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Buffer Bandwidth Amplifier
DescriptionThe Buffer Bandwidth Amplifier is an always on utility pedal that improves your signal to noise ratio, provides consistent tone and clarity in any setup, and filters out unwanted subsonic and ultrasonic frequencies.
The BBA is designed to be transparent, capturing and preserving your natural tone. Whether you have a huge pedal board, or just go straight to the amp, the BBA provides a consistent impedance for your pickups. Long cable lengths no longer rob you of your high end. Cyc
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Discussed in I haven't been in a band since 1972... in the TalkBass community
Welcome to TB! My recommendations for pedals: With a passive bass, you'll benefit from a buffer amp at the top of your signal chain. Broughton Audio's Bandwidth Buffer Amp is my pick. A tuner. The Sonic Research ST-300 (full size) is my pick. IME/IMHO a strobe tuner is more precise, and just as easy to use. A compressor. ... ... more
Discussed in Broughton Audio Super Thread in the TalkBass community
Yes, i get it. I just read the product description and it said it has the HPF and LPF in it too. EDIT: Actually it doesn't say that, mentions only the filtering from either end of the spectrum. [link] ... more
For the best results, the adjustable freq LPF and HPF versions are WAY more flexible and useful for tone improvement. Fixed 20hz and 20khz is helpful for a speaker efficiency perspective, but won't be the tool to use for removing string buzz or taming fuzz high freq, or tightening up the low end or removing "room boom". ... more
The BBA does have filtering built in, but it's pretty unobtrusive and I can't really hear any audible change through my headphone practice rig. 20Hz-20kHz is basically the extreme range of human hearing, so filtering out everything above and below these points makes sense, but you're probably not actually going to be able ... ... more
Yeah, that's the "bandwidth" in the product name, AFAIK. ... more