Sadowsky Bass Preamp DI/Phantom Yes/No?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Alan Ace Cooper, Dec 9, 2012.


  1. Alan Ace Cooper

    Alan Ace Cooper Supporting Member

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    So... I have a recently aquired Sadowsky Bass Preamp DI. Although it is not powered by phantom, does anyone know if the unit can be damaged if Phantom is accidentally turned on?

    I have a friend who lost his Radial Bass Tone Bone to Phantom. I have the EBS Micro Bass II, which does a lot but sometimes I need a smoother sounding DI. The Sadowsky fits this situation nicely. I just want to make sure it does not get damaged.

    I sent a note to the Sadowsky website/email but I have not received a response.

    Thanks
     
  2. Got2SadowskyNYC

    Got2SadowskyNYC

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    How long ago did you send the email?

    I'd be surprised if Roger didn't protect it against this. I'm even more surprised the Radial didn't
     
  3. Alan Ace Cooper

    Alan Ace Cooper Supporting Member

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    Hey Got2 -

    It had to be Saturday the 2nd or Sunday the 3rd when I sent the email.
     
  4. Got2SadowskyNYC

    Got2SadowskyNYC

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    Send it again. They are usually pretty prompt.

    If you're in the US. Call.
     
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  6. Alan Ace Cooper

    Alan Ace Cooper Supporting Member

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  7. Got2SadowskyNYC

    Got2SadowskyNYC

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    Hey. I talked to Kevin at Sadowsky today about something else. Your question came to mind.

    It IS protected against phantom.
     
  8. Got2SadowskyNYC

    Got2SadowskyNYC

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    Ah. I didn't notice your a fellow Bag End endorser
     

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