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The first—and still the best—bass preamp since 1990!

Installation KitThe Sadowsky Outboard Bass Preamp/DI Pedal contains the same famous circuitry built into every Sadowsky bass. Housed in a small footpedal box for use on the floor, it measures just 4.5" x 4.5" x 2.25" and weighs 1.5 pounds. Just plug your bass into the box and then go from the box to your amp, and/or direct to the board.

Controls consist of volume, treble boost and bass boost. The Preamp/DI Pedal is perfect for vintage basses where installation of an onboard preamp would affect the instrument's original condition and resale value. The Preamp/DI pedal is recommended for all passive basses, basses with active pickups, and instruments that have active electronics that can be bypassed. It also works great with all upright bass pickups.

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Installation KitFor those players who would prefer an onboard preamp installation, the Sadowsky Bass Preamp circuit can be installed in most instruments, and is now available as a kit for installation by a qualified technician.

Proper shielding of the control cavity is imperative to obtain the "quietness" this legendary preamp has become known for. For the most reliable, trouble-free results, we recommend that instruments be shipped to us for installation. For more information please call or e-mail us.

Wiring diagrams are included, and can also be found here.