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Anyone have experience with the Pensa 2-band?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by emjazz, May 7, 2005.


  1. emjazz

    emjazz Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Bronx, NY
    I never use the mids with my Roscoe. I'm very curious about the Pensa preamp. I'm thinking of putting a buffer in my bass to push the Barts and then going into a Pensa preamp pedal. Anyone experienced the Pensa pre?
     
  2. Type-55

    Type-55 Supporting Member

    Jul 20, 2000
    Michigan
    The Pensa preamp was designed by John Suhr. I've used one and it's a great 2 band preamp. Go to Suhrguitars.com and order one direct.
     
  3. emjazz

    emjazz Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Bronx, NY
    Doug, Pensa sells it under their name. John designed it though. I've used a Suhr 3 band and it was awesome. Great preamp.
     
  4. pyrohr

    pyrohr

    Aug 28, 2001
    Pakistani compound
    Rudy Pensa is the owner of Rudy's 48th street manhattan. Suhr worked there in the early 90's and that's where the Pensa Suhr union started. Jimmy Coppolo of 50th street guitars also worked there at the time and it was Jimmy who told me alot about John Suhr day's at Rudy's then at Fender.