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B A S S B O NE MASTER BASS CONTROLLER Tonebone Smar t Sh e e t

Today, most bassists have at least two basses on stage. Perhaps one is a low output
vintage bass and the other, a six-string active fretless. Switching these basses during a
performance would require volume and EQ adjustments on the bass amp, as each
instrument is very different from the other. Up until now, the only option was to compromise
amp settings... enter the Bassbone.
Bassbone solves the problem by providing a two-channel preamp designed to be a
master controller for two basses. Channel-1 is straight-ahead with gain control and
selectable voicings that work with the ampliers EQ. For the second bass, channel-2
features a separate gain control and a powerful three-band active EQ that lets you override
your amps EQ settings. When only one bass is connected, the Bassbone works like a two-
channel preamp, allowing one bass to have two totally different tone and gain settings.
For extra kick, the Bassbone has a fully adjustable power booster and effects loop circuit
for soloing or special effects. A built-in direct box provides a balanced XLR output that is post
EQ, level, and effects loop. This puts you in control of your bass sound without relying on
a soundman. In fact, with Bassbones balanced output and powerful EQ, you dont even
have to bring your amp to the gig! The balanced out works great for direct recording too!

TUNER OUT is optimized Powerful active 3-band Built-in direct box with lo-Z,
Features to get fast and stable read- EQ on ch. 2 for maxi- balanced XLR output for PA
Two channel preamp for one or two instruments ings from electronic tuners. mum tonal range. and recording connection.

Powerful three-band active EQ on ch-2


Level control sets the Individual LEVEL
Power boost with level control amount of boost. Works controls for each
with BOOST footswitch. instrument input.
Effects loop inserts pedals when needed
Separate tuner output
Built-in DI with balanced XLR output
Applications
Easily switch between active and passive basses
Go direct on small gigs without an amp
Record direct with exible EQ, level and effect controls
Not just for bass, the Bassbone is great for guitars
Cool Factors
Master control center for 2 instruments
Dual channel operation with 1 instrument
Doubles as a power booster and effects loop controller
Switch noisy effect pedals in/out of signal chain
Dimensions (W x D x H)
Built-in effects loop Assign the BOOST INPUT TOGGLE switch
6.8 x 4.5 x 2 (175mm x 114mm x 52mm) lets you insert pedals footswitch to boost, with full-size LEDs for on-
when needed. effects loop or both! stage status identication.
2.35 lbs. (1 Kg)
Includes 15VDC power supply
Power booster gives you Two preset EQ shapes on Inputs for two instru-
added kick for solos and ch. 1 compliment the sound ments or dual-channel
tames unruly guitarists! of your instrument and amp. operation with one bass.

Bassbone Setup ... Bassbone allows


The Bassbone acts like a signal router and master you to dial in more of
controller. Connect two basses, an amp, mixing console, what you love about
effect pedals and tuner. Wow! your sound, or dial out
what you dont like. Itll BASS PLAYER - The DI sounded
become your favorite! thick and warm in my home studio.
~Will Lee The potent EQ was a great tone
sculptor particularly with passive or
fretless instruments...
I can maintain
the integrity of two
instruments with control
over the balance and BASSICS - The Bassbone offers an
keep my high standards extraordinarily useful combination of
for my low notes! features for a modest price ... Anyone
~ Nathan East who uses more than one bass at a gig
ought to check this out.

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