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BBE 383 - Any Experience

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by lwleaver, Oct 17, 2002.

  1. lwleaver

    lwleaver Something cute and clever.

    Apr 10, 2002
    Philadelphia, PA
    I am not sure if this belongs here, but I didn't see another spot that looked right. Does anyone have any experience with the BBE 383 Sonic Maximizer/Preamp/Crossover. I am seriously debating getting one in an effort to scale down my rig. Just thought I would get some imput from guys on the front line who may have used one. Thanks.


    Oh, if you know where I could find one relatively inexpensive, please let me know. They seem to be a rarity.
  2. KAC


    Oct 9, 2002
    I have a BBE pre-amp like that - I'm not sure of the model number. It's FABULOUS! It also has "punch" and a compressor, neither of which I use. It has good eq (5 band). The crossover has an adjustable cutoff point and a balance (Hi to Low ratio). It's great! I use it with a GK power amp. I have heard they are no longer available. It's clean & quiet & the BBE Effect is a marvelous thing.
  3. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
  4. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    I've got one of them laying around somewhere.....not a bad preamp......you should be able to get one for around a hundred bucks.

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