Carvin Introduces the BX1 Bass Preamp Pedal

Carvin BX1 Bass Preamp PedalCarvin has unveiled a new preamp for bassists called the BX1. The company describes the pedal as offering a natural bass tone with unprecedented control and extended headroom.

The BX1 has a three-band EQ with sweepable mids and a blend control to set the EQ and dry signal mix. It also has a built-in compressor with threshold and strength knobs. Its three footswitches let you toggle the compressor and EQ on and off and mute the signal.

Other features include an effects loop, XLR, and 1/4-inch outputs, a tuner output, and the option of using a 9-volt power supply or battery.

The Carvin BX1 Bass Preamp is available now for $239.

Carvin BX1 Bass Preamp Pedal Features:

Preamp gain and master volume controls
Blend control adjusts the EQ/dry mix
Mid sweep semi-parametric EQ
Compressor: Threshold and Strength controls
Effects Loop
True Bypass
Switchable MUTE
Direct out balanced XLR and 1/4-inch
Switchable Ground Lift for AC ground isolation
Thru/tuner output jack independent of mute switch
-12dB attenuation switch
Solid metal shaft controls with threaded metal bushings mounted to top panel
9V Power supply included. 90-230VAC, 50-60Hz
Battery compartment for 9V battery operation

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