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Hartke 3500 owners

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by ikickuintheballs, Apr 23, 2001.


  1. Which input do you plug into most of the time and why? Is there harm in putting it in a certain one? Just curious..

    I plug into the Active input.. mainly because it's a lot less noisy!
     
  2. ONYX

    ONYX

    Apr 14, 2000
    Michigan
    I usually plug into the active jack, only because my basses are active.

    There is no harm in plugging an active bass into the passive jack. Although, depending on how hot your pick-ups are, you may experience some distortion.
     
  3. The only difference in the two inputs is that the active one has (i believe) a -10db pad in it to compensate for the pups. I always run in the active in. Running an active bass into the passive input will give you more noise.
     
  4. Yea, I noticed that you get much more noise with the passive. Thanks