Fort Wayne, IN (June 27, 2017)—Sweetwater’s annual GearFest has become a pilgrimage for music fans and gear nuts alike. The 16th edition of the two-day festival took place this past weekend, serving up more than 400 manufacturers in the pro audio and musical instruments realms, as well as workshops, demos and artist performances. Among those on-hand to present their wares was BAE Audio.
During the event, BAE showcased its G10 equalizer, 10DCF Filter Compressor, Hot Fuzz Dual-Stomp Boost/Fuzz Pedal, its 500C FET Compressor, as well as its 1073 MPL preamplifier.
BAE Audio's Colin Leibich held live demonstrations of the company's new Hot Fuzz guitar pedal, showing off its 70s-style fuzz tones, but also highlighted the G10 equalizer—a graphic EQ available as a 500 series unit, with 10 bands offering up to 12 dB of boost or cut on tap to aid tone sculpting.
Also presented was BAE Audio’s 10DCF compressor, which offers an inductor-based filter featuring settings at 50, 80, 160 and 300 Hz, and both Carnhill and Jensen transformers in the path and all discrete circuitry.
Lastly, the company showcased its 500C, its first FET compressor and its first 500 series format compressor. The 500C features controls for input and output gain, plus four selectable compression ratios of 4:1, 8:1, 12:1, and 20:1.