NAMM 2018: Darkglass debuts its most versatile bass preamp pedal yet, the Alpha-Omega Ultra

NAMM 2018: Darkglass Electronics has announced its latest pedal, the Alpha-Omega Ultra, which it’s touting as its most versatile bass preamp yet.

Two distinct distortion circuits are onboard, along with a six-band active graphic EQ, blend control and dedicated headphone output.

Most exciting among the new features, however, is a balanced direct output with switchable digital impulse-response cabinet emulation - the cab can be tweaked by hooking the pedal up to a computer via micro-USB and using the company’s free Darkglass Suite software.

The Alpha-Omega Ultra is available from mid-February for £389. Head over to Darkglass Electronics for more info.

Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, 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.

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