The Darkglass Microtubes B7K 10th Anniversary Edition is a limited release of the pedal that changed bass players lives and tone as we know it. The B7K has an innovative distortion immediately embraced by musicians around the world and now represents the foundation of the Darkglass tone, after which followed a decade of iteration marked by a strong stamp of passion and desire for tone.
This limited edition is a celebration of the pedal that got Darkglass started. This is a tribute to every bass player that believed in the adventure of cutting into the mix and commendation for the incredible support and loyalty that Darkglass has received since their humble beginnings.
The exclusive minimal design of the 10th Anniversary Edition features a black obsidian enclosure and textiles icon-only engraving, contained within a finely crafted wooden box.
The Darkglass Microtubes B7K Analog Bass Preamp Pedal takes the powerful dynamic saturation circuit of the B3K and adds a four-band equalizer and balanced line driver for even greater versatility. The Darkglass Microtubes B7K was designed for both studio and live use, it will take your direct sound to a whole new level!
Darkglass Microtubes B7K Features:
Level: Sets the volume of the overdriven signal
Drive: Sets the amount of saturation in the overdriven signal
Blend: Mixes the clean input signal with the overdriven signal. The clean signal remains at unity gain while the volume of the overdriven signal is set by the Levl knob, allowing for fine control of the blend ratio
Grunt Switch: Sets the amount of low frequency content to saturate by selecting between three different bass boost levels before the clipping stage
Attack Switch: Sets the amount of treble content to saturate. This new switch helps to keep the treble portion of the signal under control when playing with brighter basses or through cabs with horns or tweeters.
"Boost" = The boost setting emphasizes the treble content for extra clarity and presence
"Flat" = The flat setting leaves this register untouched
"Cut" = The cut position will reduce the amount of high frequencies being saturated.
Low: +/- 12dB @ 100Hz
Low Mid: +/- 12dB @ 1kHz
Hi-Mid: +/- 12dB @ 2.8kHz
Treble: +/- 12dB @ 5kHz
Direct Output: A balanced version of the 1/4" output, useful for running a PA's or studio mixing consoles
Darkglass Microtubes B7K Dimensions:
- 94 x 120 x 46mm
- 3.70 x 4.72 x 1.81"
The Darkglass Microtubes B7K has a current draw of 30mA. only use a regulated 9V DC adapter with a center-negative plug. Due to ecological reasons it does not accept batteries. Unregulaaated power supplies and/or higher voltages may result in suboptimal noise performance and even damage your unit, voiding the warranty.