Originally Posted by low2groove
Actually on almost all active gear when you have the tone knobs at center detent you are totally in passive zone. No EQ is added or taken away. PASSIVE
There are three options:
-active pups: they need 9 or 18 volt to run
-passive pups with preamp: run passive and a boost/cut is added
There's no way to get a passive sound with active pups.