SANSAMP outputs - which is hottest ?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by jlsbass, Oct 12, 2003.


  1. jlsbass

    jlsbass

    Aug 8, 2003
    ottawa,ontario
    Hi,

    I intent to try a sansamp bass driver to serve as a preamp direct into my power amp ... seems to be conflicting info about which is the best output connector to use ... some say they use xlr , others have stated that the 1/4 is the way to go.

    Sooooo .... Of the two Sansamp BDDI outputs ...
    Which is supplying a hotter signal ... the 1/4 out or the XLR out ?

    Thanks,
    John.
     
  2. cjgallen

    cjgallen

    Oct 19, 2001
    The 1/4" is hotter.

    I used to do the same thing. When I was driving my power amp with the XLR it never got nearly as loud.
     
  3. Chris A

    Chris A Chemo sucks! In Memoriam

    Feb 25, 2000
    Manchester NH
    The levels of the sansamp have to be way up to have the output to do that. And it doesn't work in bypass mode.


    Chris A.:rolleyes: :bassist:
     
  4. Primary

    Primary TB Assistant

    Here are some related products that TB members are talking about. Clicking on a product will take you to TB’s partner, Primary, where you can find links to TB discussions about these products.

     
    Dec 2, 2021

Share This Page