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DM ultra J's + Bart pre-amp

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by big evil robot, Apr 19, 2005.

  1. mmmmmm-mmmm good! :hyper:

    I can't get enough of playing my jazz now that I've got my bart pre in.
    The ultras were good on their own and now they're great. :hyper:
  2. hondo8671


    Apr 22, 2004
    how much was the bart. pre?
  3. Bardolph


    Jul 28, 2002
    Grand Rapids, MI
    The ultras seem to get reviews of being quite scooped. Does the pre have good mids you can dial in for cutting through in the mix?
  4. I find my bass has alot of mids present naturally, so the scoop isn't an issue.
    Its the 2 band pre, I don't really like mids on a pre-amp they always sound forced to my ears.
    I find that a little low for punch and a little high for definition works much better.

    Now I'm wondering how much better would nords sound....
  5. The Thinker

    The Thinker

    Sep 17, 2003
    Chicago, IL
    I am considering a Bart pre to go with my Ultra Jazz equipped bass. What effect has the Bart had on your sound with those pickups?
  6. with everything even, I find them pretty close to their bare sound.
    Dialing in a bit of low makes them really smooth and warm, and a little high makes them a bit brash, so I don't use much of the high freq.
    I also went with tone/tone, blend, volume for my pot setup. I like that MUCH better than tone, volume, volume.
  7. The Thinker

    The Thinker

    Sep 17, 2003
    Chicago, IL

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