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Another Pre Amp Question?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by FumandoV, Dec 24, 2004.

  1. FumandoV


    Nov 13, 2004
    Puerto Rico
    I'm installing a preamp on my new bass but still haven't decided whether to go Bartolini or Aguilar. My bass has Bart soapbar pups and some heavy woods like Bubinga, Zebrawood , and Imbuya. Since I know woods are the overall factor of tone, just wandering which preamp would better suit the bass. Im looking for fatness, tight and punchy sound. Thanks again..... :bassist:
  2. David Wilson

    David Wilson Administrator Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Lower Westchester, NY
    2 band or 3 band?
  3. FumandoV


    Nov 13, 2004
    Puerto Rico
    I'm really think it's going to be 3 band.
  4. rpatter

    rpatter Supporting Member

    Sep 18, 2004
    Round Rock, TX
    If you want fatness, consider the Demeter onboard preamp. To me, it has all the transparency of the Bartolini but sounds a lot bigger. I've heard a lot of installers complain about the Aguilar being noisy.