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Low B Effect

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by pshep68, Oct 15, 2013.

  1. pshep68


    Sep 21, 2006
    Is the an effect pedal that can simulate the low B of a five string?
  2. an octaver. but that wont really be anything like playing a 5er.
  3. RickenBoogie


    Jul 22, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    Octave down, but yeah, not the same thing at all.
  4. Step 1. Use octaver..
    Step 2. Play original bassline an octave above.
    Step 3. You now have a low b.
  5. CyberSnyder

    CyberSnyder Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2003
    I Endorse Alien Audio Basses
    A fourth down on a Line 6 M series or a Digitech Whammy pedal. Then play like BEAD instead of EADG. There will be a slight delay in your playing due to the processing and you won't be able to slap, but in a mix it could work.

    Just get a 5.
  6. dannybuoy


    Aug 3, 2005
    Or string up BEAD. Who needs G strings anyway.
  7. ddhm


    Mar 18, 2011
    Memphis Tn USA
    Strippers need G strings :) sorta
  8. Johnny Crab

    Johnny Crab ACME,QSC,Fame/Hondo/Greco/HELIX user & BOSE Abuser Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2004
    South Texas
    Do this with a Line 6 BassPODXTLive and it tracks to low G(!?) if you're very careful. It gets used on any song with a 5'er BUT it is not the same. Close enough in a loud club environment and it's amusing to watch players heads turn when you hit notes below low B.

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