What's the difference between the regular sansamp and the 3-channel sansamp?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by ChaseMorris15, Nov 29, 2012.


  1. ChaseMorris15

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    Regular sansamp-http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0002D0EN8/ref=mp_s_a_1?qid=1354245021&sr=8-1&pi=SL75

    3-channel sansamp-http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0009E6RQS/ref=mp_s_a_1?qid=1354245106&sr=8-2&pi=SL75

    I think there has to be some difference, the 3 channel is only like $10 more? Two more channels for $10?
     
  2. mowburger

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    I don't think the PBDDI has a parallel out?
    Otherwise the same.
     
  3. Bassmike62

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    I think they're the same, apart from the 3 channels.
     
  4. AmpedSilence

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    This.

    This.

    This.

    buy a used PBDDI and you can get it cheaper than a new BDDI :ninja:
     
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  6. ChaseMorris15

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    How useful is that really? I'm a noob at this, sorry.
     
  7. ChaseMorris15

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    How useful actually is the paralleled output?
     
  8. AmpedSilence

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    Well, if you want to send an "uneffected" signal to the PA system and an effected signal to your amp, then the regular BDDI can do that.

    The PBDDI has two outputs: an XLR and "effected" 1/4 out.

    Edit - There could be many applications to having different outputs and many more configurations on a pedalboard.
     
  9. ChaseMorris15

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    So what all do I sacrifice for two more channels?
     
  10. alec

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    $10, a parallel out and a little bit of real estate.
     
  11. ChaseMorris15

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    What is a paralleled out? And what's it do?
     
  12. father of fires

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    The parallel out is for sending to you stage amp. The effect out is for going to the PA.

    The Bass Driver was not designed as an effects box for your amp. It was designed to send an "amp-like" signal to the PA.

    But, it sounds awesome going into your amp so if that's how you're using it then the parallel out is moot.
     
  13. rtslinger

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  14. alec

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    A parallel out bypasses the pedal's circuitry and gives you the same signal you put into it.
     

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