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Suggestions for a TWO channel preamp?

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by ::::BASSIST::::, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. ::::BASSIST::::

    ::::BASSIST:::: Relax... Nothing Is Under Control. Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2004
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    I'm wondering what's out there for a two channel preamp. What I am looking for is pretty specific:

    -two channels
    -with independent levels
    -independent eqs
    -Preferably graphic eq or parametric
    -I'd love a 1u but that's probably pushing it
    -rather not spend a gazillion dollars

  2. CL400Peavey

    CL400Peavey Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2011
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    Pair an ART PC II with your Aguilar TH.

    Seriously try it.
  3. dhsierra1


    Dec 12, 2009
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    I used to have the Furman PQ-6 and PQ-3 back in the 80s, very nice sounding as I recall.

    If you really don't need the para or graphic eq I really really like the Alembic F2B. That's 1 U, 2 channels, and tubes, basically the Fender Showman preamp and tone stack.
  4. murphy


    May 5, 2004
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    I Love my Alembic F2B
  5. Jeff Scott

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

    Apr 11, 2006
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    No graphic EQ but perhaps a Pearce BC1?
  6. jeffbonny

    jeffbonny _____________ Supporting Member

    May 15, 2012
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    What about a rack mount stereo graph or parametric? +1 on the Furman stuff.
  7. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 16, 2002
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    yes any stereo graphic EQ will do just fine.
  8. smeet

    smeet Supporting Member

    Nov 27, 2006
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    If you don't mind a two-space unit that has a 900 watt power amp included, the ShuttleMax 9.2 is pretty awesome... Great eq, combine or switch channels, FET and tube channels, independent drive and volume per channel, fx loop per channel and combined.

    And it probably weighs less than a lot of preamp-only units.

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