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#1 danbowskill

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Posted 21 January 2016 - 07:32 PM

I always wondered why they never introduced one the same time as the guitar version ?
Here it is .......shame its coloured by the vt500 head

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Posted 21 January 2016 - 08:42 PM

Oh for goodness sake. GAS!!!

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Posted 21 January 2016 - 09:51 PM

WANT!

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Posted 21 January 2016 - 10:48 PM

^^^^^^^ What they said!!! :D
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Posted 22 January 2016 - 12:11 AM

View Postdanbowskill, on 21 January 2016 - 07:32 PM, said:

shame its coloured by the vt500 head

True... If there's a Sansamp in it, why didn't they do as they themselves recommend and plugged it into the FX return instead...

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Posted 22 January 2016 - 01:11 AM

Need badly, when is the release date?

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Posted 22 January 2016 - 08:01 AM

The lack of mid's is probably why they didn't DI it :-D
A VT instead of the bass driver might have sold it for me.
Handy as a throw in your bag Direct out with no amp thing,but I'm not feeling the Oct/filter side of this.
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Posted 22 January 2016 - 08:32 AM

View Postdanbowskill, on 22 January 2016 - 08:01 AM, said:

A VT instead of the bass driver might have sold it for me.

It has a Character knob so it kind of is a VT Bass I think?

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Posted 22 January 2016 - 08:44 AM

I didn't see that( just looked on their site) a mid knob as well,that sounds better :-) .....I loved the vt bass, but thought the bass driver was rubbish,especially in a band mix

Edited by danbowskill, 22 January 2016 - 08:51 AM.

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Posted 22 January 2016 - 09:47 AM

The Bass Driver can have mids if you don't whack up the bass and treble (eg back them off)....and/or use the amp if using it as an 'effect'...or if straight into the PA, just bump the mids.

Personally I love low mids but the BDDI is still a classic.

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Posted 22 January 2016 - 10:28 AM

I wonder what the price is going to be?

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Posted 22 January 2016 - 12:28 PM

View Postdanbowskill, on 21 January 2016 - 07:32 PM, said:

I always wondered why they never introduced one the same time as the guitar version ? Here it is .......shame its coloured by the vt500 head https://m.youtube.co...h?v=FHiKIpcUqfc


View Post1976fenderhead, on 22 January 2016 - 12:11 AM, said:

True... If there's a Sansamp in it, why didn't they do as they themselves recommend and plugged it into the FX return instead...

pretty sure the blend on the amp is fully CCW so there should be no colouring from the amp
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Posted 22 January 2016 - 12:39 PM

If that's the case then cool.....its a bit misleadingly seeing it plugged in that amp.
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Posted 22 January 2016 - 03:20 PM

The more I think about it the more I think i like it.

Seeing the character knob looks promising. XLR out and built in tuner were sadly overlooked in the guitar Flyrig, but gladly present here.

This could be the answer to my live giving situation - all in one box!

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Posted 22 January 2016 - 03:39 PM

I'm very interested. Its got all I want in one package. They have thought about this better than the Guitar FlyRig IMO
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Posted 24 January 2016 - 06:23 PM

Looks to be fairly well thought out. I like the idea of the moveable boost.
Not so keen on the filter though
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Posted 24 January 2016 - 07:13 PM

I might be interested in this if the Fuzz could stand on its own as a quality fuzz... Doubt that will be the case with the lack of controls for it. Also, the octaver is after the Sansamp and maybe the fuzz in the signal path, which is not ideal...

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Posted 26 January 2016 - 08:41 PM

So it doesn't appear to have the blend knob to retain and mix your clean signal?

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Posted 26 January 2016 - 09:17 PM

View Postvisog, on 26 January 2016 - 08:41 PM, said:

So it doesn't appear to have the blend knob to retain and mix your clean signal?

Same as the VT Bass then...

By the way, saw another review of this where they said it has less gain than the VT Bass because you can make up for it with the Boost feature.

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Posted 27 January 2016 - 09:51 PM

Liking this, wish they'd gone the full multi route though, looper, delay.
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Posted 28 January 2016 - 06:38 PM

Supposedly out in April/May for $280 - $290. Seems decent to me.

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Posted 08 February 2016 - 09:28 AM

Available to preorder - nearly £400 though, Ouch!

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Posted 08 February 2016 - 09:53 AM

?!

And £229 for the guitar version.

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Posted 08 February 2016 - 10:26 AM

Ouch! Thats just put me right off. It does do some more stuff over the guitar ones granted. But then, £380 ain't cheap.

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Posted 08 February 2016 - 12:38 PM

I would've had it if it had been under£300, but that's too steep for me.

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Posted 08 February 2016 - 12:43 PM

View Postclauster, on 08 February 2016 - 12:38 PM, said:

I would've had it if it had been under£300, but that's too steep for me.

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Posted 08 February 2016 - 01:16 PM

$299 = £207 from Sweetwater.

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Posted 08 February 2016 - 05:29 PM

View PostMuzz, on 08 February 2016 - 01:16 PM, said:

$299 = 207 from Sweetwater.

Anyone going to the States on holiday? ;)

Yowzer... that's bordering on bargain city considering what you get in it. Shame the UK price is not even close.

Alot of very useful functions on this thing. I would hazard a guess that a huge proprtion of pub/function gigs could be covered with this thing. Love it.



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Posted 11 February 2016 - 05:23 PM

380!!! I'm a big fan of Tech 21 but I feel that's a bit steep.... If it had delay in there as well,that would be a different matter...oh well.
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Posted 16 February 2016 - 08:02 AM

It really saddens me how expensive Tech21 stuff is when it gets here. I bought my VTBassDI through Amazon and got it shipped to a mate in New England, who bought it into the UK on a business trip. About half price.

I can understand the costs behind retooling the manufacturing for 240v units, but battery/9v stuff?
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