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Found a Pre amp I like better than the Audere

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by rschuh, Feb 27, 2008.


  1. rschuh

    rschuh Banned

    Jan 25, 2008
    Phoenix, AZ
    I tossed one of these in my fretless Jazz bass today and have been blown away by it: http://tinyurl.com/ytvr2d. He still doesn't have a name or web site etc., but it adds a TON of colors. I want to hear it on a fretted bass soon. You can't beat the price either! :)
     
  2. joelb79

    joelb79

    Mar 22, 2006
    Lansing, Michigan
    Stan Hinsley at has sound has one that is similar. Or maybe you could tell me the difference.

    www.has-sound.com
     
  3. koobie

    koobie

    Jul 11, 2007
    Portland OR
    It's actually not a preamp, this looks like a nice passive vari-tone circuit. Bonus points for the nice looking natural wood control plate.
     
  4. EduardoK

    EduardoK

    Jun 28, 2004
    Yep, it is a passive varitone for a Jbass+ some other extras. Sounds interesting... subscribed.
     
  5. Ricky Caboverde

    Ricky Caboverde Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2004
    Miami, FL
    Isn't it the same thing to just get a "stellar-tone" knob? Plus the ST has 11 settings rather than five. just a thought.
     
  6. bongomania

    bongomania Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Oct 17, 2005
    PDX, OR
    owner, OVNIFX and OVNILabs
    Yeah, it looks nice but it's kind of apples-and-oranges in comparison to the Audere.
     
  7. koobie

    koobie

    Jul 11, 2007
    Portland OR
    If this is what you need, this could be a pretty good deal at $80 shipped. Similar-looking controls with a cover plate (not wooden though) from HAS are about $130.

    I've never used one of these on a bass. FWIW, I personally haven't found a Vari-Tone circuit very useful on Gibson ES-345 guitars.
     

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