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Vigier Passion IV, active bass - Play in passive

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by Pulus, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. Pulus


    Mar 10, 2016
    Hi, I own a Vigier Passion IV. It´s an active bass and I want to use it in passive mode. I would like to install a switch o a push/pull or similar. Is it possible? The preamp is different to any preamp I have seen. I´m from Spain and I don´t know how to explain it in english, so here is a photo:


  2. Pulus


    Mar 10, 2016
    Another way of solve the problem is to install a new preamp. But i really like the sound of the bass.

    Any suggestion?
  3. Email Patrice Vigier. He's a good dude, and multilingual.
    VigierUSA and JustForSport like this.
  4. VigierUSA


    Jan 7, 2013
    Kingston, NY
    General Manager USA, Vigier Guitars
    Or his wife, Lina, she speaks Spanish and will point you in the right direction. Tell her DJ sent you. Lina@vigierguitars.com :)
  5. Hey VigierUSA, we're home folks! I live right up the road!
  6. The problem is that you have PCB mount pots. Trying to add a push/pull pot with an active/passive switch is most likely going to involve having to modify the PCB. This is not easy to do, and in some cases, can cause damage.

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