Sunnaudio, a leading innovator in the music gear industry, is proud to announce the release of its new groundbreaking product, the Sunnaudio Helion R2D3TM Preamp. Designed to revolutionize the way musicians shape their tone, the HelionTM Preamp offers unparalleled versatility, exceptional sound quality, and a host of key convenient features.
The HelionTM Preamp is a compact and powerful pedal that combines the best analog circuits delivering an extraordinary range of tonal possibilities for guitar, bass, and acoustic in one rugged pedal. Equipped with innovative circuitry architecture, this console quality preamp exudes effortless dynamic range and clarity. Use the HelionTM anywhere regardless of power source; Phantom power, 9 volt battery, or external DC. Plug and Play simplicity with tremendous flexibility!
The HelionTM is an excellent tool for gigging musicians or home recording. . Run other effects such as reverb, delay, and compressors via the available insert. The HelionTM provides easy to use parametric EQ: adjustable Treble, Mid, and Bass frequencies and allows the user to intuitively set the two stacked drives; main Drive plus the RabidTM pre-drive. Use with your favorite pedals such as overdrive and distortion to bring out the best of them. Fits in a standard Hammond sized space on your pedal board, instrument case or portable studio.
The Helion™ R2D3™
- Multi instrument Preamp Saturation with 5 Meg and 700K input impedance
- Parametric EQ with adjustable frequency for Bass, Mid and Treble. Selectable tuned EQ or shelving mode for speaker SIM
- Balanced XLR and 1/4” output. XLR has independent signal mode for console
- Articulate saturation that smoothly sweeps from “clean” to “saturation” to “over-drive”
- Adjustable Rabid™ for even more distortion/gain that tips into fuzz tones
- “Focus” adjusts sub-harmonic frequencies to inject back into the drive circuit, add to your bass signal, or contour your overdriven guitar sound
- “Tone” for mid shaping the overdrives
- Internal switch settings for low gain mode and DIO+TM smoothing
- Insert TRS jack.
- Transformer-less, and quiet
- Bypass or Mute mode for footswitch
- Separately selectable signal points for XLR Output
- External 9-12v DC, XLR phantom, and battery power
“The sunnaudio Helion is a powerhouse of a pedal. It’s my “always on” for both guitar and bass at the end of my signal chain. The preamp has so much character and tonal shaping possibilities that it can bring even the smallest, weakest guitar to life. The drive section is smooth and sweet with an aggressive push from RABID mode which can handle all genres. I’d love to go on and on about this pedal but I’ll leave it here, it’s the best and everyone needs it.” – Kemble Walters Aegesband.com, Chevelle, Juliet Lewis and the Licks, Petty Cash
“This is hands-down the best sounding and most versatile unit I have ever encountered. Is it a DI? Yes! Is it a distortion pedal? Yes! Is it an EQ pedal? Yes! Is it a stompbox? YES… and so much more. Beautifully designed and easy to use on stage or in the studio. This is the pedal we’ve all been waiting for.!” – Michael Roe – The 77s, Lost Dogs, Kerosene Halo and The Choir
“I am out of words, so warm, thick, big and rich sound. I truly, truly salute you. I was completely laughing as I was strumming my guitar, that’s how impressed I was. The EQ so fantastic, adjusting the mids perfected my guitar sound.” – SirMoyo Acoustic Guitar forum member
“We are thrilled to introduce the Sunnaudio Helion Preamp to guitarists around the world,” said Sunny Wai, CEO of Sunnaudio. “We have invested significant time and effort into developing a preamp that brings out the best analog technologies with diversity. The Helion Preamp offers unparalleled tonal versatility, allowing guitarists and bassists to unlock their creativity and achieve their sonic vision.”
The Sunnaudio Helion Preamp is now available for purchase through authorized dealers and the Sunnaudio website. For more information, including product specifications and pricing, please visit www.sunnaudio.com
Sunnaudio is a forward-thinking company dedicated to crafting innovative and high-quality audio solutions for musicians and audio enthusiasts. With a passion for tone and a commitment to excellence, Sunnaudio pushes the boundaries of analog technology to deliver groundbreaking products that inspire creativity and elevate the sonic experience.