Preamps

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Radial BASSBONE OD - Bass preamp, 2 ch w/overdrive, FX loop, built-in DI & headphone amp

Product Code: RA-BASSBONE-OD

Brand
Radial Engineering
RRP $869.00
*Recommended Retail Price may not be a true representation of the market price
 
Unit of Measure
EACH

 

3 Year
Features
UPC 6761010 4116 9 Radial Part No. R800 7072

Technical Specifications
Brands Radial Engineering
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Bass Preamp and Overdrive

The Bassbone OD is a bass preamp that features two fully-equipped input channels, each with separate level and EQ controls and a shared overdrive.

  • Toggle between any two basses with ease
  • Individual EQ controls for each input
  • Headphone output for silent practice
  • PZB booster and piezo input for upright bass
  • Built-in Radial DI with balanced output for the PA

Dual full-featured bass channels

The Bassbone OD allows you to connect two bass guitars and sculpt the tone of each one individually, as each input has its own level and EQ controls. The EQ settings have been specifically tailored for use with basses, and include a high pass filter to roll off excessive low end, along with a selectable center frequency for the Mid EQ boost/cut. Input A features a PZB booster designed for use with upright basses that employ a piezo transducer, while Input B includes a Drag Control impedance correction circuit that adjusts the load presented to magnetic pickups for a more natural tone. Following the input and EQ section, the Bassbone OD allows both instruments to share your effects pedals with an EFX Loop, which then feeds a powerful on-board overdrive.

Bassbone OD Applications

Bassbone OD with two basses

Toggle between your favorite vintage bass and your active 5 string using the middle footswitch and send the signal to your amp. Mute the signal using the right hand footswitch for quiet on-stage tuning using the tuner out.

Bassbone OD with electric and upright

Whether you play jazz, pop or orchestral works, the Bassbone OD lets you switch between a passive bass with magnetic pickups to an upright with piezo while optimizing the tone for each. Add effects to the signal path using the built-in effects loop.

Combine two pickups and mix together

Connect the TRS (stereo out) from your dual-element bass to combine a magnetic pickup with a piezo using the blend switch. Set the levels and tone for each pickup to suit. The Bassbone OD acts like a mini 2 channel mixer!

Videos

  • Radial Engineering, Peter Janis Explains The Bassbone OD
  • Review Demo – Radial Bassbone OD
  • Radial Bassbone OD | Guitar Interactive Review
  • Bassbone OD Bass Preamp and Overdrive Pedal Demo | Polar Audio

Reviews

"It's hard to envisage the player who wouldn't be able to get everything he or she needed out of a Bassbone, it's so well thought out and spec'd... It's a brilliant piece of kit for so many reasons that I'd say it's a must-have."

By Dan Veall

"Happily, the Bassbone OD sounds as good as it is versatile. Even as a straightforward DI it seems to add a hint of flattery. This pedal could either lie at the heart of, or replace almost entirely, your bass front-end. Highly recommended!"

By Chris Korff

"The right mix of the Bassbone's overdrive and EQ is capable of producing a variety of sick sounds that will satisfy anyone from Jesse Keeler fans to Billy Sheehan wannabes.""

By David Abdo

Artists

Mike Kroeger

Nickelback

"The Bassbone OD is a game changer. Finally there is a bass overdrive that doesn't lose all the low-end when you really drive it! The controls are simple, but super effective. I don't want to give it back. It's just THAT good!"

Victor Brandt

Dimmu Borgir, Entombed A.D.

"The Bassbone OD is truly an amazing pedal. As I went through all the different features I got so many flashbacks of different situations I have been in that I really could have used or desperately needed the Bassbone OD. Really clever and very thought through pedal! And did I say it sounds Amazing! Radial is not only improving sound you are also simplifying the life of people in the music business. Thank you!"

Danny Miranda

Queen & Paul Rodgers, Blue Öyster Cult

"I've always felt that using distortion on bass required a compromise. There was always something that you would lose in order to gain a little grit! Those days are over! Bassbone OD delivers great overdrive and you get to keep your sound. Brilliant!"

Aden Bubeck

Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, John Fogerty, Kelly Clarkson, Derek Trucks

"The Bassbone OD by Radial makes my doubling on upright and electric bass a breeze. So simple to use, with tone for days!"

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