Bartolini / Tobias observation..

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by meatwad, Nov 5, 2012.

  1. meatwad


    Apr 9, 2008
    Smallville, USA
    I've owned this bass since late '99, and just discovered something interesting yesterday; if all three tone knobs (b/m/t) are turned all the way down, there is absolute zero signal passing through.

    I've never owned an active preamp that did this IIRC. It still sounds great, but this has me curious if anything has gone wrong?
  2. lowfreq33


    Jan 27, 2010
    Endorsing Artist: Genz Benz Amplification
    That's odd. Mine doesn't do that, but I have the NTMB preamp.
  3. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member Commercial User

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Boom Bass Cabinets, DR strings
    Nope, that's normal. My 84 Hybrid does the same thing.