What Is The ToneWoodAmp?
The ToneWoodAmp is a revolutionary device that produces effects from an acoustic guitar without
plugging into an amp! The effects emanate from the guitar’s sound-hole and body.
Similar to the way the strings excite the guitar’s top, the ToneWoodAmp vibrates the back of the
guitar, producing sound waves that emulate effects, such as reverb, echo, delay, tremolo, and even
overdrive. The effects can be edited, saved, and recalled, and each effect has its own gain and volume
to blend naturally with the acoustic sound of the guitar.
Figure 1-1 How the ToneWoodAmp delivers vibrations to create effects
The ToneWoodAmp can also function as a multi-effects processor, deriving its input from a standard
acoustic guitar pickup and sending its output to an amp/PA system. Furthermore, you can connect
IOS devices (iDevice adapter required and sold separately) to experiment with audio and MIDI apps.
The back of the ToneWoodAmp has two metal rails coated with soft suction tape. The device attaches
by placing these rails on the back of an acoustic guitar opposite a magnetic x-brace mounted inside the
• The suction tape is a rubbery material with microscopic suction cups. It is important to
understand that the tape is not an adhesive and leaves no residue when the ToneWoodAmp
is attached and removed from the guitar.
• The magnetic x-brace is an array of four magnets that unobtrusively, using small dots of
double-sided tape adheres to the inside of the back of the guitar.
When installed inside the acoustic guitar, the x-brace magnetically attracts the ToneWoodAmp’s
metal/suction hybrid rails on the other side, locking the device to your guitar body. You can easily
remove and reattach the ToneWoodAmp whenever you like with no cosmetic or structural impact to
your guitar. With multiple X-braces, you can easily move one ToneWoodAmp among multiple acoustic
guitars. Each guitar can have its own settings.