". But that's the way things are today - there's a lot of good kit available for live playing.
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Old 03-05-2024, 02:54 AM
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Yes. Anytime three or more ToneDexters are gathered on the same stage, a mysterious vortex forms and all bad tone is sucked into a black hole, never to be heard again
Don't you just miss that piezo quack......

Nope.

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Old 03-05-2024, 04:56 AM
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Don't you just miss that piezo quack......

Nope.

God I hate piezo quack!!!! The TDII does a great job in the video James has posted and the musicians obviously have great faith in his engineering to give them a highly professional live performance sound. If I ever find the need to plug in for gigs then I would certainly consider going down the ToneDexter route. But I've not got beyond just using a mic' yet for the sort of places I play.

Mind you, back in the day, a pencil mic' and a Dean Markley Woody wasn't too bad (no quack at least!!!) for foh and broadcast sound and I do like a bit of bark left on the trees for the vocals rather than having them cleaned up. But then I'm a luddite!!!!

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Sounds pretty good to me and inspiring.
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Old 03-05-2024, 08:33 AM
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Is there any way to upload this video a different way? Unfortunately, it looks as though the person who posted it, did not make it available in my country (Canada). At least that's the messaging I am getting.
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Old 03-05-2024, 10:07 AM
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If live acoustic guitars had sounded this good 10 years ago, I would not have endeavored to create ToneDexter. Very rewarding to hear the fruits of our labor (in triplicate!) on this first national TV spotting of ToneDexter II in action.
Well then, I'm glad they didn't sound this good 10 years ago, because the TDII is a masterpiece!

Congrats on the TV spot and sounds awesome!
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Old 03-05-2024, 05:25 PM
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Any chance of more explanation for guitar pickups...why three?
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Old 03-05-2024, 08:45 PM
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There is only one review on youtube, and I guess it is sponsored too.
The outcoming sound is muddy and requires further EQ.
So either the review by Aaron is pointless due to incorrect procedure, or the difference is in the pickups and in the Eq applied by the sound engineers in the studio.
I'd really like to see an independent review!
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