Radial Engeering seeks to breath new life into your pedal collection with the EXTC-Stereo re-amper

Radial Engineering EXTC-Stereo
(Image credit: Radial Engineering)

Radial Engineering has unveiled the EXTC-Stereo, a re-amping console that allows you to run pre-recorded audio tracks through any stereo guitar effects pedal in an effort to expand your creative studio mixing experience.

An updated version of the previous single-channel EXTC, the new EXTC-Stereo allows you to record in true stereo, opening up new sonic possibilities and opportunities to experiment with your pedalboard.

From wide reverbs to ping-pong delays, Radial's EXTC-Stereo is compatible with any stereo pedal and works by running your dry audio recording through the chosen pedal and back into your audio interface.

Incorporating stereo pedals into a studio setup in such a way makes for a more flexible experience, giving greater scope for experimentation when running rhythm or lead guitar tracks through your favorite pedals.

The unit itself features 1/4" inputs and outputs for your guitar pedals, as well as send and receive controls to optimize gain staging. A blend knob also appears, adjusting how much of the wet signal is added into the dry audio recording.

Two additional buttons – a phase invert and an FX on/off – let you trigger the FX at any given moment, and correct the signal from pedals that reverse the signal polarity.

Described as a "secret weapon for mixing engineers", the EXTC-Stereo can be used on a number of audio recordings, including guitars, drums, vocals and synths.

There's no word on a listing price just yet, although we've been told the Radial Engineering EXTC-Stereo will be released in February.

For more info, head over to Radial Engineering.

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Matt Owen

Matt is a Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.