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BBE BMAX-T Tube Bass Preamp

Class A, DC-regulated tube preamp section. (11) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

No other bass preamp on the market can approach the total quality, professional feature set and incredible tone of the BMAX-T. The BMAX-T is a high quality tube bass preamp/processor with applications both in the recording studio and on the road in demanding live applications. At the heart of the BMAX-T is a class A, DC regulated tube preamp section - a classic tube preamp that recalls the traditional designs of the 50's and 60's. The BMAX-T features a high voltage (300V) tube front end with hand-picked Groove Tubes 12AX7 tube, providing all of the pre-amp gain and passive interactive tone control. The high-end DI section is transformer-balanced with a genuine Jensen transformer for the ultimate in warmth and presence. 1% metal film resistors, military-spec PC board and custom-made toroidal power transformer complete the no-compromise design of the BMAX-T.

While no expense was spared in the engineering and internal componentry, the packaging of the BMAX-T received the utmost attention to detail. From the 1/4 in. thick extruded front panel to thoughtfully designed ergonomics to the red-abalone-topped knobs, the fit and finish of the BMAX-T exudes quality craftsmanship.

Features

The BMAX-T is perfect anywhere an extremely high-quality, pristine preamplifier is required for the bass guitar

In the recording studio where a bass amplifier is impractical due to space or loudness considerations

In performance applications, where players will find the BMAX-T ergonomics intuitive and easy to use

zZounds is an authorized dealer of BBE products.
Specifications

Full Function 4th Generation BBE Sonic Maximizer processor

All tube Class A front-end with interactive 3-band EQ and interactive 'bright' switch

Hand-selected premium quality Groove Tubes 12AX7

Jensen transformer balanced DI output

Quasi-parametric mid-range EQ with 12db of boost or cut between 250 to 1000hz

Single-knob soft-knee optical compressor

Custom toroidal transformer

Inputs for both passive pickup and active pickup instruments

1meg ohm input impedance

Ground lift switch

Balanced XLR and 1/4 in. TRS Outputs

Military-spec circuit boards

Extra thick, extra wide circuit board traces for unequaled electron flow

1% metal film resistors throughout

Solid 1/4 in. thick aluminum extrusion front panel for extreme ruggedness

Made with pride in the USA

5 year warranty
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 714-897-6766
Customer Reviews
4.5 out of 5 (11 ratings) Rate and Review This Product
"Fantaboulous piece o gear.."
Sound: Focused, tight, smooth tube response..BBE processor, and a great compressor..WOW.. Feature: Easy and intuative to get your sound. Top notch materials. Ease of Use: Just plug and play if u want or tweak to your hearts content. Quality: Built like a Sherman tank. Value: For the money offers more versatility and great sound than any other piece of gear I have owned. Manufacturer Support: None needed so far. The Wow Factor: Nice..but why no 3 prong power cord?? Overall: Ita a keeper.
Style of Music: Funk rocker
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