Fender Bassman 25 farts with active basses

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Gabu, Oct 15, 2001.

  1. Gabu


    Jan 2, 2001
    Lake Elsinore, CA
    I am wondering if anyone else has experienced this or has any thoughts on how to fix this problem. I experimented with a couple of different basses and what seems to happen is when playing with an active pickup bass the bassman starts to fart when playing lower than the G (on the E string). However, this does not happen with passive basses.
  2. It's pretty simple really. Turn down the volume on your bass. You're overdriving the input on the Fender.
  3. uglybassplayer


    Aug 24, 2001
    New Jersey
    Turn down the gain on the amp. Also, plug into the "active" input jack, NOT the passive one.

    - Frank