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A current doubler is what you want, like these:

https://www.gak.co.uk/en/t-rex-fuel-tank-green-current-doubler-cable/77306

https://new.andertons.co.uk/p/VLPPAP/power-supplies/voodoo-labs-current-doubler-y-cable-adapter

Although you might find that the Artec can power it without one, worth a try!

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[quote name='dannybuoy' timestamp='1469539676' post='3099145']
A current doubler is what you want, like these:

https://www.gak.co.uk/en/t-rex-fuel-tank-green-current-doubler-cable/77306

https://new.andertons.co.uk/p/VLPPAP/power-supplies/voodoo-labs-current-doubler-y-cable-adapter

Although you might find that the Artec can power it without one, worth a try!
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Perfick!
I'll give it a bash without it but 300 to 500 seems a big step up, no?
I take it neither will get damaged if it's not enough?

Thanks DannyB

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Interesting vid here where the presenter compares a Dark Glass B7k and the TN Le Bass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rx7_3T9WUJY

Not sure I agree with his comments about live use but worth a watch for those trying to decide which of these both great pedals to get...

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Shameless plug: I have the gigrig supa nova for sale if you want to power up the Le Bass from a daisy chain. ;-)

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This pedal is so good, it makes my jazz bass come to life and I can get some of my favourite bass tones out of it. Especially love the Fusion mode and use that most of the time. The pedal has an amazing amount of low end that you have to be careful with - people have complained the speaker sim in boomy - but I think that when plugged into an amp it's very easy to add too much low end without realising. I discovered this and when switching from bypass to engaged i noticed that was happening. Super flexible - I can get a very tight/clean sound that is very slightly compressed. I drive the gain on the clean channel and lower the volume to get that happening and it's great for R n B/funk - in the fusion mode I can get amazing tones from geddy lee to BSSM Flea and full out ft distortion.

Using it in front of my Eden WTP600 - which I thought could not get any better and even ditched my Orange AD200 for - but the Le Bass just adds more depth to the tone!

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I received another replacement power supply for my Le Bass a few days ago and it works silently. I would imagine this is the power supply that is being supplied now.

I'm still absolutely loving the Le Bass - so versatile and full of character. I use it all the time even though my Markbass TTE801 sounds great anyway.

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This is a nice sounding unit with an excellent clean sound plus some really useable grit, but does anyone else wish there was a master volume? As it is you have to adjust the gain on the two channels when increasing stage volume.
This also affects the DI level too: Has anyone had feedback from a sound engineer on the DI quality and level of output?

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[quote name='MGBrown' timestamp='1482965637' post='3203858']
This is a nice sounding unit with an excellent clean sound plus some really useable grit, but does anyone else wish there was a master volume? As it is you have to adjust the gain on the two channels when increasing stage volume.
This also affects the DI level too: Has anyone had feedback from a sound engineer on the DI quality and level of output?
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I found the DI extremely hot...too hot to use at the gigs for which I purchased the LeBass!

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[quote name='JimBobTTD' timestamp='1483005189' post='3203993']


I found the DI extremely hot...too hot to use at the gigs for which I purchased the LeBass!
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Oops! User error there...
Could you not pad the signal at the desk? How do you get around the issue? Ta.

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[quote name='MGBrown' timestamp='1483006706' post='3204014']
Oops! User error there...
Could you not pad the signal at the desk? How do you get around the issue? Ta.
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All likely possible, but not with the desk/tech at the time.

The tech there had a Boss DI that he preferred. Bass > LeBass > that DI > Desk

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[quote name='JimBobTTD' timestamp='1483008224' post='3204030']


All likely possible, but not with the desk/tech at the time.



The tech there had a Boss DI that he preferred. Bass > LeBass > that DI > Desk
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Did you use the line out to the DI and split from the tech's DI to your amp?
I really want to use this as a floor pre/DI then into powered cab or a provided rig's power amp in.

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Never had complaints like this from any of the 20 sound engineers in the past few months. I do tame my active basses a bit (with an Empress Biffer+) to level them out with my passive instruments, and the volume on the Le Bass is never over 3o'clock.

What I still cannot understand is why the onboard cab simulation is way too dark. This from a company that makes the C.A.B.-series... It really sounds muffled, only useable if you're playing a Jazz with a pick with lots of grit to it, imo.

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Good to know you've had no issues with the DI out. How are you routing it for your stage sound?

I like the sim. It is dark but sounds good through flat response headphones/Barefaced BB2 cab - and I'm using flats right now.

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Half of the time the DI out on the LeBass itself is used. In other situations I'm using a Palmer DI with high rollof put in chain after the LeBass. In addition to that I might mic up the cabinet when possible and when desired. All of this depending on which band I'm playing in (-> which effects / instrument i'm using).

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Sold mine now. It was gathering dust. The sound was fantastic, but it was heavy and needed its own power supply.

If I ever end up in a metal/grind band again and need some great sounds, I shall likely revisit it. Until then, though, I shall look for a nice 9v pedal that is more blues-rock.

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9v pedal for blues/rock? I implore you to check out the Bearfoot Blueberry. I've tried dozens and it slays all.

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Thanks for the tip! I am trying to narrow it down...Wampler Low Blow, Xotic BB, Catalinbread SFT and I'll add the Bearfoot Blueberry in there, too.

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SFT was my go to but the Blueberry blew it out of the water. I have the BB still and like it but not as much. Low Blow I've not considered, but I remember very much looking forward to its release only to be disappointed by the demos!

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[quote name='dannybuoy' timestamp='1456091037' post='2985351']
I got one a couple of weeks ago, and it's the dog's danglies. Best dirty preamp / overdrive I've ever had, and I've been through a fair amount!
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Hey - dannybuoy, you still of this opinion. And trumps your Bearfoot Blueberry?

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I don't have a single favourite these days, but it's still up there! It's very different to the Blueberry, can't say which is better. These days I am mostly using a Tone Hammer with the Precision and flats, Agro with my Yammy BB, and Alpha Omega with my Warwick Streamer. Each bass has its own partner!

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I have to say the Two Notes is the nuts for me, like attackbass said on the last page it makes my Jazz come to life.
It does not play as nicely with my P bass though, but I am cool with that.

At the moment I have a nice pocket of sound stacking it with a Hartke VXL and a Cali76G.

Even Al liked the sound it makes, and he's a hard man to please

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