Adds power and shaping to my halfstack. I run the Para Driver pretty close to the sample SVT setting in the manual with the blend at about 3 o’clock instead of all the way.. I spent a lot of time researching a preamp to improve my bass tone, which the Para Driver certainly does, but with the rumble filter and tone shaping it’s also ideal for acoustic guitar. This is not a preamp and will not add distortion by itself, but it takes my Mesa Stiletto amp and makes it sound like Stryper! For Live Performance, for audio recording, as a quick and easy amp-simulator. If you are on a mobile device, please turn it to landscape mode to see the knob settings of the pedal for each audio clip. Runs On Battery Onle.

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I often get compliments on my tone and it’s due to this little guy in large part. This gets such great bass tones that I think it should be tech 21 sansamp bass “bass driver” that every bass player desires baes have. The input impedance is 4.

This combination sounds better than any AC Sim. Images shared by Tdub. Have DI out from the pedal so when recording my sound tech 21 sansamp bass my speakers is mixed in with a clean DI signal. Then, the same bass line played with the SansAmp Bass Driver kicked in.

Slightly compressed sustain without sacrificing any punch or dynamic range. Overall, I think that the tube emulation is somewhat overwhelming. More options and places to go, but no changes to the part of the pedal that just worked out beautifully in the first place.

Tech 21 – SansAmp Bass Driver DI REVIEW

Unexpected and unintentional spills, drops and cracks Normal wear and tear Power surges Dust, internal tech 21 sansamp bass and humidity Other plan features include: The SansAmp circuitry eliminates the harsh, unnatural harmonics of piezo pickups, while the Drive control offers some edge– ranging from just a little to over-the-top.

Yet — as you can hear in the example — it definitely adds some sparkle to the tone, and I have been using it like that for slap parts as an alternative to for example a BBE Sonic Stomp or an Aphex Bass Xciter.

For bumping the mids, I would tech 21 sansamp bass go for the Hz which adds to the core body of the tone. I use this just after my volume and clean boost pedal and before my overdrive pedal.

My piezo signal goes through this and then straight to the board.

Tech 21 SansAmp Para Driver DI Preamp Pedal V2 | Musician’s Friend

Bads worth investing in. VERSION 2 With the popularity of 5- and 6-string basses going beyond fad status and becoming mainstream, we added a switch to adjust the bass frequency to extend into those lower registers.

If all you need is some basic tone-shaping, you really have to love the character of this particular pedal — but the tube emulation may very well be exactly that. Sansanp, there are tech 21 sansamp bass examples on how the emulation part of the pedal sounds at various blends. Knobs are smooth and built well.

They not only cut frequencies but boost them Turns out I was only cheating myself! If you are on a mobile device, please turn it to sansampp mode to see the knob settings of the pedal for each audio clip.

Three different outputs to drive power amps, recording desks, PA mixers, or simply tech 21 sansamp bass your current rig.

As mentioned, the original BDDI has been on my board tech 21 sansamp bass 2 decades by now. You can even choose for both the jack output and the XLR out whether they should send line or instrument level signals.

Tech 21 – SansAmp Bass Driver DI v2 REVIEW

It also works brilliantly as a pre for electric guitars from clean crunch to scratchy overdrive. In and outs give flexibility to serve any system. The blend feature is great, sort of a pseudo fx return. Home Studio Performances Various instruments.

Tech 21 – SansAmp Bass Driver DI v2 REVIEW |

It can also bring acoustic guitars to life. The new version looks even better! Tone shaping for any signal source with a Drive control, footswitchable bypass, and SansAmp circuitry.

Most Liked Positive Review. Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend. Super versatile and solid as well.