Guitars

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Guitars

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Gretsch G6136I Bono Irish Falcon

Gretsch G6136I Bono Irish Falcon

Bono's signature guitar is the Gretsch Irish Falcon. more

Fender Lead II

Fender Lead II

In this video, Bono can be seen playing a Black Fender Lead II in a live perf... more

Gretsch G5623 Electromatic Center-Block Bono Signature

Gretsch G5623 Electromatic Center-Block Bono Sign...

According to [Gretsch's blog](http://www.gretschguitars.com/blog/product-upda... more

Fender Custom Shop Gretsch/Telecaster Hybrid Electric Guitar

Fender Custom Shop Gretsch/Telecaster Hybrid Elec...

Paul Waller, a Master Builder in the Fender Custom Shop in Corona, California... more

Amplifiers

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Amplifiers

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Needs Review Vox AC30 Guitar Combo Amp

Vox AC30 Guitar Combo Amp

Bono has used a Vox AC30 combo for most of his career. more

Needs Review Vox AC30H2

Vox AC30H2

Here is a picture of Bono's handwired AC30 that was used for the U2 360 tour. more

Needs Review Roland Bolt-60

Roland Bolt-60

The transcribed article accompanying [an equipment list from *U2 MAGAZINE No:... more

Effects Pedals

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Microphones

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Microphones

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Needs Review Shure SM58

Shure SM58

From the Sound On Sound March 1994 article "Robbie Adams: Recording U2's Acht... more

Needs Review Sennheiser MD 421 Dynamic Microphone

Sennheiser MD 421 Dynamic Microphone

The transcribed article accompanying [an equipment list from *U2 MAGAZINE No:... more

Needs Review Audio-Technica Artist Elite AE5400

Audio-Technica Artist Elite AE5400

According to producer Phil Ramone, Bono used the AE5400 for "I Wanna Be Aroun... more

Shure Beta 58A Vocal Microphone

Shure Beta 58A Vocal Microphone

Used for "Get On Your Boots", as stated by producer Declan Gaffney. > Most... more

Bass Guitars

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Bass guitars

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Needs Review Fender Precision Bass

Fender Precision Bass

In one scene, Bono can be seen using a Fender Precision bass in this mini-doc... more

Pianos

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Pianos

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Needs Review Yamaha CP80 Electric Grand Piano

Yamaha CP80 Electric Grand Piano

Bono can be seen in this photo playing a Yamaha CP 80. more

Software Plugins and VSTs

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Software plugins and vsts

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Needs Review Waves V-EQ3 Equalizer Plugin

Waves V-EQ3 Equalizer Plugin

Used for "Get On Your Boots". > Most of Bono's vocals were recorded throug... more

Needs Review Digidesign Fairchild 660

Digidesign Fairchild 660

Used for "Get On Your Boots". > Most of Bono's vocals were recorded throug... more

Needs Review Soundtoys EchoBoy Analog Echo Processor

Soundtoys EchoBoy Analog Echo Processor

Used for "Get On Your Boots". > Most of Bono's vocals were recorded throug... more

Needs Review Digidesign Bomb Factory BF76

Digidesign Bomb Factory BF76

Producer Declan Gaffney stated that "Bono's voice sounds really good (...) wi... more

Studio Equipment

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Studio equipment

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Needs Review Solid State Logic X-Desk 16-channel Analogue Mixer

Solid State Logic X-Desk 16-channel Analogue Mixer

Used for the *iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE* Tour. > “Bono uses a standard Shure ... more

Needs Review DiGiCo SD7

DiGiCo SD7

Used on the *iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE* tour. > “The DiGiCo SD7 I’m using is ... more

Needs Review Digidesign Control 24

Digidesign Control 24

Producer Declan Gaffney stated the following about the recording of *No Line ... more

Needs Review Neve 1091

Neve 1091

Producer Declan Gaffney stated the following about the recording of *No Line ... more

Headphones

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Headphones

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Needs Review Jerry Harvey Audio JH16 Pro Custom In-Ear Monitor

Jerry Harvey Audio JH16 Pro Custom In-Ear Monitor

Used for the *iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE* Tour. > For in-ear monitors the band... more

Other Gear

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