• Wish list
  • gr
    Choose your store
    All countries
  • 0

Tech 21 SansAmp Character Blonde V2

Overdrive Pedal

  • Character series
  • Speaker simulation with on/off switch
  • 3-Band EQ
  • Stand and custom modes
  • Power supply via 9V battery or power supply (not included)
No JavaScript? No Audio Samples! :-(

Sound samples

 
0:00
  • Blues
  • Blues Line
  • Indie
  • Indie Line
  • Metal
  • Metal Line
  • Rock
  • Rock Line
  • Show more

Further information

Overdrive Yes
Distortion No
Fuzz No
Metal No

Customers that were interested in Tech 21 SansAmp Character Blonde V2, have then bought these products

Harley Benton American TrueTone 20% bought Harley Benton American TrueTone 31 €
Harley Benton Vintage Overdrive 11% bought Harley Benton Vintage Overdrive 31 €
Tech 21 SansAmp Character Liverpool V2 7% bought Tech 21 SansAmp Character Liverpool V2 185 €
Tech 21 SansAmp Character British V2 6% bought Tech 21 SansAmp Character British V2 229 €
Our most popular Distortion Pedals
29 customer ratings:
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
4.5 / 5.0
  • handling
  • features
  • sound
  • quality
16 written ratings Read all reviews
Total
features
sound
quality
handling

Tech 21 Blonde - Fender amp in a box

28.08.2015
I wanted a straight to mixer solution for setting up quickly for gigs. I play both a STrat and a Godin Kingpin. There is an enormous range of sounds, from sparkly Twin to gnarly dimed '57 Deluxe. I keep the gain low since I prefer a clean sound but the overdrive is there if you want it.

Box is very sturdy and I use this without a backup. It also sounds great into a tweed amp, surprisingly enough sounding better with the cab sim engaged.

It is worth bearing in mind that with the enormous array of sounds available, it does pay to spend some time learning to use the unit. And changing a single control, particularly the character control, often necessitates changing others.

All in all, a wonderful unit. It will never replace my old Champ in my heart, but it is much handier.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report review
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
features
sound
quality
handling

A wide range of great sounds

Felix4793, 02.08.2015
This is a brilliant amp simulator. I have used it for recording guitar and bass.

I own a few valve amps and I will not get rid of them but the sound and feel of this thing really is very close indeed. Lots of fun.

The knobs are very interactive. If you turn the character knob up, the sound gets dirtier. This can be compensated for by turning down the gain knob. The EQ knobs are very powerful too. All these knobs effect the overall output so the output level knob is there to stop you clipping the next pedal/preamp etc.

This pedal does need a bit of practice to get used to but is rewarding in the end. I had an original Sansamp which I liked but I sold it because this pedal is much more intuitive and I think it sounds better too. Plus the on-board EQ saves putting another pedal in the chain.

I think this pedal could be used as an overdrive, but I feel its best thought of as a preamp, so if you have an amp with an effects loop this could plug into the FX return and replace the amp's own preamp.

I had a POD before but I like this better because of the simplicity. The analogue circuitry means that it will run on a battery for ages, so mains hum won't be a problem when recording.

The sounds are really good, both clean and distorted and everything in between.

It takes tweaking. But it is Great.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report review
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
248 €
You save 16,30 % (48,31 €)
Incl. VAT plus 20 € shipping
Free shipping from 298 €
Available shortly (2-5 days)
Available shortly (2-5 days)

This item has been ordered with our suppliers and should be in our warehouse in the next few days.

Standard Delivery Times
Share this product
Your Contact People
Phone: +49-9546-9223-20
FAX: +49-9546-9223-24
Offers include 24% Greek VAT and are valid as long as stocks last. Shipping costs to Greece are 20 EUR, free shipping on orders above 298 EUR. Please click here for international Shipping rates. We do not accept liability for typographical errors or inaccurate information of any kind. *RRP = manufacturer's / distributor's recommended retail price in Germany
Alesis DM10 MKII Studio Mesh Kit Ampeg Scrambler Bass Overdrive JBL LSR 305 White Limited Edition De Sisti Leonardo 1kW P.O. Thalia Capo Pau Ferro Black Chrome Ibanez SR300E-AFM Harley Benton G212 Vintage Vertical Softube Tape Nowsonic Stage Antenna Set 5,8 GHZ Behringer MPA30BT QSC K 10.2 Yamaha DD-75
(3)
Recommended
Alesis DM10 MKII Studio Mesh Kit

Electronic Drum Set Made available in Europe exclusively by Thomann, Successor to the Alesis DM10 studio mesh kit, The new DM10 MKII Advanced Electronic Drum module is based on the Alesis Crimson module, Contains 671 sounds, 54 Preset and...

to the product
888 €
Recommended
Ampeg Scrambler Bass Overdrive

Ampeg Scrambler Bass Overdrive, analog design, separate drive and blend (wet/dry) control, treble & volume control, true bypass, metal chassis, powered via 9V battery or optional power supply #108096 (not included), dimensions: 11,4 x 6,6 x 5,6cm, weight: 272g

to the product
99 €
Recommended
JBL LSR 305 White Limited Edition

JBL LSR 305 White Limited Edition, Two-Way Powered Studio Monitor with 5" Woofer, 1" Soft-Dome High Frequency Transducer, 43Hz-24kHz, Class D Power Amp: 41/41W (LF/HF), Max Peak SPL: 108 dB SPL (C-weighted), Magnetic shielding, Level Control, LF trim (+2dB/-2dB), HF...

to the product
147 €
Recommended
De Sisti Leonardo 1kW P.O.

Pole-operated Fresnel Theater Spotlight For 1000 W lamp with G22 base, 150 mm Fresnel lens, Robust and light carbon steel housing with black powder coating, 28 mm TV spigot, With 2 m cable (without plug), Switch on housing, Beam...

to the product
699 €
Recommended
Thalia Capo Pau Ferro Black Chrome

Thalia Capo Pau Ferro Black Chrome, high-quality Capodaster with pau ferro inlay, one-handed operation, replaceable fretpads designed to fit a range of instruments, incl. standard tension and high tension tuning kits, each includes 0" for classical, 7.25". 9.5", 10", 12",...

to the product
59 €
Recommended
Ibanez SR300E-AFM

Ibanez SR300E-AFM, 4-string bass guitar, Soundgear-series, mahoghani body, 5-pc maple/rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia) "SR4" neck:, 24 medium frets, rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia) fretboard, white dot inlays, nut width 38 mm, scale: 864mm/34", Accu-Cast B120 bridge, cosmo black hardware, PowerSpan dual coil pickups,...

to the product
295 €
Recommended
Harley Benton G212 Vintage Vertical

Guitar Cabinet Loudspeakers: 2 x 12" Celestion Vintage 30, Power handling: 120 watts, Impedance: 8 Ohm, Housing made of 16 mm plywood, Black Tolex version, Decorative borders, Dimensions (W x H x D): 49.5 x 65.8 x 35.5 /...

to the product
249 €
Recommended
Softube Tape

Softube Tape (ESD); tape machine plugin; emulates three different tape machines; type A: rich detailed and clear sound of a classic Swiss high end machine; type B: is a more colorful transformer based machine; type C: based on a British...

to the product
77 €
Recommended
Nowsonic Stage Antenna Set 5,8 GHZ

Nowsonic Stage Antenna Set 5,8 GHZ, Set with 2 Antennas and Wallmount, Compatible with every WiFi Router, especially the Stage Router and Stage Router Pro, Frequency Range: 5.1 - 5.8 GHz, Impedance: 50 Ohms, Gain: 10dBi, Cable length: 6m, Weight:...

to the product
99 €
Recommended
Behringer MPA30BT

Active Speaker with Bluetooth Built-in 30 W amplifier, Equipped with: 1x 6" Woofer, Battery operation possible for up to 20 hours, Combo input, AUX input for external CD player, 35 mm stand flange, Weight: 4.9 kg, Compatible microphones: Article...

to the product
139 €
Recommended
QSC K 10.2

2-Way Full-Range Active Speaker 2,000 Watt Class D amplifier module, Equippedwith: 10" Woofer and 1.4" titanium compression driver, Dispersion pattern: 90° axis-symmetrical, Multi-function display (45 mm x 25.4 mm) / 2 selection buttons, Presets / EQ presets: Dance /...

to the product
799 €
Recommended
Yamaha DD-75

Mobile Electronic Drum Set 8 Pads, Velocity-sensitive, 32-voice polyphonic, 570 Drum voices + 30 phrases, 75 Preset drum kits, 10 User drum kits, 75 Presets songs, 105 Preset songs, GM and XGlite compatible, LED display, Midi IN / OUT,...

to the product
225 €
Feedback Found an error or want to give us feedback about this page?

We're looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can.

Please leave a comment. Please enter your e-mail address.