John East DJ Retro Active/Passive preamp upgrade

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by jwitzend, Feb 23, 2018.


  1. jwitzend

    jwitzend

    Sep 21, 2013
    Bismarck, ND
    Hi.

    I have my eye on a lakland DJ4 and it has this upgrade. Kind of new to this stuff and wondering what all it would do to the bass and sound?
     
  2. You're in for a treat. Great sounding preamp that elevates the already excellent DJ4 to new heights. DR FatBeams complete the package for that J-bass tone.
     
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  3. morrisonhendrix

    morrisonhendrix When the music's over, turn out the lights... Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2009
    near Dallas, Texas
    I just got a used DJ5 with the same preamp, but also has Bartolini B-axis pickups. It sounds phenomenal! I say go for it.
     
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