The Darkglass Electronics Microtubes B7K is a monster analogue bass preamp. Taking the powerful dynamic saturation circuit of the previously successful B3K, the B7K adds a four-band equalizer and a balanced line driver for even greater versatility and power. The ultimate studio tool, it's the next level of bass tone.
Used by pro players on stages all across the globe, the Darkglass Electronics Microtubes B7K will take your sound into a whole new stratosphere.
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Level: Sets the volume of the overdriven signal.
Drive: Sets the amount of saturation in the overdriven signal.
Blend: Mixes the clean input signal with the overdriven signal. The clean signal remains at unity gain while the volume of the overdriven signal is set by the Level knob, allowing for fine control of the blend ratio.
Grunt Switch: Sets the amount of low frequency content to saturate by selecting between three different bass boost levels before the clipping stage.
Attack Switch: Sets the amount of treble content to saturate: The "Boost" setting emphasizes the treble content extra clarity and presence. The "Flat" position leaves this register untouched while the "Cut" position will reduce the amount of high frequencies being saturated. This new addition helps to keep the treble portion of the signal under control, especially useful when playing with new strings and/or cabinets with tweeters!
Low: +-12dB @ 100Hz
Low Mids: +-12dB @ 1kHz
Hi Mids: +-12dB @ 2.8kHz
Treble: +-12dB @ 5kHz
Parallel Output: A passthrough for your input signal, useful for parallel processing.
Direct Output: A balanced version of the ¼" output, useful for running into PA's or studio mixing consoles.