Varitones and Passive Voicing Filters
We are the leaders in passive voicing filters for guitar, electric bass and other stringed instruments. We've been making the world's best Varitones for years. We have our ears and heads into this stuff, and we've developed a line of Varitones and other passive voicing filters for a variety of applications.
So what's so great about passive filtering as opposed to active preamp systems? Passive filtering is cleaner than active EQ. Passive filtering allows the natural character of your instrument to ring true. The EQ changes resulting from passive filtering remain in a reasonable range without drastic changes in perceived overall volume. Often with active systems, you adjust the EQ, and you also have to adjust the volume. With our Varitones and all our other passive filters, the sounds that you love are easily recreated. And last but not least, another advantage of passive filtering is that none of our passive filters require batteries. That's right, a ton of tone control and no battery, and that means a zero failure rate!
"Okay ... Buy and install this Varitone. Trust me, just do it. I sorta
hate revealing my secret weapons, but David's work is just too cool to
keep to myself. First, it's pocket change; I've had bigger bar tabs. The
vintage tones are incredible, spot on to the whole Jamerson, Duck, Rainey
thing (the Grail, in my humble opinion) and the brighter tones are also
awesome. And dig, you can get right back to the tone you want, any time,
every time. This thing is made by a guy who's not only a smokin',
seasoned pro player, but a superior builder and a true student and
historian of the deeper electric bass story and tradition. And as if that
ain't enough, try it for 30 days and if you're not thrilled, he'll refund
your money. You can thank me later."
Grammy-winning producer, songwriter and bassist Mark Prentice, Nashville,
TN. His credits include Elvis Costello, John Fogarty, Lyle Lovett, BJ
Thomas, Delbert McClinton, Ricky Skaggs, Olivia Newton-John, Amy Grant,
Vince Gill, Johnny Cash, Don McLean, Crystal Gayle, Michael McDonald,
Bruce Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt, Bruce Hornsby, Felix Cavaliere, The
Young Rascals, Charley Pride, Steve Earle, Billy Preston, Ben E. King,
John Oates, Pat Boone, Patti Page, Lady Antebellum, Bruce Cockburn, Bo
Diddley, Mitch Ryder, others.
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