Used mxr m81 bass preamp bass effect pedal guitar center. This is the preamp which i have used for about 30years in my main stereo system. The jule monique b15 vein has a lot of fans, but i have not tried it myself. I started by placing the pedal between a 64 fender jazz and an epifani al112 combo set flat to hear if the preamp could breathe some life into the js aging pickups.
No matter what bass i plugged into the mxr m81, the pedal improved the overall sound of the instrument. Feb 16, 2019 comparing nitewalker bass guitar tube preamps with other outboard bass preamps. Combination of preamp and di box for electric bass separate controls for input and output, parametric mids, pre post switch determines whether the eq will take effect before or after the direct out, controls for output, mid freq. In summary, this could appear to be a bass preamp pedal buyers guide, but in order to provide a valid buyers. I did a quick internet search and couldnt find anyone selling it yet. The mxr bass preamp combines a pristine bass preamp with a studioquality direct out in a phase 90sized box, providing clear tone without hogging precious pedalboard space. The mxr bass preamp combines a pristine bass preamp with a studioquality direct out in a phase 90sized box, providing clear tone without hogging precious pedal board space. Use it to add a new voice to an old passive bass, sweeten up any amp, or put some special sauce on a.
The m81 features a separate input and output level controls and a 3 band eq section with a sweepable midrange from 250hz to 1khz for maximum tonal flexibility. Round 1 fingers scoop round 2 fingers bass boost round 3 fingers treble boost round 4 fingers mid boost round 5 slap. Page 1 m81 bass preamp 92503016739reva page 2 description power and another cable from the bass rotate bass knob clockwise balanced output impedance 120. Push the mode effect and distortion a single 9 volt alkaline battery, distortion led lit.
Recorded using gallienkrueger 400rb head, ampeg 8x10 cabinet, and presonus audiobox itwo interface. With individual control over the input and output levels, youll be taking advantage of mxr s constant headroom technology and experience facemelting volume with absolute clarity. When i scoured the web trying to find one, nothing turnedup. The mxr bass preamp combines a pristine bass preamp with a studioquality direct out so you can adjust your sound to any live or recording scenario. Will schecter stiletto custom 5fender deluxe pj bass with emg gzr setsterling ray34 mxr bass preamp direct out 1. The mxr m81 bass preamp combines a pristine bass preamp with a studioquality direct out in a phase 90sized box, providing clear tone without hogging precious pedalboard space. Mxr m80 bass preamp and di box the m80 starts as a solid, highquality direct box. Skip to main content skip to footer site5116214220 site5116214220 used 116214220 mxr m81 bass preamp bass effect pedal site5116214220. In 1972 dunlop introduced the mxr pedals and quickly established. Its much more than a di box, its a bass preamp with clean and distortion channels, and 3band eq.
For the most part, string bass amps or double bass amps, electric cello amps, even amplified low brass instruments all could have remarkably enhanced tonal characteristics by using a nitewalker bass guitar tube preamp in the bass effects chain. The whole thing started as some sort of alembic f1 bass preamp design, which is basically fenders preamp with fender tmb tone stack. Then it adds a mountain of features making it, pound for pound, one of the most powerful bass tools ever. Bassists would customize and add internal and external preamps to provide the audience with the pop and gain that caused the genre to make such an impact. Mxr m81 bass preamp get great deals on the mxr m81 bass preamp today. On the other hand, units that are trying to emulate other bass rigs, e. Greetings from new group, kual bass preamp recommend me of. The mxr bass preamp pedal gives new voice to your passive basses with powerful 3band eq and a studioquality direct output.
With individual control over the input and output levels, youll be taking advantage of mxrs constant headroom technology and experience facemelting volume with absolute clarity. This simple and reliable design that uses only 1 opamp and 1 potentiometer will boost the guitar signal up to 26db, giving a clean flat frequency response. My preamp features one twist which makes it very different from both alembic and fender. The mxr micro amp circuit can be divided into two blocks.
Use it to add a new voice to an old passive bass, sweeten up any amp, or put some special sauce on a particular song. To get a new tone from an old bass or amp, or for just a touch of something every now and then, the versatility of the mxr m81 bass preamp pedal is what you need. The mxr m81 bass preamp pedal has the versatility you need to give an old bass or amp a new voice or just need a special tone occasionally. Mxr m81 bass preamp the mxr bass preamp combines a pristine bass preamp with a studioquality direct out in a phase 90sized box, providing clear tone without hogging precious pedalboard space.
Dunlop manufacturing started in 1965 much like sweetwater, a familyowned and operated company. Ive got two parallel channels with different tone controls. Our bench measurements on the mxr system preamp were made in accordance with ihfa202 1978 with respect to impedances, levels, and standard gain settings. This pedal was conceived when the mxr design team and our inhouse bass players discovered that the echoplex preamp s sonic secret sauce made for just as delectable a pairing with bass as it does with guitar. Aug 31, 2014 no matter what bass i plugged into the mxr m81, the pedal improved the overall sound of the instrument. In the 1970s, bass preamps became popular as a result of a bass heavy musical shift. The m80 left has a distortion circuit and di functionality, whereas the m81 right is more flexible with a semiparametric design on the alwayscritical mid eq band. Consequently, you may build your own pedal board or use a multieffects processor with this preamp. Here is a list of the schematics that are exclusive to this site. In addition to its compact design, m81 features mxrs constant headroom technology, giving users plenty of headroom.
Buffered or hardwire direct out on buffered or true direct out off m82 bass envelope filter. Use it to add a new voice toan old passive bass, sweeten up any amp, or put some special sauce on aparticular song. Separate input and output level controls let you take advantage of mxr s innovative constant headroom technology for clarity at volumes other preamps just cant produce. From the distortion channel to the color switch to the preset eq contour, the m80 bass preamp and di box delivers superior tonal flexibility. The highlevel frequency response was almost perfectly flat through the audio range, dropping off to 1 db at 1 1 hz and to 3 db at 6 hz. Mxrs system preamp ii m150 reverse engineering a schematic and uncovered mxr schematics of m140.
Dial it in just the way you want it and send itstraight to. Or go with a highend tube bass preamp with lots of eq and a good di, e. Dec 15, 2015 matteo marinelli ci fa ascoltare preamp a pedale per basso m81 della mxr. Matteo marinelli ci fa ascoltare preamp a pedale per basso m81 della mxr. Mxr m81 bass preamp bass effects pedal w direct out d. Page 2 power depress the distortion footswitch jack from a phantom power distortion channel the mxr m80 bass d. For studioquality bass tones wherever you play, rely on the mxr m81 bass preamp pedal. If you want to build a tube preamp, that is a great place to start. The mxr m81 is a bass preamp pedal that has a studio quality direct out in one small package. The mxr thump bass preamp is a tonesweetening, signalboosting, and altogether grooveenhancing machine. The mxr bass preamp is powered by one 9volt battery. The mxr bass preamp combines a pristine bass preamp with astudioquality direct out in a phase 90sized box, providing clear tonewithout hogging precious pedalboard space.1182 1591 144 321 653 840 292 1562 1128 1345 482 1181 570 1231 438 1393 69 1420 1589 197 338 812 104 1548 930 466 1408 979 1010 233 294 444 975 770 1178 735