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RVBASS
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Q-switch

Postby RVBASS » Tue Dec 16, 2014 10:55 am

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Re: Q-switch

Postby RipVanDan » Tue Dec 16, 2014 11:04 am

Not being familiar with Q-switches, how's it work to give you the expanded sound options? Is it the same as a pick-up selector/blender switch?

Dan

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Re: Q-switch

Postby RVBASS » Tue Dec 16, 2014 12:48 pm

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Re: Q-switch

Postby RipVanDan » Thu Dec 18, 2014 9:56 am

RVBASS wrote:Hi Dan,

The bass controls are volume, pickup blend, and low pass filter. The Q-switch has three positions: 9db boost, 3db boost, or flat. The boost is at the upper cutoff threshold of the filter. So, the different Q-switch settings combined with adjusting the pickup blend and low pass threshold gives you a myriad of tonal options.

Rob


Thanks Rob, now that makes sense. Alembics have always had a wide range of tonal possibilities, so this really expands what it can do. And, she's a real beauty too!

Dan


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