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Mesa Studio Preamp with bass???

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by jock, Jun 26, 2004.

  1. jock


    Jun 7, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Can this guitar (?) preamp be used with bass?
    How will it sound? Anybody using it? Can it do a good clean sound? To shy in the bass registers???
  2. Benjamin Strange

    Benjamin Strange Commercial User

    Dec 25, 2002
    New Orleans, LA
    Owner / Tech: Strange Guitarworks
    That's kind of an older pre, but they were pretty cool. I owned the Quad Pre, which was essentially the same thing only bigger. I never used it for bass, but I have found guitar amps to work as bass amps in the studio sometimes; not too much low end (which is bad for recordings) and a good midrange bump that can help the bass stick out a bit. I use a Mesa VTwin pedal and a modded Triaxis for a bunch of my bass parts, and it works very well.