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Radial Bassbone V2 Bass Preamp and DI Box

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• Two-channel bass preamp for 1 or 2 basses
• Built-in Radial DI with low-Z balanced out for the PA
• Combination power booster, effects loop and mute
• Powerful EQ and level controls for each bass


Like the original, the second generation Bassbone V2 features the same award-winning audio circuit that has made the Bassbone a top choice for many of the world's most prominent bass players including Marcus Miller, John Patitucci, Rhonda Smith and Victor Wooten.

Simply stated, the Bassbone V2 is a bass command center. Connect any two basses and seamlessly toggle between them using a footswitch. Each channel has a separate level control to balance the two instruments and is augmented with a unique EQ that enables you to adjust the tone to match your bass amp. In fact, the passive-interactive EQ is so powerful, you can toggle between channels to emulate switching from a P-Bass to a Rickey using the same bass! A special PZB booster adds yet another dimension - allowing you to connect a piezo, such as used on an upright bass when doubling.

With the Bassbone V2, you get even more: A boost footswitch can be used to either engage a power booster for solos or can be assigned as a mute switch for quiet on-stage tuning. A third footswitch lets you activate the effects loop which is equipped with a wet-dry control to retain the tone of the original instrument and then mix-in as much of the effect as you like. The effects can be assigned to either channel or both. Once processed, you can send your sound to a stage amp, tuner and to the PA system using the built-in Radial DI box.

The Bassbone V2 is a power-packed bass preamp that combines on-stage efficiency, amazing tonal control and superb audio performance in a compact box. This makes it the ideal front end for both live and studio recording.

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This thing is built like a tank, and sounds outstanding. (I couple it with a Sadowsky preamp and Diamond Compressor, and I'm stoked with the tone). It doesn't have as many features as the Bassbone OD (which is also great), but the simple EQ presets on Channel 1 sound great and helps remove some of the hassle of finding that 'perfect tone' (The slap tone for EQ-B is outstanding and makes a Musicman or Jazz bass sound godly). The boost also sounds great, but it can be assigned to be a mute button (which is what I'm using, as my compressor comes after in the chain). It also makes my NS electric upright sound crystal clear, and the DI box sounds incredible for cleaner work.
Posted by Benji on Jan 20, 2019
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