BBE Sound BMAX-T Tube Bass Guitar Preamplifier

BBE Sound BMAX-T Tube Bass Guitar Preamplifier

BBE Sound BMAX-T Tube Bass Guitar Preamplifier

BBE Sound BMAX-T Tube Bass Guitar Preamplifier

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  • 1Description

The BMAX-T Tube Bass Guitar Preamplifier from BBE Sound is a versatile tube preamp and processor for studio recording and live concert applications. It can be used with both passive and active pickup instruments. The BMAX-T circuitry includes a Class A, DC regulated tube preamp section, built in the tradition of classic tube preamp designs of the '50s and '60s. It features a high voltage 300V tube front end with a 12AX7 tube which provides preamp gain and passive interactive tone control. The DI output is transformer-balanced with a Jensen transformer. The BMAX-T contains a three-band EQ, an optical "soft-knee" compressor, and a full-functioning Sonic Maximizer. Both the compressor and the Sonic Maximizer can be switched on and off either via the front panel or with an optional FS-BMAX footswitch (sold separately).

All-tube Class A front end with three-band EQ and "bright" switch
Features Groove Tubes 12AX7 preamp tube
Inputs for both passive pickup and active pickup instruments
Jensen JT-DB-E transformer-balanced DI output
Includes a full-function BBE Sonic Maximizer
Optical "soft knee" compressor
Custom toroidal power supply transformer
Ground lift switch
Balanced XLR and unbalanced 1/4" outputs
Built-in effects loop
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BBE Sound BMAX-T Tube Bass Guitar Preamplifier
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
  • Limited 6-Month Warranty on Tube
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Frequency Response 15 Hz - 30 kHz +/-3 dB
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) 100 dB @ unity
    THD Tube Section: 1%
    Post-Tube Section: Less than 0.02%
    Maximum Output +22 dBu
    Noise -77 dBu @ unity gain, EQ flat
    Input Impedance Passive: 1 MOhm
    Active: 100 kOhms
    Output Impedance Balanced XLR: 600 Ohms, pin #2 hot or "+"
    Unbalanced 1/4": 1 kOhm
    EQ Section Treble (boost only): 15 dB @ 6 kHz
    Mid (cut only): 15 dB @ 300 Hz
    Bass (boost only): 15 dB @ 40 Hz
    Bright Switch: +10 dB @ 10 kHz, EQ flat
    Para-Mids: +/-12 dB from 250 Hz to 1 kHz (0 dBu = 0.775 mVrms)
    Power Requirements 120 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz, 8 W
    Fuse 0.5 A, 250 VAC fast-blow type
    Dimensions 19.0 x 5.5 x 1.7" (48.3 x 14.0 x 4.3 cm)
    Weight 6.5 lb (2.9 kg)

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