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Headphone practice amps...What do you use ?

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by okc-zee, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. okc-zee

    okc-zee

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    I have the little Vox bass plug in,but I'm thinking I'd like something a little better...Any suggestions on what's decent and what's not ?
  2. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Don't just TalkBass - PlayBass! Supporting Member

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  3. KJung

    KJung Supporting Member

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    Cafe Walter. Enough juice to drive high quality high impedance cans, great sound, nice aux in for metronome or MP3 with separate volume control.
  4. Bass_Pounder

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    Tascam Bass Trainer
  5. Moosehead1966

    Moosehead1966 Supporting Member

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    This unit has a lot of good features with amp sims, some effects (a little too cooked). still decent for the price though;)

    Marc
  6. deckard

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    I run my bass direct/straight through my cafe walter, + run my CD BassTrainer or metronome through the cafe walter aux in separately.

    The BassTrainer is a great tool and I tried using only that as a headphone amp, but in truth there's just no friggin' way it compares with the cafe walter as a headphone amp for clean, transparent, "truthful" sound of your bass & your own playing. Period.

    JMHO
  7. willbassyeah

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    I would say the mini head that companies offered that include tc bh250, gallien Krueger mb200 and Phil Jones bass buddy.
  8. zortation

    zortation Distant relative of Arthur 'Two Sheds' Jackson Supporting Member

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  9. sobie18

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    Pandora PX-3B
  10. Jothabass

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    Tascam Bass Trainer
  11. Big Mike Ipp

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    Buy the Zoom B3 and a really nice pair of headphones, you wont regret it
  12. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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    I use an A-Designs REDDI into a Fast Track C400. Not cheap, but man, what a headphone amp! ;)
  13. nick98338

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    Most times I use my iPod Touch and the PocketGK app. Sometimes I run through my WTDI to the recording interface hooked to my desktop computer.
  14. fclefgeoff

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    +1

    As long as you dont need battery power, the Mackie 402-VLZ3 can be had new for $99.
  15. George Mann

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    A Dean Bass-In-A-Box + Panasonic XBS headphones for portable use, and a David Yee output transformerless single-ended dual Triode tube amp with reference, studio-quality JVC headphones at home.
  16. heb9_28

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  17. MontanaBassDude

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    A warning from a geezer - practicing with earbuds / phone can make you as deaf as a full blown gig. After years of earbud practice, my tinnitus is screaming like a siren.

    I'm sorry, did you say something?
  18. alembicguy

    alembicguy Lone Wolf Miner Supporting Member

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    Cafe Walter.
  19. LongHairFreak

    LongHairFreak Supporting The Gold Gold Supporting Member

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  20. CTC564

    CTC564 Gold Supporting Member

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    3 Leaf Audio makes "The Enabler" which is INCREDIBLE but it's much more than just a "headphone/practice amp"

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