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Xotic launches two-channel RC Booster V2 guitar effects pedal

First launched in 2002, Xotic's RC Booster quickly became a bona fide clean boost classic, and now, the California co has doubled up the format with the RCB-V2, which adds a second gain channel.

Inspired by Scott Henderson's signature RC, the RCB-V2 packs two footswitchable boosts, as well as a +/- 15dB two-band active EQ and true bypass switching - it runs on a 9V battery or 9V/18V power supplies.

Xotic has confirmed that the original RC Booster will be discontinued by the end of 2016, but the new and improved version will retail for the same price of $210. Tidy!

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism, and has spent the past decade writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as a decade-and-a-half performing in bands of variable genre (and quality). In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.