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Re: Volume pedals

At 09:09 AM 4/22/2003, Mark Sottilaro wrote:
>On Monday, April 21, 2003, at 09:52 AM, Jesse Ray Lucas wrote:
>>The only bummer about a passive volume pedal is that there seems to be a 
>>low frequency roll-off as you decrease the volume.  Not good for bass 
>A simple passive tone control shouldn't actually lower the amount of low 
>frequency energy in your signal.

the high output impedance of a bass/guitar pickup can interact with the 
resistor of a passive volume control to create a filter. The same thing 
happen with volume controls mounted on the bass/guitar. oftentimes 
capacitors are added inside guitars to compensate.


Kim Flint                     | Looper's Delight
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