One Control Sonic Silver Peg Bass Preamp

Effects Pedal

  • Bass preamp
  • Designed by Björn Juhl
  • Reproduces the sound of a certain iconic tube amp from the 70s with a similar name
  • A more nuanced bass preamp with a dynamic tone range, similar to the original amplifier
  • Controls: mid - volume - tone
  • Manual switch: 15 dB boost / cut
  • Footswitch: effects bypass
  • Connectors: input (6.3 mm jack) - output (6.3 mm jack) - power adapter port (coaxial plug, 5.5 x 2.1 mm - negative terminal inside)
  • Power consumption: 2 mA
  • Power supply via a 9 V battery or a 9 V DC power supply (not included, suitable power supply available under Article Nr 409939)
  • True bypass
  • Dimensions: (W x D x H) 47 x 100 x 48 mm
  • Weight: 160 g

Further Information

Design Floor Effects Pedal
Tubes No
Amp Modeling No
Integrated Effects No
Headphone Output No
Direct Out No
MIDI Connector(s) No
Integrated Expression Pedal No
Connections for Pedals or Switches No
Aux Input No
Integrated Tuner No
USB Connection No
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One control - nailed the ampeg SVT!
kaushik23kumar, 10.08.2018
So mine finally arrived.. Thanks thomann! Had a rehearsal last night and used it as an always on light OD. My initial thought was, oh, that sounds like an Ampeg. It sat in the mix wonderfully and had a nice warm-ish breakup character.

I just sat down with it DI style. The gain adjustment is a fixed switch and the higher gain mode is a perfect light overdrive and is nicely touch sensitive. The tone knob adds a nice treble bite that to me really helps with the Ampeg sound. Ditto on the active mid, which is straight from the SVT design I think, albeit at a fixed frequency.

I compared directly to a Bearfoot blueberry and they could get very close. The Silver Peg had a little more lower mids to my ear but at certain settings they were indeed quite similar. Particularly in the nature of the breakup, which has that spongy character described above.

In all, it's a great mild tube like od that has a perfect amount of adjustability is a tiny enclosure. For its size and features it does a great job with the Ampeg vibe. I'm going to continue to use it on gigs to keep getting a better idea of its sound in different environments.
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