Problem with Digitech Bassdriver

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Niskamies, Dec 17, 2004.

  1. Niskamies


    Jan 13, 2004
    So, that pedal works fine with passive basses, but with active basses it distorts the signal when in bypass. What could I do to prevent the distortion? I also have the Synth Wah from Digitech and want to use them, but I don't want unwanted distortion in my sound.
  2. Heckxx


    Nov 2, 2004
    Libertyville, IL
    I used to have the Digitech bass driver, and I have an active bass. I never remembered having bypass problems. Anyways, one solution would be to use a looper to just route the signal around the digitech when not using it.
  3. NicJimBass

    NicJimBass Is this thing on!? Supporting Member

    Nov 22, 2004
    Lancaster, OH
    Endorsing Artist: DR Strings, Source Audio
    Are you running it on batteries or with a power supply? I know first hand that these Digitech pedals eat batteries for breakfast. You'll get the best sound possible with a power supply. I use both a Bass Driver and a Danelectro Fab Tone for distortion. The bass driver works really well with an active bass. The Fab Tone is more of a one tick pony, but I like the trick it does!