Aguilar Tone Hammer Preamp Direct Box

Bass Effect Pedals

Aguilar Tone Hammer Preamp Direct Box

  • Brand:Aguilar
  • Category: Amplifiers & Effects, Bass Effect Pedals
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The Tone Hammer is the essential preamp/direct box for every bassist’s toolbox. Based on the respected OBP-3 preamp, the Tone Hammer features fully sweepable midrange frequencies in addition to bass and treble controls. With the Tone Hammer’s pristine D.I. you are set for the studio or the stage. To give this tone shaping unit the ultimate flexibility we introduce our proprietary Adaptive Gain Shaping circuitry (AGS). AGS allows the player to kick in an additional gain structure and EQ with the “stomp” of a button. You can now go from modern slap sounds to vintage or overdriven. 18-volt operation gives the Tone Hammer plenty of headroom to reproduce the most dynamic playing style. Separate GAIN and MASTER controls allow you to dial in just the right gain structure for any instrument.


• Pre/Post DI
• Unbalanced output can drive a power amp
• AGS circuitry
• Cut and boost of treble, mid and bass frequencies
• Fully sweepable midrange frequencies
• Powered by two 9-volt batteries, phantom power or optional universal power supply
• Ground lift switch
• Heavy Duty steel construction
• Inputs: One 1/4? jack
• Outputs: One 1/4? jack, One XLR (nominal output – 14 dBu balanced)
• EQ: (Bass +/- 18 dB @ 40 Hz | Mid +/- 17 dB @ 180 Hz to 1 kHz | Treble +/- 18 dB @ 4 kHz)
• Controls: (Ground lift switch | Pre/Post DI switch | Engage switch | AGS switch)