Electro-Harmonix Release the Deluxe Bass Big Muff PI
EHX's new Deluxe Bass Big Muff is the latest in the line of bass
specific effects and delivers enhancements to the classic Bass Big
Muff Pi that are specifically tailored to the needs of the modern
The new pedal adds to the Bass Big Muff's Volume, Tone and
Sustain controls beginning with a pad on the input that is
switchable between 0dB and -10dB. This ensures that the pedal is
equally effective with both passive and active pickups.
Blend allows the player to mix to taste the direct and distorted
signals. With three outputs: a 1/4″ effect out, 1/4″ direct
(buffered dry) out and XLR DI out, the player has complete control
of their output signal and sound. A built-in noise gate with
adjustable threshold eliminates unwanted hum.
The foot-switchable crossover section with a variable low pass
filter on the dry signal and a variable high pass filter on the
distorted signal gives the bassist the ability to sculpt their
sound. This Crossover circuit, in conjunction with the Blend, also
enables the player to keep the low-end clear and focused with the
Low Pass Filter and the high-end bright and cutting with the High
The new Deluxe Bass Big Muff pedal is housed in a solid die-cast
package, equipped with a 9-volt battery, can be powered by an
optional standard 9.6-Volt/DC200mA AC adapter and carries a U.S.
list price of $153.20.