replacement EQ

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by sams, Jul 12, 2003.

  1. sams


    Mar 20, 2001
    East Orange, NJ
    I have an Ibanez sr405 and I wanted to replace the eq that originally came with it. I dont know where to turn. Can some one give me some advice? It is active with and 3 band.
  2. furiously funky

    furiously funky Guest

    Dec 28, 2002
    you could ask a repare person at your local guitar shop? look into what would be a good eq for you and go from there. a lot of people seem to like the aguilar OBD-3 preamp (spelling) or bartolini you could ask the repare person what would work well in their experience?
  3. BillyB_from_LZ

    BillyB_from_LZ Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2000
    sams...what don't you like about the existing preamp?

    What kind of sound are you looking for?

    What features do you want(active/passive switch, sweepable mids, slap switch, etc)?

    What is your budget?
  4. sams


    Mar 20, 2001
    East Orange, NJ
    I have not gone to a local store yet but I am planning on it. My existing preamp is ok but it seems like it is not doing the trick anymore. I want a smooth mid sound, rich lows, and sharp hi's. I am not looking for any extra features, just something basic.
  5. have u replaced the the old 9 volt.
  6. sams


    Mar 20, 2001
    East Orange, NJ
    Yes, I change it about every few months depending how much I play