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BBE B-Max-T Bass Preamp

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List Price: $859.00
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Product Code: 9999-10111


BBE B-Max-T Bass Preamp

The BBE B-Max-T Bass Preamp features a Jensoen Transformer and is an extremely versatile pre-amp, capable of achieving a wide array of tones that follows in the tradition of the classic tube preamp designs of the 50s and 60s.

The BBE B-Max-T is an extremely versatile pre-amp which is capable of achieving a wide array of tones while conveniently configuring itself into any application. No extra devices are needed to get flawless performance out of the BBE B-Max-T.

The BBE B-Max-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 BBE B-Max-T is Class A, DC regulated tube preamp section, the design of which follows on in the tradition of the classic tube preamp designs of the 50’s and 60’s. It features a high voltage (300V) tube front end, providing all of the pre-amp gain and passive interactive tone control.

BBE B-Max-T Bass Preamp Features

  • An extremely high-quality, pristine preamplifier is required for the bass guitar
  • Can be used in recording studio where a bass amplifier is impractical due to space or loudness considerations
  • In performance applications, players will find the BBE B-Max-T’s ergonomics intuitive and easy to use
  • All players will find the BBE B-Max-T’s EQ and Dynamics controls, as well as their patented Sonic Maximizer™ Process, afford a wide palette of tonal experiences
  • Full Function BBE® Sonic Maximizer™
  • All tube Class A front-end with interactive 3 band EQ and interactive "bright" switch
  • Hand-selected premium quality Groove Tubes® 12AX7 preamp tube
  • Jensen® JT-DB-E transformer balanced DI output
  • Optical “soft knee” compressor
  • Custom torroidial power supply transformer
  • Inputs for both passive pickup and active pickup instruments
  • 1meg ohm input impedance (Passive input), 100Kohm (Active input)
  • Ground lift switch
  • Balanced XLR and 1/4" unbalanced output
  • Mil-spec circuit boards
  • Extra thick, extra wide circuit board traces for unequaled electron flow
  • 1% metal film resistors throughout
  • Solid 1/4" thick aluminum extrusion front panel for extreme ruggedness

BBE B-Max-T Bass Preamp Specifications

  • Frequency Response: 15Hz – 30kHz +/-3dB
  • Signal to Noise: 100dB@unity
  • THD: Tube section 1%, Post-Tube section less than 0.02%
  • Maximum Output: +22dBu
  • Noise: -77 dBu @ unity gain, EQ flat
  • Input Impedance:
    • Passive: 1 Meg Ohm
    • Active: 100 K Ohm
  • Output Impedance:
    • Balanced XLR: 600 Ohms, Pin #2 hot or “+”
    • Unbalanced 1/4”: 1K Ohms
  • Interactive EQ:
    • Treble (boost only): 15dB@ 6kHz
    • Mid (cut only): 15dB@ 300Hz
    • Bass (boost only): 15db@ 40Hz
    • Bright Switch: +10dB@ 10kHz, eq flat
    • Para-mids: +/- 12dB from 250Hz to 1kHz
  • Power Requirements: 120VAC, 50/60Hz, 8 Watts, Standard model: 220VAC, 50/60Hz, 8 Watts
  • Fuse: Fast-blow type
  • Dimensions: 19"(W) x 5.5"(D) x 1.7"(H)
  • Shipping Weight: 7 lbs.

BBE B-Max-T Bass Preamp Applications

  • Recording studio
  • Live concerts

BBE B-Max-T Bass Preamp Includes

  • BBE B-Max-T Bass Preamp Unit
  • AC Power Cord
  • Printed User Manual
  • 5 Year Warranty

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