what is a onboard preamp ?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by jian_cheng, Feb 15, 2002.

  1. jian_cheng


    Jul 13, 2001
    what is an onboard preamp ? can it be installed on my fender traditional am 4 j bass ??? i just changed my pickups to emg j ... sorry i am not very sure abt pre amps ... is it something to shape how yr your bass sounds ? ??? and if i wanted it what brand to consider ? suitable for my bass

  2. DanGouge


    May 25, 2000
    You might also consider an outboard preamp. Depending on the type of onboard preamp you might have to route your bass' body to fit. Also an outboard is transferable to any other bass. I use Sadowsky's and it's sweet. Just another option to consider...