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SansAmp Bass Driver DI and CEB-3 BOSS Bass chorus

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by Turlu, Jul 22, 2001.

  1. Turlu

    Turlu Supporting Member

    Sep 11, 2000
    Ottawa, Ontario CANADA
    To play live and to get the most benefit of the DI of the Sansamp, can I put the CEB-3 BOSS Chorus first and then the BDDI???

    So, the question is: In what order you put your other effects when you play live using a BDDI???

    I want to know your opinions before I get myself a Sansamp BDDI.
  2. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Usually you do it like this.

    1. distortion FX, preamp
    2. EQ (EQ, wah, etc.)
    3.compression FX
    4. modulation FX (phaser, flanger, chorus, reverb, delay)

    Modulation FX are the last FX in the chain because you usually want clean chorus or delay. When you put it first, it runs through all FX that come after it. While distorted chorus or reverb can be a cool effect at times, it's usually not a desirable effect.
    And usually the chorus pedal is the only stereo pedal, so you have to put it last, to keep the stereo signal.
  3. bassmonkeee


    Sep 13, 2000
    Decatur, GA
    Tech21, the makers of the Sansamp, say the unit should be placed first in the signal chain.
  4. i run my sansamp first, then thru the boss CH-1 chorus, and it sounds awesome.

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