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Pre Amp Decision

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by spalka621, Jan 13, 2006.

  1. spalka621


    Jul 26, 2005
    Sioux Falls, SD
    I reciently purchased a behringer power amp for my bands pa. I was also thinking about using it for my bass rig but dont really know anything about pre amps and wanted some help. I was looking for a pre amp that has a large variety of sounds and is relitavly cheep like around 300$. i am running 2 gk backline cabs if that helps. Sorry for the broad question but i really have absolutly no ida where to start. Thank you for any help you can give me.
  2. Peg_legs


    Nov 19, 2005
    Huntsville, AL
    BBE and the Tech 21 RBI can be had for that price new. I use the RBI and can definitely recommend it. The BBE gets favorable reviews too. What sort of tone are you after? I went with the RBI hoping it would magically turn me into Geddy Lee, or at least get me closer to his tone:D
  3. The BBE Bmax is good for a fast clean tone and the Sansamp RBI is good for a fat tone. I think the RBI is more versitile tonewise.

    If you really want a deal check the used market for a Yamaha PB-1.
  4. Mcrelly


    Jun 16, 2003
    Minnesota, USA
    +1 RBI
  5. afroman

    afroman Supporting Member

    Aug 31, 2000
    Austin, TX