The Radial HDI – A Modern Approach to Direct Box Design

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3 Reasons to Reamp

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Education

Drag Control: The Solution to Guitar Buffers

March 20th, 2018

Does your guitar sound sterile when you connect it to a wireless rig? Do you find that your buffered pedals are butchering your tone? If so, we need to talk about Drag™ control. You may find yourself asking: ‘what on earth is Drag control?’. Well, it is not some sort of magical device that will… Read More

Videos

Pete Thorn the Demo-lition Man

March 10th, 2018

Self proclaimed “Guitar Nerd”, Pete Thorn is a prolific axe-man who has been steadily making a name for himself in the guitar community. He has toured as the guitarist with the likes of Chris Cornell, Don Henley, and Melissa Etheridge. He is a columnist for Premier Guitar Magazine. Above all, his YouTube channel has become… Read More

Education

Direct Boxes: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

February 15th, 2018

The following was written by Peter Janis, founder and former CEO of Radial Engineering, and was originally published in Live Design.  For many musicians and engineers, a DI is merely a little black box that changes a connector. But a DI box does so much more, and just like microphones, there are many to choose… Read More

Press Releases

We have BIG news!

January 28th, 2018

Radial’s new CEO and President, Mike Belitz with the Radial and Ultimate Support teams at NAMM 2018. The biggest news to hit the NAMM 2018 show floor this year..and we’re in it! Mike Belitz, CEO and President of Ultimate Support, in a venture with Vancouver, B.C. Private Equity Firm, Regimen Partners, have acquired Radial Engineering… Read More

Reviews

Church Production magazine reviews the Radial Key-Largo

January 25th, 2018

The following is a review by Loren Alldrin of Church Production Magazine published on January 24, 2018. Many guitarists and sound engineers are familiar with Canadian company Radial, thanks in large part to their top-notch DIs and guitar pedals/amp simulators. If you need to plug an electric guitar, acoustic guitar, bass or other instrument into… Read More

Press Releases

Radial announces the Backtrack is now shipping

January 24th, 2018

Radial Engineering is pleased to announce the Backtrack™ is now shipping. The Backtrack is a compact stereo audio switcher that is perfect for bands running redundant backing tracks on stage, or for switching between any stereo audio sources. Connecting your playback devices to the Backtrack is easy via either dual ¼” TRS or 3.5mm stereo inputs.… Read More

Press Releases

The MIX 2:1 Passive Summing Mixer is Now Shipping

January 23rd, 2018

Radial is pleased to announce the MIX 2:1™ is now shipping. The MIX2:1 is a simple yet highly useful mixer that passively sums two audio channels down to one. This enables you to easily sum the stereo outputs of a console, recording interface, or portable playback device down to mono, or to mix any two signals… Read More

Press Releases

The SAT-2 Stereo Attenuator is Now Shipping!

January 23rd, 2018

Radial is pleased to announce the SAT-2™ is now shipping. The SAT-2 is a passive stereo audio device that provides you with attenuation and control over your signal level wherever you may need it, either at the output of a pair of high-gain mic preamps, or before your studio speakers as a compact desktop monitor controller.Exceptional… Read More

Education

Understanding Power Supplies

January 15th, 2018

One of the most common questions we get asked here at Radial and Tonebone is, “How can I power your products without using the external power supply that was included with the unit?” Before we get into that, we need to understand the basic language of electricity to understand how Radial “powertools” get their power.… Read More

Artists

Guitarist Russ Hewitt rides on with Radial

January 10th, 2018

You could say that Nuevo Flamenco artist Russ Hewitt has one of those storied successful arranged marriages… to his career that is. As a student of classical guitar at UNT, the Texas born Hewitt shifted focus and committed to a new style of music that would allow him to keep his schedule full and his… Read More