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SIB Fatdrive as preamp?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by jock, Jun 23, 2003.


  1. jock

    jock

    Jun 7, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Can the SIB Fatdrive be used as a simple preamp into a poweramp?
    I cant afford a real good preamp right now so Im looking at the SIB as it looks great and I think it would be useful (in the studio etc)when I do own a "real" basspreamp too.
    Any thoughts, comments etc are welcomed!

    I realize the Eq will be somewhat limited but I do like the DI-ed sound of my bass.
     
  2. jokerjkny

    jokerjkny

    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PA
    i have one, but i'm wary of using it straight into a power amp. its more an effects pedal. you can try emailing the guys there:

    http://www.smfamps.com/sib.htm
     
  3. squire_pwr

    squire_pwr

    Apr 15, 2003
    San Diego, CA.
    Why would you be wary? Is there any damage that could come from doing such a thing (i don't know much ab preamps)? or more of a "it will sound horrible" wariness? Thanks!