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Bass with active/passive switch

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by kridrazil, Apr 8, 2003.


  1. kridrazil

    kridrazil

    Nov 10, 2002
    Which bass features an active/passive switch ?

    I start : Sadowsky, FBass, Fodera, Fender Marcus Miller, others ?

    I think that an active/passive switch is great because you have the best of both world.
     
  2. BoiNtC

    BoiNtC

    Nov 25, 2002
    NYC, USA
    My Fender Jaco Fretless as soon as I get the J-Retro put in ;)
     
  3. Jonesy4fnk

    Jonesy4fnk Supporting Member

    Carvins have a pull pot passive/active circuit.
     
  4. bentem

    bentem

    Oct 18, 2002
    Rockville, MD
    A yamaha i played once did.
     
  5. pyrohr

    pyrohr

    Aug 28, 2001
    Pakistani compound
    My 82 precision special has one and it's true passive (tone control works in passive mode).
     
  6. TNJ

    TNJ

    Mar 5, 2003
    My Lakland dlx 5594 does.
    Nice 5'er! :cool:
    S.
     
  7. A few of the warwick models have them as a push pull on the volume.
     
  8. Hohner B2A, B bass, Jack bass
    Steinberger Spirit
    Fender Stu Hamm Urge I
    Yamaha BB1100s
     
  9. Most of the G&L basses have active/passive.
     
  10. By-Tor

    By-Tor

    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    My Jerzy Drozd Exellency IV/28 which will soon be on its way to me does.
     
  11. Jerry J

    Jerry J Supporting Member

    Mar 27, 2000
    P-town, OR
    The one that surprises me that it doesn't have an active/passive option is my MTD535. Didn't the original Tobias' have this?
     
  12. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    My Peavey Dyna-Bass 5 used to have this feature. Fantastic to have when your battery dies on gig night.

    Flip that switch and instantly go from :eek: to :bassist: !