MEC BEC III vs Basslines

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Luis Fabara, Oct 9, 2001.

  1. Luis Fabara

    Luis Fabara

    Aug 13, 2000
    Ecuador (South America)
    Audio Pro - Ecuador
    If you have to choose between a BEC III 3 Way Electronics for a Warwick Streamer LX 6 , or a Basslines 3 Band System wich would you choose and Why?

    Warwick no longer uses Basslines pickups either , because MEC has already released the Soapbars.

    Any Input on the BECIII ? Thanks.
  2. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz Supporting Member

    Oct 18, 2000
    Milwaukee, WI
    i've got the BEC3 in my thumb, and it's pretty decent. my only gripe is that it's kinda noisy, and the mid control seems to be put too high. a sweepable midrange and a little cleaner sound would make it badass. don't know how it compares to a basslines system though - my thought is that the BEC sits better than most factory electroncs (fender, ibanez, yamaha, etc) but not as good as most aftermarket systems.