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What are the Controls on a Hofner Beatle Bass?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by gfab333, Dec 8, 2001.

  1. gfab333


    Mar 22, 2000
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    What are the nobs and switches for on Hofner Beatle Bass? Looks like there's two nobs a few switches.
  2. Thornton Davis

    Thornton Davis Supporting Member

    Dec 11, 1999
    Each knob is a volume control with the one towards the tail of the body controlling the bridge pick-up volume and the one towards the headstock controlling the neck pick-up volume.
    There are 3 switches. 2 of them turn the neck (bass) and treble (bridge) pick-ups on and off. The last switch is a solo/rhythm switch. This gives the guitar a bass or treble boost. If you like thump, put this switch in the rhythm position.
  3. gfab333


    Mar 22, 2000
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    That's a great concept, the switches.