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Stat B with Headway EDM-1 or Baggs Gigpro?

Discussion in 'Amps, Mics & Pickups [DB]' started by Eric Hochberg, Jan 15, 2014.


  1. Eric Hochberg

    Eric Hochberg

    Jul 7, 2004
    Chicago
    Does anyone have any experience with this combination? I need a new pre with 9v phantom to power a Stat B pickup.

    EDM1 vs Gigpro?
     
  2. Ric Vice

    Ric Vice Supporting Member

    Jul 2, 2005
    Olivette, Missouri
    Eric,
    I had the EDM-1 at the house for a while, it has a 9v power supply, but you'd want to try it with the Stat B to make sure it works. The EQ is very straight forward, Volume, Bass, Treble, and Midrange with a low cut filter. It's a nice compact little box.

    Ric
     
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  4. Nathan Levine

    Nathan Levine Supporting Member

    Apr 25, 2008
    Anchorage, AK
    If it worked (ask Gordon) I would think the EDM-1 would be a vastly superior preamp. I used the Gigpro for a while with an old Vektor pickup and while it worked for giving the Vektor the needed 9v, it definitely added its own color to the sound. When fooling around with the EDM-1 up in Alaska a few months ago, I loved the sound and utter simplicity of it.
     
  5. Eric Hochberg

    Eric Hochberg

    Jul 7, 2004
    Chicago
    Thanks, guys. I emailed Gordon.
     
  6. walkin

    walkin

    Jul 31, 2006
    France
    Hi,
    the both are functionnals with the StatB, i'm using the Gigg Pro, i find it's better than the original schertler préamp.
    Olivier
     
  7. bassfox

    bassfox

    Jun 22, 2011
    Columbus, OH
    Let us know what Gordon says. In need of replacing my Schertler preamp as well.
     
  8. Eric Hochberg

    Eric Hochberg

    Jul 7, 2004
    Chicago
    I've been using a Gig Pro for a few months now and it works just fine with the Stat B, and with my piezos. I like the low cut and phase reverse features, too.
     



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