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limiters

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by flamer, Dec 9, 2002.


  1. flamer

    flamer

    Oct 18, 2002
    swindon, england
    hello,

    i've checked the archive, and was unable to find anything relevant to my problem, so here goes....

    I have a hartke 4000 head, which has no limiter or compression, and i'm have trouble with the e string on both my basses causing the amp to clip.

    would a limiter or compression pedal help? and what would you recommend? (i'd rather a pedal than rackmount).

    It's got to be cheaper than trading in a relatively new amp!

    thanks,
    phil.
     
  2. Doctor Jay

    Doctor Jay

    Dec 9, 2002
    I had the same problem on the majority of my basses, until I got hold of an MXR Limiter. I don't think they make them anymore, but you can get lucky on Ebay. It's a great limiter/compression that's true to your original sound. They really wotk.

    Jay
     
  3. BFunk

    BFunk Supporting Member

    Try lowering the pickup under the E string.