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Offline Mick

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Passive or Active?
« on: September 19, 2012, 06:52:09 AM »
When buying a electric bass, you have a choice of passive or active pickups. What's your preference, and why


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Re: Passive or Active?
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2013, 02:49:38 PM »
I go with passive else I'd forget to buy extra batteries

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Re: Passive or Active?
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2013, 06:50:54 AM »

I go with passive else I'd forget to buy extra batteries


Good pint on the batteries,  :doh:  I've no idea how long they last.  Can you use rechargeable ones I wonder?  I'm guessing the current drain is fairly minimal in this kind of setup though.
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Re: Passive or Active?
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2013, 07:24:57 AM »
Mick, I only use active basses. The batteries last fr absolutely ages.  :tup:

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Re: Passive or Active?
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2013, 08:37:58 AM »
Thanks H.  :tup:
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