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Providence Release Final Booster Successor in Form of Vitalizer FB

(PRESS RELEASE): The Providence Vitalizer FB is a successor of the Final Booster to represent its true performance and function. This is the same product as Final Booster FBT-1.

The Vitalizer  is one of the buffers that converts high impedance signal that are more likely to degrade the sound quality by picking up noise or losing higher frequency sound while going through the wiring and electric circuits to low impedance signal that are less likely to be affected by those problems. It is an Active Impedance Converter that Providence has applied original invention to make sure the sound doesn't get too Hi-Fi while respecting guitars and effect pedals' character of sound signals. It delivers natural faithful instrument sound by using a special circuit that minimizes the "Active" sound.

The signal goes through the Vitalizer FB's circuit even when the pedal is turned off to deliver more vivid sound to the following units.

The Final Booster is a full-range booster that emphasizes the sound quality. It allows to boost the signal that were converted to low impedance on Vitalizer™ circuit up to 20db. It is designed to minimize the tonal change when you boost the signal a lot through our original switching way as the signal always goes through the booster circuit while footswitch only functions for boost volume's on/off.

Vitalizer™ is ideal to use where you would like to minimize the signal degradation. There are many ways to use it such as the first place after the guitar, before wah or volume pedal that are more likely to degrade the signal, and before the amp or your system. Since Final Booster is less likely to affect tone, you can also connect it after other pedal to boost just the volume, or you can also control the gain by connecting it before overdrive/distortion pedal.

The Vitalizer™ is an Active Impedance Converter that delivers lively signal while preventing degrading the sound quality and picking up noise.

Passive/High impedance signal is a weak electric signal and it is more likely to be affected its sound quality when long cable such as 20m are used or many true-bypass pedals are connected in the signal chain. The Vitalizer™ demonstrates its power at best under those conditions. The signal that went through the Vitalizer™ doesn't seem to sound different, but it helps avoid picking noise up and degrading sound signal.

The Vitalizer™ is one of the buffers that converts high impedance signal that are more likely to degrade the sound quality by picking up noise or losing higher frequency sound while going through the wiring and electric circuits to low impedance signal that are less likely to be affected by those problems. It is an Active Impedance Converter that Providence has applied original invention to make sure the sound doesn't get too Hi-Fi while respecting guitars and effect pedals' character of sound signals.

It is generally said that an ideal buffer amp is developed with infinite input impedance and zero output impedance. By converting input impedance to high impedance, it enables to deliver the sound signal's quality and volume accurately. Moreover, the low impedance output signal helps prevent losing tone and noise from cables, and delivers strong signal to other units.

In general, the audio that aim to achieve Hi-fi sound uses a buffer amp consist of the high quality parts and circuit. The Vitalizer™ was developed based off this idea while boosting its characteristics and minimizing the sound character change. It also delivers natural faithful instrument sound by using a special circuit that minimizes the "Active" sound.

For more information on the Providence Vitalizer FB

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Issue #51

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