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Ibanez PD7 Phathed owners: question

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by bassackwards, Dec 17, 2002.

  1. bassackwards

    bassackwards Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    I've got a PD7 and I love the distortion/OD. Here's the problem: It distorts on the clean setting if I run an active bass (IbanezBTB) with the volume all the way up into it. Is this normal? Does anyone elses do this? Thanks for any help or advice you may offer.
  2. Chris_AtariDoll


    Dec 8, 2001
    It sounds like the signal from your BTB is too 'hot' for the input stage of the pedal.

    Ive got a Ibanez SB-7 (Synth) and i have the opposite problem, the output from my tobias is so low it doesnt trigger the synth (even with the sensitivity on full), I have to use my warwicks phat pups and eq when i use the synth.

    or your battery could be dead
  3. bassackwards

    bassackwards Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Thanks. I was just fiddling around with it some more and it turns out my MIM P-standard makes it clip at full volume too. Those stock pickups are pretty hot on the MIM though. I can't be the battery because I run it with the propper Ibanez adapter. Any PD7 owners?

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