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Passive tone control OFFboard?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by semborg, Dec 13, 2005.

  1. Does it exist a small unit or something, pedal or anything, cable, that has passive tone control?

    I think this would be cool and useful tool for active basses without passive tone control.

    Thank you
  2. tplyons


    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    It's something that can be made rather easilly and cheaply, however, I'm not aware of a unit being made already.
  3. WalterBush


    Feb 27, 2005
    Yuma, Az
    Full disclosure, I'm a certified Fender technician working in a music store that carries Fender, Yamaha, and Ibanez products among others.
    Manley Labs makes the Massive Passive, a large passive eq primarily meant for studio use (i.e. not for bass). Craig Anderton designed a nice passive tone control box and published it in his EPFM book. Plenty of high-end amps advertise a passive tone control. I really don't know of any more, I'm not sure there's much call for it.