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good lunchbox pre for bass DI
Old 19th May 2006
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good lunchbox pre for bass DI

i was wondering if anyone has had good experiences with any 500 pre's for bass DI tracks.

i have a radial JDI and would like a fat pre to go into.


Old 19th May 2006
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i use the Shadow Hills Mono Gama most for Bass DI.
though if my OSA MP1-L3 had a DI, i'd probably use it instead. I got it with line level on the front though.
The things the MP1-L3 does to the low end as a mic pre are just stunning.

good luck!
Old 19th May 2006
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I second the Shadow Hills Mono Gama! Absolutely love mine as a Bass DI and Vocal pre.

Depending on the session I will also use a SansAmp BassDI into the Gama to shape the bass more when tracking. I would imagine the JDI into the Gama would be great as well.

From what I'm hearing the Mono Gamas are a lot easier to get these days. Either way they are worth the wait.

I hope this helps.
Old 19th May 2006
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AdamJay
i use the Shadow Hills Mono Gama most for Bass DI.
though if my OSA MP1-L3 had a DI, i'd probably use it instead. I got it with line level on the front though.
The things the MP1-L3 does to the low end as a mic pre are just stunning.

good luck!
I thought the L3 did have a DI, hence the name.
I prefer the BAE 312 most times to the L3 for bass DI. The bottom just seems to go for ever.
Old 19th May 2006
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Originally Posted by TAVD
I thought the L3 did have a DI, hence the name.
It does as standard, but the customer can choose to have it taken off and have the 1/4" +4 line level.



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The bottom just seems to go for ever.

That's what I think about the L3...
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