Just started doin' some basic recording on my own (yikes!) with a Tascam 414. I came here first several weeks ago for tips. Most helpful were the referrals to some of the other "recording only" sites. Thanks to all who've shared them in recent time. Anyway, I found it interesting that more than a few of those sites mention that "passive" basses are better/easier/more desirable/etc. to record vs. "active" basses. Not much detail followed to shed light as to why. Can some of you chime in? Especially those of you with "actives" and "passives" AND recording experience.