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SOLD pending - East J-Tone Vol/Vol Jazz Bass Preamp
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71txYKFmTsL._AC_SL1200_.thumb.jpg.ef9965b62670281fe2f8f74e5f8957e6.jpgJohn East J-Tone Active Jazz Bass Preamp (includes box and instructions) and with Black knobs - £100 delivered.

Not trades I'm afraid, looking for a straight sale.

The unit is in great condition. Is was installed briefly in my Jazz Bass but I just prefer passive basses.

This version is the Volume/Volume model as opposed to the blend, giving you control of the volume for each pickup. Stacked Bass and Treble and Passive Tone control with push/pull for active/passive modes. The Passive Tone control works in BOTH active and passive modes.

Info from the East page:

The J-Tone is a new on board preamp with a fully passive signal path and a high spec professional active preamp. It is designed to fit directly into any jazz style bass without the need for invasive modification to the instrument. In passive mode, the original jazz style bass is fully maintained since the signal path is a replica of those in the original Jazz. The preamp comes in two versions:

      • Classic Volume / Volume / Tone passive path version, replicating original J style wiring.
        • Push-Pull active/passive on Passive Tone.
        • Class A FET input stage for great sound quality, with master gain trim preset adjuster.
        • Highly responsive Bass and Treble control adjustments in active.
        • Frequency Wheels to set the width of the bass and treble spectrums individually.
        • Passive Tone is always operational, in both active and passive.
        • Passive Tone has plug-in tone cap to allow easy swapping of the cap value for different roll-off frequencies.
        • Bass control can be set as boost/cut or boost only, with an internal jumper link setting.
        • Screw terminals for all external connections - pickups and grounding, for easy installation.
        • Designed as drop-in replacement for standard J electronics with no physical changes to the instrument*.
        • Design allows 9V Battery to mount beneath the preamp in a standard J style bass.

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