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BBE Sonic Maximizer

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by sjphi, May 24, 2004.

  1. sjphi


    May 24, 2004
    San Antonio, Texas
    First off, I'm new here, but I like what I see so far. It's refreshing to see knowledgable people discuss our instrument.

    Anyway, I just got a used BBE 362 Sonic Maximizer ($50 USD), and added it to my rig. OH MY GOD! It is the absolute best thing that has ever happened to my tone. I spent 10 minutes playing quarter notes on my open E string, while hitting the bypass button repeatedly, listening to difference. Amazing.

    Anyone else use one?
  2. How so... what exactly did it do to your tone.
  3. jondog


    Mar 14, 2002
    NYC metro area
    Yes, I use the same model and never turn it off. Congrats on a great deal!

    Jon R, the BBE is a phase device that makes highs and lows hit your ear at the same time. I think. It's a very subtle effect that sounds great, people describe as taking a blanket off of your speakers.