What is meant by a "hot bass"?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by ebick, Jan 7, 2014.

  1. ebick


    Sep 3, 2013
    Reading my amp manual, it says the following:

    "INPUT - Plug your passive or active bass in here. If your bass is too hot....."

    What are they talking about?

  2. lz4005


    Oct 22, 2013
    It either means high output or stolen.
  3. M0ses


    Sep 11, 2009
    Los Angeles
    In this case it obviously means high output.
  4. ebick


    Sep 3, 2013
    hehe, hadn't considered that. would be great, "if your bass is hot, press this button" with direct line to the 5-0! :p