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Tech 21 SH1 Steve Harris Signature Bass SansAmp

Gear returned in mint condition. If you're looking for a virtually new instrument in possibly less-than-perfect packaging, this is a great value.
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  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
Gear returned in great condition, with only minor signs of use, such as slight scuffs or pick marks. It looks and plays like new and may be considered an equivalent to display units found in retail stores.
  • Includes 45-Day, No-Hassle Returns
  • Includes full manufacturer's warranty
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Product Description:

Known for his galloping fleet-fingered bass lines, Steve Harris’ distinctive style and tone have, andcontinue to be, required reading — whether you’re into metal or not. Like Tech 21’s other signature gear, the SH1 is not just for one single tone or genre. The controls are designed to provide an expansive range of adjustability so you can dial in a...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

Known for his galloping fleet-fingered bass lines, Steve Harris’ distinctive style and tone have, and
continue to be, required reading — whether you’re into metal or not. Like Tech 21’s other signature gear, the SH1 is not just for one single tone or genre. The controls are designed to provide an expansive range of adjustability so you can dial in a wide spectrum of bass tones as well.

A true hands-on professional, Steve Harris not only formed Iron Maiden, he writes the bulk of their songs, plays multiple instruments, mixes recordings, directs and edits both live and production videos, and sings. As if that wasn’t enough, Steve somehow finds time for British Lion, which he describes as a side project that’s more mainstream rock than metal.

When it comes to Steve’s rig, surprisingly it has barely changed in almost 40 years. What has never changed is his handmade custom pre-amp, the “Alectron,” as well as his prized custom vintage Marshall cabs loaded with EV speakers. Since it wasn’t practical to travel with his full rig for smaller venues, Steve turned to Tech 21. He was out on tour with British Lion when he received the original SH1 prototype and had this to say:
"The tour is going fantastic. And the reason it's going fantastic is this little thing here. It's unbelievable. [Andrew Barta] is a real boffin*. Because he's managed to simulate my EV speaker sounds, which I love so much. And it's in this little box. Whatever he's done, he's made this thing sound like my sound. So, well done, mate."

While this collaboration began as a solution for touring with British Lion, the SH1 earned a place as a component of his live sound on Iron Maiden's Legacy of the Beast 2019 tour.

Specifications
  • All-analog SansAmp technology
  • Two channel modes with individual Gain and Level controls
  • Blend to control the ratio of SansAmp Tube Amplifier Emulation and direct instrument signal
  • 4-band active EQ, cut or boost ±18dB
  • Bite switch to activate a “Steve” boost for extra clank and clarity
  • Chromatic tuner
  • 1/4-inch 4.7megOhm input
  • XLR output with ground lift to go direct to a PA desk or studio board
  • 1/4-inch low impedance output
  • Speaker simulation defeat switch
  • Rugged, all-metal housing
  • Metal footswitches and jacks
  • Silent-switching, custom footswitch actuators
  • Utilizes included 9V DC Universal Power Supply: Model #DC9. “Auto-switching,” self-adjusting 100V-240V, 200mA. Includes interchangeable international prong assemblies for EU, UK, Australia/New Zealand for use anywhere in the world.
  • Dimensions: 7.75” x 2.5” x 1.25”
  • Weight: 12 oz
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Manufacturer's Warranty
One year parts and labor warranty.


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