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balancing different bass outputs before effects...

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by ModulusAcacia, Jan 17, 2004.


  1. ModulusAcacia

    ModulusAcacia Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 22, 2000
    Middletown/Cincy, OH WHO-DEY!
    owner: J. Kennedy Guitar Repair, Guitar tech for Walk the Moon
    I need help... I need to get the outputs of my three basses balanced before the signal hits my effects loop.

    my three basses are:
    -Acacia Custom (active)
    -Lakland skyline 55-02 (active)
    -Lakland skyline Joe osborn (passive)

    I'm having issues with the passive bass not being "up to par" so to speak with the actives. is there a devices that can match the output of two, or even better 3, basses so that way i can switch through out a set with out having to adjust the gains and outputs of all the effects that I'm running? Would the Raven Labs MDB-1 do the trick? any other ideas?
     
  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
  3. ModulusAcacia

    ModulusAcacia Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 22, 2000
    Middletown/Cincy, OH WHO-DEY!
    owner: J. Kennedy Guitar Repair, Guitar tech for Walk the Moon
    where can i check one out? Cost? and how do they operate with actives and passives? it seems too easy and too good to be true almost. Just set the internal trim pots and go? wow.
     
  4. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    I haven't tested one myself, but the lehle gear gets raving reviews in German mags.

    This is the US distributor, they'll help you I guess.

    http://www.europeanmusical.com/
     
  5. Tritone

    Tritone Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Santee, America
    Raven Labs MDB-1 would definitely do the trick. That's what it's made for, and it does it very well.