Ibanez btb 5

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by PhatBoi5, Jul 5, 2003.

  1. I just bought this bass and I am having a lot of trouble with the mid switch and levels. I am trying to get a decent volume with out using the mid at all but the ass-end of the bass drops real bad with out using any boost in the midrange. 250 and 500K both. ANd as far as amp settings to compensate. I use an aguilar pre-amp and the tonal knobs dont really get violent so dialing up the mid on the amp doesnt really do much. any tricks would helpful.
  2. keep some mids on your amp... when I want a deader sound, I never turn the mids off, cuz I find I have volume issues with that.. try that.
  3. don't cut the mids.. Select the lower mid freqs and boost them.. It shouldn't soud midrangey at all, but very deep and phat.
  4. Justin V

    Justin V

    Dec 27, 2000
    Alameda, CA
    Don't cut the mids. Lower the mid frequency all the way and boost the mids. It sounds awesome with slight bass boost and treble tweeking.