Originally Posted by Thejamesjordan
I have an active bass, and several studios I go too have amps with the -15 Db button. My understanding is that you are supposed to activate this when you are using an active bass right?,
No. That's based on the completely wrong assumption that active basses have significantly higher output than passive basses. I have played active basses since 1979, and none have been any louder than my passive ones. And none have come close to the output of an early '80s G&L L-1000 passive ass.
Spelling, grammar, and punctuation matter
"Without space, music is just noise piling up on itself." TRK
"Don't play your instrument, play music." Feral Feline
Lakland Owners' Club #248