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  • "All those old reverb tanks sitting around are now resurrected on my mixes because of the Tank Driver….not only can i use the killer sounding springs inside my amps but all the spare tanks are happy again too!"

    Joe Barresi
    (Soundgarden, Bad Religion, Queens of the Stone Age)
    Joe Barresi

Radial Tank Driver™

Part No. R700 0136

  • Pro-balanced spring reverb interface
  • Use the spring reverb in your guitar amp
  • Add unique spring reverb effects to recordings
  • Optimized drive circuit for low noise

The Radial Tank Driver is a wonderfully unique 500 series module that allows you to drive a balanced line level signal through the reverb tank in your Fender Twin amp! Yes, an affordable interface designed specifically to drive spring reverbs of all types and deliver the long trailing shimmering effect that is only possible with a true spring.

The design begins with a transformer coupled output driver with normal and high settings for new and old spring reverbs alike. Separate drive and return controls allow signal optimization to maximize signal to noise. To further tailor the tone, the Tank Driver is equipped with two tone controls that let you adjust high end shimmer and low frequency boom. (Let's face it... what else would you call it?)

Plug in an instrument and hear spring reverb with less noise and wider bandwidth than ever before. Plug a mic pre into it to add spring reverb to voice. Try it with drums to create unique sonic spaces. And since you probably have more than one amp in your studio… you will soon be using different reverbs for different tracks.

The Radial Tank Driver… Hachtung Baby!

EXTC

Guitar Effects Interface

X-AMP 500

Reamper

Tank Driver™ - Applications
Tank Driver with Spring Reverb

If you have an old amplifier that is not working, you can pull the spring reverb out of the box and set it on a table. Connecting to and from the spring reverb and the Tank Driver is easy and most spring reverbs are clearly marked with input and output.


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Tank Driver with Fender Twin
Simply disconnect the two RCA connectors going to the spring reverb and connect the Tank Driver as described above. Different amps will often have different reverb tanks. Smaller tanks will have a shorter decay. Have fun… experiment!

 

Stereo set-up
For even more fun… take a pre-recorded stereo track and send it through two Tank Drivers. This retains the full stereo effect and lets you alter the reverb tank to create unique spatial effects. Try it on a drum track and then mix it in… it's wild!