Joemeek as preamp?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by jock, May 18, 2003.

  1. jock


    Jun 7, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    What about using a Joemeek VC1QCS as a preamp in a bass rig?
    Any thoughts? :meh:
  2. jock


    Jun 7, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Here is some more info about it:

    Versatile direct to tape channel with a warm and characterful 1960's sound. The combination current&mode mic-pre, photo optical JOEMEEK compressor, enhancer /de-esser and JOEMEEK meequalizer, provides an analogue signal processing path which is second to none for live recording, studio vocals and instruments.

    And because it´s being replaced by Promeek I can get a new one for $450! :eek:

    Link to site
  3. jock


    Jun 7, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Is there any reason why it wouldn´t work?
    It should be able to drive a poweramp, right?:meh:
  4. FunkySpoo

    FunkySpoo Supporting Member

    Feb 6, 2002
    Characterful? Is that real word?
  5. awesome


    Aug 14, 2002
    I think I once heard someone say their compressors work very well for bass, and you get a parametric eq.
    For 450€ I would go for it.
  6. Petebass


    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    I know a guy who uses a vocal style Mindprint pre-amp thingy into a Yamaha power amp. He swears by it. Personally I don't like his bass sound but it could just be his prefered settings. But it works!