NAMM 2014: Day #1 Round-Up


It's been a busy few weeks at PMT Online tracking all of the new products and announcements at this week's NAMM Convetion in Los Angeles. For those not familiar, imagine a few giant halls stocked with all the latest and greatest musical gear not yet announced to the public...sounds like heaven, right?

We've taken some time out to round-up the best of the bunch from the first announcements, take a look:

New Yamaha HS5, HS7 and HS8 Monitors in White

5", 7" and 8" versions with XLR/Jack Inputs, EQ Contour controls and flat, accurate frequency response. Super-affordable industry standard reference monitors priced at £278, £329 and £464 respectively.


New Ibanez Electric Guitars:

Ibanez S5512Q in Nebula Green Burst:

Mahogany body with Quilted Maple finish, gold hardware and a Super Wizard HP neck.

Ibanez S5521Q

Ibanez RG970 WBWZ Premium HSH in Walnut Burst:

Burl Walnut Top with American Basswood Body, DiMarzio IBZ pickups with cosmo black hardware

Ibanez RG970

New Boss Pedals:

Boss OD-1X Overdrive and Boss DS-1X Distortion Pedals:



Alongside the New Boss ME-80 multi-pedal foot controller, with 24-bit digital processing, large foot expression pedal, and a vast array of COSM amp simulations alongside EQ, Tremolo, Chorus, Phaser, Boost, Delay, Chorus, Modulation, Overdrive, Pitch Shift & Ring Mod effects.


And finally, from the Roland camp:

Roland RD-800 Stage Piano  -

Professional stage piano with the acclaimed SuperNATURAL Piano engine with a sleek, refined body design with lower weight for easy transport.



Roland TM-2 Drum Trigger Module -

An easy-to-use, portable module to supercharge your acoustic drum kit with the latest electronic triggers and samples!

Roland TM-2 Trigger Module at PMT


More of the latest Namm 2014 announcements can be seen on our 'Latest Products' page, but keep an eye on our Blog and Social Media Channels for updates and new exclusives as they arrive! Get your pre-orders and reservations in to us at 0121 359 8124 or enquire at your local PMT store.