Gallien-Krueger Plex Bass Preamp

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Plex Bass Preamp

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Gallien-Krueger is excited to launch their brand new bass preamp pedal PLEX. The Plex preamp combines 47 years of amp design experience with state of the art technology to deliver the flexibility today's musicians require. The pedal board friendly format, distortion, compressor and chromatic tuner with large LED display make PLEX an all in one extension of your existing live amp rig.

• Four band active EQ and Contour
• Push-Pull-Control Selectable Voicing options on all dials for expanded tone shaping
• Compressor with selectable ratio, attack and gain reduction indicator
• Chromatic Tuner with large LED display
• Overdrive with selectable gain, symmetry and filter options
• Aux Input
• Phones output
• Direct XLR output with ground lift and Pre/Post selector
• USB for direct recording capability
• Supports GK MBP powered enclosures
• Effects send/return
• 1/4" line output


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This is an extraordinarily flexible and effective pedal. First, a subdued but effective tone control system. Then overdrive and compression, both very adjustable from a barely-noticeable burr to a full buzz-saw. Then a choice of amp modelling. There's a headphone out, so this is perfect for silent practice. There's a USB out (a rarity) so you can go straight to the computer. DI for on stage. It really does everything, and well. Oh, and a tuner. I like the volume control on the overdrive, so I can set the overdriven signal to the same level as the straight-through. So you don't get a big volume change when you hit the on/off drive button. This is a high-end preamp, richer in features and in-outs than most. Expensive, but if you can stretch, it's likely to become an indispensable part of your daily kit. It has for me.
Posted by Dom Laguna on Dec 24, 2021
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