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does multieffects processor work with active pickups?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by akashddoshi, Apr 17, 2010.

  1. akashddoshi


    Dec 21, 2009
    Hey people i have a boss me20b bass processor and nw im planning on buying the ibanez srx2ex1 bass guitar and it has active pickups
    So will it work properly with my processor?
  2. Swift713


    Dec 4, 2006
    Florence, Ma
  3. wetzelman1


    Feb 12, 2009
    but it might make your head explode
  4. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    All the kittens in your neighborhood will swell up like balloons, and then rapidly deflate--causing them to fly whizzing randomly around people's heads, making a horrible flatulent mewing noise.
  5. Sounds to me like it's time to slap some actives in my basses and run them through my M13. :D
  6. Steveaux

    Steveaux Safe-Guardian of the Stoopid Supporting Member

    Jul 1, 2008
    The Wilds of NW Pa.
    ... and, my Saturday morning is complete.

  7. Planet Boulder

    Planet Boulder Hey, this is a private residence...man

    Nov 10, 2001
    6,482 feet above sea level
    I once had impure thoughts. Oh, and I pluck my ear hair.
    In all seriousness, yes, a multi-effects unit will work with active pickups, but only if you're seated while playing.
  8. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Supporting Member

    and are not barefoot. If you're barefoot and play an active bass it short-circuits the DSP in the multi.
  9. L-A


    Jul 17, 2008
    Depends. Are your krons changed?
  10. TheFantod

    TheFantod #5 of the Pentaverate. Took Col. Sanders' spot.

    Aug 7, 2009
    Eastern N.C.
    Oh, so THAT'S why that happened the other day. Makes sense now, thanks Bongo!

  11. L-A


    Jul 17, 2008
    You know what? I'm totally sigging this.

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