Tech 21’s SansAmp PSA 2.0 updates the company’s legendary rackmount unit with pedal power and "dizzying versatility"

Tech 21 SansAmp PSA 2.0
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Tech 21 has introduced the SansAmp PSA 2.0, a new portable pedal version of the company’s classic SansAmp PSA rackmount unit, as used by the likes of Muse, Rammstein, Paul Stanley, and John Entwistle.

The PSA 2.0 offers the same 100% analog circuitry as its predecessor, along with digital programming and memory sections. There’s also the same control set, with knobs for Buzz, Punch, Crunch, Drive, Gain (formerly Pre-Amp), Low, High, Level and Trim.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.