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battery powered bass preamps - list please

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by remo, Jan 30, 2006.


  1. remo

    remo

    Jan 15, 2005
    I'm looking to buy a battery powered backup bass preamp for my rig.. not a sansamp BBDI or a MXR M-80 please..

    can anyone list me a few other options out there? It has to be battery powered :hyper: :hyper:
     
  2. EBS Microbass II or the Hartke VXL
     
  3. remo

    remo

    Jan 15, 2005
    maybe the sadowsky outboard pre? can they drive a poweramp?
     
  4. TaySte_2000

    TaySte_2000

    Jun 23, 2001
    Manchester, UK
    Endorsing Artist: Mojohand, Subdecay, Overwater, Matamp
    John East Zing Preamp if you can find one runs on 4 AA battery's

    Also
    Sansamp Bass Driver
    Sansamp Para Driver
    Sansamp Programable DI
    MXR M-80
    EBS Microbass
    Everything by Raven Labs
    Sadowsky Bass DI
    Fodera Model 2000 Pre
    Radial Bassbone
    Aguilar DB924
    T-Rex Purist
    John East U-Retro Stomp

    Probably some others but thats all I can think of right now
     
  5. doctec

    doctec

    Mar 22, 2005
    Beaverton, Oregon
    Which of these will drive a power amp directly?
     
  6. TC electronic!
    If you are lucky, you might find one
     
  7. Al Caldwell

    Al Caldwell

    Mar 18, 2003
    St.Louis , Mo
    Phil Jones Bass Buddy is clean as hell! Al
     
  8. stringsmith

    stringsmith

    Apr 7, 2005
    I have the Sadowski outboard pre. I pretty sure it will not drive a power amp. Even it it could I woundn't reccomend it. Not quite enough tone shapinf for that.
     
  9. TaySte_2000

    TaySte_2000

    Jun 23, 2001
    Manchester, UK
    Endorsing Artist: Mojohand, Subdecay, Overwater, Matamp
    Sansamp and EBS will drive a power amp I'm sure of it, don't know about the others
     
  10. The EBS could drive a poweramp, but it doesn't have a very high output signal, so I doubt you would be able to push the amp as hard as you could... I've had problems getting a loud enough signal out of it for recording into PRO TOOLs