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FNDR BFDLX ToneX Expansion DI
  • FNDR BFDLX ToneX Expansion DI

    Our DI capture sets come in the following variations:
    - Essential DI - For very simple one channel amps with just a tone control there will be only an Essential DI set.
    - Core DI - clean, edge, crunch, dimed, drive and lead gain levels with EQ settings close to the amps sweet spot - includes BRI, BAL, WRM settings. Includes close mic'd IR's. This is where to start, if you are not sure, if you want all the tones from a particular amp.
    - Expansion DI - clean, edge, crunch, dimed, drive and lead gain levels with EQ the more unusual settings (which often are spectacular sounding with particular playing styles, genres, guitars or pickups) - includes THN, FAT, SCP settings. Include's IR's with baked in room sound that are intended to be used with an external IR loader that allows long files - up to 2 seconds and that are meant to be mixed together with the close mic'd IR's from the Core DI set. The Expansion DI set is meant to be purchased as an addition to the Core DI set, not as a standalone.


    Well, this is it - an original 1963 (SIC!) FNDR Black Face DLX Rebverb, pre CBS era. Entirely original apart from some changed filter caps. It is an amp that has been used literally by almost every big act at some point in time, at the least in one of the many studios where this amp used to be one of the standards.


    It has been used in practically any genre and playing style and is extremely versatile.


    The cleans and edge of breakup sounds are an incarnation of the archetypical sound of a FNDR BF amp that we have in our heads since the 60's until this day. It plays nicely with single coils and brings out the most stratty sound of a Strat, while it is also phenomenal with Humbuckers, where it can do anything from beautiful clean jazzy chords up to proper rock crunch. 


    It also takes pedals marvelously and in contrast to most other amps it is very generous in regard to the ease with which it can be dialed in for pedals - unlike many other amps where you have to dial things in per milimeter to get the tone right, this one has a wide range of nice settings that work well. 


    Due to its flexibility and the two channels, as well as its popularity, this set is larger than usual. The main accent is on the cleaner side of things with more variations, but also gainier stuff has a nice variation too.


    The amp was tracked through the built in Oxford 12K5-6 speaker, the mics used are 2X Royer R121, 1X Beyerdynamic M160 and 1X Neumann U87.


    The set includes 20 DI captures ranging from clean to Drive. Please refer to the table under the product pics for detailed info on each capture.


      - 22W Output
      - 2 X 6V6
      - 4 x 12AX7
      - 2 x 12AT7
      - 5AR4rectifier
      - Fixed Bias

    • Return & Refund Policy

      As this is a digital product and there is no way to retreive the product after the sale, we issue no refunds on the captures sets, packs or bundles. We do however do our best to convey a good representation of the  captures.

    • Tone Model Import

      After downloading the Tone Model set to your computer, the Tone Models can be imported from within ToneX:

      Select the Presets Tab, right-click on any preset in the list and select "import". Select the presets you want to import. 

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