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Gig Bag: November 1998

Korg Trinity V3 Musicstations

Korg’s new Trinity V3 Music Workshop DRS series of instruments are available in three models, each of which features the ACCESS sound generator system, providing a massive 24Mbyte PCM ROM containing 375 different PCM multisamples and 258 drum samples recorded at a high quality sampling rate. The 256 diverse programs encompass a wide range of instruments including pianos, guitars, organs, synths and drums.

UMI Instrument Cases

United Musical Instruments has introduced four lines of designer instrument cases. The ProPlus, Pro, StudioPlus and Studio cases emphasize structural strength and durability, along with such convenience qualities as stack ‘n’ store capability. Designed to provide the proper fit and protection for UMI instrument brands, the new hardshell cases will accommodate almost all other brands as well.

Marshall Valvestate Guitar Amps

Marshall has added two new 2×2 combos to their Valvestate range of amplifiers. Among them is the 100-Watt VS102R 2×2 version of the VS100R combo and VS100RH head. Features include three foot-switchable channels; separate reverb controls for each channel; Marshall’s Power Dimension circuitry, which provides for fuller tone at low and medium volume levels; and emulated Line Out and extension speaker capability.

Sabian’s AAX Bright Crash Cymbals

Responding to a large number of special orders, Sabian has introduced a 16″ version of its popular 18″ AAX Bright Crash cymbal. With its boosted high-end characteristics, the 16″ AAX Bright Crash offers the kind of punchy, glassy presence usually associated with larger cymbals. The 16″ Bright Crash delivers a clean, crisp burst of accenting power at all volumes. and is designed to complement its larger sibling.

Ludwig Drum Cases

Ludwig has added molded drum cases to its line of percussion accessories. Built to last and weather- resistant, the cases are fitted with a one piece webbed nylon strap with delrin buckles and reinforced carrying handles. Each flat bottom style case is sized for drums and to accept RIMS mounting systems, floor tom brackets and bass drum spurs. They are available in dark gray with the Ludwig logo in red.

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