Re: feedback problems

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Posted by Søren on June 25, 2001 at 05:49:49:

In Reply to: feedback problems posted by sean p on June 22, 2001 at 17:29:51:

: i'm playing double bass in a rock setting and find i have plenty of problems
: with feedback at the requisite (loud) volume. i'm using a realist pickup and a
: gallien krueger mb150s combo for my '64 kay bass. before i max out the volume
: on my rig, the bass feeds back on open strings and overtones. i've tried
: running the amp through another cabinet for increased volume, and pointing the
: cabinet away from my bass, and this seems to add some volume without extra
: feedback. when the speaker points away from me though, this obviously makes
: intonation and blend more of a problem.

: any ideas on muffling parts of the bass, or certain electronics setups that can
: reduce feedback and allow me to play at a high volume?

: many thanks,
: sean p
: eugene, oregon

Some frequecies quickly cause feed-back problems. With an equalizer (built in the amplifier or seperate EQ) you can detect and lower these frequencies. This will alow you to play at a higher volume.

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