The Radial Headbone is an advanced 'head switching device' that allows two different guitar amplifier heads to be used with a single speaker cabinet. With Headbone, one head could be used for rhythm while a second head could be used for soloing. With 100% discreet class-A circuitry and choice of either buffered or un-buffered inputs, the Headbone will be of particular interest for players that demand the utmost in tonal performance.
The Headbone's internal switching comprises a sequence of relays, photocells, and load resistors, all of which are controlled via a digitally programmed chip. Hit the footswitch and the Headbone toggles the guitar signal from one amp to the other, disconnects the speaker and diverts the signal to a load resister, reconnects the speaker to the second head and turns on the guitar, all in quick succession. The Headbone features SafeModeT whereby even when power is disconnected; the Headbone will automatically default to a 'head-1 to cabinet' status, ensuring a constant load on the amplifier.
To eliminate running guitar and speaker cables to-and-from the amplifier and the pedal board, the Headbone is equipped with SlingshotT, an easy to use remote control system that employs a standard foot switch to toggle the Headbone's status from a remote pedal board.
The Headbone is available in 3 models:
The VT for two valve-tube heads;
The SS for two solid-state heads;
and the TS for Tube to solid state switching.
Headbone. another Radial 'power tool' for serious guitarists.
Plug your guitar or FX chain into the Headbone's 'DIRECT' or 'BUFFERED' input*. Connect 'To AMP-1' to one amp head and 'To AMP-2 to the the other using standard 1/4" guitar cables. Connect the speaker outputs from each amp to their respective 'FROM AMP-1' and 'FROM AMP-2' 1/4" jacks using high grade speaker cables*. Now just hook up a speaker cable from the 'To Speaker Cabinet' jack to your speaker(s), and that's it...
But wait... there's more! Headbone is equipped with Radial's Slingshot remote switching. Slingshot lets you keep the cables between amps, cabinet and Headbone all short and neat. All you have to do is plug a standard footswitch into the Headbone's 'Slingshot Remote' input* and change amps from wherever you want to put the switch!
The Radial Headbone features :
Switches two heads using one speaker cabinet
Choice of direct or buffered input
Digital micro-controlled relays for failsafe switching
Slingshot remote-controlled switching input
Models for tube amps (VT), solid-state (SS) or both (TS)