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  1. Yes, you can. The QSC has a link out so you just use an XLR cable to connect them.
  2. The RCF low end is full and deep. Reading the marketing spec, the Big Baby 2 goes lower (Barefaced website says "Usable frequency" down to 30Hz; RCF website says "Frequency response" goes to 50Hz) - but I high-pass at 60Hz for a five-string bass anyway. Dispersion is really good on the RCF. I didn't own both rigs simultaneously but going by memory the Big Baby 2 was good. I used the Big Baby 2 with a Genz Benz Shuttle 9.2, which is a 500W amp at 8ohms. The RCF 732A is 500W into the 12" and 200W to the compression driver, and the crossover is I believe quite low, at 700Hz. I don't really know the technical side of things too well but I think this means the compression driver takes on more of the mids, so the woofer is more free to concentrate on the lows. Anyway, whatever it's doing it sounds good, and remains sounding good when you crank up the volume.
  3. I'm playing a RCF 732A (pretty much the RCF equivalent of a QSC K12), either as a monitor when full PA support, or as backline when not. It's a wedding/function band, generally six- to 10-piece; core repertoire is Motown/soul although there's some other stuff so I do play a 5-string bass. I'm not using modelling; my pedals are a parametric mids EQ and a MojoMojo. Previous rigs were Gallien Krueger 4x10 (well, it was two 2x10s), Barefaced Big Baby 2, and a couple of Barefaced One10s. The RCF is better.
  4. Yes, that is what you need to do.
  5. I don't know about your main question, but if you bought the pedal on the internet then you have the statutory right to return it within 14 days without giving any reason for a full refund. In addition, the refund should include the original postage costs (i.e. from them to you), and they can't charge a restocking fee. https://help.andertons.co.uk/hc/en-gb/articles/360009225760-How-Do-I-Return-An-Item-
  6. I was in the same position last year - searching for a significantly-lightweight five-string on a modest budget. I didn't find one. In the end I changed approach and sold three of my existing basses to increase my budget, and got a Sandberg SL TT5, which is 7.2lb. I do miss in particular the Yamaha BB735A I sold, but very happy overall that I made the switch. For my musical situation at the end of the day I don't really need a collection of basses - one is enough. and there's nothing I need to do but can't on the Sandberg. Your situation might be different of course.
  7. Will either of these process adversely affect the balance between body and neck - i.e. introduce neck dive?
  8. jrixn1

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    Good call on the Markbass Alain Caron. As second choice, I'd be considering a Fender Rumble 500.
  9. Actually they do just that, in the fretboard options - it's called "SH" (short headstock).
  10. There's a four-string 32" Jake on eBay, £850: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Maruszczyk-Instruments-Jake-4p-32-Scale-Bass-w-Soft-Case/174158837257
  11. The thread is a bit confusing. The original poster (rushbo) has the Powerplant Junior (the white one), which is isolated but delivers low current. The solution was to use a current doubler. Then songofthewind joined in with "I have the same problem" but it turns out he has a different problem. He said in post 5 of this thread: "I’ve got the large blue Harley Benton Powerplant" - which has the opposite problem to the Powerplant Junior, namely that although it delivers sufficient current, it is not isolated. The proposed solution is that he switches to a power supply which both (1) delivers enough current; and (2) is isolated - for example, the Fame DC Junior. (He could switch to a Powerplant Junior + doubler cable, but to me that solution only makes sense if you already had the Powerplant Junior in the first place.)
  12. Right, so in summary, your current setup is: Zoom B3n, powered by a Diago power supply. Some other pedals, powered by a Harley Benton Powerplant. This works fine but you'd like to simplify the setup by using one single power supply for all pedals. Unfortunately, when you power everything from the Harley Benton Powerplant, there is a whine. In which case, in MichaelDean and my experience, the Fame DC Junior will power all your pedals without a whine. You won't need a current doubler cable. There is another suggestion which I have heard people talk about but I have not tried myself, and I can't find the link. If I remember correctly, it's some sort of small £10 adapter which goes between the power supply and the pedal, and removes the whine noise. I think @Al Krow tried one out so maybe he knows what I'm on about?
  13. Too much voltage might kill a pedal. but there is not a corresponding "too much current" as the pedal will only draw as much current as it needs. If I understand your scenario, your whine might be caused because you are using multiple pedals but your existing pedal supply is not isolated. The pedals interfere with each other, causing the noise. The Fame DC Junior as linked above is isolated - I have one and it's going well so far. One of my pedals is a Zoom MS-60B and I've had no problems or whine/noise. I use a current doubler for one of my other pedals because it wants 750mA but the Zoom doesn't need one.
  14. There is a chart here. Are they Velvets perhaps? https://www.gollihurmusic.com/faq/57-STRINGS_STRING_IDENTIFICATION_CHART.html
  15. Extension cab with black grille cloth: https://shop.fender.com/en-GB/bass-amplifiers/contemporary-digital/rumble-210-cabinet-blkblk/2380100500.html?rl=en_US
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