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Old 22nd May 2006
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๐ŸŽง 15 years
DI Bass Woes

So I'm tracking a fender jazz bass using a GT Brick as a DI. Problem is I don't get anywhere near a useable level. What woud you guys recommend for boosting the level? a DI before the brick? or send the brick output to another pre? I usually prefer to use a nice amp in a nice room but in this case DI is the only option. thanks in advance!
Old 22nd May 2006
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๐ŸŽง 15 years

Play through your amp and use the line out to drive the brick.


Old 23rd May 2006 | Show parent
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๐ŸŽง 15 years
The Brick has about 50dB gain doesn't it? You should be able to use that with ribbon mics - what do you mean you can't get enough gain with a bass? What are you trying to drive?
Old 23rd May 2006 | Show parent
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๐ŸŽง 15 years
Tiny - thanks for reply! worked like a charm.

Kiwiburger - I often use ribbon mics with the brick with no problem. the instrument input has 30db of gain. Wasn't getting decent levels with a jazz bass. The RNP DI however gets me there no problem but doesn't sound nearly as good as the brick.

This was the setup:

j bass->brick->lucid 8824-> via lightpipe to 002r->pro tools le
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