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Fishman 15' Stereo Cable
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This Fishman 15' Stereo Cable is THE best stereo instrument cable available! It will fit your instrument perfectly with the 90 degree 1/4" cable end while the 180 degree 1/4" end fits into your preamp or amp. This cable is true Fishman quality!
List Price: $99.95

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$44.95


 

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Planet Waves Classic Series 20' Instrument Cable
The Planet Waves "Classic Series" Instrument Cable is the best single conductor cable that we've seen. This cable is 20 feet long with a positive connection into standard 1/4"-6.35 mm jacks. Special coaxial cable design provides extra-clean signal and low capacitance. Molded connectors provide extra protection over ordinary plugs.
Features include:
20' Long
Nickel-Plated Plugs
Copper Cylinder Provides 100% Shielding Coverage
Durable, Flexible Polymer for Unmatched Strain Relief
Conducted PVC Insulation
Ultra-Fine, Stranded Copper Conductor
List Price:
$24.99

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$12.00



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Fishman 15' Stereo Cable
This Fishman 15' Stereo Cable is THE best stereo instrument cable available! It will fit your instrument perfectly with the 90 degree 1/4" cable end while the 180 degree 1/4" end fits into your preamp or amp. This cable is true Fishman quality!
List Price:
$99.95

Price Qty
$44.95



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Fishman B-II Preamp for Bass
The B-II is crafted specifically for acoustic upright basses. On the inside, all new electronics deliver cleaner, more transparent sound and an unprecedented 400 hours of battery life. The preamps are housed in a rugged, lightweight injection-molded case, measuring 1.375" high x 3.5 wide x 5" long. Controls include input gain, treble, bass and volume. Input accepts all piezo and magnetic pickups, passive or active. These units come complete with rubber feet and a heavy-duty stainless-steel belt clip.
List Price:
$101.45

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$59.95



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Fishman G-II Preamp
Compact outboard preamp that performs perfectly with most acoustic instruments. Features volume, bass and treble sliders, easy-access battery compartment, AC adapter jack, and rugged injection-molded case.
List Price:
$101.45

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$59.95



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Realist Docking Station Universal Volume Attenuator
The Realist Docking Station Universal Volume Attenuator, designed by David Gage and Ned Steinberger, is an easy-to-use dock and volume knob that works with any acoustic Upright String Double Bass pick-up allowing the bassist to adjust volume on-the-fly. This no-fuss dock installs to the tailpiece without fasteners. Simply loosen the strings, mount, and tighten. It also features "The Jack-Pott", a potentiometer that allows the resistance to be bypassed entirely. The Docking Station solves jack mounting problems by dressing the cable away neatly from the 1/4" output without additional hardware. The Realist Docking Station Universal Volume Attenuator for upright bass pickups is an elegant solution answering the nagging bassist question: Where do you mount the jack for your pickup?
List Price:
$110.00

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$89.99



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Fishman Pro-EQ-II Preamp
This perennial favorite features a tough injection-molded case with an easy-access battery compartment, input trim control, and advanced new electronics which provide longer battery life. Features include volume, bass, middle, treble and brilliance sliders along with an AC adapter jack, phase switch and sub-bass trim control. This preamp can be utilized with any type of piezo or magnetic pickup.
List Price:
$186.07

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$119.95



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Fishman Pro-EQ-Platinum Instrument Preamp for Bass
The Electric and acoustic bassists who use this compact Bass preamp tell us that is has quickly become the essential component for their amplified sound. Easy to use yet powerful features are what give the the Pro-EQ Platinum Bass the versatility to shine for both acoustic and electric instruments. One of the key elements of the multi-faceted Platinum Bass is its ability to add warmth to a raw bass signal without sacrificing punch. Fishman uses sweet sounding J-FET technology for smoothness and our exclusive "Voltage Doubler" circuit with quick articulation and full, open dynamics. The preamp's versatile 5-band graphic EQ has been painstakingly voiced to shape and sculpt many classic and modern bass sounds. An innovative "Depth" control lets the player dial in tight and focused bass for a quick and defined bottom end.
Features include:
Five-band EQ precisely shapes and sculpts bass tone
Feedback-fighting phase switch
Soft-knee, pump-free, photo-optic bass compressor
Depth knob (low-cut filter) for big bottom without boom
Exclusive Voltage Doubler Circuit - stands up to high output active basses
Easy access battery compartment
XLR DI (with ground/lift and pre/post switches) for pro-sound & recording
Tuner/Send output
Rugged injection-molded case
3-way power from 9V battery, 48V phantom or AC adapter
List Price:
$253.76

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$159.95



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LR Baggs Para Acoustic D.I. Preamp
The Para Acoustic D.I. is a studio-quality direct box, featuring a five-band equalizer with tunable notch and midrange controls, adjustable gain and phase inversion. The proprietary Quasi-Passive EQ circuitry is totally transparent and allows control over voicing without sacrificing tone - a big advance over conventional equalizers. In short, the Para D.I. Is engineered to bring out the best in any pickup. The Para D.I. is an excellent preamp for almost any playing situation. It can be used with passive pickups or active systems, and works well with a wide range of instruments including guitars, violins, mandolins, and basses.
List Price:
$249.00

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$169.00



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Fishman BP-100 Bass Pickup
This proven performer launched the entire Fishman line of pickups and electronics. Because of its quality and reliability, the BP-100 remains the choice of bassists worldwide. Known for its deep fundamental response, fast articulation and even balance up and down the neck, the BP-100 is historically a favorite both on the stage and in the studio. Add a bass mic assembly and a Pocket or Bass Blender for unbeatable tone and articulation. The BP-100 installs in minutes and delivers deep sustained pizz tone and fast articulation with emphasized direct string sound. A Pro-EQ Platinum Bass, Pro-EQ II or B-II preamp is recommended, but not required. Easy installation with no alteration!
List Price:
$270.68

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$175.95



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Realist Pickup for Bass
The Realist Bass acoustic transducer was designed by Ned Steinberger in association with David Gage. A primary design goal was to create a transducer that would work equally well for pizzicato and arco through commonly used amplifiers, without requiring a pre-amp or other active, battery powered gear. A flexible element fits under the bridge foot so that it picks up sound from both the bridge and top plate. Produces a rich and powerful response that is acoustically true for both pizz and arco without adjusting controls. No preamp necessary. Easy installation. Just plug it in. Cable is not included. The Planet Waves Classic Series 20' Instrument Cable or the Fishman 15' Stereo Cable works perfectly with this pickup.
List Price:
$245.00

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$196.00



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Roland Cube-20XL Bass Amplifier
The Cube XL Bass amplifiers not only are portable and travel friendly, a CUBE tradition, but they benefit from XL performance enhancements. These amps deliver a knock-out punch with custom FFP and COSM® technology. FFP is one of Roland’s core technologies in which each component — amp, cabinet, and speaker — achieves maximum efficiency and performance for incredible power from a compact body. The Cube-20XL Bass amplifier features 20 watts of power, an 8-inch custom speaker, six COSM amp models, pro-quality effects (Reverb, Delay, Chorus, Solo, Poly Octave, Compression, and Overdrive), Power Squeezer for big sound at low volume, and 3-band EQ.
Features include:
Ultra-Compact 20-Watt Bass Amp With Custom-Designed 8-Inch Speaker
Six COSM® Amp Models Onboard
Seven Effects, Including The New Drive and Poly Octave
Power Squeezer For Big, Rich Sound At Low Volumes; Great For Home Practice And Other Volume Sensitive Environments
Three-Band EQ For Fine-Tuning Your Sound
Built-In Bass Tuner
Bass Input: -10 dBu/1 M ohm
Aux In: -10 dBu
Power Switch - Shape Switch - Tuner Switch - Power Squeezerr
Comp/Drive: Comp/Drive Knobr
Cosm Amplifier: Type Switch (Super Flat, Flip Top, B Man, Bass360, Session, Concert 810), Gain Knob, Volume Knob
Equalizer: Bass Knob - Middle Knob - Treble Knob
EFX/Solo: EFX/Solo Knob (Chorus, Solo, Poly Octave)
Delay/Reverb: Delay/Reverb Knob (Delay, Reverb)
Indicators: Power - Comp/Drive - Tuner - EFX/Solo - Power Squeezer
Connectors: Bass Input Jack (1/4" Phone Type) - Aux In Jack (Stereo Miniature Phone Type) - Foot Sw Jack (Tip: EFX/Solo, Ring: Comp/Drive) (1/4" TRS Phone Type) - Recording Out/Phones Jack (Stereo 1/4" Phone Type)
Power Consumption: 24 w
Width: 335 mm - 13 3/16 inches
Depth: 327 mm - 12 7/8 inches
Height: 335 mm - 13-3/16 inches
Weight: 9.4 kg - 20 lbs. 12 oz.
List Price:
$305.00

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$229.00



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Fishman Full Circle Bass Pickup, 1/4-20 format
Plug in the Full Circle and the sound of your upright is all there. Whether it's big, fat and punchy pizz, full-voiced arco or slap, you'll hear all the acoustic qualities, dynamics, and nuances of your bass - only louder.
Encased in a sturdy aluminum height adjuster wheel, the Full Circle offers accurate, transparent sound. To match the pickup to your instrument and playing style, a fine-tuning feature lets you quickly choose between an open, resonant response or a drier and more focused amplified tone.
Now available in three formats, the Full Circle is a quick retro-fit on instruments with 1/4-20, 5/16-18, or 6x1mm thread height adjustment wheels.
A Pro-EQ Platinum Bass, Pro-EQ II or B-II preamp is recommended, but not required.
Professional installation is recommended.
This model is the 1/4-20 thread height adjustment wheel format.
List Price:
$389.15

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$252.95



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Fishman Full Circle Bass Pickup, 6x1mm format
Plug in the Full Circle and the sound of your upright is all there. Whether it's big, fat and punchy pizz, full-voiced arco or slap, you'll hear all the acoustic qualities, dynamics, and nuances of your bass - only louder.
Encased in a sturdy aluminum height adjuster wheel, the Full Circle offers accurate, transparent sound. To match the pickup to your instrument and playing style, a fine-tuning feature lets you quickly choose between an open, resonant response or a drier and more focused amplified tone.
Now available in three formats, the Full Circle is a quick retro-fit on instruments with 1/4-20, 5/16-18, or 6x1mm thread height adjustment wheels.
A Pro-EQ Platinum Bass, Pro-EQ II or B-II preamp is recommended, but not required.
Professional installation is recommended.
This model is the 6x1mm thread height adjustment wheel format.
List Price:
$389.15

Price Qty
$252.95



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Fishman Full Circle Bass Pickup, 5/16-18 format
Plug in the Full Circle and the sound of your upright is all there. Whether it's big, fat and punchy pizz, full-voiced arco or slap, you'll hear all the acoustic qualities, dynamics, and nuances of your bass - only louder.
Encased in a sturdy aluminum height adjuster wheel, the Full Circle offers accurate, transparent sound. To match the pickup to your instrument and playing style, a fine-tuning feature lets you quickly choose between an open, resonant response or a drier and more focused amplified tone.
Now available in three formats, the Full Circle is a quick retro-fit on instruments with 1/4-20, 5/16-18, or 6x1mm thread height adjustment wheels.
A Pro-EQ Platinum Bass, Pro-EQ II or B-II preamp is recommended, but not required.
Professional installation is recommended.
This model is the 5/16-18 thread height adjustment wheel format.
List Price:
$389.15

Price Qty
$252.95



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Headway EDB-1 Acoustic Preamplifier
The Headway EDB-1 Acoustic Preamplifier (Sheer Acoustic Equaliser Direct Blend) is a mega multi-purpose and compact external pre-amplifier box of pro-audio quality.
You can completely shape your sound with its five band interactive EQ, switchable input impedance and three way Range Switch, offering acoustic Guitar, Bass or Violin settings, which cut unwanted low end tones, below the useable frequency range of the instrument. This cuts body handling noise, unwanted resonaces, feedback and Violin bowing noise. Feedback and other resonance problems may be further tackled by a very effective, broad ranging tunable notch filter and a Phase Reverse control.
Inputs are via Mono Jack, Stereo Jack and XLR, via Two Channels, which enable you to blend in an extra pickup, or Microphone and you can plug into them via one or two standard mono jack leads, a jack lead plus an XLR, or a stereo jack lead.
The Input Impedance Switches on each channel, allow you to optimise the voicing for any of the major pickup types, while a huge amount of extra levels can be applied via the Gain controls and additionally by the Master Volume.
Phantom power is also available to Jack In and XLR Inputs, making the unit friendly for use with quality Condenser Mics and Instruments wired with no battery inside instrument, but with active pickups needing powering.
Outputs are via a balanced XLR D.I. out and a line out Jack. If an earth loop is heard causing hum, you may kill it by pressing the Earth Lift Switch. The two outputs also allow you to split the signal, such as between Acoustic Combo amp for stage monitoring and an out front mixing desk.
EDB-1 can be mounted on its rubber feet, carried with you on the belt clip, or mounted via a mic stand, with an optional bracket.
Powering is via two 9v PP3 (6F22) Batteries, or via plug in DC Power supply.
Features include:
Pro-Audio Quality
Mono/Stereo Jacks Inputs
XLR input
Input impedance switchable to optimise various pickup types
3 Way "Range" Control selects High Pass Filter ( Low cut settings, between Guitar, Violin or Bass.
2 Channels
5 Band interactive EQ
Tunable Notch Filter with variable band width plus In/Out
Phantom Power to Inputs via Switch
Balanced XLR Line Out (Mix of 2 Channels) plus Earth Lift Switch
Jack Line Out in Mono Mix of 2 Channels.
Battery or External DC Plug In Power Supply
Low Battery Indicator
Mount via Rubber Feet, Belt Clip or optional Mic Stand Bracket.
Weight = 500g
Dimensions: L: 138mm. W: 93mm. D: 38mm (D: 43mm incl. low profile knobs.)
List Price:
$349.00

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$319.59



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Fishman Loudbox Mini Acoustic Instrument Amplifier
Fishman's lightest and most portable amp yet, the Loudbox Mini delivers the tonal quality that has made the Fishman name the standard for great acoustic sound. The Loudbox Mini packs 60Watts of clean acoustic power, and has two channels featuring Fishman's legendary preamp and tone control designs, plus digital reverb and chorus for the instrument channel and reverb for the microphone channel. The Loudbox Mini sports an MP3 input and balanced XLR D.I. output – a must for jamming along and capturing your performances.
If you're looking for great sound to inspire your practice sessions, or just need a big, yet portable voice at the local open mic night, look no further than the affordable Loudbox Mini.
Features include:
Power: 60W with Master Volume
Drivers: 6.5" woofer, 1" tweeter
Speaker baffle: 10° built-in tilt
Dimensions: 12" H x 13.7" W x 9.7" D (30.5cm x 34.9cm x 24.7cm)
Weight: 19.7 lbs.
Two channels: instrument & microphone
Digital Reverb and Chorus
Auxiliary input (1/4" and 1/8")
D.I. output: balanced XLR output
Instrument Channel:
1/4" input for active or passive pickups
Feedback-fighting Phase switch
3 band EQ: low, mid, high tone controls
Reverb level
Dual-function Chorus
Microphone Channel:
XLR input for dynamic microphones
2 band EQ with low and high tone controls
Reverb level
List Price:
$507.62

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$329.95



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Roland Cube CB-60XL Bass Amplifier
Just as the CUBE guitar-amp family received an XL upgrade, now it’s time for the CUBE BASS line to reach XL status. The new CUBE XL BASS amplifiers remain portable and travel friendly, a CUBE tradition, but they benefit from new-generation XL performance enhancements. These new amps deliver a knock-out punch with custom FFP and COSM technology. FFP is one of Roland’s core technologies in which each component — amp, cabinet, and speaker — achieves maximum efficiency and performance for incredible power from a compact body. The mid-size CUBE-60XL BASS provides 60 watts of power in a portable cabinet that’s great for rehearsals and gigs alike. It has a Solo channel with memory, eight COSM amp models, 3-band EQ, onboard effects, and a world’s first, built-in Looper for constructing stacks of sound in real-time!
Features include:
Compact 60-watt bass amp with custom-designed 10-inch coaxial speaker
Dual custom-designed Air Flow Port for deep bass and punchy sound
Eight COSM amp models, including the new SUPER LOW amp
Seven effects, including the new DRIVE and POLY OCTAVE
SOLO function with memory for use as a second channel
Power Squeezer for big, rich sound at low volumes
Phrase Looper onboard for sound-on-sound recording with unlimited overdubs
Three-band EQ for fine-tuning your sound
Built-in chromatic bass tuner with drop tuning support
Rated Power Output: 60 W
Nominal Input Level: Bass Input: -10 Dbu/1 M Ohm - Aux In: -10 Dbu
Speaker: 25 Cm (10 Inches) + Tweeter (Coaxial, 2-Way)
Controls: Power Switch, Tuner Switch, Power Squeezer Switch
Comp/Drive Knob
Type Switch (Super Flat, Flip Top, B Man, T.E, Bass360, Session, Concert 810, Super Low)
Shape Switch
Gain Knob
Volume Knob
On/Off, Memory Switch
Volume Knob
Equalizer: Bass Knob - Middle Knob - Treble Knob
Indicators: Power - Comp/Drive - Tuner - Shape - Solo - EFX - Delay/Looper - Rec/Play/Dub - Reverb - Power Squeezer
Connectors: Bass Input Jack (1/4" Phone Type) - Aux In Jack (Stereo Miniature Phone Type) - Line Out Jack (1/4" Phone Type) - Di Out Jack (Xlr Type) - Recording Out/Phones Jack (Stereo 1/4" Phone Type) - Foot SW Jack (Tip:Solo, Ring:Comp/Drive) (1/4" Trs Phone Type) - Foot SW Jack (Tip:Efx, Ring:Reverb) (1/4" Trs Phone Type) - Foot SW Jack (Tip:Delay/Rec/Play/Dub, Ring:Tap/Stop) (1/4" Trs Phone Type)
Power Consumption: 25 W
Width: 421mm 16-5/8 Inches
Depth: 325 mm 12-13/16 Inches
Height: 479mm 18-7/8 Inches
Weight: 16.2kg 35lbs. 12oz
List Price:
$595.00

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$429.00



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Schertler Pre-A III Acoustic Preamplifier
The Schertler Pre-A III Acoustic Preamplifieris especially designed for use with all Schertler electrostatic and electro-dynamic transducers. The Pre-A III is a compact preamplifier loaded with features. Individual controls include Gain, Bass, Treble, Resonance (180 Hz attenuation), Volume, and it accepts both XLR and 1/4" jack inputs while featuring both "dry" and equalized outputs. It provides phantom power to the BLUESTiCK Marine system and STAT series pick-ups. A class-A constant current design and a regulated AC power supply means a strong instrument signal at all times is delivered to the sound system.
Features include:
Total class-A circuit.
No negative feedback.
Innovative filter design
Faster response.
Impressive sound
Integrated notch filter.
Is user friendly!
List Price:
$539.00

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$485.10



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Schertler pickup STAT-B Series Set for Double Bass
The Schertler STAT-B Series Set for Double Bass is Schertler's classic electrostatic bridge-mounted transducer. This transducer is ideal in applications where high volume levels must not present a handicap. It provides high feedback resistance while reflecting the natural sound of the Double Bass with a clear, well defined and "round" string tone. The Schertler STAT-PRE preamplifier is the perfect choice for use with STAT series of pickups for classic stringed instruments. Compact, versatile and easy to use, the STAT-PRE provides power to the STAT-B pickup while allowing control of volume. This Schertler STAT-B Series Set for Double Bass includes pick-up, cable, and the battery-powered STAT-PRE preamplifier with volume control.
Features include:
Strong, accurate bridge tone
Perfect for loud stages
No piezo harshness or distortion
High feedback resistance
Easily installed
Please Note: Returns can not be accepted after the pickup has been carved.
List Price:
$562.00

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$505.80



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Fishman Loudbox Artist Acoustic Instrument Amplifier
The Fishman Loudbox Artist PRO-LBX-600 is an evolution in acoustic instrument amplifiers. It leverages the award-winning design of the Loudbox 100, yet packs more power and enhanced features into an incredibly lightweight and portable package.
Features like 120 watts of ultra-clean, bi-amplified acoustic power, two versatile input channels featuring Fishman's legendary tone and feedback-fighting controls, plus a new dual effects section make the Loudbox Artist the ultimate portable acoustic instrument amplifier for the seriously active musician.
Specifications:
Power: 120 Watts, bi-amped
Drivers: 8” woofer, 100W; 1” soft dome tweeter, 20W
SPL: 112dB SPL @ 1 meter
Speaker Baffle: 10º built-in tilt
Dimensions: 13.5”H x 15.5”W x 11.5”D (34.3cm x 39.4cm x 29.2cm)
Weight: 25.5lbs (11.6kg)
Instrument/Microphone Channels:
Combination 1/4” & XLR input
Resonant-style bass and midrange
Shelving treble
Notch filter (feedback control)
Input gain with 10dB pad and clip indicator
Reverb and Delay effects level
Chorus, Flanger and Slap Echo on/off
Phase switch (feedback control)
Dedicated effects loop
24V phantom power for condenser mics
Features include:
Two mic/instrument channels accept 1/4” or XLR sources
Input channels feature 3-band EQ and feedback controls
Auxiliary stereo input with level control and 1/4” & 1/8” connectors
Dual digital effects section, with independent channel & effects level
Reverb, Chorus, Flanger, Delay, Echo, and Slap Echo
D.I. output: balanced XLR outputs on each input channel and main mix
Channel Mute to silence both input channels
Headphone output
Foot Switch input for remote muting of Input Channels or Chorus, Flanger, & Slap Echo
List Price:
$846.07

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$549.95



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Schertler pickup DYN-B Series Set for Double Bass
Perfect amplification of the acoustic double bass has been a long-time dream for most jazz bassists. The DYN-B, in combination with a PRE-A III preamplifier and our Active Boxes, provides the most natural sound possible. DYN-B is ideal for orchestra and pro-audio-broadcast solutions. Easily moved from instrument to instrument, it provides a neutral tone and NO piezo harshness or distortion. The application and use of the Schertler DYN-B Series Set for Double Bass is extremely simple and safe. Special inert adhesive putty is provided to mount the pick-up to the instrument body. The best location for your sound is quickly found through our indications or through experimentation with placement. The balanced, low impedance output reduces the risk of hum and radio frequency (RF) interference, even with long cable runs. The XLR connector allows direct connection to mixing desks or preamplifier inputs. For additional control of gain, bass, treble, resonance and volume, the Schertler PRE-A III preamplifier is perfectly matched to the DYN-Series.
Features include:
Ideal for orchestra and broadcast
Easily moved from instrument to instrument
Extremely natural tone
Accurate sound reproduction
No piezo harshness or distortion
List Price:
$900.00

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$810.00