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Trace V-type Midshift?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by jobu3, Nov 23, 2004.

  1. jobu3

    jobu3 Artist formerly known as Big Joe

    Feb 17, 2002
    Mountain Top, PA
    What does it do? :confused:
  2. BlountEdge

    BlountEdge I play (mostly) jazz basses

    Apr 15, 2004
    Former contributing writer for Bassics Magazine
    Big Joe,

    According to the V-Type operating instructions manual, it "shifts the centre frequency at which the mid control works at, upwards to around 2kHz." The unengaged position (pushed in) gives a slight mid cut at about 1kHz. I typically use the engaged position and it sounds great.

    I hope this helps.

    BlountEdge :bassist:
  3. amper


    Dec 4, 2002
    Actually, I hate the "shift" position. I never use it.
  4. Rvl


    Dec 23, 2003
    Aomori Japan
    Use both.....in and out.
    The Vtype happens to be my favorite preamp and recording DI at the moment.

    I find it quite noticeable , when pulling the midshift on.
    I recommend sending it off .

    Mine is going in for a overhaul shortly.
    I have noticed some problems.


    Robert VanLane
  5. Waabs

    Waabs Employee, Musical Instrument Retail

    Aug 1, 2004
    I find it cuts more when it is engaged. Although it can sound a tiny bit "honky" if you go to wild.