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RIG Setup! HELP!!!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Concord, Aug 31, 2001.

  1. Concord


    Aug 31, 2001

    Got a question on setting up my rig!

    I'm running an SWR Super Redhead, Son of Bertha cabinet, Korg DTR-1 tuner, Behringer MDX1400 compressor/limiter and Rosco LG-3005 bass.

    My question is, what is the best configuration to incorporate the mute feature on the DTR-1, because I don’t like the popping sound on the extra cabinet when the amp is turned on? Obviously, I also want the BEST sound quality possible.

    Also, can you recommend settings on the MDX1400? My style of playing is HARD. I usually play combinations of slap and various finger styles.

    I just want to play the bass, not get an engineering degree so I can setup my equipment!


  2. captainpabst


    Mar 18, 2001
    i don't know about the tuner mute feature, but i would suggest simply leaving the speaker switch in the off position when you turn the power on, then turn on the speaker(s). there shouldn't be a pop, i don't think. i have a bass 750, and if the speaker switch is on when i turn on the amp, i get a pop. if the speaker switch is off, and i turn it on after the power, there's no pop.
  3. captainpabst


    Mar 18, 2001
    here are two more things. if you ran the son of bertha with an external amp from the pre-outs, you may not get the pop then. but that would be a pain. also possibly you could get an amp tech to make sure the ext. speaker jack is wired to the speaker on/off switch. if i'm understanding the situation correctly, that should do it.

    also, you might want to take each unit (tuner, comp) out of the signal chain one at a time and then play the amp to see if they are the source of the pop.
  4. Geoff St. Germaine

    Geoff St. Germaine Commercial User

    Hey, how does the Redhead work with the BIg Ben, I have a Super Redhead and have been thinking about getting either a Big ben 18", a SOB 15" or a goliath or goliath jr, what do you think?

  5. Geoff St. Germaine

    Geoff St. Germaine Commercial User

    sorry, must of misread your SOB as a BB.

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