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the active button on the rbi.

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by DeepDeath, Jun 27, 2003.

  1. what does it do?
  2. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    active buttons activate a pad. This drops the signal a little bit so that a bass with active electronics or pickups doesn't overdrive your preamp. The pad's value is expressed in decibels. Usually most are -10dB.
  3. Mcrelly


    Jun 16, 2003
    Minnesota, USA
    I own a RBI and the active button on the front switches on and off the "sansamp" circuit. yes, the volume drops to the input level from guitar or preamp send. a friend told me that the only reason they have the button on the rbi is to remind you how your guitar sounds WITHOUT the RBI. seems true enough for me!