Warwick Active/Passive

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Sammie09, May 28, 2005.

  1. Sammie09


    Apr 23, 2005
    Whats the difference between an active Warwick and a passive Warwick? :confused:
  2. bass_drum


    Feb 13, 2005
    active basses need batteries to make a sound.

    passive basses dont.
  3. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA

    Some (?) of the Warwicks actives have the push-pull volume so you can kick back and forth to passive mode. Surprisingly, my Streamer LX shows virtually no volume difference between the two modes. The passive tone is bit too crisp in the high end; you may have to roll off the treble on your amp to compensate.

  4. There's almost no volume change between active an passive modes on my W, but it makes a lot of difference on the EQ!!