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what is the difference between guitar and bass effects?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by rock bassist 81, Jul 19, 2002.


  1. what is the difference between guitar and bass effects?

    I have a Digitech RP 2000 guitar pedal and I love the effects options it gives me. If there is a big difference i guess i will have to get a bass pedal...:confused:
     
  2. benevan

    benevan Supporting Member

    May 2, 2002
    Memphis
    If you like it an you are happy with the sound, keep using it.
     
  3. hyperlitem

    hyperlitem Guest

    Jul 25, 2001
    Indianapolis, IN
    why play the effects that your supposed to. Thats how people get new intresting sounds is doing what they arent supposed to. But in answer to your question most guitar effects cant handle the lower frequencies that a bass puts out. Theres absolutely nothing wrong with what your doing, and your not harming anything. If you like the sound then your set, but in general bass effects are geared towords lower frequencies.
     
  4. CS

    CS

    Dec 11, 1999
    UK
    I havent used the RP2000 on bass but the time based effects are really good. Ditto on the like it keep it philosophy.
     
  5. Thanks for the advice. I'm planning on keeping the RP2000, no reason to spend extra $$$.